Marching Band Music ››  Openers for Marching Band (23)
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Atmadja
arr. Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

The ethereal, mysterious opening leads to a powerful fanfare, which is the recurring theme of this "Cirque du Soleil" production.   ... view details

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MMedium
$80.00
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MMedium
$5.00
Beethoven's Fifth
arr. Tom Wallace - Arrangers Publishing Company

This explosive opener is based primarily on themes from the first movement. It's a great way to start your classical show!... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$80.00
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$5.00
Birdland
arr. Tom Wallace - Arrangers Publishing Company

"Weather Report's" fusion masterpiece is set as a corps-style opener/production number.  A serious chart designed to make the most of field show possibilities, Birdland will really set your band apart from the... view details

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MMedium
$70.00
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$5.00
Can't Help Falling in Love (Opener)
arr. Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

The King lives on! One of Elvis' most popular hits will thrill audiences and judges alike in this effective show opener! ... view details

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Marching Band 
MMedium
$60.00
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$6.00
Daft Punk Medley
arr. Tom Wallace - Arrangers Publishing Company

This is an arrangement of a medley of 2014 Grammy... view details

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MMedium
$80.00
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MMedium
$10.00
Distorted
arr. Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

The dance rhythms of this chart combined with the catchy melody truly capture the essence of "Cirque du Soleil!"   ... view details

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MMedium
$80.00
Marching Band Drill Design for 32 Winds
$80.00
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$5.00
El Cumbanchero
arr. Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

Here's a classic Latin opener with plenty of drive and sizzle, and some extra spice! The opening chart of the "Shades of Latin" show. ... view details

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MMedium
$80.00
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$7.50
Estancia
Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

This playable original Spanish chart really cooks from start to finish! It's scored to work with smaller band instrumentations, too. A great show opener!... view details

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$60.00
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$5.00
Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copland/arr. Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

The stunning, famous and familiar fanfare by Copland expertly arranged by Jay Dawson. Use this to open your show, or for any important ceremonial occasion. Awesome!... view details

Funeral for a Friend
arr. Tom Wallace - Arrangers Publishing Company

This dramatic arrangement of the Elton John song begins with a distant funeral march accompanied by the sound effects of howling winds and tolling church bells. It's a musical adventure that will take you from... view details

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$80.00
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$7.50
Higher Ground
arr. Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

Originally recorded by Stevie Wonder, this arrangement is based on the 1989 version by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Aggressive stylization and a propelling tempo render this chart a choice field show opener or... view details

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$80.00
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$7.50
In Caelum Fero
Karl Jenkins/arr. Wallace - Arrangers Publishing Company

Karl Jenkins is a composer whose music topped both classical and pop charts while being featured on TV commercials of Delta Airlines and DeBeers Diamonds. This opener begins with a dark chorale followed by a... view details

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$80.00
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$5.00
In Defense of Liberty
arr. Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

In this patriotic medley you'll find Battle Cry of Freedom; Chester and The Battle Hymn of the Republic-- songs which define our determination for justice and freedom. This arrangement of some of America's... view details

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Drill Design Software 32 Winds
$70.00
Marching Band 
MEMedium Easy
$80.00
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$10.00
Invincible Part 1
Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

Tension mounts as a seething melody churns its way through the winds, then front ensemble and finally the full band for a powerful statement. ... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$100.00
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MAMedium-Advanced
$7.50
It Had Better Be Tonight
arr. Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

Originally composed by Henry Mancini for the 1963 film "The Pink Panther," this has become standard repertoire for many performers. The merging of Mancini's music with the stylings of Michael Buble renders an... view details

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MMedium
$80.00
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$7.50
Magical Mystery Tour/Lady Madonna
John Lennon & Paul McCartney/arr. Wallace - Arrangers Publishing Company

A powerful statement of the legendary "Magical Mystery Tour" segues into a rhythmic version of "Lady Madonna." This "Beatles" arrangement is brimming with contrast and colorful impacts, along with great tempos... view details

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$80.00
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$7.50
Maria
Leonard Bernstein/arr. Wallace - Arrangers Publishing Company

The ever-popular West Side Storyis a great choice for a complete show, and this enchanting song is presented as a powerful show opener. ... view details

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Marching Band 
MMedium
$65.00
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$5.00
Night Watch - Movement 1
Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

Darkly agitated, this show opener pulsates with suspense from beginning to end! ... view details

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MMedium
$80.00
Marching Band 32 Winds
$80.00
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$5.00
Paul Simon Opener
arr. Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

What a great way to begin a performance! Simon and Garfunkel's poignant Bridge Over Troubled Water is followed by the lighthearted You Can Call Me Al. Jay Dawson has arranged this for reduced instrumentation.... view details

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Marching Band 
MEMedium Easy
$80.00
Marching Band 
$80.00
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$5.00
Pompeii
arr. Tom Wallace - Arrangers Publishing Company

The British rock group, Bastille has had over... view details

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MMedium
$80.00
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MMedium
$10.00
The Pretender
arr. Tom Wallace - Arrangers Publishing Company

Here is the hard rockin', edgy chart based on the hit by "The Foo Fighters!" ... view details

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MMedium
$60.00
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$7.50
The Sound of Music - Pre-Opener (The Sound of Music)
arr. Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

The bucolic Austrian countryside is portrayed while building towards a powerful impact of the title song, The Sound of Music. Use this as your on-field warm-up or show opener.... view details

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Marching Band 
MMedium
$80.00
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$7.50
Tonight/America (West Side Story Opener)
Leonard Bernstein/Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

This exciting opener from "West Side Story" is scored with the smaller band in mind. With reduced instrumentation possibilities, all bands can sound great on this American classic!... view details

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Marching Band 
MMedium
$80.00
Marching Band 55 Winds
$80.00
Marching Band 
$80.00
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MMedium
$5.00