||"Xtreme Articulation" was written in 2004 by Dr. Carl Seale for young String Orchestra. It has 4 movements: Upity Up; Double Down Down; Serious Slurs; Bow Ties.
"Xtreme Articulation" was written for middle school string orchestra with the goal of teaching different bowing articulations. Each movement utilizes a single articulation to the exclusion of all others…the first movement, all up bows; second movement, all down bows; third all two-note slurs and fourth movement, all two-note ties. Each movement is about one minute long.