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Chapter 55: Way of the Wanderer

In the Darkest Darkness - Duration: 5:33| Grade 4

In the Darkest Darkness

Duration: 5:33| Grade 4

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Please look for "In the Darkest Darkness" in STORMFILMS.  Enjoy & Godspeed!  S

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BOY in STORM at SEA - Grade: 5-6 | Duration: 6:40

BOY in STORM at SEA

Grade: 5-6 | Duration: 6:40

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Already played to a "standing ovation" in Rotterdam, this work is currently scheduled to be recorded for the STORMWORKS Chapter 55: Way of the Wanderer CD.

 

Check out the score notes for details!  And please look for The Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands premiere in STORMFILMS.

 

Godspeed! S

 

Recording Coming Soon.  It will be a part of the STORMWORKS Chapter 55: Way of the Wanderer.

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Eternal Father, Strong to Save - Grade: 3-4 | Duration: 3:33

Eternal Father, Strong to Save

Grade: 3-4 | Duration: 3:33

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Composed as part of a special Tribute to the Survivors of the USS INDIANAPOLIS, Eternal Father, Strong to Save work was scored for "World Ensemble" after a request made by Anthony Maiello on his SYNC birthday of 31 July.

 

What is meant by "World Ensemble?"

 

This work allows for Music-making in many varied combinations and possibilities.
Chorus
String Orchestra
American & European Band
Symphony Orchestra
Chorus & Band
Chorus & Orchestra
Brass Ensemble
Woodwind Ensemble
etc., and...Any Combination of forces at your disposal, or brought together for special concert events. You are as much part of the Orchestration as I am. During rehearsals, you can decide what Soloists will be featured, which sections or sub-ensembles to highlight. Much is possible! Enjoy & Godspeed! S

 

Any Combination of forces at your disposal, or brought together for special concert events. You are as much part of the Orchestration as I am. During rehearsals, you can decide what Soloists will be featured, which sections or sub-ensembles to highlight. Much is possible! Enjoy & Godspeed! SPlease visit the Score and Score Notes for more detailed information.

 

Please visit the Score and Score Notes for more detailed information.

 

Recording Coming Soon.  It will be a part of the STORMWORKS Chapter 55: Way of the Wanderer.

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Forever Strong - Grade: 5-6 | Duration: 3:17

Forever Strong

Grade: 5-6 | Duration: 3:17

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Click Here to Explore more about FOREVER STRONG, get an mp3 and a 33:17 film.

 

Description

 

The words from Peter Kleine Schaars, Conductor of The Marine band of the Royal Netherlands Navy, sum it best.

 

"In our little country, there is a big knowing that many men and women once fought for our freedom! Even after 70 years and 3 generations later the veterans are in our hearts with lots of respect. So when the composer Stephen Melillo asked our Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy to make a recording of the composition "Forever Strong, a Salute to the USS Indianapolis," and dedicated to the veterans of the USS Indianapolis I didn't have to think long about that question. The answer was... of course! It will be a privilege to honor these men and their families! On the last Saturday of June, we annually honor our veterans by a concert in the Parliament House and with a big parade in our government city, The Hague. We honor you with this recording and thank all of you veterans for the great efforts and sacrifices you have made to give us back our freedom! God bless you all."

 

Major Peter Kleine Schaars, Music Director of the MBRNN

 

11 September:

What better date to compress the many emotions attributed to the Ordeal, the Sacrifice, the Courage, the massive Heroism, the Hope-filled Future. These are the many layers, and more in this 3:17 Salute to the USS INDIANAPOLIS. We do not pay tribute to "instruments of war," but rather to the undying will to persevere, to endure for the sake of othersÖ to emerge from the Depths of Darkness and Despair and become a shining Light for others, many of whom have yet to be born. You see? a "Storm" work! Godspeed!

 

Be sure to check out my arrangement of ETERNAL FATHER, also written for the occasion of the 70th Reunion.

 

Recording Coming Soon.  It will be a part of the STORMWORKS Chapter 55: Way of the Wanderer.

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Forever Strong EXPLORE - mp3 and/or DVD

Forever Strong EXPLORE

mp3 and/or DVD


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FOREVER STRONG, a Tribute to the USS Indianapolis
(33:17 Audio mp3 and film link)

by © Stephen Melillo IGNA 30 July 1945-2015.



After your purchase of the 33:17 track for just $4.95, you will be emailed links to the mp3 and an iPhone-compatible m4v "Visually Scored" Documentary Film with accompanying PDFs at DigitalLibretti. Just scroll down until you see all of the accompanying FOREVER STRONG PDFs.

 

Watch and listen to an introduction made by Raymond Jones on WHRO, 7 December 2014 for the Radio premiere of the AUDIO version of FOREVER STRONG.



 

“Sometimes, our greatest victory emerges from the battle we never wanted to fight.” (from piece #844 written back in 1997)



 

 In the 70th anniversary of the USS Indianapolis Story, piece #1103 in 33:17 by © STEPHEN MELILLO IGNA 30 July 1945-2015 was composed.

The 33:17 Musical Work (because there were 317 Survivors) is rendered and conducted by the following 216 Musicians, and with great thanks:


70 Musicians of the Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy, Peter Kleine Schaars, Conductor

54 Musicians of the Dutch Royal Military Band
Stephen Melillo, Conductor

62 Musicians of the Rundfunk Blasorchester Leipzig
Stephen Melillo, Conductor

26 Singers of the The San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir, Ruth Weber, Conductor


Adelmo Guidarelli, who sings an original arrangement of “Eternal Father.”



Recorded by Lex van Diepen, Chorus by Dan Abernathy



“To the families of those Lost at Sea, to the Survivors of the USS Indianapolis CA-35 , to their families, friends and all who support them, and to those currently serving in the Defense of Freedom… The USS Indianapolis and 880 of her crew never did physically return to the Golden Gate... the one here that is. In Heaven and in our Hearts, the ship and her crew will always be coming home to loving, waiting arms.  With that Message and in that Purpose, this work is lovingly offered.” Godspeed!  Stephen Melillo


Rupam Sarmah, Composer & Producer

“Steve, your brilliant musical composition crafted around the heart wrenching story of the USS Indianapolis far exceeds any awards. Your creative work is a gift to this world. It takes us through a journey of emotions and love in our hearts that will remain forever strong for the lost families, friends, supporters and survivors who dedicated their lives for our country. This is a masterpiece beyond measures!”



 
Press Release "Album of the Year" 20 October 2015

33:17 DVD at Createspace
33:17 Audio at CD Baby

Streaming Download at AMAZON

FOREVER STRONG, a Tribute to the USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Exploration


When asked to record for the Survivors of the USS INDIANAPOLIS


"In our little country there is a big knowing that many men and women once fought for our freedom! Even after 70 years and 3 generations later the veterans are in our hearts with lots of respect. So when the composer Stephen Melillo asked our Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy to make a recording of the composition "Forever Strong, a Salute to the USS Indianapolis," and dedicated to the veterans of the USS Indianapolis I didn't have to think long about that question. The answer was... of course! It will be a privilege to honor these men and their families! On the last Saturday of June we annually honor our veterans by a concert in the Parliament House and with a big parade in our government city, The Hague. We honor you with this recording and thank all of you veterans for the great efforts and sacrifices you have made to give us back our freedom! God bless you all. Major Peter Kleine Schaars, Music Director of the MBRNN"

 

 

From Survivor Edgar Harrell, aboard the Indy on 30 July 1945


"Good Evening My Friend Stephen; I had a chance to hear "Forever Strong," waiting for my wife Ola to get some time to hear and watch again with me. Her first comments were, "Fantastic, yes super special. I could identify the story from the variations of the music. The music tells the seriousness of the Indy disaster."

Great Music to remember the greatest tragedy at sea in the history of the US Navy, about a great ship, the sinking of the USS Indianapolis.

National Geographic is doing an extensive or 4-1/2 hour special interview with me concerning my story and book "Out of the Depths." Needless to say that I was already much into the Indy tragedy plus my own personal trauma of my experience when I began to hear the music on "Forever Strong." Hearing the music and watching, brought out much reflection and recollection of those 4-1/2 days of terror.  National Geographic is determined to locate the Indy. If and when they do locate the Indianapolis, then some six of we Survivors will be flown to Guam and from there delivered to the Indy burial site. A special Memorial service of Honor will be given in dedication, My son and I have been asked to join.

"Forever Strong" would be great to hear at the memorial site. Stephen, we wish you a sense of honor as you help us in our dismal reflections of yester-year.

God Bless, Semper Fi," Edgar Harrell - USMC, Survivor USS Indianapolis


Accolades


AEONE, Artiste & Composer

“I don't even know where to begin as this is such a magnificent piece of music on so many levels and for so many reasons. Your writing was epic, dramatic, moving, loving, holy and incredibly beautiful with an underlying majestic quality and in spite of the horrors that were part of this story - left me with a sense of something noble in my heart. It was the nobleness of all these men who were lost, those who survived, those who saved them and indeed, for the great ship itself.  I loved your score and the instrumentation and how it was tremendously dynamic and hit so perfectly with the picture early on with the war scenes and the shifting as the ship went down and the waiting - the choices of instruments and use of sound, how you used the other-worldly synths and sound design in with the score - plus simple use of voices/choir. I also appreciated how it never went over the top with pomp and ceremony or emotion but, was steady and true and just beautifully and musically written. By the time it got to the very simply sung but, moving rendition of "For Those in Peril on the Sea" I literally sat with tears pouring down my face and simply could not stop.  This is glorious music played from the heart and written from a place of such deep spirit. Thank you so much Stephen - your music and your gift is great and indeed the gift of it, is beyond measure.”

Sarah Partridge, Vocalist & Composer

“I am listening to FOREVER STRONG right now and am moved to tears. The music is so powerful... meaningful, full of passion. Beautifully orchestrated. The mixture of the orchestra, voice, and narration fit perfectly and seamlessly. An incredible story told through music… and rightly so. This SHOULD absolutely be an album of the year!”



Jeff Silverman, Composer, Music Editor & Producer

“OMG! I'm listening to your incredible music score and after reading what is such a heart wrenching story and admirable tribute, I am spellbound and AM SO moved. SO visual. Great to have some spoken word / story to go with it but the music REALLY stands on it's own.  I love the use of the classical elements with sound design. VERY effective in the very ominous parts. Your ability to capture such a high level of energy and power, drama and suspense with the music is stellar! And the moods... You've created a plethora of emotions that are clearly defined, felt and heard.  I have much more to say but had to reach out and say how impressed I am with your work and all involved and I will be certainly be supporting you!!! Warmest,"


Ginny Carr, Composer, Arranger, Vocalist

"WOW! I have just listened to "Forever Strong," and I am spellbound. You are a composer's composer, and that work is nothing short of magnificent. It reached me on so many levels. As a composer/arranger myself and someone who writes for combined vocal-instrumental ensembles, I am in awe of the musicianship behind every aspect of it, from genesis to composition to execution. Thrilling and hauntingly beautiful."



Peter Spero, Composer & Producer

“Steve, just freaking incredible.  Sooooo moving and an event that needed to be expressed in this way.  I say this because so many important moments in our lives as a nation, and in history, are expressed in full length films, which are great too but not always consumable for everyone, and 5 second remembrances on network news.  Your vision of remembering this event was simply amazing, very much like a painting for me, each brush stoke contributing to a masterpiece.  The careful use of FX was nicely done brother, right moment, right passage, really really great work. I gotta say, after I finished listening and watching your film version, I was emotionally drained by the story, the drama, the reality, and the way you guided us through the events, and exhilarated by the shear raw emotional edge, using the entire emotional spectrum.  When the struggling warriors who survived were finally rescued, small tear man, gotta admit it.  The music was just astounding all around but my favorite moments were 12:26 SOS sound, into 12:39 haunting strings, 12:46 haunting vocal choice which faded into wind.  14:24 when the words of Paul J Murphy were read, sooooo freaking moving!!!  Starting at 20:36 when the discovery and the rescue sequence started, this was an incredible sequence that brought me out of the intense worry and concern emotions into the light of elation and thrilling relief that at least some were found and rescued.  Well, I’m emotionally drained right now so thank you so much for your artistry and you creation, incredible work man!!!”


Madi Das, Composer & Producer

"I have been moved and inspired by this beautiful piece of music from Stephen Melillo. Both an important historical tribute and an amazing achievement in international collaboration, the work is expansive and intimate, emotional and powerful, and ultimately a befitting memorial to the brave Souls of the USS Indianapolis."




Related works:

Kakehashi: THAT WE MIGHT LIVE
THAT WE MIGHT LIVE (excerpt at Vimeo)
THAT WE MIGHT LIVE at CreateSpace
LAST WORLD STANDING from Chapter 13

Thanks so much for listening, for considering and of course for your much appreciated Time!  Godspeed!  Steve


FOREVER STRONG (The Printed Music)

© STEPHEN MELILLO IGNA 30 JULY 2015

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for I have fought the Good fight... - Grade: 5 | Duration: 8:33

for I have fought the Good fight...

Grade: 5 | Duration: 8:33

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This piece is very much a "storm" work in that it provides a Musical depiction of the Hero who stands strong for the duration of a Lifetime in this world... able to look in the mirror of eternity and at the end, say... "no matter what the measure, all is okay... for I have fought the Good fight."

 

Recording Coming Soon.  It will be a part of the STORMWORKS Chapter 55: Way of the Wanderer.

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CRUZIN...for there is much to dare... - Grade: 4-5 | Duration: 9:11

CRUZIN...for there is much to dare...

Grade: 4-5 | Duration: 9:11

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The Score notes tell it all.  There is no recording yet.  It will be a part of the STORMWORKS Chapter 55: Way of the Wanderer.

 

Enjoy & Godspeed!  S

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to Love and be Loved... - Grade: 4 | Duration: 3:33

to Love and be Loved...

Grade: 4 | Duration: 3:33

 

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Recording Coming Soon.  It will be a part of the STORMWORKS Chapter 55: Way of the Wanderer.

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Lullaby - Grade: 3-4 | Duration: 3:12

Lullaby

Grade: 3-4 | Duration: 3:12

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Description

 

Please visit the score notes and enjoy! This work is scored for what I call "World Ensemble."

 

What is meant by "World Ensemble?"

 

This work allows for Music-making in many varied combinations and possibilities.

Chorus
String Orchestra
American & European Band
Symphony Orchestra
Chorus & Band
Chorus & Orchestra
Brass Ensemble
Woodwind Ensemble
etc., and...

 

Any Combination of forces at your disposal, or brought together for special concert events. You are as much part of the Orchestration as I am. During rehearsals, you can decide what Soloists will be featured, which sections or sub-ensembles to highlight. Much is possible! Enjoy & Godspeed! S

 

To listen to this track in a demo form, click "View Track List" in the player below. Recording Coming Soon.  It will be a part of the STORMWORKS Chapter 55: Way of the Wanderer.

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ARK of the COVENANT - Grade: 5 | Duration: 11:00

ARK of the COVENANT

Grade: 5 | Duration: 11:00

Recording Coming Soon.  It will be a part of the STORMWORKS Chapter 55: Way of the Wanderer.

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STORMWORKS 88' - Grade: 5 | Duration: 5:08

STORMWORKS 88'

Grade: 5 | Duration: 5:08

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© STEPHEN MELILLO IGNA 1976-2013, 2-3 Millennium STORMWORKS 1988-2013, 25th Anniversary of the Piece!

 

"Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else."
-Judy Garland

(See the Stormworks 1988-2013 Score notes for more!)

 

REHEARSAL SUGGESTIONS for Conductors & Musicians: Please load these mp3s into your iTunes for rehearsal and playback via the STORMSound System. Full CD Quality AIFFs come on CD with the Score & Parts.

 

Your goal is to respond like Studio Musicians to an unforgiving, relentless, unchanging Pre-recorded Track. My suggestion is to rehearse technical matters away from any recordings. The idea is to push to the click... and not neccessarily to "work up" to it. Time should be the constant and the Goal, with technical rehearsals made away from the Precorded Tracks. Once everything is under the fingers, you can then try 2 approaches:

 

1. Play along with the Track that includes Strings at the Proper Tempo of mm=156. STORMWORKS 1988 Demo at mm=156

 

2. Immediatley begin work with the Pre-recorded Track and at the Proper Tempo of mm=156. If further technical practice is needed with a CLICK TRACK, I suggest setting up an iPAD with a metronome click and playing it through the STORMSound System. This will reinforce working with a steady CLICK, saving the Pre-reocrded Track as a Goal when mm=156 is consistent. STORMWORKS 1988 PRE-RECORDED CONCERT TRACK at mm=156.

 

 

What it Means to be Caught in the Storm (2013)
by Russell Maclin, Cellist and senior at Central Bucks South HS, PA

 

SET-UP: Perhaps my most recently acquired frustration with high school is its apparent lack of inertia. I don't mean the building itself; I'm sure that if the bricks and cement were thrown, they would take enormous force to halt. Instead, I am referring to the fact that people commonly make that mistake, thinking that the name "CB South" refers to those bricks and cement. What happens within these walls is not enough to overcome them: the base level of inspired energy—among students and among almost all teachers—seems to be a firmly rooted zero. Attendance is an obligation; classroom connections are fleeting; personalities are façades jaded students erect against the negative energy that pulses from within them and from the otherwise-deadened white walls. People rush away at 2:30 like repelled magnets, and when school is not in session, most internal communities are abandoned—not only is the building empty; school in the metaphysical definition is deserted as well.

 

The VISION: I want to be a part of an academic community that has momentum, a community whose personality exists separate from itself, eternal, intangible, infectious, engulfing. Instead of an environment in which every pursuit must be hauled and heaved up from scratch just to possess a spark, an inertial environment has a continuously rumbling energy under it, like smoldering embers ready to be enflamed at a moment's notice. In contrast, we commonly find ourselves collecting timber time and time again.

 

Enter STORMWORKS: Quite suddenly, though, I have found myself initiated into the Third Millennium, which is quite possibly the most momentous—derived here from "momentum"—community I have ever witnessed: altogether without physical boundaries, the Third Millennium is connected by a common philosophy and purpose; it is sustained by pure momentum without any forced connection. It has a language all its own, a history all its own (our fledgling membership is proceeded by decades of experiences before us), and a philosophy that is in stark contrast to the normal, tepid maxims fed to schoolchildren. And the originality and driving force behind this language, history, and philosophy create a legacy of energy so sweeping that those dedicated to membership are swept along—in effect, "Stormworks" is exceptionally literal: those who take part in this body of work are swept into a cerebral, philosophical, and communal storm.

 

The PIECE and more: In "Stormworks 1988-2013," momentum is all. The "relentless" rhythm brings momentum to the literal realm, but there's also an intangible realm of momentum driving through this piece: echoes of adventures past, of emotions, of performances, reverberate off the page and add depth and wind to the storm-like inertia. And playing along with the percussion track brings a conceptual momentum as well as a physical boundary of forward motion: practicing at home, I am forced to constantly conform and live up to the standards of the professional musicians whom I have never met yet are who are miraculously accompanying me. The track is a glimpse of the end product—it will never change; we are the ones who must match its established force and inflection. Clearly, the base level for this piece is far above zero. It's incredible that compared to my time spent in school—in the proximity of thousands, there appears to be little intellectual spark or vigor—practicing "Stormworks 1988-2013" by myself, at home, feels almost claustrophobically inhabited by sheer human will.

 

The MUSIC: I am enthralled by this experience because it reasserts everything I love about MUSIC. I love the community, the communication that will eventually occur across the stage, but for now, is replaced by a different connection—one of experiences across time and space. Lofty goals are hardly set for students anymore, yet here we are pinned up against professional quality and must, in a matter of months, leap to the occasion, and contrary to popular belief, people love to leap. A community so individual and so idealistic is a pleasure to get swept into, and I love the storm that is engulfing us all. A storm without sides, without limits; a storm that has lasted for over two decades, silently smoldering in the background of society, ready to jump to flame anywhere around the globe—a universal storm that shocks everyone in its range with lightning that reaches into the Romantic depths of passion, commitment, and idealism... This is shaping up to be the perfect storm, 2013.

 


You Can't Fake Real

 

Music is an extraordinary gift: of joy, of sorrow, of life—through a simple birthday tune or a magnificent symphony that gives life to souls of those who once were; of death—through a mournful dirge or an anguished melodic poem that sucks all essence of life from the air. It can be simple. Ephemeral phrases. Humble harmonies. Or it can be incredibly intricate, with lengthy, longwinded lines, interwoven and involved. Whatever its purpose, whatever its form or finesse, music is a gift. This is what I have been told since the age of three, the age that music became an essential part of my life. And I truly thought I understood the meaning of this statement until the age of sixteen, the age that a defining event affected my entire perspective.During my early years as a violinist—if you can really call a three-year-old with a violin a "violinist"—my bow was a light saber. Between practicing my scales, I fought off bad guys; after playing through "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" successfully, it was a sword with which I knighted my father. Over the years, my light-saber turned into an instrument which—instead of producing magical spells—produced magical music. I felt this magic when I played, and so did those I played for. I've been told after many performances that it was evident how much I felt the music; that I brought one person to tears, another to goose bumps. "Music is a gift," I would tell them while thanking them for their praise, "and I'm glad I was able to share it with you." But I never could fully explain why music could elicit such physical responses, uncontrollable reactions expressed through the nerves beneath our hair follicles or the tear ducts of our eyes.

 

During my early years as a violinist—if you can really call a three-year-old with a violin a "violinist"—my bow was a light saber. Between practicing my scales, I fought off bad guys; after playing through "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star" successfully, it was a sword with which I knighted my father. Over the years, my light-saber turned into an instrument which—instead of producing magical spells—produced magical music. I felt this magic when I played, and so did those I played for. I've been told after many performances that it was evident how much I felt the music; that I brought one person to tears, another to goose bumps. "Music is a gift," I would tell them while thanking them for their praise, "and I'm glad I was able to share it with you." But I never could fully explain why music could elicit such physical responses, uncontrollable reactions expressed through the nerves beneath our hair follicles or the tear ducts of our eyes."You can't fake real," my orchestra conductor would always say, quoting Stephen Melillo, his good friend, and

 

"You can't fake real," my orchestra conductor would always say, quoting Stephen Melillo, his good friend, and great teacher. He used these wise words frequently and fervently, in an attempt to explain the unexplainable, to help us really feel the music. This is why when we were privileged with the opportunity to partake in a musical project with Stephen Melillo himself—a role model to our conductor and now to us, as well—it was immensely meaningful.

 

My select string ensemble, in collaboration with the West Chester University Chamber Orchestra, gathered to record an original composition by Stephen Melillo, written for and dedicated to the families of the children tragically killed in the Sandy Hook shooting. After our part was complete, the recording would be sent to Austria where select musicians would add percussion, wind and brass. Our recording session was conducted by Mr. Melillo himself, and if anyone in the room was not engaged initially, his conducting style reversed that immediately. His large, extravagant swooping of the baton, his deep-felt emotions plainly etched into his face, forced everyone to become utterly immersed in the music. His heavy downbeats made his whole body shake and sent surging swells through the air; the room itself shook in tandem. The music was passionate; it was heartrending and stirring and moving. When I played, I didn't just feel the music, I felt myself within the music. I played with the same passion and intensity with which Stephen Melillo conducted. I felt an unexplainable bond with everyone in the room, because I felt like I was sharing a part of myself with them, and each of them was sharing a part of themselves with me. I thought about the children who were lost in the Sandy Hook shooting; I thought about their families and the gaping hole they all must feel. I thought about how this musical offering might help fill a tiny fraction of that hole, as they each open a personal score signed by each of us involved, and how I personally might help these people, whom I don't even know, in a tiny step towards healing. I was overcome with emotion—both of sorrow and sympathy for those grieving, and of humbled joy and appreciation that I could be a part of this amazing gift. The emotion was palpable. By the end of the session, every person in the room was in tears.

 

It was during this event that I realized what it truly means to give the gift of music. It is not enough to just feel it. You must become it. You must let go of the boundary that makes music something separate from yourself; it must contain a part of yourself. Truly great music comes from the heart, and truly great music helps people in amazing ways. Truly great music is real, and you can't fake real.

 

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It Came from Outer Space! - Grade 1-2 | Duration: 3:03

It Came from Outer Space!

Grade 1-2 | Duration: 3:03

 

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A unique opportunity to get your beginning band "way out!"

 

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VETERAN - Grade 2 | Duration: 3:11

VETERAN

Grade 2 | Duration: 3:11


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Recording coming soon.  Godspeed!  S

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