Concert band - Grade 1.5
(Music for a Festival). Composed by David Shaffer. Young Concert Band. Rising Band Series for Developing Bands! Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR393). Score and parts. Composed 2017. Duration 2 minutes, 29 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.024-4550-00).
Item Number: CL.024-4550-00
Opening with a dramatic fanfare which incorporates a gracious and flowing melody, this exciting piece builds in power and tension to a bright Allegro. This section incorporates a simple but effective melody in the trumpets and is reintroduced several times throughout the piece, modified by tempo, phrase length and instrumentation. An exciting piece to prepare with your students and a powerful performance composition for your audiences, "Missa Festi" is a perfect selection for contest or festival.
About Rising Band Series
The Sound Foundations and Rising Band Series are carefully written to provide quality programming correlated to the first four semesters of band instruction. The Rising Band series includes publications at two grade levels identified by color. The GREEN Grade 1.5 Rising Band Series further expands the note, key and rhythmic content continuing the sequence of musical developmental. The MAROON Grade 2 Rising Band Series completes the two-year sequence with quality works for the band that's growing in musical proficiency