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A Joyous Christmas

A Joyous Christmas is a holiday medley fusing Beethoven’s classic “Ode to Joy” (9th Symphony, 4th Movement) with the Christmas carol “Joy to the World”. To the string orchestra used in this very creative and festive setting, the arranger has added piano and percussion. Don’t miss this rousing holiday arrangement that is sure to bring down…

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In the Court of the King

A delightful young orchestra piece in a renaissance dance style, accented by easy-yet-effective percussion writing. * Performed at the 2014 Midwest Clinic in Chicago, IL. Sample Requests Email Randall for sample requests. Part 1http://randallstandridge.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/king.mp3 Click here for score

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Undecim (2014)

This work was commissioned by the Lake Hamilton High School Band in 2014.  Their director, Jon Shultz, has been a close friend ever since high school.  However, he has a tendency to ask me to do things last minute.  Undecim (latin for “eleven”) refers both to the eleventh hour (the last opportunity to get things…

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Pulse

Derived from the first movement of Standridge’s “Art(isms)” suite, this powerful concert work uses staccato textures and heroic melodies to create a unique concert statement.  Commissioned by the Arkansas State University Wind Ensemble for performance at the 2010 CBDNA conference in Las Cruces, New Mexico.   *JW Pepper’s Editor’s Choice 2014 *Bandworld Magazine 2014 Top 100…

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Argentum (2014)

This work was commissioned by my alma mater, Sheridan High School, in honor of Ron McHone’s 25 years of service.  The title, Argentum (latin for “Silver”) refers to the 25th anniversary.  A celebratory piece that fluctuates between a 7/8 feel, a 6/8 dance, and a 4/4 ballad.  It was an honor to write this piece for…

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A Yuletide Festival

The holiday songs “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” “Good King Wenceslas,” “Deck the Halls,” and “In Excelsis Deo” are combined into an engaging Christmas overture.   *JW Pepper’s Editor’s Choice 2012 Sample Requests Email Randall for sample requests. Part 1http://randallstandridge.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/10-A-Yuletide-Festival-Wingert-Jones-1.mp3 Click here for score

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With Every Winter’s Breath

Written in memory of a student who tragically passed away, this work celebrates life and the beautiful Colorado landscape she called home. *JW Pepper’s Editor’s Choice 2012.  Bandworld Magazine’s 2012 Top 100 Band Works.  Commissioned by the 2011 Bayfield High School Band from Bayfield, Colorado. Sample Requests Email Randall for sample requests. Part 1http://randallstandridge.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/With-Every-Winters-Breath-Randall-Standridge-Grade-3.mp3 Click here…

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The Witching Hour

This macabre work for concert band musically illustrates the time of night when dark forces gather to celebrate and do their mischief. Four connected quarters of the piece are all announced by “Big Ben” chime statements, and include “The Gathering”, “Spells and Incantations”, “The Witches’ Dance”, and “The Witches’ Flight”. The composer’s talent for creating…

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Whiplash (2014)

Mixed-Meter and liberal use of the Whipcrack are used to create this engaging, high energy work. Commissioned by the 2014 Southwest Missouri Music Educator’s Association.  *JW Pepper’s Editor’s Choice 2014 Sample Requests Email Randall for sample requests. Part 1http://randallstandridge.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Whiplash-Wingert-Jones-Recording.mp3 Click here for score

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