Music

Batter Up! (Reduced Instrumentation)

Style: Modern | Difficulty: Medium Difficult | Grade: 4

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Batter Up! celebrates the nostalgia and tradition of America’s favorite pastime. This show contains elements of a classic baseball game, including a medley of stand tunes, the seventh inning stretch, the crack of the baseball bat, and the game-winning grand slam homerun. Pass the peanuts and Cracker Jacks over this way!


CREDITS

Composed by: Key Poulan, Shawn Glyde and Dan Bryan
Commissioned by: Northern Highlands Regional H.S., Allendale, New Jersey - Teddi Sotiropoulos, Director
Published By: Key Poulan Music
Duration: 7:38

MUSIC SAMPLES

Mvt. 1: "Play Ball" sets the scene with the concluding phrase of the national anthem before the first pitch is tossed. The game plays out to a celebratory medley of classic stand tunes, including “Charge!” and “Take Me Out To The Ball Game.” (Request the Reduced Instrumentation recording.)
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Mvt. 2: "Seventh Inning Stretch" is a flowing and lyrical chorale representing the traditional pause between halves of the seventh inning for refreshment, rejuvenation, and literal stretching of the arms and legs by players and audience. (Request the Reduced Instrumentation recording.)
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Mvt. 3: "Grand Slam" is the riveting climax of the game—the bases are loaded, the pitcher throws the final pitch, and the batter takes a mighty swing, sending the ball high over the backfield wall in a glorious grand slam homerun to win the game. (Request the Reduced Instrumentation recording.)
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