Consisting of ten solos of various musical styles, Solos for the Rising Band Musician is a treasury of literature suitable for concert/recital performance as well as solo and ensemble festival. This significant new collection contains both contemporary and classic solos that will inspire and excite the performer and their audience. A valuable resource for the music educator and developing musician alike, each solo is suitable for student study and performance after two years of experience. Solo books contain a CD with all piano accompaniments recorded by a professional accompanist, allowing for individual practice at any time. The Oboe and Horn solos are written in a different key to preserve the melodic content in a grade level appropriate setting. A separate Oboe/Horn piano accompaniment recording is also included. Educationally sound and musically rewarding, this series will be a valuable addition to your library and yearly teaching plans. Very highly recommended! Titles include: Axiom (Smith); Concertino (Smith); Danza Del Fuego (Smith); Too Beautiful for Words (Grice); The Gentle Mist of Spring (Swearingen); Prelude and Energico (Swearingen); Summer's Lullaby (Huckeby); In the Stars (Huckeby); Galop (Shaffer); and March Militaire (arr. Shaffer).