Concert Band - Level 3 - Digital Download
Composed by Masayuki Fukuda. Arranged by Brian Harris. 20th Century,Historic,Multicultural,Standards,World. 94 pages. Bandroom.com Publications #22625. Published by Bandroom.com Publications (A0.859733).
Odani Castle was a powerful mountain-top castle in medieval Japan. During the 1500’s, it was the home of the Azai clan and was considered to be undefeatable. However, the castle fell in 1573 during Oda Nobunaga's siege. While only the ruins of a few stone walls and moats remain today, it is regarded as one of Japan's Five Greatest Mountain Castles. With an authentic oriental sound, POEM OF ODANI CASTLE reflects upon the beauty of the mountain location, the glorious structure of the castle, and the dreadful turmoil of battle.
Generous cross-cueing (Oboe cued in Clarinet, Horns cued in Trumpets/Trombones, etc.)
Colorful, active Percussion parts
Limited range demands on Trumpet I
Playable without double reeds (Oboe, Bassoon)
Parts for 6 or more percussionists; Playable by 4 percussionists if mallet parts are omitted; Percussion part is presented in score format for ease of part covering; Mallet parts can be omitted if necessary; Gong/Tam-tam is necessary.
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ARRANGER: Now retired, Brian Harris holds the Ph.D. in Music Education from the Florida State University and was a band director for over 30 years at public school and college levels. Many of his arrangements and compositions are available here and at his website www.bandroom.com.
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