Concert band Flute, Oboe (opt. Flute 2), Clarinet 1 in Bb, Clarinet 2 in Bb, Bass Clarinet in Bb, Bassoon, 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 T.C. in Bb, Euphonium B.C., Tuba, Mallet Percussion - Xylophone, Bells, Timpani, Percussion 1 - Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Percussion 2 - Taiko Drum or Large Tom, Suspended Cymbal, Claves, Crash Cymbals, Triangle
Composed by Kevin Mixon. Young Performance Series. Score and part(s). 24+138 pages. Duration 3 minutes, 1 seconds. Carl Fischer #YPS0112. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.YPS112).
Item Number: CF.YPS112
Japanese Pictures draws inspiration from both traditional and modern Japanese music. The harmonies are western as suggested by the accompanying melodies, and the percussion is styled to give the sounds of a taiko drum ensemble. Young bands will find this piece intriguing and different. Use this work as part of your multi-cultural approach to teaching music appreciation. Also a good choice for contest or festival performance.