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New Orchestra Music for Fall Thursday, September 22, 2011

Stanton’s Sheet Music pours over all of the new publications each school year–looking for the best sounding, most educationally valid and highly programmable music–to find the best pieces to recommend to you! Do you have a concert in October? Consider using one of these thematically appropriate pieces:

FRONTIER PHANTOMS
Deborah Baker Monday
ST6262 Gr. 2 $50.00
Ride an eerie western wagon train. Teaching Elements: no key signature-only accidentals • q=144 • cello shifts

MARCH OF THE SHADOWS
Brian Balmages
ST6257 Gr. 2 $45.00
It's broad, brooding and sinister. Teaching Elements: dissonance • Bb/Eb hand position • steady pizzicato

SPIDER DANCE
Michael Hopkins
35920 Gr. 3 $45.00
Have ghoulish, creepy, crawly fun. Teaching Elements: 16th note slash notation • Key of Gm • trills • glissandi

LEGEND OF THE PHANTOM PIRATES
Brian Balmages
ST6258 Gr. 3.5 $50.00
Paint a ghostly picture. Teaching Elements: chromatics • rhythmic patterns with no beat “1”

For more recommendations from Stanton’s, contact Dan in Orchestra!

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