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Streets of Laredo Streets of Laredo
arr. Ed Huckeby - C L Barnhouse Company

Hauntingly beautiful, this setting of this late 19th century folk tune will bring a new dimension to your ensemble. In the middle section, the familiar theme is interspersed with a hymn tune... view details

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$7.00
Suo Gan Suo Gan
Traditional/arr. Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

This Welsh lullaby is a hauntingly beautiful folk song used by many composers because of its pure and simple beauty. This arrangement brings out the lush nature of the melody through various... view details

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Swahili Folk Hymn Swahili Folk Hymn
arr. Kevin Mixon - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Cross-curricular opportunities abound with this spirited number from East Africa.  Percussionists get to groove with authentic rhythms and the band has opportunities to improvise, compose or play written solos... view details
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Three Ayres from Gloucester Three Ayres from Gloucester
Hugh M. Stuart - Shawnee Press

Quite playable yet exceptionally rewarding, this easy three-movement suite is written in the early English folksong style, and effectively captures the mood of common folk living in the shadows of medieval... view details
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Three English Folk Song Miniatures Three English Folk Song Miniatures
arr. Philip Sparke - Dehaske

England enjoys a long folk song tradition and composers through history have rekindled interest in this rich heritage. Three songs from the 18th and 19th Century are included in... view details

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Three Folk Tunes Three Folk Tunes
Holst/arr. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

A welcome addition to band repertoire! Here are three cherished folksongs collected by Gustav Holst skillfully scored for young bands. Included is a march-style tune called Glorishears, a sea song... view details
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Three Welsh Songs Three Welsh Songs
arr. Todd Stalter - Alfred Music Publishing

Three traditional Welsh folk songs are featured in this exceptional setting. The lyrical A Gentle Maid in Secret Sigh'd is followed by the joyous St. David's Day, which is then intertwined with... view details
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Two British Folk Songs Two British Folk Songs
Elliot Del Borgo - Hal Leonard Corporation

Two tuneful English folk melodies are combined in this well-scored number for young bands.  An attractive choice for festival performance! ... view details
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Two Scandinavian Melodies Two Scandinavian Melodies
arr. Todd Stalter - Alfred Music Publishing

These two delightful Scandinavian melodies offer a glimpse into the folk music of a region that is not well known. Teaching opportunities in musicianship, style and colorful harmonies also... view details

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Variants on a Shaped Note Tune 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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Variants on an Irish Folk Tune 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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The Water Is Wide 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 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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The Water is Wide The Water is Wide
arr. Vince Gassi - Alfred Music Publishing

The lyrics for this beautiful folk song date back to the 1600s, and has maintained its popularity to this day. The simple melody and placid harmony provide a great opportunity for young musicians to... view details

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Willow, Willow 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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With Thine Eyes 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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The Woodsmen's Tale 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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Ye Banks and Braes O' Bonnie Doon 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 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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