The Belfries of Ghent
As the title suggests, the inspiration for this concert band piece comes from the many spires found in the city of Ghent, Belgium. The themes suggest the majesty and beauty of these structures during the day and in the evening. A theme showcasing the internal mechanisms that govern the clocks and tolling bells is also included. The full complement of percussion and orchestration ensures a fulfilling performance by large and small bands alike!
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46 American Chorales for Band
This collection of 46 historic chorales by 25 American composers is flexibly arranged into SATB harmony for concert band! A variety of key signatures and time signatures is utilized, and historical anecdotes about the composers are included. Chorales such as these have been a tried and true way to reinforce balance, blend, and intonation. Great for small group or large ensemble work!
• Soprano Parts: Flute 1, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Alto Saxophone 1, Trumpet 1, Mallets
• Alto Parts: Flute 2, Clarinet 2, Alto Saxophone 2, Trumpet 2, Horn 1
• Tenor Parts: Clarinet 3, Tenor Saxophone, Horn 2, Trombone 1
• Bass Parts: Bass Clarinet, Bassoon, Baritone Saxophone, Trombone 2 / Euphonium, Tuba, String Bass, Timpani
• Non-pitched percussion book also available
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Casa Del Prado
Casa Del Prado is an appealing piece brimming with traditional Spanish influence! Featuring a variety of moods and keys, there are plenty of solo and section features throughout. This is a great way to introduce your band and audience to the paso-doble style. Five total percussion parts add to the fun!
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Fanfare for The Next Chapter
This 3-minute fanfare is sure to be an exciting way to open your next concert! Written for the Chester County Concert Band (Pennsylvania), it is geared toward a more advanced ensemble with a strong brass section.
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Aboard the Galleon
Aboard the Galleon depicts a voyage on a galleon, complete with the sounds of heavy rigging, rolling seas, and a thunderstorm! At least six percussionists will be required, though the parts can easily be divided and shared among a larger number of players at the director’s discretion.
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Yuletide by Candlelight (for Concert Band)
Looking for something different, yet traditional for your holiday program? This piece is a collection of melodies from the rich musical tradition of the European Middle Ages and Renaissance. Included are are Coventry Carol, Make We Joy, Veni, Veni Emmanuel, and Branle de l’Officiel. Yuletide by Candlelight showcases different sections within the band, and includes some powerful tutti moments as well. Five separate percussion parts add to the festive mood of the Season!
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