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
The peaceful melodies of this beautiful lyrical work are an ideal way to showcase the musicality of your developing ensemble. Extremely modest ranges allow directors to focus on line, tone and musical
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
As the warm days of summer pass and the chill of winter is on the horizon, we tend to pause and reflect on what has passed and what lies ahead. The floating lines and evocative
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
A beautiful addition to any concert for first- or second-year bands. Lovely and well crafted, this lyrical piece for young bands presents numerous opportunities for teaching
Written for first-year performers, this provides a charming musical addition to programming, warm-up, and instrumental study. Careful attention to balance, blend, dynamics, and phrasing will enhance
Imagine if you will the buoyant feeling of dancing on a cloud. That's the feeling conveyed by this whimsical work for beginning bands. The core of the piece contains warm harmonies that give it the "cloud"
Conservative ranges, easy rhythms, and a beautiful melody make this work an ideal training piece for your young band. There are only two styles of articulation, the melody appears in every wind part, and
Bring back memories of one of nature's simple wonders. The pure joy brought about by these magical early morning flurries is captured in the gentle sounds of this reflective piece. Bright percussion colors
A beautiful, lyric piece that is ideal for your developing musicians as it creates the opportunity for them to work on dynamics and expression. The music captures the sense of
This characteristically delightful Holst theme has been freely arranged and incorporates elements of his original score. Additional material is added to heighten the musical interest and appeal. While
Beginning bands will benefit from this musical fantasia based on a well-known English folk song. The beautiful melody of Scarborough Fair is shared by all sections in this contemporary and
This musical escape will take your audience to a quiet, peaceful place. Simple, melodically elegant lines combine with rich harmonies and counterpoint to provide an uplifting moment of repose.
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
Explore memorable themes, extensive colors, lush harmonies and lyrical phrases that characterize this expressive and emotional work. While written for young musicians, this piece provides an equally
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