Ancient Blessings

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SMC S885EP/ HL 3778878

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Concert Band
"Ancient Blessings" is a two movement work which features contrasting styles, highlighting the percussion and low brass sections.  The 1st movement, Rite, is solemn and mysterious, while the 2nd movement, Wedding Dance, is a rousing and exotic dance Klezmer, jazz, and Gypsy elements.  The movements can be performed separately.  The 2nd movement, Wedding Dance, is a great closer for any concert.  The work was commissioned by Kyle Glaser and East Strodsburg South High School in PA.