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Above and Beyond (A Triumphant Fanfare for Band)
James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company

If you're searching for an exciting opener, look no more. From the first measure to the last, you'll discover dramatic-sounding melodies that are creatively scored against a background of bold rhythms and... view details

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EEasy
$46.00
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$6.00
Accolade
Brady Massey - Daehn Publications

High praise and recognition of achievement - both are evident in this glorious piece. Written to honor a special person, it glows with hope and positivity.  An excellent concert opener or closer, it is sure to... view details

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MMedium
$76.00
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$6.00
Adrenaline Engines
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

Thundering percussion, driving rhythms, memorable melodies and frenetic energy are unrelenting in this rip-roaring sonic adventure.  Meter changes enhance the pace while dynamics and expression add character... view details

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EEasy
$65.00
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$8.00
Afterburn
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

This piece seeks to capture the emotions of flight in a supercharged jet plane: excitement at takeoff; awe at the beauty of the earth; and an adrenaline burst of joy when the afterburners kick in.  An exciting... view details

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EEasy
$65.00
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EEasy
$65.00
Additional Score 
$8.00
Aggressivo
Randall Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

Based on two rhythmic motifs, this tightly knit composition is aggressive from start to finish.  Adding to the excitement is driving percussion writing and creative use of dissonance.  This will totally engage... view details

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EEasy
$65.00
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$8.00
Albany Fanfare
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

Open your next concert with this invigorating fanfare that combines powerful themes with stately lines as music bursts forth in a flurry of energy. A brief middle section incorporates harmonic shifts and... view details

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EEasy
$40.00
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$6.00
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
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$6.00
American Flourish
Robert W. Smith - C L Barnhouse Company

An excellent programming choice that's easy to prepare and extremely effective! Based on traditional American melodies Yankee Doodle, When Johnny Comes Marching Home and Shenandoah, this... view details

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MMedium
$68.00
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$7.00
Antiphonal Fanfare
Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn - FJH Music Company Inc

This outstanding contemporary fanfare is based on phrases that overlap throughout the ensemble.  The work carries a sense of triumph and power as the sweeping phrases continue to build in intensity under... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$85.00
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$11.00
Ascension (Fanfare for Band)
James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company

This dramatic work is an excellent choice to begin that special concert. Dynamic percussion writing, an introductory fanfare and a noble, heroic theme will fill the auditorium with glorious sounds from each... view details

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VEVery Easy
$44.00
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$6.00
Autumn Fanfare
Mekel Rogers - FJH Music Company Inc

Perform this robust fanfare as a grand concert opener for your next program. Composed for younger bands, the music has few technical demands, allowing students to focus on developing a full ensemble sound. The... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$5.00
A Call to Celebration
David R. Holsinger - TRN Music Pub. Co.

Two favorite Phi Mu Alpha fraternity songs are highlighted in this short fanfare. The Sinfonia Anthem is an energetic march-like song written in 1908, and Sinfonian Hymn is a serene and... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$95.00
Additional Score 
$12.00
Full Score Large Size
MAMedium-Advanced
$20.00
Carnegie Anthem
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

This piece pays tribute to the venerable Carnegie Hall, one of the world's most prestigious performance venues, as well as to vibrant New York City. The opening statement is a bold, brilliant fanfare... view details

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MMedium
$55.00
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$6.00
Clash
Ryan Main - Wingert-Jones Publications

Take your performance to the next level with this stunning concert opener!  An intriguing work that immediately grabs the attention of the audience and holds it through the final measure.  Fresh and uniquely... view details

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MMedium
$70.00
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$10.00
Clouds That Sail in Heaven
Todd Stalter - Alfred Music Publishing

You'll capture everyone's attention with this enthralling fanfare based on the hymn All Creatures of Our God and King. Short fragments of the melody are effectively combined with syncopated figures and... view details

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MMedium
$65.00
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MMedium
$65.00
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$9.00
Dakota Fanfare
Erik Morales - FJH Music Company Inc

If the audience hasn't had their coffee before the performance, they won't need it after they've heard this aurally caffeinated fanfare!  Flurries of sound in the winds, intense rhythms in the whole ensemble... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$90.00
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$11.00
Dominance (A Fanfare for Band)
Matt Conaway - C L Barnhouse Company

What a powerful piece for your beginning players!  Your entire band will dominate this concert opener, written using only the first six notes of the Bb scale.  Don't pass up on this opportunity to impress your... view details

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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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$6.00
Falcon Fanfare
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This short and spirited fanfare will start your concert off in a bright and joyful way. Moving tonalities and exciting cluster chords heard throughout the piece are very achievable for bands at this level. The... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$5.00
Fanfare Heroica
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Using limited ranges and no eighth notes in the winds, this fanfare is an ideal piece for first-year students. From the powerful opening statement to the inviting harmonic progressions that follow, your young... view details

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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
Fanfare and Flourishes
James Curnow - Curnow Music Press

Here's your next concert opener! This attention-grabbing fanfare is based on Charpentier's familiar Te Deum, and it will definitely have your audience sitting on the edge of their seats! It features... view details

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MMedium
$59.00
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$11.00
Fanfare for a Celebration
Gary D. Ziek - Wingert-Jones Publications

Here is the perfect opening work for any festive occasion, beginning with a thrilling sense of anticipation that builds to the spirited fanfare. The tempo then slows as the mood changes to a more dignified and... view details

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MMedium
$70.00
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MMedium
$70.00
Additional Score 
$10.00
Fanfare for a Holiday Celebration
arr. Robert W. Smith - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Set the stage for your holiday concert with this stunning fanfare for young bands. Gallant musical statements combined with familiar holiday favorites Joy To the World and Hark! The Heralds Angels... view details

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VEVery Easy
$55.00
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VEVery Easy
$55.00
Fanfare for a New Age
Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.

Just the selection needed to begin your next concert!  The spectacular sound of the full band chords leave no doubt that the concert has begun. Woodwinds and mallets then establish a rhythmic ostinato.  This... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Band Set & Score e-Print
MEMedium Easy
$60.00
Additional Score 
$9.00
Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copland/arr. Longfield - Boosey & Hawkes

This may well be the most famous fanfare ever written!  Available for standard wind band instrumentation,  the key has been lowered and technical demands modified so it's playable by a wide range of concert... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00