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The Hive 

Survival and Sacrifice
Erik Morales
Grade 3.5-4

This serious programmatic work depicts a day in the life of a honeybee hive by drawing on various musical effects throughout. The opening section, , is tranquil and serene, yet intensifies as the hive becomes active. A flurry of musical activity accompanies the next section, , as forager bees disperse. Other interesting sections include , , (depicting the ransacking of the hive), and , during which several of the previous themes come back in a brilliant collage of musical sounds and textures. Experience the full gamut of styles in this brilliant and highly entertaining work!

Audio Only:
Item No.
Full Set: B1368 85.00
Score Only: B1368S 12.00