for concert band
duration: 3 minutes
level: Grade 2.5 in Canada
price: $40/score and set of parts, shipping is $15 in Canada, if you are ordering from another country please contact me
Rocky Mountain Lullaby is inspired by my hiking and backpacking trips to the Canadian Rockies. I was particularly inspired by the combination of peace and quiet, and rugged beauty. In it you will hear the wind blowing, whisky jacks, woodpeckers, ravens and a general sense of calm but also the grandeur of the surroundings. The opening section is aleatoric, and uses simple extended techniques, while the main section passes a lyrical melody around to all the sections.
Rocky Mountain Lullaby was commissioned by “Simon Fraser Middle School” in 2010 and won the 2012 Canadian Band Association composition award.
Alto Clarinet (optional)
2 Alto Saxophones
Horn in F