By Joshua V. Hinkel
Alfred Debut Series
1 (Very Easy)
"Magical Hats and Happenings" is a programmatic work that depicts a far-away mystical land where broomsticks abound and potions are brewed. Peek around any corner and you will find a wide variety of magical mayhem. A journey has begun and all sections of the band are invited. Through chromatic figures, trombone glissandos, and tasteful percussion writing, a magical world is created. Put on your magical hats and let the fantastic adventure begin!
"Young players will find its novelty exciting as they get to play dynamically, with different articulations, rests, counting challenges and with some independence of lines.