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Afterburn 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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$8.00
Bandfare Bandfare
Daniel Jones - Wingert-Jones Publications

An enthusiastic fanfare that will begin your concert in an impressive manner. Designed for middle school students, it provides more complex rhythms and harmonies, all within the technical... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
Burn Burn
Roland Barrett - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This one is a real barn burner! This original contemporary and high powered overture will introduce your group in grand style. You can be sure it will draw both attention and acclaim from... view details

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MMedium
$82.00
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$10.00
Burnin' Burnin'
Gary D. Ziek - Wingert-Jones Publications

A fast-paced, white-knuckled musical thrill ride for accomplished bands. Continuously propelled forward by driving rhythms and challenging ensemble passages, the music darts and soar like a high-speed... view details

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MMedium
$70.00
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$10.00
Chase the Shouting Wind Chase the Shouting Wind
Vince Gassi - Alfred Music Publishing

Strap yourself in and get ready to take to the skies! Inspired by the poem High Flight, by pilot John Gillespie Magee, Jr., this thrilling work will have you soaring through the... view details

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MMedium
$78.00
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$10.00
Clouds That Sail in Heaven 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
$68.00
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$10.00
Crossfire Crossfire
Gary P. Gilroy - Wingert-Jones Publications

Driving and relentless, students will enjoy the intense nature of the piece as well as the occasional time signature changes that will keep them on their toes and keep listeners fully engaged. Your... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00
Drive! Drive!
Patrick Roszell - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The title says it all! There's just no ignoring this musical burst of adrenaline. This energetic and fast-paced concert or contest opener is guaranteed to seize the attention of your students and... view details

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MMedium
$67.00
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$10.00
Fanfare Fanfare
Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

Inspired while on a transatlantic flight, this thrilling work was composed at 35,000 feet. Contemporary harmony, dignified and heroic melodies, and interesting percussion make this a great choice for a... view details

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$75.00
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$10.00
Fanfare Supernova Fanfare Supernova
Larry Clark - Carl Fischer LLC

An explosive fanfare-type composition for the youngest students. There are very limited rhythms and notes, but it still has a bold character with slightly advanced harmonies for a more mature... view details

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BBeginning
$45.00
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$6.00
Fanfare and Call to the Post Fanfare and Call to the Post
Richard L. Saucedo - Hal Leonard Corporation

Composed as a tribute to legendary racehorse and 2006 Kentucky Derby winner, Barbaro, this work for mature ensembles captures the excitement and pageantry of race day at the track. Rhythmically dynamic from... view details

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$70.00
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$7.50
Fanfare and Flourishes Fanfare and Flourishes (Flex Band)
James Curnow - Hal Leonard Corporation

A perennial bestseller is now arranged for smaller ensembles. Based on Charpentier's Te Deum, the audience is sure to feel power and brilliance. This exhilarating work is a perfect concert opener... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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MEMedium Easy
$5.00
Fanfare for a Celebration 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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$70.00
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$10.00
Fanfare for a Holiday Celebration 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 Herald... view details

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VEVery Easy
$56.00
Fanfare for a New Age 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
$62.00
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$10.00
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
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
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
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
Hard Rock Fanfare Hard Rock Fanfare
Tyler Arcari - Carl Fischer LLC

As the title suggests, this emphatic fanfare for beginning band is rock infused for a fresh-sounding concert opening. The active rhythmic figures combine with memorable angular melodic figures to propel... view details

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VEVery Easy
$58.00
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$8.00
Heroic Fanfare Heroic Fanfare
Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Originally composed for Herald Trumpets, the U.S. Army Band's acclaimed trumpet ensemble, Paul Murtha's dramatic fanfare... view details

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MAMedium-Advanced
$65.00
Extra Part String Pack score and parts
$25.00
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$5.00
Into the Clouds! Into the Clouds!
Richard Saucedo - Hal Leonard Corporation

This exciting composition packs plenty of drama and intensity in less than two minutes!  Featuring active percussion writing, powerful brass statements and woodwind flourishes, this is a perfect program opener... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$7.50
 
The Music of Richard L. Saucedo Volume 3 Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Jet Stream Jet Stream
Gary D. Ziek - Wingert-Jones Publications

The jet stream is a fast-moving current of air found high in the atmosphere that directly affects the weather all around the globe. This composition portrays the speeds and motions of this powerful air... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$70.00
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$10.00