Ripples in the Sand

Ripples in the Sand
Inspirations of a Japanese Zen Garden (Karesansui)

By David Marlatt Brass Choir Score & Parts Level: Easy-Medium Item: 81-BC1794
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A karesansui is a Japanese rock garden that is an enclosed shallow sandbox containing sand, gravel, and rocks. The sea is symbolized not by water but by sand raked in patterns that suggest rippling water. This short work is peaceful and reflective and accessible to young musicians. The major pentatonic scale is used as the basis for this composition, creating an interesting texture and evoking the sound of an ancient Japanese folk song.

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Series: Eighth Note Publications
Composed by: David Marlatt
Ensemble: Brass Choir
Format: Score & Parts
Instrumentation: Brass Choir
Item Number: 81-BC1794
ISBN 10: 1-77157-386-4
ISBN 13: 978-1-77157-386-3
UPC: 685462023875

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