Thursday, January 19, 2017
Other Stanton's Categories
 
Impossible Machine (Perpetual Motion)
Add to Wishlist

Impossible Machine (Perpetual Motion)

Sheet Music


Voicing/Format Concert Band
Composer Erik Morales
Publisher Fjh Music Company, Inc.
Series Young Band
Grade 2.5-3
Catalog # B1339

Price: $55.00

Unavailable for Digital Delivery

Product Description

Impossible Machine (Perpetual Motion) Composed by Erik Morales. For Concert Band. Published by Fjh Music Company, Inc.. (Catalog # B1339, UPC: 674398222315)

** Stanton’s Staff Selection – 2007 **
Key: Bb - Meters: 4/4, 2/4
Rhythms: tied 8th note syncopation, 8th-quarter-8th syncopation, triplets
Teaching Concepts: minimalist music, articulations, accidentals, counting, subdivision

Using basic rhythmic and tonal patterns in minimalist style, this work effectively captures the 'impossible machine' - a machine in perpetual motion that continuously generates its own energy. Contrasting legato lines with syncopated rhythmic patterns make this mature sounding piece a blast to play! A great way to introduce minimalism to your students.  Use this opportunity to hip them to John Adams' Short Ride in a Fast Machine and the music of Phlip Glass! (2:45)

Today's News

  • Church Cantatas for Lent & Easter 2017 Church Cantatas for Lent & Easter 2017

    recommended by Judy H. and Jennifer F., Sacred Choral Music Specialists Lead your congregation in Holy Week and Easter worship with one of these dynamic cantatas, as recommended by Stanton’s expert Sacred Choral Music staff! Hope in the Shadows by... Read More ›

  • “Silly & Serious” for Early Childhood “Silly & Serious” for Early Childhood

    recommended by Jen Sper, School Choral and Classroom Music Specialist Mari Schay’s Busy Bodies, Busy Brains series is a must-have resource for preschool and early elementary teachers! Research-driven and classroom-tested, each book in the series contains four thematic units, each... Read More ›

Visit Jukebox

Stanton's Jukebox is a specialized "wish list" that allows directors to research purchases, arrange concert programs, create personalized URLs, compare scores study and forward playlists to your students.