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Accolade Accolade (Fanfare for the Fiftieth)
Mark Lortz - Wingert-Jones Publications

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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MEMedium Easy
$52.00
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$7.00
Afterburn Afterburn
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

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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EEasy
$65.00
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Albany Fanfare Albany Fanfare
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

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
Richard Strauss/arr. Bill Simon - Power of the Winds Publications

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 (Fanfare for Winds and Percussion)
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

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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MMedium
$75.00
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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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MAMedium-Advanced
$85.00
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$11.00
Autumn Fanfare Autumn Fanfare
Mekel Rogers - FJH Music Company Inc

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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VEVery Easy
$40.00
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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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$45.00
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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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$52.00
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Burn Burn
Roland Barrett - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

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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$82.00
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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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C141 Starlifter C141 Starlifter
Randall D. Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

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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MEMedium Easy
$70.00
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Carnegie Anthem Carnegie Anthem
William Owens - FJH Music Company Inc

This piece pays tribute to the venerable Carnegie Hall, one of the world's most prestigious performance venues, as well as to vibrant New York City. The opening statement is a bold, brilliant fanfare... view details
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$55.00
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Celebration Celebration
Randall Standridge - Grand Mesa Music

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

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Celebratory Fanfare Celebratory Fanfare
Scott Watson - Alfred Music Publishing

This bright, festive fanfare is a perfect concert opener that can lend its jubilant air to any occasion. Written well within the ability level of developing players, it will herald the start of your young

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VEVery Easy
$48.00
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Chase the Shouting Wind Chase the Shouting Wind
Vince Gassi - Alfred Music Publishing

Strap yourself in and get ready to take to the skies! Inspired by the poem High Flight, by pilot John Gillespie Magee, Jr., this thrilling work will have you soaring through the

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MMedium
$78.00
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Cimarron Fanfare Cimarron Fanfare
Robert Sheldon - FJH Music Company Inc

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

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Clouds That Sail in Heaven Clouds That Sail in Heaven
Todd Stalter - Alfred Music Publishing

You'll capture everyone's attention with this enthralling fanfare based on the hymn All Creatures of Our God and King. Short fragments of the melody are effectively combined with syncopated figures and... view details
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$68.00
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Crossfire Crossfire
Gary P. Gilroy - Wingert-Jones Publications

Driving and relentless, students will enjoy the intense nature of the piece as well as the occasional time signature changes that will keep them on their toes and keep listeners fully engaged. Your

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$50.00
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Dakota Fanfare Dakota Fanfare
Erik Morales - FJH Music Company Inc

If the audience hasn't had their coffee before the performance, they won't need it after they've heard this aurally caffeinated fanfare!  Flurries of sound in the winds, intense rhythms in the whole ensemble... view details
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MAMedium-Advanced
$90.00
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$11.00
Drive! Drive!
Patrick Roszell - Alfred Publishing Belwin Division

The title says it all! There's just no ignoring this musical burst of adrenaline. This energetic and fast-paced concert or contest opener is guaranteed to seize the attention of your students and

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MMedium
$67.00
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Falcon Fanfare Falcon Fanfare
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

This short and spirited fanfare will start your concert off in a bright and joyful way. Moving tonalities and exciting cluster chords heard throughout the piece are very achievable for bands at this level. The... view details
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Fanfare Fanfare
Jay Dawson - Arrangers Publishing Company

Inspired while on a transatlantic flight, this thrilling work was composed at 35,000 feet. Contemporary harmony, dignified and heroic melodies, and interesting percussion make this a great choice for a

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Fanfare Heroica Fanfare Heroica
Brian Balmages - FJH Music Company Inc

Using limited ranges and no eighth notes in the winds, this fanfare is an ideal piece for first-year students. From the powerful opening statement to the inviting harmonic progressions that follow, your young... view details
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BBeginning
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