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DarkHeart

DarkHeart is the fifth and final movement of The Darklands Symphony, following the wildly successful first movement Darklands March. This symphony finale wraps the work up in a very gripping way, musically depicting a daring escape from the castle DarkHeart. As in the other movements, the plainchant Dies Irae is used prominently as thematic material…

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Bazaar

Bazaar takes the listener on a musical trip to the exotic markets of the Middle East.  Spices, beautiful fabrics, and priceless treasures litter the stalls while noise, aromas, and laughter fill the air.  The use of an altered scale and colorful percussion add to the exotic feel of this work, making this an exciting musical…

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A Christmas Tale: Beware the Krampus

In some European Christmas traditions, Saint Nick does not work alone, he travels with Krampus who doles out punishment to bad boys and girls. This work serves as a darkly delightful Christmas piece, intended to educate, entertain, and creep out your audience. The spooky narration helps frame the piece as The Ukranian Bell Carol; Up on…

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Dia de Los Muertos

Dia de Los Muertos is a fantastic new production that pays homage to the festival of the dead. Latin flavored music and a full band maraca feature highlight this fun filled show, along with a brief nod to Saint-Saens’ Danse Macabre. A perfect vehicle for color, pageantry, and dance. Email Randall for sample requests.

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The Snow Queen: A Winter’s Tale

Vivaldi’s Spring and Winter and Verdi’s Dies Irae, as well as original music by Standridge, serve as the springboards for this dramatic production that depicts a beautiful land taken over by an evil snow queen. The visual and narrative possibilities are endless in this general effects driven show. Email Randall for sample requests.

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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

The dark side of man is explored in this dramatic new production by Randall Standridge. The classic story of a scientist’s journey into madness and duality is brought to life with parallel chords, dissonant sounds, effective percussion, and creepy sound design. Sure to make an impact! Email Randall for sample requests.

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iBand

The marching band becomes a digital app in this exciting and entertaining marching production! The different facets of the marching band are “downloaded” to your performers throughout the show in movements iMove, iPlay, and iGroove. A pops inspired score and rack/prop based percussion feature are sure to be a hit with judges and audiences alike!

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The Arena

Your pulse quickens. You can’t catch your breath. You have entered The Arena. This production by Randall Standridge provides many interpretive possibilities, from the ancient to the modern as your band sets the stage for an epic battle of good vs. evil. Thrilling! Email Randall for sample requests.

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Witching Hour

This eerie offering by Randall Standridge combines new material and sound effects with his symphonic work The Witching Hour to create a darkly delightful production for Marching Band. The Gathering sets the creepy mood, while Spells and Incantations shows the sinister forces practicing their craft. The excitement builds to Witch’s Dance and Flight, with sound…

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