Composer
MARLATT
Title
Ripples in the Sand
Instrumentation
interchangeable 5-part woodwind ensemble, percussion
Publisher
Eighth Note Publications
Grade
2
Product Code
31E19WWE1079

Ripples in the Sand: Inspiration of a Japanese Zen Garden by David Marlatt (b.1973)
Includes score and parts
Duration: 2:35

Instrumentation: 

Part 1. flute (or oboe or clarinet)
Part 2. flute (or oboe or clarinet)
Part 3. clarinet (or alto sax)
Part 4. clarinet (or alto sax or tenor sax or F horn)
Part 5. bass clarinet (or bassoon or baritone sax)
Percussion. vibraphone, bells 

This short work is peaceful and reflective and accessible to young musicians. The major pentatonic scale is used as the basis for this composition which creates an interesting texture and evokes the sound of an ancient Japanese folk song. Part 1-Flute, Oboe, Clarinet...Part 2-Flute, Oboe, Clarinet...Part 3-Clarinet, Alto Saxophone...Part 4-Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, F Horn...Part 5-Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Baritone Saxophone...Percussion.

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