Fearsome Critters (Bitensky, Laurence Scott)

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Bitensky (2014/2/25)

Publisher. Info. Laurence Bitensky
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Work Title Fearsome Critters
Alternative. Title Musical Pictures from American Lumberjack Folklore
Composer Bitensky, Laurence Scott
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILB 5
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 9
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2012
First Performance. 2012 - Texas Bandmaster's Association Convention
Language English
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Modern
Instrumentation Narrator (optional) and Wind Ensemble/Concert Band (ww, br, perc, with piano doubling celeste)

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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)