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49er Spirit!
49er Spirit! 49er Spirit!
Gary P. Gilroy - Gary P Gilroy Publications, Inc.

Composed for young musicians in their first years of learning, this is a musical salute to the many pioneers who ventured west in search of gold and good fortune. The spirited music reflects the

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Above and Beyond
Above and Beyond Above and Beyond (A Triumphant Fanfare for Band)
James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company
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If you're searching for an exciting opener, look no more. From the first measure to the last, you'll discover dramatic-sounding melodies that are creatively scored against a background of bold rhythms and... view details
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Accolade
Accolade Accolade
Brady Massey - Daehn Publications

High praise and recognition of achievement - both are evident in this glorious piece. Written to honor a special person, it glows with hope and positivity.  An excellent concert opener or closer, it is sure to... view details
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Accolade
Accolade Accolade (Fanfare for the Fiftieth)
Mark Lortz - Wingert-Jones Publications
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Carefully written for young bands, this vivid work will bring a dynamic and exuberant flourish to any concert setting. The uplifting sounds of celebration reflect the energy and enthusiasm of young students

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Adrenaline Engines
Adrenaline Engines Adrenaline Engines
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music
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Thundering percussion, driving rhythms, memorable melodies and frenetic energy are unrelenting in this rip-roaring sonic adventure.  Meter changes enhance the pace while dynamics and expression add character... view details
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Afterburn
Afterburn Afterburn
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music
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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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Aggressivo
Aggressivo Aggressivo
Randall Standridge - Grand Mesa Music
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Based on two rhythmic motifs, this tightly knit composition is aggressive from start to finish.  Adding to the excitement is driving percussion writing and creative use of dissonance.  This will totally engage... view details
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Albany Fanfare
Albany Fanfare Albany Fanfare
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc
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Open your next concert with this invigorating fanfare that combines powerful themes with stately lines as music bursts forth in a flurry of energy. A brief middle section incorporates harmonic shifts and... view details
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Also Sprach Zarathustra
Also Sprach Zarathustra Also Sprach Zarathustra
Richard Strauss/arr. Bill Simon - Power of the Winds Publications LLC

This famous fanfare, used in many movies (2001, A Space Odyssey, Ferris Bueller's Day Off. ) is a must for every band library. Ranges are very playable with optional notes for advanced players.... view details
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Always United, Forever Strong
Always United, Forever Strong Always United, Forever Strong (Fanfare for Winds and Percussion)
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc
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Depicting the aftermath of a hurricane, this work starts with just a single note as a single person emerges. Others emerge and the music builds quickly, resulting in a glorious fanfare.  If you are looking for... view details
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American Flourish
American Flourish American Flourish
Robert W. Smith - C L Barnhouse Company
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An excellent programming choice that's easy to prepare and extremely effective! Based on traditional American melodies Yankee Doodle, When Johnny Comes Marching Home and Shenandoah, this... view details
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Night Ride Through Metropolis Concert Band CD 
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Antiphonal Fanfare
Antiphonal Fanfare Antiphonal Fanfare
Aleks Sternfeld-Dunn - FJH Music Company Inc

This outstanding contemporary fanfare is based on phrases that overlap throughout the ensemble.  The work carries a sense of triumph and power as the sweeping phrases continue to build in intensity under... view details
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As Eagles Soar
As Eagles Soar As Eagles Soar
James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company
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If you're looking for the perfect way to start your concert, look no more. Opening with a bold fanfare, the flow of this work leads to a beautiful theme best described as heroic in nature. Coupled with

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Ascension
Ascension Ascension (Fanfare for Band)
James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company

This dramatic work is an excellent choice to begin that special concert. Dynamic percussion writing, an introductory fanfare and a noble, heroic theme will fill the auditorium with glorious sounds from each... view details
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Soaring Above the Clouds: Album for the Young Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Atlantic Fanfare
Atlantic Fanfare Atlantic Fanfare
Christopher Kyle Green - RWS Music Company

Resolute brass and percussion open this broad and sweeping fanfare that will have the halls echoing with the sounds of celebration. Written to honor the noble and historic Atlantic seaboard, this creative

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Autumn Fanfare
Autumn Fanfare Autumn Fanfare
Mekel Rogers - FJH Music Company Inc
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Perform this robust fanfare as a grand concert opener for your next program. Composed for younger bands, the music has few technical demands, allowing students to focus on developing a full ensemble sound. The... view details
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Bandfare
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

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The Banner Yet Waves
The Banner Yet Waves The Banner Yet Waves
David Gorham - Wingert-Jones Publications

This exuberant concert work provides a thrilling way to open or close any performance in a grand manner. Cleverly written, this original piece includes melodic fragments of The Star-Spangled Banner

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Blazon!
Blazon! Blazon!
David Shaffer - C L Barnhouse Company
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Start your beginners' first concert on a strong note with this bold opener written for the youngest of ensembles. Brass and woodwinds proclaim majestic statements while aggressive percussion contribute

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Look to the Skies Concert Band CD 
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Burn
Burn Burn
Roland Barrett - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division
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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

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Burnin'
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 soars like a high-speed

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Burnin' Hot
Burnin' Hot Burnin' Hot
Gary P. Gilroy - Gary P Gilroy Publications, Inc.

This composition offers young band students with limited experience a fun and energetic concert opener. A series of repeated eighth notes with familiar accent patterns energize the work while plentiful

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

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Call to Glory
Call to Glory Call to Glory
Rob Romeyn - C L Barnhouse Company
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Impress your audiences with this solidly scored concert opener that will make your young band sound mature beyond their years. Extremely memorable, the bold and commanding melody will have your students

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