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Kinetic Dances

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Randall Standridge

Randall Standridge

General Info

Year: 2015
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: III 1/2 (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: FJH Music Company
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $75.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F
Trombone I-II-III
Percussion I-II-III-IV-V, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Brake Drum
  • Chimes
  • China Cymbals
  • Hi-Hat
  • Marimba
  • Ride Cymbal
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Crash Cymbal
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tam-Tam
  • Wind Chimes
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Kinetic Dances is a dance for symphonic band in mixed meter. The rhythmic interchange between 7/8 and 4/4 time is utilized to create a unique rhythmic flow for the work. The challenge, when writing this, was to make the meter feel as natural as possible. The piece is in a slightly modified rondo form, with the main theme alternating with contrasting sections. Careful consideration was made in orchestrating this work to make it achievable by schools with smaller instrumentation, in accordance with the request of the commissioning party.

Kinetic Dances was commissioned by Steven H. Moss and the C.H. Yoe High School Band of Cameron, Texas, for performance in the 2014 TMEA conference in San Antonio, Texas. I owe him and his students a huge debt of gratitude for trusting me with this project.

- Program Note by composer


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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  • "New Music Reviews." The Instrumentalist. October 2016, 31.
  • Perusal score