A Movie Score for Concert Band: A Musical Analysis
Maple, Scott A.
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The purpose of this paper is to examine the form, compositional techniques and devices, and instrumentation of an original composition, A Movie Score for Concert Band, composed by the author as part of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in Music. The paper addresses a quick history of the concert band and the desirability factors in the present time to write for that ensemble. Following that is an analytical discussion of the major motives of the piece. A Movie Score for Concert Band is an original work composed in the style of modern movie scores.