Archive for October, 2015

Iditarod

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium, Grade 4

Style: Contemporary Symphonic Music

Original Music Composed by Tim Hinton

Percussion Music by Clif Walker

(Originally commissioned by the Woodruff H.S. Band, Woodruff, SC – Barry Wash, Director)

A show unlike anything you’ve seen before, this original composition celebrates the energy, challenges, and drama of the Iditarod dogsled race in Alaska.  Wind, cold, snow, and isolation are all explored as we portray the beauty and danger of man’s fight against nature in the frozen North.  Visual opportunities abound!  A real hit!

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds and Percussion – $1500
Winds Only – $1000

Download Perusal Score Iditarod (PDF)

Simple Explorations

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium-Easy, Grade 3

Style: Contemporary Symphonic Music with some jazz and rock moments!

Original Music Composed by Tim Hinton based on "Simple Gifts"

(Originally commissioned by the Archbishop Alter H.S. Band, Kettering, OH, Todd Tucker, Director)

Written for a small band, this unique show takes the classic "Simple Gifts" melody and explores it in creative and unexpected ways. A very crowd-friendly and contemporary production. Terrific Percussion parts available upon request.

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: If you perform this show and use my percussion writer, I will help pay to get great percussion parts written!

 

Fee for use of music: Wind Parts – $1000

Download Perusal Score of Simple Explorations (PDF)

THE GIFT 2010 Archbishop Alter HS Band They called this show "The Gift."

The Lady in the Light

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium, Grade 3/4

Style: Contemporary Symphonic Music

Original Music Composed by Tim Hinton

Percussion Music by Clif Walker

(Originally commissioned by the St. Augustine H.S. Band, St. Augustine, FL, Ryan Davenport, Director)

This original composition is based on the famous story of the ghost which haunts the St. Augustine Lighthouse.  Filled with Spanish melodies and a gorgeous moody ballad, it builds to a dramatic conclusion as the lady leaps to her death during a storm at sea!  Great drum parts by Clif Walker are available for this very playable show.

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds and Percussion – $1750
Winds Only – $1000

Download Perusal Score of Lady in the Light (PDF)

The Piano Lesson

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium, Grade 3/4

Style: Contemporary Symphonic Music based on classical piano favorites

Original Music Composed & Arranged by Tim Hinton

(Originally commissioned by the Swansea H.S. Band, Swansea, SC, Travis Kelly, Director)

Following the progress of a piano student from beginning exercises to the concert hall, this show is chock full of audience-friendly melodies and variety.  From Chopsticks" to the "Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto," this very playable show has a concept and melodies that your crowd will love.

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Wind Parts Only – $1000

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: If you perform this arrangement, I will help you get drum parts written.  If you use my percussion writer I'll pay part of the fee for percussion music!  Contact me (at the bottom of this page) for more info.

Download Perusal Score of The Piano Lesson (PDF)


2010 Swansea HS Band

Pictures at an Exhibition

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium, Grade 3/4

Style: Contemporary Symphonic Arrangement of Classical melodies

Original Arrangement by Tim Hinton

(Originally commissioned by the Chamberlain H.S. Band, Tampa, FL, Bruce Hermann, Director)

This contemporary show takes the classic melodies and turns them on their ear in ways you have to hear to believe.  I call it my "highlights" version of  "Pictures."  Fresh and interesting!

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Wind Parts Only – $1000

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: If you perform this show and use my percussion writer, I will help pay to get great percussion parts written!  Contact me (at the bottom of this page) for more info.  I love this show – contemporary and yet classic!

Download Perusal Score of Picture at an Exhibition (PDF)

2010 Chamberlain HS Band

Water

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium, Grade 3/4

Style: Contemporary Symphonic Music

Original Music Composed by Tim Hinton

(Originally commissioned by the Clinton H.S. Band, Clinton, NC, Mark Cashin, Director)

The three stages of water – liquid, solid, and gas – are explored in this original composition.  Written for a smaller band, it's full of interesting music, including 5/4 and 6/8 time signatures, and yet is very playable by most any group.

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds Only – $1000

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: If you perform this music, I will help you pay to have percussion music written.  If you use my percussion writer, I will help pay the fee to have the music written.  Contact me (at the bottom of this page) for more information.

Download Perusal Score of Mvt. 1 – Ice (PDF)
Download Perusal Score of Mvt. 2 – Water (PDF)
Download Perusal Score of Mvt. 3 – Gas (PDF)

WATER 2010 Clinton High School Band, Clinton, NC (Tim Hinton, Inc. created both the music and the drill for this show.)

Bells

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium-Advanced, Grade 4/5

Style: Contemporary Symphonic Music

Original Music Composed & Arranged by Tim Hinton

Percussion Music by Clif Walker

(Originally commissioned by the Newsome H.S. Band, Lithia, FL – Greg Basham, Director)

This contemporary show is an original composition which utilizes “Claire de Lune” along with melodies from “Westminster Chimes” and “Carol of the Bells.”  Great percussion parts by Clif Walker available.

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds and Percussion – $1500
Winds Only – $1000

Download Perusal Score Bells (PDF)

Genius!

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium-Advanced, Grade 5

Style: Contemporary Treatments of Classical Melodies by Beethoven

Original Music Composed by Tim Hinton

Percussion Music by Clif Walker

(Originally commissioned by the Newsome H.S. Band, Lithia, FL, Greg Basham, Director)

The music of Beethoven comes alive in this innovative and contemporary production.  Drum parts by Clif Walker.

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds and Percussion – $1500
Winds Only – $1000

Download Perusal Score Genius (PDF)


GENIUS! 2010 Newsome High School Band, Lithia, FL The music of Beethoven comes alive in this innovative and contemporary production. This interpretation includes a tribute to the genius in music, literature, art, and science.

La Procession du Rocio

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium-Advanced, Grade 5/6

Style: Contemporary Symphonic Music with jazzy moments

Original Music Composed by Tim Hinton

(Originally commissioned by the Hays H.S. Band, Buda, TX, Tony Gibbs, Director)

The classic Spanish composition by Joaquin Turina is re-thought for the marching field.  Iconic sounds and fascinating melodies combine to create a unique show experience.

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds Only – $1000

Tim Purple Shirt squareI love this show. It's a symphonic way to present a sophisticated Spanish show!  NOTE: If you perform this show, I will help you pay for the creation fo the percussion music.  If you use my percussion writer, I will help pay for the percussion parts!  Contact me (at the bottom of the page) for more info.

Download Perusal Score of La Procession (PDF)

2010 Hays HS Band

PLAY!

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium, Grade 3/4

Style: Contemporary Symphonic Music with jazzy moments

Original Music Composed by Tim Hinton

Percussion Music by Clif Walker

(Originally commissioned by the Woodruff H.S. Band, Woodruff, SC, Barry Wash, Director)

Description
Children at Play / Bouncy Balls / Flying Kites / Games
This Children's show blends original music with children's songs for a sophisticated and clever take on childhood. Audiences have been laughing out loud as they delight in recognizing songs snuck away inside the music.  Fun visual possibilities are endless for this production  -one of this year's big hits.

Price to Lease this show for the Season
Full Show – Winds and Percussion – $2000
Each movement is available individually for $500

Download Perusal Score Mvt. 1 – Children at Play (PDF)
Download Perusal Score Mvt. 2 – Bouncy Balls (PDF)
Download Perusal Score Mvt. 3 – Flying Kites (PDF)
Download Perusal Score Mvt. 4 – Games (PDF)

PLAY Performance by the 2008 Woodruff High School Band, Woodruff, SC