When you need a lift, just hum the first four measures of Over The Rainbow. It is one of a few special melodies that have endured for year after year and generation after generation. With technical difficulties removed, now even the least experienced band can enjoy performing this true classic. Enchanting! (2:05)
Very few melodies have the power to instantly create the holiday feeling with just a few notes. Leroy Anderson´s classic Sleigh Ride is one of them. This concert band arrangement is sure to please audience and player alike. Freshly re-engraved with a new full score. (3:09)
Timeless is the word to describe the melodies of Leroy Anderson! Robert W. Smith takes Syncopated Clock, Blue Tango and Bugler´s Holiday and fashions a most playable musical salute. (4:00)
Here are all the wonderful melodies and themes wrapped up in one dynamic medley for your young band. Michael Story has outdone himself characterizing this symphonic film score music for your intermediate or junior high school band. This popular film music is not to be missed on your next concert. (3:48)
You´ll be certain you´ve heard this charming melody before. Solid scoring reinforces the beautiful reverent melodies. A bold new work, regal in nature, this grandiose composition encapsulates our united hope for a bright future. (4:49)
Composed in the style of Percy Grainger, March Jubilant is light and lively yet embraces a charismatic lilt. It is much easier than it sounds since all the melodies are simple to play. Elena Roussanova Lucas´ spirited march is a wonderful opener or closer! This title is available through SmartMusic.
A catchy clarinet theme opens this fun, yet effective piece with a little bit of soul mixed with a little bit of gospel rock. Everyone gets involved with the melodies and the active bass line provides a solid foundation for the themes. This piece will be a guaranteed crowd-pleaser! This title is available through SmartMusic.
This beautiful original ballad for young band features plush melodies and rich, thickly scored harmonies. Terrific opportunities exist for teaching balance and dynamic shadings. A wonderfully musical beginning for your program.
Tales of Dundee is a delightful medley of three Scottish folk songs, Loch Lomond, Fare Thee Well Love, and The Piper of Dundee. Conductors will appreciate the expert scoring while audiences and performers will enjoy the tunefulness of these lovely melodies and the rhythmic energy inherent in this outstanding setting of these wonderful tunes.