This lushly romantic piece is band music at its best. Making use of the wide-ranging sonorities of the band, the work is a treat for both players and audience. The stately introduction makes use of the entire palette of the wind ensemble sound. As the piece proceeds, soli sections highlight clarinets, percussion, saxophones, woodwind choir, low brass - all the Textures of Sound that only a wind ensemble can offer. Besides the rich assortment of sonorities, the piece offers an abundance of interesting changes of tempo, time signature, and key signature. The exciting fortissimo ending makes TEXTURES OF SOUND a brilliant finale choice for festivals, competitions or concerts.