Robert Buckley, composer
This exciting, innovative new work from Robert Buckley was commissioned by
the Troy University Symphony Band in honor of the 37th annual Southeastern
United States Concert Band Clinic in Alabama 2011.
Using a recurring two-measure loop, this uniquely constructed piece is built
up around various musical building blocks that are constantly evolving and
The music is dramatic and dynamic, with full-blown ensemble passages suddenly
dropping to quiet, powerful moments without ever ever losing the music’s
Following an exotic, bluesy middle section the piece builds, accelerating to
a thrilling, rhythmic, percussive finish.