With past commissions by groups such as the Baltimore and Miami Symphony Orchestras, Brian Balmages now turns to a lighter side with this fun-spirited fiddle tune. Your students and audience will feel like part of a live hoedown as they get into the music and even stomp and clap to add to the authentic experience. Lots of fun!
This fun-spirited fiddle tune begins with a unison statement of the theme, then gradually expands in harmony until the entire ensemble is into the groove. While the theme develops, the initial pizzicato in the low strings serves as the rhythm section of