Jurassic Shark (Megladon). Composed by Joseph Compello. For Flute, Oboe (Opt. Flute 2), Clarinet 1 in Bb, Clarinet 2 in Bb, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Alto Saxophone in Eb, Tenor Saxophone in Bb, Baritone Saxophone in Eb, Trumpet 1 in Bb, Trumpet 2 in Bb, Horn in F, Trombone, Euphonium B.C., Euphonium T.C. in Bb, Tuba, . Carl Fischer First Plus Performance Series. Grade 1.5. Score and parts. 16+11 pages. Duration 2 minutes, 31 seconds. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.FPS85).
Following up on the success of the piece T-Rex, composer Joseph Compello depicts through music the Megalodon. This dramatic piece depicts the prehistoric shark with enormous teeth as it swims ominously and persistently in the dark ocean depths. Students are intrigued by dinosaurs and this piece is a way to inspire them using something they are interested in. They will want to play this piece every day!