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Fanfare for the Third Planet Fanfare for the Third Planet
Richard Saucedo - Hal Leonard Corporation

A dedication to our own planet Earth, this impressive piece features a rhythmic vitality throughout, along with fresh harmonies and skilled orchestral devices. Amid the powerful fanfare-like phrases, a brief... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$7.50
 
The Music of Richard Saucedo Volume 2 Concert Band CD 
$14.99
Fanfare for the Unsung Hero Fanfare for the Unsung Hero
Matt Conaway - C L Barnhouse Company

Stately, dignified and stirring, this powerful and moving fanfare is well suited for school and community groups alike. A brilliant opener for Memorial Day and Veterans Day performances, it's also extremely... view details
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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
 
Soaring Above the Clouds: Album for the Young Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Fanfare on Ode to Joy Fanfare on Ode to Joy (from "Symphony No. 9")
Beethoven/arr. Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

Open your concert with this triumphant fanfare based on Beethoven's Ode to Joy. The scoring provides each section of the band with the melody, as well as beautiful harmonies and dynamic contrasts. The... view details
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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
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
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$5.00
Fanfare: A Vision and a Dream Fanfare: A Vision and a Dream
Ryan Nowlin - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

This dazzling fanfare combines energetic woodwinds and soaring brass into an uplifting and hopeful opener for any concert program!

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MMedium
$75.00
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$8.00
Fanfare: In Memoriam Fanfare: In Memoriam
Andrew Boysen Jr - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Memories of those who have left us don't always have to be sorrowful. Celebrate the happiness and joy found in life with the exuberant Fanfare: In Memoriam. Mr. Boysen honors the life of high... view details

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MMedium
$75.00
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$8.00
Fanfare: Reminiscence and Celebration Fanfare: Reminiscence and Celebration
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich - Theodore Presser Co

For symphonic band & three offstage brass sextets. First Edition. From the Wind Band Select series. Originally composed for orchestra with three offstage brass sextets, this version has been re-created... view details
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$95.00
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$35.00
Festival Esprit Festival Esprit
Travis J. Weller - FJH Music Company Inc

This lively work is an excellent concert opener.  There are numerous meter changes throughout the work, contributing to a lively and energetic feel.  It maintains a single tempo and the changes are easily... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$6.00
Fire! Fire!
Gary P. Gilroy - Wingert-Jones Publications

Dramatic and intense! Not only will this short, fiery piece leave your audience in awe, but your band will love playing it, too!  It employs a large percussion section, and has your wind players playing... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$10.00
First Light First Light (A Fanfare for Band)
David Shaffer - C L Barnhouse Company

The perfect opener for your first band concert!  This forceful fanfare is specifically composed for beginning musicians. Dynamic wind parts use only the first six notes of the Bb scale, and are complimented... view details
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VEVery Easy
$42.00
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BBeginning
$6.00
Flashpoint Flashpoint
Brendan Van Epps - Wingert-Jones Publications

This highly energetic work captures the explosive nature of a flash point, the temperature at which combustible vapors ignite. Beginning students have the opportunity to work on articulation and... view details

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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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$4.00
Flat Out and Wide Open Flat Out and Wide Open
Barry E. Kopetz - Wingert-Jones Publications

Buckle up for a high speed musical thrill ride!  Opening with the rev of the engine, you quickly jump into high gear as you race across the stark landscape. Shifting gears with short, punctuated chords, the... view details
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MMedium
$70.00
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$10.00
Flourishing Noels Flourishing Noels (Fanfare on The First Noel)
arr. Travis J. Weller - FJH Music Company Inc

Welcome in the joy of the season with this spirited fanfare. Shimmering fanfares abound in all sections of the band, presented around fragments of The First Noel. Everything is combined to create a... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$5.00
For The President's Own For The President's Own
John Williams - Hal Leonard Corporation

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MAMedium-Advanced
$195.00
Fortius Fortius
Rob Romeyn - C L Barnhouse Company

Make your young band sound mature beyond their years with this dynamic concert opener! A powerful and contemporary opening fanfare combines with a flowing melodic theme to make a strong and memorable musical... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$7.00
 
Above and Beyond Concert Band CD 
$14.95
 
At Sunrise Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Full Circle Full Circle
Mekel Rogers - FJH Music Company Inc

Consider this dynamic fanfare to start your concert with a bolt of energy. Using only six notes, the music thrives on drive and excitement as bold lines emerge from the confident orchestration. Active parts... view details

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BBeginning
$40.00
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$5.00
Gazebo Fanfare Gazebo Fanfare
Chris Donze - Ludwig-Masters Publications

Here is a useful fanfare for the opening of your next concert.  Optional fermatas allow for announcements to be added as "voice-overs."  The gazebo, placed near the center of most small towns in the United... view details
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MMedium
$65.00
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$10.00
Gloriana Gloriana
Jay Bocook - Hal Leonard Corporation

Gloriana, commissioned by Furman University for the inauguration of its 12th president, is based on The Faerie Queene, an incomplete English epic poem written by Edmund Spenser and... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$85.00
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$10.00
Go Go
Samuel R. Hazo - Hal Leonard Corporation

Put the hall on notice that a concert has just begun!  Dynamic brass hits, woodwind runs, shimmering chorales and percussion breaks keep both the player and the listener on the edge of their seats during this... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$125.00
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$15.00
 
The Concert Works of Samuel R. Hazo Vol. 1 Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Grand Canyon Fanfare Grand Canyon Fanfare
James Newton Howard/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

James Newton Howard composed this dynamic fanfare for the closing segment of the 1993 movie "Grand Canyon." The film is now largely forgotten; however, the music remains a vibrant and powerful statement and... view details

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MMedium
$75.00
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$7.50
A Grand Opening A Grand Opening
Darren Mitchell - Grand Mesa Music

Impress your audience and grow your students' musicality with this glorious concert opener! Memorable tunes, excellent editing, and very imaginative scoring all add up to a winner of a young band overture,... view details

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E-EEasy-Easy
$45.00
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$8.00
Hard Rock Fanfare Hard Rock Fanfare
Tyler Arcari - Carl Fischer LLC

Just as the title suggests, this rock infused fanfare for beginning band will make a bold statement as a strong opening for a concert. Solid rhythmic interest with angular melodic figures will propel this... view details

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VEVery Easy
$58.00
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$8.00
Herald the Holidays Herald the Holidays
Robert W. Smith - C L Barnhouse Company

Open your next holiday concert with this spectacular fanfare and flourish for concert band. Using familiar carols and holiday melodies, this glorious and celebratory fanfare proclaims the... view details

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MMedium
$75.00
Heroes Triumphant Heroes Triumphant
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

With driving rhythms and an array of tonal colors, Heroes Triumphant is a musical manifestation of vivacity and high spirits. Beginning crisply, the trumpet section is heard in a bright fanfare fashion.... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00