Sidetracked! composed by Conaway. Concert band. Young Band. Rising Band Series for Developing Bands!. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR374). Grade 2. Score and set of parts. Composed 2011. Duration 2 minutes, 1 second. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.024-4057-00).
Using relentless percussion ostinati and syncopated bass lines, composer Matt Conaway has created an explosive concert and festival selection that your students and audiences will love! Extensive use of the blues scale helps create harmonic interest as the piece builds to a dramatic finish. If your percussion section is ready for a challenge, this is an ideal selection for your next performance!
About Rising Band Series
The Sound Foundations and Rising Band Series are carefully written to provide quality programming correlated to the first four semesters of band instruction. The Rising Band series includes publications at two grade levels identified by color. The GREEN Grade 1.5 Rising Band Series further expands the note, key and rhythmic content continuing the sequence of musical developmental. The MAROON Grade 2 Rising Band Series completes the two-year sequence with quality works for the band that's growing in musical proficiency