Composer
MARLATT
Title
Ripples in the Sand
Instrumentation
interchangeable 5-part woodwind ensemble, percussion
Publisher
Eighth Note Publications
Grade
2
Product Code
31E19WWE1079
David Marlatt (b.1973) score and parts subtitled "Inspirations of a Japanese Zen Garden (Karesansui)" 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 duration 2:35

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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