Every once in awhile, I get the idea to write something a bit unusual. Given the season, I decided to write a piece reflecting my love of pumpkins, pumpkin pie, math, and dad jokes. Inspired by Rzewski’s composition Les Moutons de Panurge, I composed Shepherd’s π for any size ensemble and using a similar process. Incidentally, I once carved a “Pumpkin Pi.”
Full score here.
Introduce your students to minimalist works with this grade 1 piece suitable for middle and high school bands, inspired by “In C” by Terry Riley.
Free Score/Parts Below:
C Instruments (flute)
Bass Clef Instruments
Check out my latest work for solo piano (free score below!):
A modern take on Satie’s Gymnopedies.
I. Gloomy and Hopeless
II. Like a Gentle Rain Storm
III. With Great Sadness
Free score here.