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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

Emotional Gone Amok

By GLENN DISNEY
Marimba Solo
This expressive solo piece alternates between pensive moodiness and rhythmic vibrancy
Difficulty: Grade 5
Time: 4:00

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Sonata for Clarinet and Piano

By GLENN DISNEY
Clarinet Solo, Sonata
The "Sonata for Clarinet and Piano" was written for Sac State clarinet major Shannon Burton, was first performed in April 2008, and is in a traditional 3-movement format.
Difficulty: Grade 6
Time: 9:00

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Frenetical

By GLENN DISNEY
Flute Solo
"Frenetical" depicts the hectic lifestyle of a typical urban city
Difficulty: Grade 6+
Time: 4:15

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AFS

By GLENN DISNEY
Flute and Marimba Duet
“Style - Awesome. Tempo - Funkissimo”. Hence, “Awesome Funkissimo Stage” was born.
Difficulty: Grade 6
Time:

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The Samurai


By WALTER HUNT
"The Samurai" explores three moods of the ancient Japanese warriors; nobility, action and contemplation.  
Difficulty: Grade 1
Time: 2:40

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Concerto for Band


By WALTER HUNT
"Concerto for Band" is a grade 1 piece that is excellent for introducing 8th note and 16th note combinations.
Difficulty: Grade 1
Time: 2:30

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Quintet for Brass


By GLENN DISNEY
Brass Quintet
"Quintet for Brass" in 3 movements was begun in the fall of 2008 and completed in the spring of 2009.
Difficulty: 6
Time: 10:20

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