Escape From Krypton

Although a chemical element on the periodic table, Krypton is also a fictional planet in comic book lore that explodes just after the escape by our favorite super hero. Robert W. Smith’s “Escape From Krypton” captures the energy and suspense of the...

Songs Of Christmas Cheer

This joyous medley of three of the most popular Christmas songs of all time will allow you to program a crowd favorite for that special yuletide concert. “O Come, All Ye Faithful,” “Deck The Halls,” and “We Wish You A Merry...

Sedona

Steven Reineke’s popular composition “Sedona” has been a favorite of advanced bands for many years. This “Command series” version has been carefully and skillfully adapted for less-experienced groups, while keeping all of the style and western flair of the...

Swingin’ At Greenstreets

Great jazz changes and a lively, swingin’ melodic line make this a perfect tune for combos. Very tasty! Features of the STAGE ONE COMBO SERIES: Three horn parts: Horn 1 – Trumpet, Alto Sax, &/or C Instrument (Lead Guitar, Keyboard/Synthesizer, Vibes)...

Come, Sweet Death

Alfred Reed’s masterful transcriptions of Bach chorales have become band standards, and this new version for the Barnhouse “Build-A-Band” series makes “Come, Sweet Death” available for bands requiring flexible instrumentation. The rich texture,...

Bill Bailey Just Won’t Come Home

Bill Bailey not only won’t come home, he’s gone off on an “around-the-world trip” and he’s taking your band with him. This novel Larry Neeck arrangement of the old favorite “Bill Bailey Won’t You Please Come Home” and presents it as it could sound in the Far East,...

Angels Amongst Us

Beautifully stunning, highly reflective, and deeply emotional best describes this well-crafted hymn penned by celebrated composer James Swearingen. The flowing lines and rich harmonies are scored to touch the human spirit in every way possible. Because the technical...

A Vision of Majesty

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor A distinctive set of recordings by the always impressive Washington Winds that features an exciting lineup of wind band compositions and arrangements. A “must” CD for all band music lovers! Century Point,...

The Gift Of Hope

Based on the ever-popular folk song “Simple Gifts,” this beautiful setting has been created through the use of only six different notes. Swearingen’s ability to make a band sound mature beyond their years is a talent that we’ve all come to appreciate. You...

Black Sea Journey

Take your young band on an exciting sonic voyage to the Black Sea. Complete with hints of Balkan folk dances, turbulent seas, and echoes of Viking longboats, Black Sea Journey is a powerful piece for the young band. Opportunity for cross-curricular teaching combined...

Developing Band Warm-Up

The search is over for the ideal daily warm-up routine for your developing band. Master composer and music educator Robert W. Smith has constructed a complete warm-up for your growing musicians. Tone quality, intonation, articulation, flexibility, dexterity, and...

The Explorers of Orion

An exceptional debut composition by a teenaged Japanese composer, it’s a very impressive work that is going to be a big hit with bands everywhere. The opening movement features lively rhythms and tuneful melodies and includes an energy which will appeal to...

Bluin’ the Blues

First recorded by the famous Original Dixieland Jazz Band in 1918, “Bluin’ The Blues” is revived in a fresh new arrangement that is perfect for mid-level bands. Features a small dixie combo (all parts are completely written out) inside the full band. Solidly scored...

The Gandy Dancer

A unique composition that is descriptive of the work of a “Gandy Dancer” (a person who maintains or lays railroad tracks), it even comes complete with a “train wreck”… The music itself is like a work song with a slight rag-time feel. Great low brass parts! Lots...

Nightshift

An impressive rock ballad featuring your younger alto sax or trumpet soloist. Full-sounding harmonies in the ensemble compliment the delicate, lyrical solo lines and provide a comfortable situation for your soloist to play their best. Soli sections for the trumpets...

Klezmer!

An exciting showcase designed to feature your outstanding clarinet players, “Klezmer” is an excellent introduction into the rich, emotional and energetic styles of the music of Eastern Europe, most commonly the Jewish folk tradition. The lyrical, yet boisterous dances...

The Rival Rovers

A previously unpublished work by Russell Alexander (1877-1915), probably composed before the turn of the 20th century. This edition, created from the coposer’s original manuscripts, includes full score and parts for contemporary concert band instrumentation....

The Crossroads of the Nation

Commissioned by and composed for the Cameron, Missouri Municipal Band, on the occasion of its sesquicentennial. In the style of the great circus “screamers,” this exciting and florid march allows every section the opportunity to shine. A brilliant...

Dots!

This unique musical work features melodic and harmonic techniques characteristically found in many of the great contemporary compositions of the twentieth century. From “pointillism” to a twelve-tone “row” to quartal harmonies, the elements...

Firth-Feldstein Percussion Series

An historic event for Percussion Education combines the talents of two of the most well respected names in the field of Percussion, Vic Firth and Sandy Feldstein. Created with a flexible concept that allows use in any teaching situation. Each book is a comprehensive...

Just Fine!

Introduce your young musicians to big band swing with this clever original by Howard Rowe. Solid orchestration ensures that it comes together quickly and sounds big and bold. Written solo or soli sections are comfortably within the range and abilities of young players...

All In Good Time

A very tasty swing chart with a “laid-back” feel that is really special. Showcases your keyboard player with piano fills and a complete solo chorus that are completely written out and interweave perfectly with the horn parts. Lots of wonderful ensemble...

Above and Beyond

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Featuring concert band music which is playable by younger students, “Above and Beyond” is a wonderful album which provides a tremendous model for young students by allowing them to hear their music...

The Complete Funky Winkerbean Vol. 2 (1975-1977)

Since its debut on March 27, 1972, Funky Winkerbean has chronicled the lives of a group of students from the fictitious Westview High School. This second volume, which presents strips from 1975, 1976, and 1977, sees the comic strip rounding into the form that will...

Tip Toe

From the 1970 Thad Jones “Consummation” album, this medium tempo “rhythm” swinger has been re-scored by Mike Carubia capturing the essence of Thad Jones original. A tasty sax soli section and a slightly simplified unison trombone soli section combine give all sections...