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The Red Planet

By Joseph Compello

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The Red Planet composed by Joseph Compello. For string orchestra. Carl Fischer Young String Orchestra Series. Grade 2-2.5. Score and parts. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.YAS103).

ISBN 9780825889080.

Joseph Compello depicts the planet Mars with The Red Planet, a heavy, brooding piece in 5/4. This piece provides cross-curricular opportunities to work with the school.

About Carl Fischer Young String Orchestra Series

This series of Grade 2/Grade 2.5 pieces is designed for second and third year ensembles. The pieces in this series are characterized by:ulliOccasionally extending to third position/liliKeys carefully considered for appropriate difficulty/liliAddition of separate 2nd violin and viola parts/liliViola T.C. part included/liliIncrease in independence of parts over beginning levels/li/ul/p/div