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for wind bandNEW

  • Year

    2013
  • Duration

    07:00
  • Level

    Intermediate
  • Perusal Score

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  • Complete Recording

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First I wrote a 3-minute wordless song. More specifically, I made a Bubble Gum Pop song that might live on Top 40 lists and American Idol auditions. With as many hook-y tunes as I could muster. Then I extended it out into a 7-minute orchestrated classical-style movement, where those ear-worming tunes are put into counterpoint with each other, and blown up into concert proportions. And so the work has all the structural elements of Pop, in the proper order: verses, choruses…a bridge. In short, it’s MY Single, ready for worldwide release.

To commence the earworm, watch the score trailer:

Genres:   New WorksWinds

Subgenres:   Large EnsembleEducational

Instrumentation

Picc, 3Fl, Ob, Bsn, 3Clar, BClar, CbClar(Cbsn-opt), 2ASax, TSax, BSax, 3Trpt, 2Hn, 3Trb, Euph, Tba, Singer, 6Perc (Xyl/ Glock/ Mar/ Vibr/ HHat/ SplCym/ Shkr/ Tamb/ DrSet)

Commissioned by

The Consortium for the Advancement of Wind Band Literature:

Champaign Central High School – John and Jennifer Currey, Directors
Downers Grove South High School – Craig Roselieb, Glenn Williams and Ron Hornish, Directors
Eastern Illinois University – J. Corey Francis, Assistant Director of Bands
Illinois State University – Dan Belongia, Assistant Director of Bands
Lake Zurich High School – Josh Thompson and Sheri Conover, Directors
Naperville Central High School – D.J. Alstadt and Brandon Estes, Directors
New Trier High School – Matt Temple, Director
St. Charles East High School – Jim Kull and Gil Wukitsch, Directors
Sun Prairie High School – Steve Sveum, Director
The National Wind Band Honors Project – Rick Yancey, Managing Director

Consortium organized by: Jim Kull, St. Charles East High School


Recent Performances

  • July 15, 2017 - World Youth Wind Orchestra Project at MidEurope International Wind Festival, Congress Schladming, AUSTRIA. Conducted by William Staub & Phillip Riggs. Hila Plitmann, soloist
  • April 22, 2017 - Shenandoah Wind Ensemble at Armstrong Concert Hall, Winchester VA. Conducted by Timothy J. Robblee.
  • December 14, 2015 - Wausau East High School Lumberjack Wind Ensemble at Wausau East High School Auditorium, Wausau, WI. Conducted by Robert A. Perkins.

Purchase

Published by OK Feel Good Music.

  • Performance set, score & parts (9x12): $195
  • Additional score (9x12): $29

Download

Digital downloads available via PayPal (separate checkout).

  • Printable parts: $166
  • Printable score: $29