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Teaching the World to Play

To Tame the Raging Rapids 

Brian Balmages
Grade 3

Exhilaration and daring–this work describes mankind's constant fascination with some of the most powerful forces in nature. As the work opens, the beauty of the water and its sound calms the listener. Soon, however, we plunge into the water and test ourselves against the "raging rapids." Highly rhythmic and compelling, this work is destined to thrill all who perform it. Can your orchestra "tame the untamable"?

Mankind has constantly been fascinated, tempted, and humbled by the magnificent forces of nature. This work stems from my personal love of adventure and my recent intrigue with outdoor activities such as rock climbing. One amazing area to climb is locat

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Item No.
Full Set: ST6158 50.00
Score Only: ST6158S 9.00