Festivity

Composer
Year of composition
2002
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
6 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Orchestra
Instrumental parts
Not available

One of my ambitions has always been to write a large scale orchestral work which depicts the excitement and joy of Christmas. Festivity started out as just this and in true Christmas style, you will find the familiar cliches we have all come to know and love - big fanfare openings, bells ringing, flute flourishes and flowing sleigh bell passages to name a few. Each section serves to depict a different festive 'mood', whether sitting by the fire on a snowy night (the Lento section), a toy factory (Energico Meccanico section) or rushing through the snow on a sleigh (Allegro section). I hope you enjoy reliving the Christmas spirit through my music!

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