from:  Wood/Winds (5/5/06)

Marbles (1985)
by Greg Theisen

(notes by the composer)

Marbles was written in 1985 for the new music ensemble Zeitgeist.  The piece was titled Marbles because of the playfulness it evoked.  (There's a chromatic section in the middle of the head that came to be known as the Marbles section.) - G.T.

Greg Theisen (b. 1956) is a composer, pianist, arranger, and Grammy Award nominee for work on Christmas Passages.  He is a freelance player, the pianist/organist for Nativity Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, and he teaches at MacPhail Center for the Arts.