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Western Dawn

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format String Orchestra
Composer Alan Lee Silva
Publisher Carl Fischer, Llc
Series Performance
Grade 1.5
Catalog # FAS58

Price: $47.00

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Western Dawn Composed by Alan Lee Silva. For String Orchestra. Published by Carl Fischer, Llc. (Catalog # FAS58, UPC: 798408073183)

Alan Lee Silva applies his usual refreshing touch with a tone painting of a little western town waking up. Very Americana, with just a touch of Copland, he uses open string doublestops, a skippy, catchy melody with sixteenth notes, double up-bow staccato and accented accompaniments and just enough special effects such as tremolos and forte-pianos to keep if from becoming a stereotypical western movie soundtrack. This is one of those pieces your students will want to keep playing again and again.
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