Dreamscapes is a musical journey through the dreams of one individual. From the soft cushion of the clouds to the raging sea, the music carries you across the night sky. Our dreamer lands back on his feet to encounter the ghosts of music history floating through the corridors of the "Blue House".
Genre: Band | # of Players: Standard
Level: 5 | Duration: 12:15
Flute 1, 2, 3
Bb Clarinet 1
Bb Clarinet 2/3
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Contrabass Clarinet
Bb Trumpet 1, 2, 3
Bb Flugelhorn 1/2
F Horn 1/2
F Horn 3/4
Trombone 1, 2, 3
Percussion 1 (bass drum, snare drum, suspended cymbal, mark tree, crash cymbals)
Percussion 2 (bells, crotales, mark tree, high splash cymbal, medium tenor drum)
Percussion 3 (vibraphone, crotales, bells)
Percussion 4 (marimba, medium tenor drum)
I. Clouds: A Dreamer falls asleep while watching clouds drift by on top of a high mountain. he is awakened in a separate reality where it rains in multi-color vapors.
II. The Sea: The Dreamer dreams of being in a large sea on a small boat. He is tossed about by the waves and finds himself floating in the extraterrestrial twilight. He dreams of floating through the night sky at great speeds.
III. The Blue House: The Dreamer finds himself traveling to a big old blue house. Once inside he hears various forms of music, he opens the room door and sees a baby singing a lullaby to its mother, observes Jazz legends and sees the ghosts of music history floating throughout the corridors.
- Jim Colonna