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The Storm's Path The Storm's Path
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Feature your brass in this innovative piece for 8 B trumpets. Premiered at the 1999 International Trumpet Guild Conference, this piece incorporates chorales, virtuosity, and even some free jazz for a fresh... view details

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Trumpet Octet 
MAMedium-Advanced
$25.00
Trumpet Octet Score
MAMedium-Advanced
$5.00
Hopscotch Hopscotch
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Premiered at the 1999 Southeastern Tuba-Euphonium Conference, this brass quintet featuring solo tuba is written in an exciting multi-meter style that will challenge the musicians and captivate your audience... view details

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Brass Quintet 
MMedium
$25.00
Brass Quintet Score
MMedium
$5.00
A Hero's Destiny A Hero's Destiny
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Written by the composer of Symphony No. 1 for Brass, this work for 13 brass plus percussion opens with a brilliant trumpet fanfare. Designed as a feature piece, it showcases the various abilities... view details

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Brass Ensemble 
MAMedium-Advanced
$40.00
Brass Ensemble Score
MAMedium-Advanced
$6.00
Symphony No. 1 for Brass Symphony No. 1 for Brass
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This extensive work for 14-piece brass and percussion challenges your group technically, lyrically, and musically. The first movement introduces a fanfare and chorale that reappear later in the work. The... view details

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Brass Choir 
MAMedium-Advanced
$50.00
Brass Choir Score
MAMedium-Advanced
$7.50
Exaltation Exaltation
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

An ideal opener for any brass concert, this quintet will instantly captivate the audience and performer alike. Scored for two trumpets, horn, trombone, and tuba, this piece will challenge each individual... view details

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Brass Quintet 
MAMedium-Advanced
$25.00
Brass Quintet Score
MAMedium-Advanced
$5.00
Shadow Waltzes Shadow Waltzes
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Drawing on the contrast of darkness against light, this innovative work is menacing at times, seemingly innocent at others, and nearly out of control at its most volatile moments. A static rhythmic pulse... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MAMedium-Advanced
$95.00
Additional Score 
$14.00
Spirit of the Stallion Spirit of the Stallion
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Inspired by the powerful and magnificent stallion, the music conjures sentiments of pride, strength, daring and sheer power of will. Through simple yet compelling meter changes, one can feel the stallion... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Synthesis Synthesis
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This bold fanfare uses comfortable ranges yet achieves moments of great power, harmonic intricacy, and excitement. The opening features massive percussion along with dialogues between brass and woodwinds.... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Shrine of the Fallen Shrine of the Fallen (Kiev 2014)
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Written in response to the tragic events in Kiev in 2014, this music draws on the old Ukrainian folk song Plyve Kacha, which became an anthem for many protestors as a symbol of national pride while... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MMedium
$85.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Grace Grace
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This stunning and emotional work is based on the single word "grace." Largely original, the music weaves a tapestry of solitude, tension, patience and peace. Toward the end of the work, the melody of... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MMedium
$75.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Legend of the Drop Bear Legend of the Drop Bear
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Inspired by a trip to Australia, this programmatic work depicts the fictitious yet wildly popular drop bear. The ominous opening portrays the eerie feeling of walking about, not knowing if one of these... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MEMedium Easy
$70.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Lullaby to the Moon Lullaby to the Moon
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Many fictional works portray the moon as a living being, alone in space looking at the earth. This lullaby honors this "living moon," portraying various emotions including the loneliness of seeing us from... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
The Tears of Arizona The Tears of Arizona (Pearl Harbor Remembered)
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Commissioned to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the music begins very solemnly, referring to the "tears" of oil that continue to be shed daily by the sunken ship. The section... view details

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VEVery Easy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Fire in the Bow Fire in the Bow
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Conceived as an energetic and musically rewarding work, this piece also happens to be an excellent vehicle for teaching and reinforcing low first fingerings (violin/viola), backward extensions (cello), and... view details

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String Orchestra 
EEasy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
A Moment for Peace A Moment for Peace
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Written as a response to the numerous tragedies occurring throughout the world, this music is meant to draw the performer and listener away from the chaos of the world and into a tranquil space. Inspired by... view details

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String Orchestra 
MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Urban Concerto Grosso Urban Concerto Grosso
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This inventive and stunning composition is a modernized version of the original concerto grosso dating back to the Baroque era. Written for soloists on electric instruments, it is also possible to do... view details

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String Orchestra 
MAMedium-Advanced
$65.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
The Abandoned Funhouse The Abandoned Funhouse
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Written for the true beginner, this piece takes the listener on an eerie tour that can best be described as an unsettling experience with a touch of curiosity and anxiousness. Piano and optional celesta... view details

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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Dream Sonatina Dream Sonatina
Brian Balmages - Potenza Music

For clarinet & piano. First printing. Commissioned by and dedicated to Marguerite Levin. Premiered in New York, October 2011. Includes program notes. Score, 20 p. view details

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Clarinet Solo with Piano 
$24.95
Joy of Life Joy of Life
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Add some Cajun flavor to your program with this piece that centers around the musical culture of Louisiana. Spirited, powerful and playful melodies weave together as the ensemble and view details

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Band Set & Score 
MMedium
$90.00
Additional Score 
$16.00
The Spirit of Aloha The Spirit of Aloha
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Inspired by a trip to Honolulu, this music embodies the aloha spirit that so many discover when visiting the islands of Hawaii. Making use of a wealth of authentic percussion instruments, the piece truly... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MMedium
$70.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
That Which Binds Us That Which Binds Us
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Centered around the various stages of grief, the music cleverly uses theme and variations to take the audience on a roller... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MEMedium Easy
$85.00
Additional Score 
$11.00
Into the Arctic Into the Arctic
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This hauntingly aggressive work investigates the legends surrounding the exploration of Antarctica. Inspired by recent brutal winters involving the polar vortex, the music depicts magical scenery as well as... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MEMedium Easy
$65.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Fanfare on a Theme of Imagination Fanfare on a Theme of Imagination
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

"Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world." This powerful quote by Albert Einstein provides the inspiration behind this fanfare that celebrates creativity in schools. A majestic opening leads... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Concerto for Two Hands Concerto for Two Hands
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Feature anyone (musical or not!) in this clever and hilarious concerto that features a soloist who claps! Set the stage by having a grand piano, xylophone, bells or other keyboard instrument out. Your... view details

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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
Rippling Watercolors Rippling Watercolors
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

While many often underestimate the extensive colors, harmonies, and emotional ranges available to younger ensembles, this stunning lyrical work sets out to explore those very qualities. While playable by... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Backstage Pass Backstage Pass
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Inspired by the many sounds, styles and moods of Broadway, this entertaining piece was funded by the family of drummer Kyle Woodring. The music serves as a backstage pass to his career and, in the style of... view details

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Band Set & Score 
MAMedium-Advanced
$90.00
Additional Score 
$15.00
Lullaby to the Moon Lullaby to the Moon
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Many fictional works portray the moon as a living being, alone in space while looking at the Earth. This lullaby honors this "living moon," portraying various emotions including the loneliness of watching... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Impulse Impulse
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

For the very youngest musicians, this highly energetic piece does not use eighth notes, is based on a one-octave D Major scale, and uses mostly stepwise motion throughout. Despite these features, the music... view details

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String Orchestra 
BBeginning
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Forever Joyful! Forever Joyful!
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Inspired by pure joy, this work explores uplifting and lighthearted emotions. The music has a constant rhythmic pulse that gently interacts with graceful melodic lines and countermelodies. Engaging... view details

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Rhythm Dances Rhythm Dances
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Unleash your orchestra with this wild dance that includes moments of lightheartedness, unabashed lyricism, and intense rhythmic outbursts. A riveting performance will take an audience on an emotional roller... view details

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String Orchestra 
MAMedium-Advanced
$60.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Strings Cut Loose Strings Cut Loose
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This nod to alternative styles centers around a funk groove that is loosely based on blues harmonic progression. The entire groove is created organically in the strings alone (no percussion!) An option for... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Ruminations Ruminations
Brian Balmages - Potenza Music

For solo euphonium or tuba & brass quintet.  First printing.  Commissioned by a consortium of performers and organizations.  One movement work.  Score, 9 p. and parts.

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Brass Quintet with Solo Euphonium or Tuba
$29.95
Evocatio Evocatio
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Drawing on some of the composer's early influences, including John Barnes Chance and Ottorino Respighi, this mature and powerful work explores the dark and mystical while adding elements of intensity and... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$95.00
Additional Score 
$15.00
The Star Spangled Banner The Star Spangled Banner
John Stafford Smith/arr. Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Premiered by the Ohio All-State Band, this stunning and emotional arrangement pays homage to the amazing performance by Bruce Hornsby and Branford Marsalis at the 1991 NBA All-Star Game. That performance... view details

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MMedium
$70.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Phasing Thunder Phasing Thunder
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

The dynamic energy of minimalism combines with the epic sounds of thunderstorms in this contemporary and powerful work. Opening with the haunting sounds of vibraphone, piano, crystal glasses and ethereal... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
The Broken Marionette The Broken Marionette
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This fun and somewhat whimsical dance depicts a broken marionette that is attempting to dance, but struggles because of tangled strings and other problems. Eventually, it appears that the marionette has... view details

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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
Marche Diabolique Marche Diabolique
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This sinister-sounding march is perfect for directors looking for something completely different. Using elements from a traditional march set in a contemporary framework, the music is based on tritone... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$7.00
Haunted Clocks Haunted Clocks
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Simple aleatoric devices and clever effects combine to tell the story of a haunted clock factory and its mischievous inhabitants. Beginning with the sound of a single clock, additional clocks seemingly come... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Forever... Forever...
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This powerful and contemplative lyrical work explores a wealth of emotions. Beginning in a very subdued manner, the music slowly and steadily builds, becoming more and more uplifting throughout. Deceptive... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
Velocity Velocity
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Energize your performers and audience with this powerful, dynamic work. Opening in rhythmic unison, the piece quickly projects blocks of sound and a flurry of rhythmic activity. The musical texture comes... view details

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String Orchestra 
VEVery Easy
$45.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Sweet Petite Winter Suite Sweet Petite Winter Suite
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This short four-movement suite pays homage to the composer's favorite winter treats! A delightful, spritely opening depicts Candy Canes before moving into a heartwarming lyric movement to... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$5.00
Voices in the Shadows Voices in the Shadows
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Explore mature harmonies with this powerful piece. Orchestrated for strings and piano, the music moves through a series of sections that become increasingly intense, all while the note G sounds nonstop from... view details

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String Orchestra 
MMedium
$50.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Perpetual Fiddle Motion Perpetual Fiddle Motion
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Here is a barnburner that will bring down the house and then some! Combining the joy of fiddle music with the thrill of perpetual motion, this high-speed rush captures the authentic feel of Appalachian folk... view details

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String Orchestra 
MEMedium Easy
$55.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Endless Rainbows Endless Rainbows
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Centering around a very simple melody, this stunning work is both mournful and uplifting.  Floating in over the mallets a solo flute introduces the simple theme. It evolves in various forms gradually... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$60.00
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$6.00
Shadows Unleashed Shadows Unleashed
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

The dark and mischievous world of shadows is painted in a vivid musical picture. The flutes ominously introduce the shadow theme, which develops into a ritualistic dance. Erupting out of the darkness, the... view details
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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
Always United, Forever Strong Always United, Forever Strong (Fanfare for Winds and Percussion)
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Depicting the aftermath of a hurricane, this work starts with just a single note as a single person emerges. Others emerge and the music builds quickly, resulting in a glorious fanfare.  If you are looking for... view details
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MMedium
$75.00
Additional Score 
$6.00
Enchantment Enchantment
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Portraying magical moments both simple and powerful, Enchantment starts with an air of mystery and slowly unfolds into feeling of power and confidence. Opportunities abound for teaching concepts and... view details
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BBeginning
$40.00
Additional Score 
$5.00
Groove Music Groove Music
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

As suggested in its title, Groove Music is a work that focuses on various combinations of rhythms. The first section introduces the groove, layering instruments and changing textures. A thicker, more... view details
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Band Set & Score 
MMedium
$85.00
Additional Score 
$10.00