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Two Scandinavian Melodies
Todd Stalter - Alfred Music Publishing

These two delightful Scandinavian melodies offer a glimpse into the folk music of a region that is not prominently featured in band literature. Teaching opportunities abound for sensitive musicianship and... view details

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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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VEVery Easy
$6.00
Variants on a Shaped Note Tune
Johnnie Vinson - Hal Leonard Corporation

The title of this piece refers to a traditional early American singing style based on reading a system of shapes rather than musical notes. Taken from the Scottish tune Pisgah from the Shape Note... view details

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MMedium
$60.00
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Variants on an Irish Folk Tune (Be Thou My Vision (Slane))
Timothy Johnson - Curnow Music Press

A rich variety of style and orchestration makes this an outstanding choice for concert and festival performance. The Irish folk tune Slane, the melody used in the hymn Be Thou My Vision, forms... view details

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$69.00
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$14.95
The Water Is Wide
arr. James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company

Because of its solid scoring, this traditional work will allow young bands the opportunity to sound highly mature and very sophisticated.  Using this classic melody, students will discover the magic of... view details

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The Water is Wide
Darren W. Jenkins - Wingert-Jones Publications

One of the most endearing folk tunes of all time, also known as O Waly, Waly; this poignant and moving melody has been a favorite for hundreds of years. This well crafted and playable setting brings out... view details

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$50.00
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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The Water is Wide
arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Music Publishing

Although the lyrics for this folk song date back to the 1600s, it wasn't until 1906 that the song was published in Folk Songs from Somerset. The simple melody and placid harmony provide a great opportunity for... view details

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VEVery Easy
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Willow, Willow
Percy Aldridge Grainger/arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Percy Grainger wrote three settings of this song, and this arrangement for concert band uses material from all three. Designed and scored for younger players, it offers the listener an emotionally charged and... view details

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EEasy
$55.00
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EEasy
$55.00
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$9.00
With Thine Eyes
arr. Rob McWilliams - Alfred Music Publishing

Young bands have the opportunity to play lyrically while still sounding rich and mature with this delightful arrangement. Plenty of variety in scoring and some jazzy harmonic twists make this popular old... view details

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$52.00
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$52.00
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$7.00
The Woodsmen's Tale (Rique Ran)
arr. David M. Martin - Ludwig-Masters Publications

The traditional call and response seen in many work songs provides plenty of opportunity to teach rhythm.. This particular tune has a distinctive Latin flavor. ... view details

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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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$8.00
Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie Doon
arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

This arrangement of the lyrical folksong provides a wealth of musicality through creative harmonies and skilled scoring.  Every section gets a chance to play the melody at some point.  A delightful setting for... view details

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A Yiddish Lullaby
Abraham Goldfaden/arr. Sheldon - Alfred Music Publishing

Raisins and Almonds is a Jewish lullaby that has become so well-known that it is now considered a folk song. This lovely arrangement of that beautiful song allows young bands to play with expression and... view details

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VEVery Easy
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