The rousing march music of John Philip Sousa has been an audience favorite for generations. This spirited medley combines themes from four of Sousa's most famous marches: The Washington Post; Semper
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
Dvorak’s 8th Symphony is often referred to as his Pastoral symphony for its optimistic and uplifting themes. With contrasting melancholy minor and lighthearted major folk-like melodies, this
This joyful selection is propelled by accented, syncopated eighth-note patterns. Each section takes its turn playing the accented accompaniment underneath a lively melody. After a tranquil middle section,
Mozart's Symphony No. 17 was composed in 1772 when he was just 16 years old. Originally for oboes, horns and strings, this string orchestra arrangement of the first movement has maintained the
This original fiddle tune evokes winter vistas of majestic snowy mountain peaks beneath vast blue skies. Energetic rhythms and interesting harmonies move through every section of the orchestra in a vibrant
The beauty and strength of the American spirit resonate in this inspiring original musical portrait. Written to recognize and honor educators, it reflects the important influence they make in the lives of
Conjure up faint images of ominous, shadowy figures and dark, mysterious rituals with this evocative work. The mystical sounds of the wind instruments are brewed together with ample portions of colorful and
Based on the traditional spiritual Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow, this lively carol combines Appalachian folk style with the joy of the season. Students will learn...
Capture the mystique and sense of adventure that surrounds the exotic desert land of Arabia. Beginning slowly and mysteriously, it then leads to a lively tempo change and dance-like feel that is
This fiery overture in 6/8 time features bold cinematic melodies that transform into passionate arias and back again. Seasoned string orchestras will be excited by the chance to show off part independence,
This celebratory piece for young band uses driving percussion and rhythmic ostinatos to create the passionate pursuit of excellence. A resplendent fanfare opens, gaining momentum even through a softer
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
Imagine living in the 1920s and hearing an airplane flying closely over your home for the first time. Many folks would be very curious by such an event and delighted by the aerial spectacle that followed.
This exciting Grade 1 selection provides plenty of tutti playing to keep everyone on solid ground and uses only the basic fingerings found in your favorite first-year method book. The set includes viola
Being part of a greater whole - this uplifting work celebrates the bond that exists between the musicians in an ensemble and presents the positive message that by working together, our dreams and
The harmonic beauty and seamless polyphony of Bach's second Brandenburg Concerto has been retained in this very true string orchestra adaptation of the original. Wind solos are given to principal violin,
This delightfully tuneful selection brings back fond memories of summer camps and evening sing-alongs around the campfire. Beginning with the sound effects of a crackling campfire, the melody starts out
Bring a bit of the Irish to holiday concerts. The beautifully melodic Wexford Carol embraces the listener with a peacefully serene and warm atmosphere. Following in sharp contrast is a rollicking
This beautiful chorale setting of Jesus Loves Me has become a young band classic and is a favorite for concert band programming. The soothing harmonies provided by this master band composer enhance
From its festive opening rendition of "Angels We Have Heard On High" to a peaceful "Away In a Manger" and a majestic treatment of "O Come, All Ye Faithful," this delightful mini-collection will fill your
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