To Horizons Unseen

Concert Band

To Horizons Unseen

Composed By

Randall D. Standridge

Honoring the career of an Illinois band director upon her retirement, this gorgeous work comes off as an epic musical journey that is full of surprises. An oboe soloist (always cued) is featured in the lyrical yet emotionally powerful opening section. A spirited jig in 6/8 time takes over after the slow introduction. As the jig unwinds and comes to its conclusion, the piece unexpectedly shifts to a duple meter 4/4 featuring energetic technical passages in upper woodwinds, then joined by trumpets. Building toward a final climax, the piece shifts back to a fast 6/8 buildup, then ends in an exciting way as the second fast theme makes a dancing curtain call. To Horizons Unseen is a fantastic concert band work appropriate for any performance or contest.
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Details

Product Number: GMM444

Price: $ 100.00

Duration: 5:57

Grade: Grade 3+

Extra Score Product Number: GMM444SC

Extra Score Price $ 18.00