Year of composition
Trevor Kirby-Smith
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
1 minute
Large mixed ensemble
Instrumental parts
Not available

Jaunting (a 35second bit of amusement!). Noticing Lawrence Tao�s liking for �silly� music brought to mind a fragment I wrote some years ago on some remaining blank staves after the end of a �serious� score. Since the festive season is almost upon us it seemed an appropriate moment to upload this fragment (slightly up-dated), entitled �Jaunting�. As you know a jaunt is a short trip, and Alfred Bester uses the word in his classic science fiction story Tiger! Tiger! It is a case of �Beam me up Scotty and watch out for gremlins during transmission! You might not end up in one piece!� Make music fun! Use your imagination! It could help you to enhance the originality of your �serious� compositions.

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