This Irish folksong, named after the town of Carrickfergus in Northern Ireland, is beautiful, nostalgic and lush. This intimate arrangement with ample cross-cueing is an excellent tool to teach phrasing and...
This traditional Mexican folk song in 3/4 is an excellent piece to program at your next Music Around the World concert. Multicultural instruction in music and the arts is an effective way to provide...
It's Carnaval time! This bouncy and energetic traditional folk tune is popular in Brazil year-round and is closely associated with the Carnaval celebration leading to Ash Wednesday. A...
A symphonic tour de force, this rhapsody is built on three Scandinavian folk songs. Viking-influenced melodies are weaved into a seamless setting that brings out all the rich flavor and history of the...
Here is a collection of three contrasting movements taken from the orchestral work Eight Russian Folksongs, Op. 58 by Anatoly Lyadov. These short pieces have been carefully transcribed for concert band and...
Bring a peaceful and quietly lilting moment to beginning band performances. This beautiful, traditional lullaby provides an opportunity for beginning bands to experience a very playable and lyrical...
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...
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