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Grand Canyon Fanfare Grand Canyon Fanfare
James Newton Howard/arr. Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

James Newton Howard composed this dynamic fanfare for the closing segment of the 1993 movie "Grand Canyon." The film is now largely forgotten; however, the music remains a vibrant and powerful statement and

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MMedium
$75.00
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$7.50
A Grand Opening A Grand Opening
Darren Mitchell - Grand Mesa Music

Impress your audience and grow your students' musicality with this glorious concert opener! Memorable tunes, excellent editing, and very imaginative scoring all add up to a winner of a young band overture,

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E-EEasy-Easy
$45.00
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$8.00
Hard Rock Fanfare Hard Rock Fanfare
Tyler Arcari - Carl Fischer LLC

As the title suggests, this emphatic fanfare for beginning band is rock infused for a fresh-sounding concert opening. The active rhythmic figures combine with memorable angular melodic figures to propel

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VEVery Easy
$60.00
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$8.00
Herald the Holidays Herald the Holidays
Robert W. Smith - RWS Music Company

Open your next holiday concert with this spectacular fanfare and flourish for concert band. Using familiar carols and holiday melodies, this glorious and celebratory fanfare proclaims the

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$75.00
Heroes Triumphant Heroes Triumphant
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

With driving rhythms and an array of tonal colors, Heroes Triumphant is a musical manifestation of vivacity and high spirits. Beginning crisply, the trumpet section is heard in a bright fanfare fashion.... view details
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EEasy
$40.00
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$5.00
Heroic Fanfare Heroic Fanfare
Paul Murtha - Hal Leonard Corporation

Originally composed for Herald Trumpets, the U.S. Army Band's acclaimed trumpet ensemble, Paul Murtha's dramatic fanfare

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I-77 I-77 (Fanfare for the Appalachians)
Joshua Hummel - Wingert-Jones Publications

This award-winning composition is a short musical travelogue of Interstate I-77 as it weaves through the beautiful Appalachian Mountains. The music motors along at a steady pace as changing landscapes of

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MMedium
$70.00
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$10.00
Integritas Integritas
Earl J. Fox, Jr. - Daehn Publications

The big, brassy, syncopated opening tells you something great is coming, and you won't be disappointed! A fast-driving introduction moves to an adagio cantabile featuring beautiful solos for several... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$76.00
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$8.00
Interstellar Fanfare Interstellar Fanfare
Richard L. Saucedo - Hal Leonard Corporation

This powerful fanfare packs plenty of excitement and drama in a short amount of time. A spirited 12/8 pulse drives the work forward with sudden bursts of striking harmonic twists contributing to the

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$70.00
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$5.00
Into the Clouds! Into the Clouds!
Richard Saucedo - Hal Leonard Corporation

This exciting composition packs plenty of drama and intensity in less than two minutes!  Featuring active percussion writing, powerful brass statements and woodwind flourishes, this is a perfect program opener... view details
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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$7.50
 
The Music of Richard L. Saucedo Volume 3 Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Into the Clouds! Into the Clouds! (Flex Band)
Richard L. Saucedo - Hal Leonard Corporation

The emphatic driving pulse that occurs throughout as well as the powerful percussion writing and dramatic impact points of the original are all contained in this flexible instrumentation adaptation. The

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MEMedium Easy
$55.00
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$7.50
Intrepid Fanfare Intrepid Fanfare
John Pasternak - RWS Music Company

Like the aircraft carrier that bears its name, this piece is bold, strong, and impressive. Heroic brass statements contrasted by flowing lyrical lines in the woodwinds and French horns create a dynamic

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MMedium
$95.00
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$15.00
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$30.00
Invincible Invincible (A Fanfare for Band)
Robert W. Smith - C L Barnhouse Company

Let the concert begin! There will be no question that the concert has begun when you open your performance with this bold musical statement. Brilliant trumpet fanfares and powerful percussion interludes... view details
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EEasy
$46.00
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$5.00
Jet Stream Jet Stream
Gary D. Ziek - Wingert-Jones Publications

The jet stream is a fast-moving current of air found high in the atmosphere that directly affects the weather all around the globe. This composition portrays the speeds and motions of this powerful air

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MEMedium Easy
$70.00
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$10.00
Joie de Vivre Joie de Vivre
Gary P. Gilroy - Wingert-Jones Publications

You'll find exceptional writing here that places the percussion in a prominent role, alternating with the winds to propel the ensemble from start to finish with rhythmic vitality. This vibrant concert... view details
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Journey to the Stars Journey to the Stars (Fanfare for Band)
James Swearingen - C L Barnhouse Company

Here's a great way to open your next concert! The exciting drive of percussion introduces the glorious sounds of woodwinds and brass for a bold announcement that the best is yet to come. Instrumental parts are... view details
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VEVery Easy
$44.00
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VEVery Easy
$6.00
Jubilant Fanfare Jubilant Fanfare
Michael Story - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

Open your next concert on a bold and gallant note. This majestic original opens with a noble statement that heralds a heroic theme worthy of any champion. Carefully scored to ensure

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EEasy
$57.00
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$10.00
Juggernaut Juggernaut
Gary D. Ziek - Wingert-Jones Publications

A juggernaut is a massive inexorable force that crushes whatever is in its path, and this dynamic concert opener certainly lives up to the title. Written in a perpetual motion style, the intensity

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MMedium
$70.00
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$10.00
La Peri La Peri (Fanfare)
Paul Dukas/arr. Longfield - C L Barnhouse Company

A long-time favorite of brass players everywhere.  Bold, brassy and just the right length, this masterful work, originally for orchestra brass, has been skillfully adapted to concert band instrumentation.... view details
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MMedium
$65.00
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$6.00
 
From the Eye of the Storm Concert Band CD 
$14.95
Landscapes Landscapes
Rossano Galante - G. Schirmer, Inc.

This short, exciting overture features plenty of power and musical depth.  Perfect as a concert opener for mature groups, it is a dynamic way to showcase your ensemble. ... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$85.00
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$7.50
Legacy Fanfare Legacy Fanfare
Ryan Nowlin - Neil A. Kjos Music Company

You'll be sure to have everyone's attention when you start your performances with this energetic concert opener for intermediate to advanced bands. After the opening musical declaration, an emotional middle

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Legacy Fanfare Legacy Fanfare
Jack Wilds - FJH Music Company Inc

This bold, exciting opener is held together by a recurring figure made up of just three notes. The music moves through a variety of fast-paced melodic material before coming to an energetic close. Modern

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EEasy
$55.00
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$7.00
Legends of the Galaxy Legends of the Galaxy (A Cosmic Fanfare)
Chandler Wilson - C L Barnhouse Company

Subtitled A Cosmic Fanfare, this thrilling adventure in sound is a heroic journey from beginning to end! Your audience will be transfixed as they are transported through a galaxy of harmonic and

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MEMedium Easy
$74.00
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$8.00
Liberty Fanfare Liberty Fanfare
John Williams/arr. Bocook - Hal Leonard Corporation

One hundred years after the dedication of the Statue of Liberty in 1886, John Williams was commissioned to compose a fanfare for the re-dedication ceremony. At this event, Mr. Williams led the Boston Pops... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$195.00
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$25.00