Variations On A Theme By Grieg

This solo is based upon the famous “Morning” movement of the popular “Peer Gynt Suite,” which many consider to be one of Grieg’s finest compositions. This piece keeps the general charter of the melody and harmony while exploring new rhythmic and harmonic...

Arietta

“Arietta” is an original composition specifically written to give beginning instrumentalists an opportunity to play a solo with piano accompaniment. The piece uses only the first 6 notes learned in most band methods and no rhythm more difficult than a quarter note....

Barcarolle

The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a showcase for a developing instrumental soloist. Program Notes, Form and...

The Fifers

Written in the Baroque style, this solo is a lively piece that is perfect for reinforcing sixteenth note rhythms. Program Notes, Form and Analysis, Performance Suggestions, and CD accompaniment are included with solo and piano accompaniment. Separate solo sheets for...

Sonatina

Based on the first movement of the famous “Sonatina in G” by Ludwig van Beethoven. Program Notes, Form and Analysis, Performance Suggestions, and CD accompaniment are included with solo and piano accompaniment. Separate solo sheets for Flute and Oboe due to octave...

Barbara Allen

An arrangement containing different harmonic presentations of this English Folk Song. The simplistic beauty of the rising and falling tune gives instrumentalist an opportunity to work on their expressive playing. Program Notes, Form and Analysis, Performance...

Fanfare Minuet

This solo is written in the style of a fanfare heralding the entrance of a king or queen or some dignitary. Different from most fanfares this is also written as a minuet, which is a musical form in ¾ time that is based on a French dance. The piece therefore should be...

Scherzando

This lively piece is perfect for reinforcing eighth note rhythms. Its unique feature is the change in tonality in the middle of the piece to a minor key. The eighth notes are to be played light in nature and contrast with the quarter notes which should be held full...

Greatest Solo Songbook

The Greatest Solo Songbook • 75 songs using only the first six notes learned in all band methods • Fully orchestrated CD included in each book • Excellent reinforcement during early study • Fun approach will help stimulate students practice...

Classical Rondo

Adapted from the Concerto for Double Bass, this CLASSICAL RONDO is an ideal solo contest/festival/recital work for any wind instrument!

Angela’s Song

This bright and cheery work for soloist with piano accompaniment provides the perfect avenue for showcasing that promising young musician! The medium-easy solo part and easy piano accompaniment combine to make this a memorable selection for festival/contest...

Passacaglia

This beautiful sorrowful Bach melody appears in his Contata No. 12 and again in the Crucifixus of his Mass in B Minor. Every voice and every part contribute to the success of this work’s message. A wonderful piece for teaching good tone and phrasing, and a great...

12 The Clock Strikes

Have you ever wondered what happens late at night when the clock strikes 12? You just might get the answer from this humorous musical work by Rob Grice! It’s dark and scary, and it’s very fun to play! Perfect for the first concert of the year!

Command Performance CD

This CD contains accompaniment tracks for all Command Performance products. CONTENTS: The COMMAND PERFORMANCE BAND BOOK tracks: (These titles are all included in the book. Not available separately.) 1. Bb Concert Tuning Note; 2. Rock Star – Andy Clark; 3. Rock...

The Black Horse Troop

John Philip Sousa’s love of horses is reflected in this delightful march composition, “The Black Horse Troop.” Composed in 1924 for Troop A of the Cleveland National Guard, this wonderful march has a character and swagger unlike any other. The 6/8 meter and Sousa’s...

Ancient And Honorable Artillery Company

This rousing Sousa march from the March King’s late career is available for the first time in an authentic concert-sized edition, meticulously edited by Sousa expert Keith Brion. Complete with extensive performance information, full score, and modern instrumentation,...

Milestones

Milestones is a celebratory concert fanfare that encapsulates the excitement of a major accomplishment or event. In true fanfare style, the piece showcases the brass with brilliant rhythmic motifs and driving woodwind and percussion parts. With its high driving energy...

Binge Watch

Tuneful and catchy, “Binge Watch” is a 12-bar blues in F that your students will want to binge-play! There’s lots of space for teaching and learning improve, with written suggested solos as well as chord changes in an open solo section, making this the perfectly...

Paper Jam

Young jazz bands will have lots of fun developing their swing chops with this creative and very easy chart! Trumpets get a chance to use the wa-wa effect, piano gets to show off with short written fills, and the drummer has a short (or extended) solo spot. The open...

Firestar

Put your band into “over-drive” with this hard-rocking 12/8 explosive chart that’s extremely effective yet not difficult to play. It’s guaranteed to add some real “fire” to any program!

It Is What It Is

Med. tempo 12 bar Blues in C written in a “Classic” Count Basie style that can get your band in a groove quickly.

Variations On A Theme By Grieg

This solo is based upon the famous “Morning” movement of the popular “Peer Gynt Suite,” which many consider to be one of Grieg’s finest compositions. This piece keeps the general charter of the melody and harmony while exploring new rhythmic and harmonic variations...

Variations On A Theme By Grieg

This solo is based upon the famous “Morning” movement of the popular “Peer Gynt Suite,” which many consider to be one of Grieg’s finest compositions. This piece keeps the general charter of the melody and harmony while exploring new rhythmic and harmonic variations...

Variations On A Theme By Grieg

This solo is based upon the famous “Morning” movement of the popular “Peer Gynt Suite,” which many consider to be one of Grieg’s finest compositions. This piece keeps the general charter of the melody and harmony while exploring new rhythmic and harmonic variations...

Variations On A Theme By Grieg

This solo is based upon the famous “Morning” movement of the popular “Peer Gynt Suite,” which many consider to be one of Grieg’s finest compositions. This piece keeps the general charter of the melody and harmony while exploring new rhythmic and harmonic variations...

Variations On A Theme By Grieg

This solo is based upon the famous “Morning” movement of the popular “Peer Gynt Suite,” which many consider to be one of Grieg’s finest compositions. This piece keeps the general charter of the melody and harmony while exploring new rhythmic and harmonic variations...

Variations On A Theme By Grieg

This solo is based upon the famous “Morning” movement of the popular “Peer Gynt Suite,” which many consider to be one of Grieg’s finest compositions. This piece keeps the general charter of the melody and harmony while exploring new rhythmic and harmonic variations...

Variations On A Theme By Grieg

This solo is based upon the famous “Morning” movement of the popular “Peer Gynt Suite,” which many consider to be one of Grieg’s finest compositions. This piece keeps the general charter of the melody and harmony while exploring new rhythmic and harmonic variations...

Variations On A Theme By Grieg

This solo is based upon the famous “Morning” movement of the popular “Peer Gynt Suite,” which many consider to be one of Grieg’s finest compositions. This piece keeps the general charter of the melody and harmony while exploring new rhythmic and harmonic variations...

Variations On A Theme By Grieg

This solo is based upon the famous “Morning” movement of the popular “Peer Gynt Suite,” which many consider to be one of Grieg’s finest compositions. This piece keeps the general charter of the melody and harmony while exploring new rhythmic and harmonic...

Arietta

ARIETTA is an original composition specifically written to give beginning instrumentalists an opportunity to play a solo with piano accompaniment. The piece uses only the first 6 notes learned in most band methods and no rhythm more difficult than a quarter note. The...

Arietta

“Arietta” is an original composition specifically written to give beginning instrumentalists an opportunity to play a solo with piano accompaniment. The piece uses only the first 6 notes learned in most band methods and no rhythm more difficult than a quarter note....

Arietta

“Arietta” is an original composition specifically written to give beginning instrumentalists an opportunity to play a solo with piano accompaniment. The piece uses only the first 6 notes learned in most band methods and no rhythm more difficult than a quarter note....

Arietta

“Arietta” is an original composition specifically written to give beginning instrumentalists an opportunity to play a solo with piano accompaniment. The piece uses only the first 6 notes learned in most band methods and no rhythm more difficult than a quarter note....

Arietta

“Arietta” is an original composition specifically written to give beginning instrumentalists an opportunity to play a solo with piano accompaniment. The piece uses only the first 6 notes learned in most band methods and no rhythm more difficult than a quarter note....

Arietta

“Arietta” is an original composition specifically written to give beginning instrumentalists an opportunity to play a solo with piano accompaniment. The piece uses only the first 6 notes learned in most band methods and no rhythm more difficult than a quarter note....

Arietta

“Arietta” is an original composition specifically written to give beginning instrumentalists an opportunity to play a solo with piano accompaniment. The piece uses only the first 6 notes learned in most band methods and no rhythm more difficult than a quarter note....

Arietta

“Arietta” is an original composition specifically written to give beginning instrumentalists an opportunity to play a solo with piano accompaniment. The piece uses only the first 6 notes learned in most band methods and no rhythm more difficult than a quarter note....

Natural Blues

A Natural Blues is composed in a traditional 12 bar blues form. The use of the A natural is a perfect way to reinforce this note when it is taught.

Rhythm Party

It doesn’t matter how old you are, or if you’ve ever played music before, just put on the CD and get ready to join the Rhythm Party!!! -Great play – along / sing – along music for people of all ages -Exciting creative interactive drum circle...

Galilean Moons

This grand work, in four movements, reflects the unique disparate qualities of each moon. Movements: I. Ganymede (4:44) II. Callisto (2:50) III. Io (2:18) IV. Europa (4:08)
Symphonic Variations For Orchestra

Symphonic Variations For Orchestra

A contemporary masterwork for full orchestra! A driving, rhythmic opening, characteristic of the Claude Smith style, transitions to a beautiful lyric and rubato Lento, featuring a brief cello solo. Building in passion and intensity, the opening tempo returns with a...

Momentum

12 Players Instrumentation: P1-Marimba; P2-Marimba; P3-Vibraphone; P4-Vibraphone; P5-Timpani (4); P6-Snare Drum; P7-Bass Drum; P8, P9, P10-Suspended cymbal, High Hat, China Cymbal, Gong; P11-Triangle, Tambourine, Cabasa; P12-Concert Toms, Tambourine, Wood...

Sightreading 101.1 Assessment Pack

Here is the assessment tool teachers have been waiting for! This pack contains a variety of ready to use Assessment Tools to make planning, monitoring and result reporting convenient and relevant. Performance and knowledge based. Check for understanding with...

Freddy The Frog

“Freddy the Frog” is the ideal showcase for your ensemble! A creative 12-bar blues features a clever melody and imaginative changes, and every section is featured. No solos to worry about, just tasty and inventive ensembles that keep building up to an inspired and...

Line Drive

A totally energetic and exciting rock piece featuring a hip, driving, minor-key melody over a set of shifting and unexpected chord changes. Built upon a 12-bar frame, featuring lines layered over the propulsive bass line. No solos to worry about on this chart; just...

Let’s Keep A Good Thing Goin’

A swinging, happy toe-tapper in the Basie tradition that just won’t quit; this is a great concert or contest selection for mid-level bands. The (written) piano solo starts things out, followed by one (or all) of the saxes introducing the melody. Then the brass...

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Everybody in the band gets their own special “day” in this creative holiday rock arrangement of the familiar tune. The melody gets traded off from section to section in a fairly predictable way until it’s the piano players turn. Then things change...

Up And At ‘Em!

Here’s an exciting chart that is packed with style, yet easy to play. This 12-bar blues (with slyly altered changes) features great ensemble writing, plus an open solo section to feature any soloist in the band. Range demands are modest, and rhythm section parts...

O Holy Night

Paul has arranged numerous Christmas charts for our catalog, and this one ranks as one of the very best! Although usually in 6/8 or 12/8, this beautiful tune works great in 4/4, making it much easier to prepare. The solo trumpet part only has one G above the staff,...

Jazz Between Friends

Your band will really swing with this tasty chart that lays right in the groove. Every section gets to play the melody while easy dorian solo changes over a blues style 12 bar format makes the open solo section approachable by any instrument in the band. The guitar...

Our First Band Concert

(David Shaffer, James Swearingen, Robert W. Smith, Rob Grice) Stretch your budget dollars with this collection of four popular and contrasting Sound Foundations series publications! This set includes: “Starburst Fanfare” an energetic opener by David...

Around The World In 80 Measures

Len Orcino’s popular musical tour around the globe, “Around The World In 80 Measures,” is now accessible to bands with even the most awkward instrumentation in this “Build-A-Band” edition. As they enjoy the music, listeners can try to...

The Twelve Songs of Christmas

Why play 2 or 3 holiday tunes in a Christmas concert when you can play 12 in 2 minutes! Written as a parody of “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” David Shaffer has cleverly woven twelve holiday classics into a fun-filled medley with lots of surprises for your...

The Blues!

Don’t be surprised when your beginning band students repeatedly request over and over, “Can we play ‘The Blues’?” Based on a standard 12-bar blues progression, James Swearingen’s “The Blues” gives students their first experience in...

Amid the Great Displace

Commemorating a landmark event in history, Cory McBride sets out to replicate the awe of the New Madrid Earthquake of February 12, 1812, which affected over 1 million square miles and was powerful enough to change the route of the Mississippi River. Featuring an...

Largo and Bouree

The beautifully expressive “Largo” from the “Concerto Grosso No. 12” and the “Bourre” from the ‘Water Music Suite’ provide excellent study material for young performers.

Around the World in 80 Measures

A delightful novelty arrangement which takes your band and audiences on a complete “around the world trip” in just 80 measures. As they enjoy the music listeners can try to identify the country the melody portrays. Includes visits to 18 countries via familiar melodies...

Festive Yuletide Cameos

An imaginative holiday medley containing “O Christmas Tree” and “The 12 Days of Christmas” with bits of “Up on the Housetop” and “We Wish You A Merry Christmas” woven in. David Shaffer’s unique contemporary arranging style makes this arrangement a joy to teach and...

The Circus Bee

This is one of Fillmore’s early marches and reflects his varied experiences while he was touring as a circus musician with five different big top shows. To be played at a fast tempo.

To Those Who Dream

“To Those Who Dream: Fanfare and Processional” is a stately ceremonial work from the pen of beloved composer Larry Daehn. Commissioned by the New Glarus, Wisc. High School Band, where the composer taught for many years, this piece is based on poems and...

Blue Avenue

“Blue Avenue” from the Barnhouse ““Jazz Starters” series, is an easy and fun medium tempo swing piece checks all the boxes – solid groove, tasty riffs, a catchy melody and solid ensemble writing, a great introduction to the swing style....

Trans-America March

“Trans-America March,” composed in classic style, is inspired by the westward development of the United States of America. Beginning with a quote from the opening phrase of The Star Spangled Banner, we are taken on a journey westward across the great...

Dress Blues

“Dress Blues” is a tribute to the ceremonial aspects of the U.S. Armed Forces, captured with the pageantry of the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division sentinels tasked with guarding the Tomb of the Unknown at Arlington National Cemetery. Dress blue uniforms...

As I Walked Through The Meadow

Pierre La Plante is well-known for his mastery at creating concert band settings of folk tunes into Grainger-esque settings. “As I Walked Through The Meadow” is a pastoral-like setting of a traditional English folk tune that, with careful attention to...

The Parting Glass

This haunting and beautiful setting of the traditional Irish farewell song “The Parting Glass” will be a memorable moment on your next concert or contest performance. Reflective solos, lush harmonies, and sensitively scored percussion all combine to create...

The Lost City Of Shambhala

“The Lost City of Shambhala” takes the listener on a journey to the discovery of the mythical utopia, nested in the Himalayas. In Sanskrit, Shambhala means “place of peace,” and the music paints an Eden-esque landscape shrouded in mystery. But...

Rise

“Rise: A Gay Games Anthem” was commissioned by the Federation of Gay Games to accompany the raising of the its official flag. This composition is heroic, uplifting, evocative of achievement, reverent, and welcoming. The work has global appeal, referencing...

The Bluebonnet Revue

Veteran composer John Wasson has crafted a brilliant Vaudeville and Broadway showstopper with “The Bluebonnet Revue,” a humorous musical salute to the great state of Texas. Every section in the band finds their moment in the spotlight in this exciting and...

Soliloquy

“Soliloquy” is a quiet and reflective work dedicated to the memory of a well-loved young musician, struck down by sudden illness. Woven within original music is the hymn tune “Fairest Lord Jesus,” also known as “Beautiful Savior.” A...

Outrider

“Outrider” evokes the adventurous spirit of old west outriders. From the fiery opening to the breathless race to the finish, “Outrider” is a tour de force of driving mixed-meter rhythms and bold, infectious melodies. Rhythms are presented in...

Prelude and Presto

David R. Holsinger returns to the band world with this first major composition written since his 2015 stroke. Commissioned to pay homage to Phi Beta Mu Band Fraternity, it contains all those Holsinger compositional fingerprints we enjoy playing. The plaintive opening...

The Entertainer

Scott Joplin’s timeless is transformed into a superb concert number that also provides a resourceful director with an outstanding aid to teaching the counting of 16th note rhythms and ragtime style. Complete band arrangement with a recorded accompaniment designed to...

Forever Flying

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Outrider (McBride), Voice Of America March (K. L. King/arr. Swearingen), Starship Legacy (Chattaway), Island Breezes (Huckeby), The Codebreakers (Budiansky), Nordic Adventure (Katheryn Fenske), Vanguard Fanfare...

Catalyst

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Celebration Fanfare (Reineke/arr. Romeyn), To A New Journey (Wada), Swirling In The Light Bulbs (Sciaino), Catalyst (Romeyn), Petite Piece Concertante (Balay/arr. Glover), Maelstrom (Neeck), Petersborough Sleighride...

Rise

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Prelude and Presto (Holsinger), Dylan Has The Look (Holsinger), Soliloquy (Holsinger), Fantasy On Old Hundred (Holsinger), Pageantry (King/arr. Glover), The Bluebonnet Revue (Wasson), A Trombone Family Reunion...

Something Old, Something New

David Zerkel, Tuba Compositions for tuba written by American composers are presented in fine fashion by University of Georgia Professor David Zerkel. Includes music by John Cheetham, Vincert Persichetti, David Gillingham, Walter Hartley and James Woodard. Sonata for...

Melodrama

Randall Hawes, Bass Trombone Distinctive music by famous Russian composers skillfully adapted for Bass Trombone and Piano. An outstanding model for young bass trombonists. Impressive performances of important music make this a valuable addition to any recorded...

In the Moment

JoDee Davis, trombone, Eric Charnofsky,Piano This debut recording from trombonist JoDee Davis provides her with a “moment” to shine on her own. Believing that we should live “in the moment” and not the past, JoDee provides us with reason to...

Dark Odyssey

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor An enjoyable collection of music for younger musicians by popular writers Robert W. Smith, Rob Grice, James Swearingen, Ed Huckey, Ben Hawkins, Larry Neeck, and David Shaffer. A terrific performance model for young...

Golden Age of the March Vol. 2

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Try to sit still while listening to these 18 incredible marches flawlessly performed by the Washington Winds. Outstanding marches, outstanding band, outstanding recording….Can’t be beat! Robinson’s...

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2020 marks the 134th anniversary of the establishment of C.L. Barnhouse Company, one of the oldest and continuously operating band-focused music publishing companies in the world.   C.L. Barnhouse Charles Lloyd Barnhouse, a self-taught cornet player, conductor,...

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