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Starscapes

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Concert Band
Composer Brian Balmages
Publisher Fjh Music Company, Inc.
Series Young Band
Grade 2
Catalog # B1333

Price: $55.00

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Starscapes Composed by Brian Balmages. For Concert Band. Published by Fjh Music Company, Inc.. (Catalog # B1333, UPC: 674398222100)

** Stanton’s Staff Selection – 2007 **
Keys: Bb, Eb, F - Meters: 2/4, 3/4, 4/4
Rhythms: 8th and 16th note patterns, dotted quarter-8th and dotted 8th-16th patterns
Teaching Concepts: mixed meter, dynamics, accidentals, tempo changes, programmatic music, multi-movement works, history/mythology, astronomy

Movements: I. Orion, II. Draco, III. Pegasus
A fantastic programmatic work that may be performed in its entirety, in single movements, or in groups of two. Each movement is characterized by film-score type harmonies, optional percussion and interesting writing depicting the Greek mythology of each constellation's namesake. Ideal as a teaching piece and for cross-curricular lessons, this work will be a hit with your students, your audience, AND your science and social studies faculty! (4:45)

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