Ripples in the Sand

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

By David Marlatt 4 Flutes Score & Parts Item: 81-F1496
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A karesansui is a Japanese rock garden which 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 which creates an interesting texture and evokes the sound of an ancient Japanese folk song.

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Series: Eighth Note Publications
Composed by: David Marlatt
Instrument: Flute
Format: Score & Parts
Instrumentation: 4 Flutes
Item Number: 81-F1496
ISBN 10: 1-77157-177-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-77157-177-7
UPC: 685462021789

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