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In Late November

In Late November was completed in 2008.  November has always been, for me, a very melancholy month. Autumn is my favorite time of year, and the end of November and approach of winter means an end to the magnificent display of color that the fall affords us. It is also a time of year when the…

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In Endless Song (2014)

The hymn “How Can I Keep From Singing” is set in the style of classic hymn-tune settings for band.  *JW Pepper’s Editor’s Choice 2014 Sample Requests Email Randall for sample requests. Part 1http://randallstandridge.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/In-Endless-Song.mp3 Click here for score

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Imaginarium

Inside every person, there is a place where creativity dwells. Gears turn, dreams flow, and ideas spark into life. This idea-factory or “Imaginarium” is the place that every creative person goes to, again and again, to find their muse, flesh out ideas, and to exert change on the world around them. This piece is dedicated…

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Gently Blows the Summer Wind

Gently Blows the Summer Wind was written for the 2007 Salem High School Band and their conductor, Mr. Michael Cole. It was commissioned in remembrance of one of his students, Dennis Smith, who passed away. In writing this piece, the memory of a student I had taught began to intrude. Her name was Jamie Peeler, who…

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Danse Bohémien

Danse Bohemien is a quick-step/bohemien dance sure to be a favorite with your audience and band.  I was inspired to write this piece due to two factors.  The first is that I love quick-steps and always have.  The Dance of the Jesters (Tchaikovsky), The City of Lights (Watkins), and Pas Redouble (Saint-Sannes) are among my favorite.  The second factor were two…

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Companion of My Voice

A work written in Memory of Michigan student Jasmine Gosselin, this work uses synthesized harp and lush colors to create a harmonic meditation on grief, remembrance, and hope.  Commissioned by the Waterford Kettering High School Band and their conductor, Mr. Scott Adkins.  Performed at the 2015 Midwest Music Clinic in Chicago.  (Grand Mesa Music) Sample Requests Email…

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Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing

The traditional hymn is set in the classic style of great hymn-settings for band.   *JW Pepper Editor’s Choice 2014. *Bandworld Magainze Top 100, 2014. *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/Come_Thou_Fount_of_Every_Blessing-Standridge-Grade-3.mp3 Click here for score

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C141 Starlifter

The power and majesty of the C141 Starlifter is represented in this exciting work for concert band featuring soaring melodies, shimmering woodwind ostinati, and bombastic percussion. Commissioned by the 2014 Kent County Middle School Honor Band in Dover, Delaware. Sample Requests Email Randall for sample requests. Part 1http://randallstandridge.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/C141-Starlifter-Standridge-Grade-3.mp3 Click here for score

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Zooveniers

Zooveniers was inspired by a trip to the Memphis Zoo in 2010.  During this time I had been toying around with the idea of doing a suite of miniatures; I love miniatures and the inherent challenge in making them interesting and complete musical ideas.   As I wandered the Zoo, I thought of how little time…

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