The Capricious Journey

Year of composition
Easy (Grades 1-3)
2 minutes
Modern classical music
Large mixed ensemble
Instrumental parts
Not available

This was written so very long ago for my Theory I class in high school, which explains why it sounds so amateurish. The instrumentation was done specifically for my class of only six students, which gave both limited and creative opportunities for writing.

I came up with the "Capricious" title as it means "unknown", and it applies to the work in that I was full of so many ideas, I had no idea what I was going to write next, hence the several different moods present.

The "carne" at the end is Italian for "meat", insisting that the tuba player hit the last note precisely with a lot of gusto.

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