One of the most melodic and musical of all American "old line" marches is an audience-pleasing toe tapper from start to finish! Bright and tuneful, this sparkling march will be a welcome addition to any
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
Syncopations abound in this hard-driving work for developing bands. The spirited nature and constant forward motion keep the energy level high from start to finish. From the hard-driving rhythms to the
This sophisticated piece employees modern compositional techniques that emulate the sound of electronic instruments so effectively you'll swear there is a synthesizer being played. Though the popular carol
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
Original melodies are used to capture the essence of beautiful Celtic folk songs. This ballad is lush, richly scored, and contains beautiful countermelodies that are every bit as beautiful as the main
The true spirit of the pioneers comes alive in this work inspired by a village in New Mexico. Solid themes, highlighted with a slight Western flair, will make this a great choice for concert or contest
This spectacular showcase features the entire ensemble rather than just a single soloist. Throughout the dynamic work you'll hear passages that highlight the playing of the entire ensemble. While there are
A classic European march in a meticulously edited version, all the original march is present without changes or rewriting. This is an authentic edition that stays true to the original and presents it in a
If you have a large percussion section, this may be the perfect piece for your developing band. It is very carefully scored and cross-cued so that almost any size band can perform it effectively. Composed
The shaped-note hymn tune Morning Trumpet is the basis of this outstanding concert work. Appropriately, a trumpet solo serves to open the work, accompanied by the quiet singing of the members of
A bold and exciting work that starts slowly and quickly moves to a faster tempo. After another slow section in the middle it comes to a dynamic and rhythmically charged ending. Clearly presented themes and
The suspenseful and evocative introduction ignites the imagination and sets the stage of this musical adventure. Tension slowly builds and the action ramps up as an exciting race to freedom begins, with
The title of this expansive work draws inspiration from a poem by Robert Frost, and the thematic material is a creative interpretation of the English folk song Seventeen Come Sunday. Differing from
Wild and passionate, mature ensembles will love this challenging work. The tempos and dynamic ranges are extreme, fueling an intense and persistent energy. Aided by constantly shifting meters, the nervous
This short, energetic, and jazzy piece is a lot of fun to play and listen to. The title refers to repeated patterns and phrases that provide support for the melodies and intertwined syncopated lines. A
This dynamic work celebrates 100 years of music composed for the Olympic Games. A brilliant fanfare serves as an introduction and unifying link throughout followed by the 1986 Olympic Hymn set in a
Originally written for eight-part mixed chorus as a sort of tone poem, the composer has adapted this profound work to the vibrant colors and textures of the modern concert band. Broad and symphonic in
The title translates to "The Only Light" and is most fitting for this musical celebration honoring the life of a music educator and her faith. The exuberant opening reflects the positive energy that all
This celebratory work was inspired by the Potowatomi Native American people (often translated as "keepers of the fire"). Based on pentatonic scales and descending melodies, the music juxtaposes simple
This celebratory piece opens with a plaintive Irish style flute solo before moving seamlessly to a vibrant, fast-paced section. This material is loosely based on the Appalachian fiddle tune Glory in the
The sense of heritage and home is a hallmark of the Midwest and Middle America and is as the inspiration for all three movements of the work. New Horizons serves as a celebration and tribute to the
This march at a moderate tempo is an excellent addition to every developing band library. Written in 2/4 time for ease of reading, the teaching opportunities include articulations, dynamics and modulation.
A pentagram is a five-sided star believed to be a symbol containing supernatural or spiritual properties. This piece isn't supernatural, but it is super-effective as a tremendous musical work that
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