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
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
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
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
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
Bring all the peace and tranquility of a quiet sunrise to your concert programs with this original lyric setting. This beautiful and flowing chorale-style work for young band is ideal for focusing on
This expressive setting, based on the ever-popular folk song Simple Gifts, will allow your beginning band to sound amazing in their first year of instruction. You can be sure audiences of
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