The combination of graceful melodies and soaring countermelodies are blended with carefully scored dissonances that are rare at this grade level. Rhythms and ranges are accessible for younger players so
A uniquely lyrical and moving work, especially for this grade level. Sweet, simple melodies and countermelodies combine to create a contemplative and sensitive work, while ranges and rhythms are kept
This beautiful ballad is a wonderful example of effective lyrical writing style. The masterful orchestration serves to enhance the flowing melodic lines and colorfully unique harmonies. A sensitive alto
An outstanding lyrical work for young band. The beautiful and memorable melody is introduced by flute and gradually grows amid changing textures and harmonies, leading to a soaring and dramatic
Bands at all levels now have an opportunity to show their sensitive side. Memorable themes, carefully balanced with very playable phrasing and doublings, make an expressive performance possible for bands
This classic American folk song has inspired generations of musicians throughout the last two centuries. This setting allows the melody to be featured throughout the band as they explore the
This beautiful hymn setting is dramatic, reflective and musically very powerful. While the band parts certainly stand on their own, optional use of antiphonal trumpets, organ, and choir are included should
Based on the hymn The Doxology written in 1674, this lyrical and sensitive arrangement for beginning band provides multiple teaching opportunities in a rich musical setting. The first melodic
Simple, yet elegant and graceful, Blue is a lyrical work by Robert W. Smith for the developing concert band. Beautiful harmonic changes rooted in the language of American jazz make Blue a
Inspired by the calm serenity of the lake which is the setting for one of America's premiere fine arts camps, this beautiful ballad provides an excellent opportunity for teaching legato style and phrasing.
You'll want to close your eyes and envision the lush beauty of the Irish countryside when you hear the opening sounds of this beautiful theme. Warm harmonies are scored to sound rich and
Add an international flair to your next concert with this inspired piece based upon the old Irish folk song Carrickfergus, recorded by many popular artists over the years. Your musicians will enjoy
Simple and elegant, this is a rare example of musicality and sensitivity uncommon at this grade level. A beautiful, memorable melody is presented amid a flowing countermelody while moving through a variety
This musical concert band favorite has been re-arranged so it can be performed successfully by small bands or bands with severe instrumentation issues. Optional parts for piano and percussion are
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