The Winds of ChangeBy John Kinyon Concert Band Conductor Score Grade: 2 (Medium Easy) Item: 00-17118S
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The Winds of Change combines the use of minor modalities, open fifths and parallel movement with thickly scored passages and fresh harmonic sounds for an effective concert/contest selection. The first section creates a mood of ancient musical times as the allegro clarinet melody dances over an open-scored accompaniment. The texture thickens during the tutti passages as the lines move in contrary motion. A smooth meno mosso section adds contrast before the allergro theme returns and drives to a dramatic major chord!