Freefall! by David Shaffer. Concert band. Young Concert Band. Rising Band Series for Developing Bands!. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR362). Grade 2. Score and set of parts. Composed 2009. Duration 2 minutes, 18 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.024-3853-00).
"Freefall" is defined as pure energy; motion with no acceleration other than that provided by gravity. From the very first measure, David Shaffer's latest contribution to the young band repertoire brings a level of excitement and intensity that will capture and cultivate your student's creative and performing interests. Utilizing contemporary compositional techniques such as tone clusters, driving ostinato patterns, and simple but fast paced melodic lines, this unique composition is appropriate for festival and concert performances and is sure to become a favorite with your students and audiences.