This piece is the first two sections from Ravel’s “Mother Goose Suite.” The melodies are haunting and the tonality is a welcome change to the music. As few notes as possible are utilized with the base goal of 6 notes for each part.
This piece was written in memory of Lyle Lundstrom, Tuba player, most recently, for the Pomona Concert Band, Pomona, California; The Golden State British Brass Band, Southern California; and the La Mirada Symphony, La Mirada, California. A member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, he passed away in 2014.
This novelty piece presents two well-known Sunday School songs, "Jesus Loves Me" and "Deep and Wide" in an interesting battle much like a group of young children try to argue on what song to sing. The introduction and the bridge have an intentional flavor of a famous circus march.
This well-known piece by Claude Debussy is the eighth piece in the composer's first book of Préludes, written between late 1909 and early 1910. Each part has a few notes as possible with the goal of six notes.