Renegade Dances composed by David Shaffer. Concert band. Young Concert Band. Command Series. Audio recording available separately (items CL.WFR330 & CL.WFR344). Grade 2. Extra full score. Composed 2003. Duration 3 minutes, 25 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.011-3293-01).
This David Shaffer composition for middle school and jr.high bands combines the winds with a heavy dose of percussion to capture the vitality and excitement of a tribal dance. Solid scoring combined with surprising tempo changes builds to an impressive conclusion while tasty percussion writing will keep a host of young percussionists involved and challenged! A spirited choice for any concert or contest performance!
About C.L. Barnhouse Command Series
The Barnhouse Command Series includes works at grade levels 2, 2.5, and 3. This series is designed for middle school and junior high school bands, as well as high school bands of smaller instrumentation or limited experience. Command Series publications have a slightly larger instrumentation than the Rising Band Series, and are typically of larger scope, duration, and musical content.