School Band Music

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 in order of difficulty

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SCHOOL BAND MUSIC -  in alpha order of difficulty

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Sample music and full description is available by clicking the underlined links on the Music Title. Some music files use synthesized instrumentation and do not exactly

 reflect the actual band sound.  Note: all the music on this site is protected by copyright.

 

  MY VERY FIRST CONCERT

 

  $5.00 per part

 

  32M1 Very Beginner Concert Band 

 

An album of tunes played in unison using only two, three notes. Duets are introduced with the forth note and trios with the fifth note. Full sectional arrangements are also introduced at this point.

An excellent folder of music for getting beginners to play together and without gaps.

F horn is in both unison pitch and "more achievable pitch"

Percussion is published with Mallets, Timps, Drums & Auxiliary in the one folder.

  MARCH CENTRAL 

  31M1 Very Beginner Concert Band  $50.00

  31B1 Brass  $35.00

  31S2 Strings  $35.00

"March Central" has been written as an early work for the beginner Band. It is a very sectional arrangement with no divisi within parts or sections i.e. no 1st. and 2nd. parts and thus should be an easy piece to get off the ground. Alto and tenor saxes are in unison as are also the flute and oboe. Common bass line for lower instruments.

Ranges and required notes

Concert pitch Bb, C, D, Eb, F.-   For Strings - D, E, F#. G, A.

  MERRILY AND FRIENDS

  71M1 Includes - “Merrily We Roll Along”, “Aura Lee”,

   “Johnny Works with One Hammer”

  Very Beginner Concert   Band $50.00

Written as an early work for the very beginner Band. It is a very sectional arrangement with no divisi within parts or sections i.e. no 1st. and 2nd. parts and thus should be an easy piece to get off the ground. Alto and tenor saxes are in unison as are also the flute and oboe. Common bass line for lower instruments.

Ranges and required notes

Concert pitch A, Bb, C, D, Eb, F.

  BILBY BOMP

  68M1 Very Beginner Concert Band  $50.00

 

Written as an early work for the very beginner Band. It is a very sectional arrangement with no divisi within parts or sections i.e. no 1st. and 2nd. parts and thus should be an easy piece to get off the ground. Alto and tenor saxes are in unison as are also the flute and oboe. Common bass line for lower instruments.

Ranges and required notes  Concert pitch Bb, C, D, Eb, F.

  HOT CROSS BUNS

  AND FRIENDS

  Includes - Rain is Falling,  Down, Mary had a Little Lamb & Wiggle Wobble Lossie Tooth.

  Very Beginner Concert   Band $50.00

Written as an early work for the very beginner Band. It is a very sectional arrangement with no divisi within parts or sections i.e. no 1st. and 2nd. parts and thus should be an easy piece to get off the ground. Alto and tenor saxes are in unison as are also the flute and oboe. Common bass line for lower instruments.

Ranges and required notes

Concert pitch A, Bb, C, D, Eb, F.-   For Strings - D, E, F#. G, A.

  MARCH SOUTH

 

  28B1 Very Beginner Brass $35.00

  28M1 Very Beginner Concert Band $50.00  

  28S2 Very Beginner Strings   $35.00

"March South" has been written as an early work for the beginner Band. It is a very sectional arrangement with no divisi within parts or sections i.e. no 1st. and 2nd. parts and thus should be an easy piece to get off the ground. More emphasis has been placed on the use of rests. Alto and tenor saxes are in unison as are also the flute and oboe. Common bass line for lower instruments.

Ranges and required notes

Concert pitch A, Bb, C, D, Eb, F.-   For Strings - C#, D, E, F#. G, A.

  DOWN BY THE STATION AND FRIENDS

  Includes - "Down by the Station" - "Song of Joy" - "Drum Away" - "Ring, Ring, Ring the Bell"

  Very Beginner Concert   Band $50.00

Written as an early work for the very beginner Band. It is a very sectional arrangement with no divisi within parts or sections i.e. no 1st. and 2nd. parts and thus should be an easy piece to get off the ground. Alto and tenor saxes are in unison as are also the flute and oboe. Common bass line for lower instruments.

Ranges and required notes  Concert pitch A, Bb, C, D, Eb, F.

  MARCH KINKORA

 

  29M1 Very Beginner Concert Band  $50.00 

  29B1 Brass  $35.00 

  29S2 Strings  $35.00 

"March Kinkora" has been written as an early work for the beginner Band. It is a very sectional arrangement with no divisi within parts or sections i.e. no 1st. and 2nd. parts and thus should be an easy piece to get off the ground. paired same pitch quavers are introduced. Alto and tenor saxes are in unison as are also the flute and oboe. Common bass line for lower instruments.

Ranges and required notes

Concert pitch Bb, C, D, Eb, F.-   For Strings - D, E, F#. G, A.

  ROWHAN'S SONG 

 70M1 Very Beginner Concert Band $50.00

 

Written as an early work for the beginner Band. It is a very sectional arrangement with no divisi within parts or sections i.e. no 1st. and 2nd. parts and thus should be an easy piece to get off the ground. Paired same pitch quavers are introduced. Alto and tenor saxes are in unison as are also the flute and oboe. Common bass line for lower instruments.

Ranges and required notes  Concert pitch Bb, C, D, Eb, F.

 RING A RING OF ROSIES AND FRIENDS

  Includes - "Ring a Ring of Rosies" - "Teddy Bear" - "Clapping Time" - "Wash off Your Dirty Face"

  Very Beginner Concert   Band $50.00

As per March Kinkora

 LIGHTLY ROW AND FRIENDS

  Includes - "Lightly Row" - "Skip to My Loo" - "Sweetly Sings the Donkey (Round)"

  Very Beginner Concert   Band $50.00

As per March Kinkora but add concert Low A

  CHA CHA MOOD

  Beginner Concert Band  $50.00

 

"Cha Cha Mood" has been written as an early work for the beginner Band. It is a very sectional arrangement with no divisi within parts or sections i.e. no 1st. and 2nd. parts and thus should be an easy piece to get off the ground. paired same pitch quavers are introduced.

Ranges and required notes   Concert pitch A, Bb, C, D, Eb, F.

  TANGO MOOD

 

  Young Brass Band $45.00

  23M1 Young Concert Band $55.00

A developmental piece for school bands, no clarinets above the break, sufficient cues to play with a reduced size band. Based on Argentine Tango. One part per instrument. Excellent for teaching chromatic B natural fingering for Bb Clarinets and saxophones, F# chromatic fingering for Eb Clarinets and saxophones.

 Range - Concert Ab, A, Bb, C, D, Eb, F.  Note values semibreve, minim, crotchet, quavers in pairs or one on the beat followed by a quaver rest.

  ROCK MOOD

  16B1 Young Brass Band $45.00

  16M1  Young Concert Band $55.00

A developmental piece for school bands, no clarinets above the break, sufficient cues to play with a reduced size band and to pass the melody around. Range - Concert A to G

  RHUMBA MOOD

  27M1 Young Concert Band $55.00

 

Constructed in 1st. & 2nd. parts using the range concert A Bb C D Eb E F G, 2nd parts do not have the Concert E and not all players use the lower note Concert A. As the Con E & Eb are generally consecutive, this is an excellent chart for teaching not only Rumba rhythm but also for correct use of chromatic alternative fingering and learning the difference. Rhythm includes semibreves, minims, semibreves tied to minims, crotchets, grouped quavers or single quavers paired with dotted crotchets. All sections get a go at melody. Form is - Intro A B A C A coda. passages B & C are optional Solo or section soli. The intro. and the bass line are melodies in there own right also.

  WHEN THE SAINTS

  26B1 Brass Band $35.00

  26M1 Very Beginner Concert Band $50.00

  26S2  Strings  $35.00

This is the 5th.  easiest arrangement  we have. No first and second parts, no accidentals or dotted notes, just semibreves, minims and crotchets. Range Con. Bb, C, D, E, F.   For Strings  -  D, E, F#, G, & A.

OPTIONAL PERCUSSION FOR THE STRINGS ARRANGEMENT

 AURA LEE

  (Beginner Band)

  12M1 Concert Band  $55.00

Three verses, clarinets are not above the break and brass are not above treble clef Bb, most inner parts within concert Bb to F. No quavers. Range - Concert Bb to Ab

  FANFARE

  06M2 Concert Band  $50.00

A Fanfare for learner Bands by Chris Williamson. All BB parts comply to A.M.E.B. Grade 1 Band Syllabus. Clarinets are not above the break and brass are not above C. Similar  ranges for other instruments.

  THE FLINTSTONES

  Young  Bands

  11B1 Brass Band $45.00

  11M2 Concert Band  $55.00

The T.V. Theme arranged with the young Band in mind. All the complicated fills removed. Concert Band - no clarinets above the break and compatible ranges for other instruments, Brass Band - no one above C in the stave

  MAN FROM SNOWY RIVER

 73M1 Young Concert Band  $60.00

 73M2  Concert Band $65.00

 

 Ranges and required notes

73M1: Main theme for Young Concert Band version in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd parts. Concert Bb to Bb for 1st parts, lower ranges for 2nd and 3rds. Db for some players. 1st Clarinet has optional notes where the Upper C is written.

73M2: Harder version, Includes the Chase Theme and Clancy's Theme

  MOVE BABY MOVE

  09M1 Young Concert Band $60.00

The Johnny O’Keefe song arranged for the young concert Band. 1st clarinet only, above the break. can be used as a vocal chart

  SWING MOOD

  17M1 Young Concert Band $55.00

A developmental piece for school bands, no clarinets above the break, sufficient cues to play with a reduced size band. Range - Concert Ab A Bb C D Eb F

  BOSSANOVA MOOD

   Young Concert Band $55.00

Ranges vary for different instruments e.g. 1st flute up Eb above the stave. 3rd Clarinet not required to go above the break. Accidentals are used.

  LOVE IS IN THE AIR

  03M1 Concert Band  $60.00

 Adult or good High School Band - As used in the movie “Strictly Ballroom”

 TEN ELEMENTARY SOLOS

 $40.00 - Piano plus 4 parts

 An album of elementary solos for the beginner player
presented in a Step-by-Step sequential order starting Concert Bb, C, D, Eb & F

Parts are available in any Pitch, Octave and Clef. For Eb and F brass, the piano part has been transposed to keep soloist range sensible.

 SOLOS

  See Ten Elementary Solos

 BUGLE CALLS - see  FREE DOWNLOADS Bugle calls for ceremonial occasions - a few more than usual - has explanations as to when each call should be used.