Category: Instrumentals

Wedding March

This piece was originally written for the Fall 1991 Theatre Cornell production of The Paranormal Review. Shortly thereafter, it was expanded and used as a wedding march in Bacchanalia Productions’ Prelude to a Kiss. Listen to .mp3 sample of Wedding…

Pursuit

This piece would eventually find its themes used in “Abduction,” Mark’s Turner Classic Movies 4th Annual Young Film Composer Competition submission. Listen to .mp3 sample of Pursuit. Instrumental. © & 2007, 1991 Mark S. Meritt

Jamaica Scene Change

This piece was originally written for Bacchanalia Productions’ Prelude to a Kiss. It was later used in the chorus of the song Latinize. Listen to .mp3 sample of Jamaica Scene Change. Instrumental. © & 2007, 1991 Mark S. Meritt

Dirge and Fury

This piece would eventually find its themes used in the score for the musical The Right Circles. Listen to .mp3 sample of Dirge and Fury. Instrumental. © & 2007, 1991 Mark S. Meritt

Variations on Rhapsody in Blue

In 1991, Mark composed a number of variations on themes from George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue. The three most developed variations are presented here. Variation on Rhapsody in Blue #1 — Listen to .mp3 sample: Variation on Rhapsody in Blue…

Just My Luck

This was one of Mark’s earliest experiments with a multitrack cassette recorder, prior to his introduction to MIDI sequencing. Listen to .mp3 sample of Just My Luck. Instrumental. © & 2007, 1990 Mark S. Meritt

Entr’ Acte

This piece is from the score of the original stage musical Cupid’s Arrow. It is performed by the Orchestra. Listen to .mp3 sample of Cupid’s Arrow Entr’Acte from the Original Cast Recording. See the Cupid’s Arrow post for Original Cast…

Cupid’s Arrow Overture

This piece is from the score of the original stage musical Cupid’s Arrow. It is performed by the Orchestra. Listen to .mp3 sample of Cupid’s Arrow Overture from the Original Cast Recording. See the Cupid’s Arrow post for Original Cast…