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Tribal Dance

Tribal Dance is a concert piece that is excellent for teaching chromatic notes
Difficulty: 1.5
Time: 2:45

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Graduation Celebration

A composition built for teaching four sixteenth-note rhythms, using the rhythm pattern in several ways, including short solis for every instrument on the first five notes of the Bb scale.   The character of the composition lends itself well to spring concerts or graduation ceremonies
Difficulty: 1.5
Time: 2:45

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Revelation March

An excellent composition for teaching the two sixteenths-eight note rhythm.
Difficulty: 1.5
Time: 2:45

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Hero’s Return

Hero's Return is a march by Walter Hunt that pays tribute to Agapkin's "Farewell to a Slavic Woman."
Difficulty: 2
Time: 1:40

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I Hate to Wait

I Hate To Wait is a fun Rock and Roll composition with a drum set solo.  It also incorporates the chromatic scale in whole and half notes.
Difficulty: 2
Time: 1:55

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Trio for Clarinet, Trombone and Piano



By KARI KREITER
This work in three movements focuses on intervals assigned to each instrument and how they interact in both linear and vertical manners.
Instrumentation: Trio (Clarinet, Trombone, Piano)
Time: 8:00

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Three Poems from Shelley



By KARI KREITER
This work in 3 movements reflects the individual sentiments of poems on love.
Instrumentation: Soprano and Wind Quintet
Time: 7:00

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Cyrus the Great

"Cyrus the Great" is a very strong march for band reviews. This arrangement makes it more playable for smaller or younger bands.
Difficulty: 3
Time: 1:55

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Baltic Fantasy


By WALTER HUNT
Baltic Fantasy features harmonic minor melodies, a haunting trio section, and a trumpet fanfare in the break strain
Difficulty: Grade 2.5
Time: 1:55

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My Wish



By KARI KREITER
2-Part Choir, piano and flute accc
A joyful, flowing piece capturing the warmth and fellowship of winter and the holiday season.
Difficulty: All-ages
Time: 3:00

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Fractional State


By GLENN DISNEY
Fractional State was composed for the new music ensemble Citywater. Full of driving, repetitive rhythms and eerie, dissonant melodic motifs. Time: 6:25
Instrumentation: Small EnsembleRead More

Song of Harvest


Arranged by GARY DILWORTH
Song of Harvest: There 13 tribes of Taiwanese aborigines who to this day sing the Song of Harvest for special occasions. With modal tonality and repetitive rhythmic figures, Song of Harvest is also a popular song for traditional aboriginal dance.
Time: 3:10
Instrumentation: Solo (with Piano accompaniment)Read More

Simple Gifts


By JOSEPH BRACKETT
Arranged by GARY DILWORTH
Simple Gifts was composed in 1838 by Joseph Brackett for the monastic religious group called the “Shakers.”
Time: 3:00
Instrumentation: Concert BandRead More

Tansynco


By GARY DILWORTH
Tansynco gives younger musicians the opportunity to experience the tango.
Time: 3:00
Instrumentation: Concert BandRead More

The Music of Glenn Disney

MartianMusic is pleased to announce the addition of several compositions by Glenn Disney to our site, with more coming!!! Read More