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Teaching the World to Play

Temple of the Murals 

Brian Balmages
Grade 3

Experience the mysteries of Bonampak, an ancient structure located in Mexico’s Mayan Riviera. This programmatic work portrays three different rooms within the structure and is thus divided into three sections — , and . After an explosive fanfare, an intense war section features an abundance of percussion, woodwind flourishes and powerful fugue statements. The final section is based on an authentic Mayan song and brings the work to a powerful conclusion!

Audio Only:
Item No.
Full Set: B1469 70.00
Score Only: B1469S 10.00