Aleatoric music for grade 1? Why not?! Through carefully controlled parameters, your beginning players can actually create their own erupting volcano effect! Mazama was the imposing mountain peak in southwest Oregon that erupted 7000+ years ago and became the serene and beautiful present day Crater Lake. Fires of Mazama opens with bold sounds and powerful melodies before the "eruption" changes everything. Afterwards, a calm chorale leads to the exciting final strains in this ingenious and impressive piece for beginners!