Constellations

Price: 
$36.00

Constellations

Arranger/Composer: 

Moore, Joe W.

Item Code:
23290
Publisher: 
C. Alan Publications

Constellations is a contemporary set of four works for alto flute and marimba. Each work is titled after a constellation in our galaxy – Orion, Gemini, Leo, and Pisces. – each representing both the astronomical and mythological characters. The pieces may be played in any combination and in any order.

Program Notes

Commissioned by the Dauphine Street Duo, Bethany Padgett (flute) and Daniel Heagney (percussion), Constellations is a set of four works for alto flute and marimba. Each work is titled after a constellation in our galaxy – Orion, Gemini, Leo, and Pisces. Each piece is a sonic representation of both the astronomical and mythological characters.

Orion - The Hunter: Portrays a strong masculine being
Gemini - The Twins: Portrays both similarity and singularity
Leo - The Lion: Represents the beauty of our universe as well as the planet we know as our home
Pisces - The Fish: Represents yin and yang, ebb and flow

Grade Level: 4
Copyright: 2016
Number of Players: 2
Duration: 9:40

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Instrumentation

Alto Flute
Marimba (5-octave)