||Musical Pictures from American Lumberjack Folklore
||Bitensky, Laurence Scott
|Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp.
||2012 - Texas Bandmaster's Association Convention
|Average DurationAvg. Duration
|Composer Time PeriodComp. Period
||Narrator (optional) and Wind Ensemble/Concert Band (ww, br, perc, with piano doubling celeste)
Commissioned by the "President's Own" United States Marine Band and premiered at the 2012 Texas Bandmaster's Association Convention by Col. Michael Colburn. Fearsome Critters is a musical depiction of mythical creatures from American lumberjack folklore. Narrator is optional. Also available in abridged 4 movement form (15 minutes)