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Highland Celebration

By Alan Lee Silva

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Concert Band Concert Band - Grade 3
Composed by Alan Lee Silva. Carl Fischer Concert Performance Series. Score and Set of Parts. With Standard notation. Duration 3:36. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.CPS82).

Item Number: CF.CPS82

Key: Eb major - f major.

Written with the lilt and flavor of the Scottish Highlands, this original Alan Lee Silva piece is a joyous new addition to the concert band repertoire. The pulsing 6/8 rhythms are contrasted by momentary feelings of 3/4, as the melody floats over punctuated harmonies. This piece contains contrast, with a slower middle section featuring a divine flute melody, accompanied by the sound of "bagpipe" drones in the other voices. This grand Scottish-style melody develops to a climax before the wistful return of the main theme, and an up-tempo coda completes the piece.