A unique and colorful piece for this level, Desert Sands introduces limited low first and second fingers to beginning players. The result is a fun, ethnic sounding piece accessible to young orchestras as they imagine caravans traveling across the desert.
Caravans and camels traveling across the desert are images I used while writing this piece. My sister had a brilliant American cello teacher who had taught in Egypt for a few years. When she came back to the United States, she introduced young players t