Old Churches

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Commissioned by American Composers Forum for middle-level band
Gregorian chant is one of the earliest forms of notated music, using free flowing rhythms and simple melody. In Old Churches, composer Michael Colgrass uses these elements to create an aura of voices echoing in the monastery. Using easy graphic notation, students have a fun and creative way to explore sound production along with the compositional process. CD-ROM Now Available! Designed to enhance the musical experience, the CD-ROM for Michael Colgrass' Old Churches includes video clips of the St. John's Abbey monks singing, photos of various sacred spaces such as Ayer'sRock in Australia, as well as a history of standard Western notation. I n addition, this CD-ROM enables students to explore graphic notation andcomposition with built-in notation software Finale NotepadŒ¬. Guaranteed to engage your students and provide added insight into this unique work . 4002010 (CD-ROM) 4002702 (Band set with CD-ROM)
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SKU 930036033080
Manufacturer Bandquest
Last Updated 2022-05-17 02:33:18
Model Number 4002008
Is Oversized No
Level/Grade Grade 3
Series BandQuest
Medium Score/Parts
Publisher BandQuest
Composer Michael Colgrass
Composer/Series COLGRASS
Production Status 2
Digital Download No