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African Folk Trilogy
arr. Anne McGinty - Queenwood Publications

Talk about great percussion writing for beginners!  This piece will really excite your students, and have them making great music that they never would have thought they could create!  Using three traditional... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$6.00
African Marching Song
arr. John O'Reilly - Alfred Music Publishing

Your band will love performing this rhythmically interesting gem from Africa! Here you'll find Siyahamba set with repeating percussion patterns that keep the African feel moving while syncopated block... view details

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EEasy
$45.00
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EEasy
$45.00
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$5.00
Celtic Air and Dance No. 2
arr. Michael Sweeney - Hal Leonard Corporation

Written in a style similar to the popular Celtic Air and Dance, here is another terrific setting of Celtic tunes arranged for very young bands. This arrangement opens with a beautiful and flowing... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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$5.00
Chinese Folk Fantasy
James Curnow - Hal Leonard Corporation

The distinctive music of China and its rich history in the arts give this medley a special appeal to student performers. The excellent blend of three traditional folk melodies is ideal as a teaching piece for... view details

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EEasy
$50.00
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$50.00
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$5.00
De Colores
Douglas E. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

With charming old world style, this traditional Spanish folk tune is in three-quarter time and provides an international flavor to programming. An exceedingly colorful addition to your beginning band concert,... view details

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VEVery Easy
$55.00
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VEVery Easy
$55.00
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$9.00
Dragon Dance
Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Beginning bands can now display the fascinating color and exuberance of this traditional Chinese celebration.  Using the first six notes found in most beginning methods, beginning wind players can perform with... view details

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BBeginning
$50.00
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BBeginning
$50.00
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$8.00
Eskimo Dance
arr. Robert W. Smith & Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Scored for your second-year ensemble and based on a pentatonic Alaskan Indian song, this choice serves as serious performance literature and meets multicultural objectives. ... view details

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$50.00
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EEasy
$50.00
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$9.00
Espana Cani
arr. Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This famous Spanish march has been masterfully scored in an easy setting.  Contains all the appealing elements of the original... the noble introduction, the exciting trumpet fanfare and the paso doble style... view details

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EEasy
$60.00
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EEasy
$60.00
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$9.00
Fantasy on an African-American Spiritual
arr. Bruce Preuninger - Alfred Music Publishing

This fresh arrangement takes the familiar tune My Lord What A Mornin' into uncharted territory! It's a bit jazzy, a bit folksy, a bit chromatic, a bit classical and very effective. Creative percussion... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$70.00
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MEMedium Easy
$70.00
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$7.00
The Forbidden City (Based on a Traditional Chinese Folk Song)
arr. Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The ornate imperial palace in Beijing is truly spectacular. This arrangement uses the Chinese folk song Jasmine Flower to present the perspective of traveling towards the palace, with the grandeur,... view details

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VEVery Easy
$50.00
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VEVery Easy
$50.00
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$9.00
Guantanamera
arr. Victor Lopez - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Percussion sets the steady Latin groove as a foundation for this popular Cuban melody.  Performed and recorded by numerous pop artists over the years, it's now carefully arranged for very young players to... view details

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VEVery Easy
$45.00
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VEVery Easy
$45.00
Japanese Pictures
Kevin Mixon - Carl Fischer LLC

Japanese Pictures draws inspiration from both traditional and modern Japanese music. The harmonies are western as suggested by the accompanying melodies, and the percussion is styled like a taiko drum... view details

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EEasy
$60.00
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EEasy
$60.00
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$10.00
Korobushka
arr. Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Based on a poem from 1861, the composer of this Russian folk song, also known as The Peddler, is unknown. Brought to America by Russian immigrants, the charm of this old world melody will brighten any... view details

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EEasy
$60.00
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EEasy
$60.00
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$10.00
Land of the Rising Sun (A Japanese Folk Trilogy)
arr. Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Explore the folk music of Japan through this trio of traditional Japanese songs. Merged together is the familiar yet haunting Sakura, the bright Night Star and the delightful Hana-Ichi... view details

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EEasy
$55.00
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EEasy
$55.00
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$9.00
Ngoma Za Kenya (Jambo)
Paul Basler - Carl Fischer LLC

The first movement from the larger composition Ngoma za Kenya, this lively piece reflects the joyous optimism of Kenya's people. It is riddled with energetic rhythms, harmonies and melodies from the... view details

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MEMedium Easy
$85.00
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MEMedium Easy
$85.00
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$12.00
The Rakes of Mallow (from the Irish Suite)
Leroy Anderson - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Originally this was the third movement of the Irish Suite for orchestra and was rescored for concert band by the composer. This marvelous setting of the Irish folksong is a programming gem, suitable for... view details

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MMedium
$75.00
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MMedium
$75.00
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$10.00
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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EEasy
$60.00
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EEasy
$60.00
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$9.00
Tu Ungane
Scott Watson - Alfred Music Publishing

Experience the best of two worlds!  The title translates as "let's work together" and refers to musicians coming together to play, as well as the musical merging of African and Western styles.  The rhythmic... view details

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EEasy
$48.00
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EEasy
$48.00
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$6.00
The Wearing of the Green (from the "Irish Suite")
Leroy Anderson/arr. Wagner - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

This wonderful setting was not a part of the original "Irish Suite" for orchestra but was added later.  Unlike the original four movements, it was not rescored for band until now and was well worth the wait!... view details

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MMedium
$75.00
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MMedium
$75.00
Additional Score 
$10.00