Clifton Taylor-Compositions

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Concertpiece for Marimba and Wind Ensemble
This work is published by Tapspace Publications.

Fanfare Prelude on Our Director
Based on the Our Director March by F.E. Bigelow

Five Mississippi Rush
Commissioned by Mississippi’s Delta Chapter of Phi Beta Mu

His Eye is on the Sparrow
Setting of Civilla Martin’s beloved gospel song.

The Lark in the Clear Air
This work is published by Grand Mesa Music Publishers.

Lydian Invention (Fanfare for Brass and Percussion)

O Vos Omnes
A transcription of Richard Burchard’s beautiful choral setting.

Our Hearts, Our Arms, Our Lives
Written in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh.

Second Time Around
A re-imagination of The First Circle by Pat Metheny and Lyle Mays.

Se-SAW (Concert Band)
An impression of parents’ playtime with children. 

Slidin’ Down the Mississippi (Concert Band with Jazz Trombonist)
This piece is published by Grand Mesa Music Publishers.

Throw Me Somethin’ Mister! Five Mardi Gras Impressions For Wind Ensemble