Concert band - Grade 2.5
Composed by Brian Balmages. Concert Band. FJH Young Band. Score only. Full set (score and parts) also available: B1327. Score only. Duration 3 minutes, 45 seconds. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.B1327S).
Item Number: FJ.B1327S
Sparks is a work depicting how incredible things happen with just a small spark. A spectacular fire can be started with a simple spark, or a spark of the imagination can lead to a magnificent idea. These sparks manifest themselves in many ways, but inva
The work changes character several times as it explores various aspects of its title. However, despite its multifaceted form, it also seeks to show the seamlessness of these ideas, indicating the presence of a universal spark. The piece is essentially a metaphor that attempts to reveal the true power of even the smallest of actions or events. It reminds us that we are all capable of making a difference, no matter how insignificant we think we are.
About FJH Young Band
Appropriate for middle school and smaller high school groups. Second clarinets usually stay below the break. Parts are written with more independence, and instrumentation increases slightly. There is still adequate doubling in the lower voices. Grades 2 - 2.5