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
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
While noted as one of the greatest of film composers, John Williams also has a special relationship with the United States Marine Band. This work, described as a "curtain raiser," was composed in honor of
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
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
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
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,
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
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
Originally composed for Herald Trumpets, the U.S. Army Band's acclaimed trumpet ensemble, Paul Murtha's dramatic fanfare
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
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
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