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C141 Starlifter C141 Starlifter
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

This stirring work, inspired by Air Force C-141 aircraft, begins as the aircraft speeds down the runway, before an exciting fanfare announces its ascent into the clouds.  Use this melodically and... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$70.00
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$8.00
Celebration Celebration
Randall Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

This musical celebration was inspired by the simple ideas of joy, exhilaration, and good will, and it liberally exudes all of these qualities. A perfect concert opener, this engaging piece can be used for... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$70.00
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$8.00
Clash Clash
Harrison Collins - Grand Mesa Music

Clash is an exciting concert opener or closer that unfolds as an intense melodrama. Clashing chords, rhythms, melodies, and emotions add a biting edge to this gripping work. The prowess of all... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$70.00
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$8.00
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
Exaltation Fanfare Exaltation Fanfare
Curtis Melton - Gary P Gilroy Publications, Inc.

Open your next performance with this uplifting celebration in sound! Meant to be performed with unbridled energy and passion, this is perfect if you are looking to inject some excitement into your next... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$59.00
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$20.00
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 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 Common Man Fanfare for the Common Man
Aaron Copland/arr. Longfield - Boosey & Hawkes, Inc

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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$55.00
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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
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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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
Integritas Integritas
Earl J. Fox, Jr. - Daehn Publications

The big, brassy, syncopated opening tells you something great is coming, and you won't be disappointed! A fast-driving introduction moves to an adagio cantabile featuring beautiful solos for several... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$76.00
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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
Into the Clouds! Into the Clouds! (Flex Band)
Richard L. Saucedo - Hal Leonard Corporation

The emphatic driving pulse that occurs throughout as well as the powerful percussion writing and dramatic impact points of the original are all contained in this flexible instrumentation adaptation. The... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$7.50
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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Legends of the Galaxy Legends of the Galaxy (A Cosmic Fanfare)
Chandler Wilson - C L Barnhouse Company

Subtitled A Cosmic Fanfare, this thrilling adventure in sound is a heroic journey from beginning to end! Your audience will be transfixed as they are transported through a galaxy of harmonic and... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$74.00
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$8.00
Magic City Fanfare Magic City Fanfare
Gary Fagan - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

Bold lines and fanfare-style brass motifs bring a noble flavor to Magic City Fanfare. This striking piece reinforces dotted rhythms and syncopation, and offers fresh harmonies rarely found at this... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$65.00
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$7.00
Mammoth Fanfare Mammoth Fanfare
Bradley Kerr Green - Print Music Source

Just the attention-grabbing kind of piece you'll want to use to open your next concert. From its Copland-like opening to its dramatic close, this concert fanfare provides a combination of driving... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$75.00
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$20.00
Metrodance Metrodance
Randall D. Standridge - Wingert-Jones Publications

A visit to New York City inspired this vibrant concert work, supercharged with the urban buzz of one of the most amazing places in the world - the speed of life, and the collision of so many personalities,... view details
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$50.00
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Relentless Relentless
Randall D.Standridge - Wingert-Jones Publications

Aggressive and hard-charging, this inspiring piece for concert band conveys the belief that everyone has the ability to be unstoppable in pursuit of their goals. The intense musical material exerts a... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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Sound Innovations Fanfare Sound Innovations Fanfare
Robert Sheldon - Alfred Music Publishing

You'll grab your listener's attention from the start with this bright and buoyant concert opener.  Incorporating tuneful melodies, soaring lines and technical flourishes, this distinctive fanfare will start... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$68.00
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$9.00
Timepiece Timepiece
Randall Standridge - Wingert-Jones Publications

The sound of Windsor Chimes opens this clever musical representation that explores the concept of time. Literal concepts such as asymmetric meters and rhythm are used as well as... view details

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MEMedium Easy
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Triumph Triumph
Robert E. Foster Jr. - Wingert-Jones Publications

A show piece for young bands - a brilliant celebration of sound! Energetic dance rhythms occur throughout, and exciting percussion writing instills energy into your concert program.  Conservative scoring... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$50.00
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$6.00