Music for Band and Orchestra

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For band

  • An American Folk Hymn Medley — engaging melodies and attractive harmonies characterize this arrangement of the hymn tunes “HOLY MANNA,” “RESTORATION,” and “PLEADING SAVIOR.” Grade 2.5
  • Day is Done…Safely Rest — a harmonized arrangement of the revered American bugle call, “Taps.”  Grade 2.5
  • Elegy for RW — simple, lyrical piece for young musicians with limited technical demands but ample opportunities for musical expression. Grade 2
  • Fanfare on the “Old Hundredth” — setting for band and optional SATB choir of a psalm tune by Louis Bourgeois and text by William Kethe. Grade 2.5
  • The Five-Minute Warm-Up — a sequenced daily routine for winds to develop and strengthen tone, tuning, technique, and musicianship
  • May the Road Rise Up to Meet You — an original, lyrical work titled after an Irish traditional blessing, with lush harmonies and contrasting colors. Grade 2.5
  • Personent Hodie (“Today, Let Earth Resound!”) — fantasy on a Medieval German carol that builds in intensity and features colorful contrasts throughout. Grade 3
  • The Prince of Denmark’s March — Jeremiah Clarke’s “Trumpet Voluntary” in a very accessible arrangement for young musicians. Grade 1
  • The Star-Spangled Banner — national anthem of the United States of America in a unique concert arrangement. Grade 2.5
  • Valse du Soir (Evening Waltz) — a short composition to introduce young musicians to lyrical playing in a simple waltz style. Grade 1

For orchestra