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Small Organisms for Adaptable Winds

Small Organisms for Winds

Grade 1-3.5

Duration ~ 4 minutes

Notes:

As a child, most of the works I encountered  were either easy renditions from the Baroque and Classical era, or pieces created more for the purpose of exercising my fingers and technique than for their musical qualities. Compositionally, I wanted to create works that enabled students to understand nuance – to learn the difference between playing the notes and playing music.

 

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No. 1: Duet for Grade 1 High and Low Middle

INSTRUMENTATION*

Part 1: Flute, Oboe or Clarinet

Part 2: Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Trombone, or Baritone

 

No. 2: Duet for Grade 2 High Middle and Low Middle

INSTRUMENTATION*

Part 1: Flute, Clarinet or Alto Saxophone

Part 2: Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, or Baritone

 

No. 3: Quartet for Grade 3

One High, Two Middles (with a short high spot) and One Low

INSTRUMENTATION*

Part 1: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet or Soprano Saxophone

Part 2: Flute, Oboe, Clarinet or Alto Saxophone (Trumpet/Cornet Grade 3.5)

Part 3: Bass Clarinet, Tenor Saxophone, Bassoon, Trombone, Baritone or Euphonium

Part 4: Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Bassoon, Trombone, or Euphonium

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