Concert & Young Band
One of the most popular classical themes of all times has been skillfully arranged by Scott Stanton. Playable with almost any instrumentation providing you have instruments playing each of the four main parts. Also includes optional parts for Mallets, Keyboards, Strings, Guitar, and Percussion and will provide a big solid sound even with just a very small group.
Wild Horse Canyon is wonderful program music for very small bands suggesting the imagery of wild horses roaming free in the Red Rock canyons of Utah. Playable by any instrumentation as long as the four basic yet very interesting parts are covered. Perfect for any concert or festival performance!
One of Sousa most popular marches has been arranged in a manner which sounds wonderful even with very small ensembles. It's playable with any instrumentation as long as the four basic parts are covered, and optional percussion parts add to the authentic sound of this great march classic!
One of Beethoven's best known themes arranged for very small bands, and those with severe instrumentation problems. Will sound great as long has you have the four parts covered and optional guitar, percussion and keyboard parts can add to the overall effect. All students should be exposed to the great masters and this publication helps makes that possible!
One of Mozart best known themes arranged for very small bands, and those with severe instrumentation problems. Will sound great as long has you have the four parts covered and optional guitar, percussion and keyboard parts can add to the overall effect. All students should be exposed to the great masters and this publication helps makes that possible!
An outstanding new addition that includes the Song Without Words and Song of the Blacksmith movements from this famous suite. Can be combined with the earlier arrangement of the March movement the same suite to make a wonderful program for concert and contest performances. Now even the smallest bands can successfully perform this great work which is such a staple of the concert band repertoire.
Jean-Joseph Mouret's famous baroque classic has now been made playable by very small bands. This classic music will come alive as long has you have the four essential parts covered. Optional percussion, guitar and keyboard parts can add to the overall effect. Best known as the theme for "Masterpiece Theatre", it is sure to be a favorite of students and audiences alike.
Now even very small bands or bands with severe instrumentation issues can give an inspiring performance of this classic piece for any graduation ceremony. Includes several options for repeats so that you can make it just the right length for any situation. Guaranteed to sound great as long as you have the four basic parts covered, and also includes optional percussion and keyboard parts that can enhance it even further.
An outstanding choice for any group with very limited instrumentation, this arrangement includes America, America the Beautiful and The Star Spangled Banner. It is playable with virtually any instrumentation and also includes optional parts for Mallets, Guitar, Keyboards, Strings, and Percussion. All three pieces can be performed separately if desired and it will provide an impressive sound even with very small groups.
The unique sounds of this popular classic are transformed into a very useful selection for groups with small or unusual instrumentations. Optional parts are included for Piano/Keyboard, Strings, Guitar, Mallet Keyboards and Percussion that can add to the charm of the performance when used. The many tempo and style changes from the original make this a wonderful teaching tool.
One of the most memorable themes in all of classical music history is captured in this new arrangement. Will sound great with very small group and unusual instrumentations and includes optional guitar, piano and percussion parts which can further enhance the sound.
This new setting of three popular hymns, Praise To The Lord, Be Thou My Vision, and All Creatures of Our God and King is an outstanding choice for church or private school groups with limited instrumentations.
Playable with any instrumentation as long as you have the four main parts covered by the instrument of your choice. The arrangement includes optional piano, guitar, mallet percussion and percussion parts. A true classic!.
A beautiful setting of this famous melody! It begins with a solo or soli for any instrument(s), then flows in and out of various textures, building to a dramatic finale. Very effective in helping smaller bands sound full and mature. An excellent choice to help develop blend, balance, intonation, and lyrical playing. An excellent contest selection, or perfect as a daily warm-up. Your students will ask to play Shenandoah every day!
This arrangement of The Star Spangled Banner is guaranteed to perform for any possible instrumentation, so long as all four parts are covered. The Build-a-Band format includes parts for virtually any possible instrument, and will provide any ensemble the opportunity to sound full.
One of the most famous British band compositions. now adapted for the Barnhouse Build-A-Band Series by Scott Stanton. Playable by any instrumentation as long as the four basic parts are covered, this wonderful arrangement will make any very small band sound very impressive!
The final movement from the Holst First Suite has been arranged in the Build-A-Band format by Scott Stanton, making this timeless band classic accessible to small or limited instrumentation ensembles. A top-notch selection for contest, festival or concert performance. Great music!
Probably one of the best known pieces of music in the history of the world, this version allows very small groups to perform it and sound terrific. Pitched in Bb, it closely follows the original and is playable with any instrumentation. Includes optional piano, guitar, and percussion parts. Perfect for any Christmas or holiday concert!
This classic spicy Spanish theme is an excellent rhythmic contrast piece that is familiar to all. Teaching concepts include chromatic scales, melody vs. accompaniment playing, and extreme dynamics. All players get to play melody. Cues are written throughout for easy adaptation for all size bands. Optional parts for guitar, piano, bass and percussion will round out the sound of your band. Give your students exposure to this great Romantic melody.
An outstanding arrangement for the Barnhouse Build-A-Band Series that includes the carol favorites Hark The Herald Angels Sing, Silent Night and Angels We Have Heard On High. A Christmas Trilogy is wonderful programming for bands with very reduced instrumentation.
The opening movement from the Holst First Suite is now available in the Build-A-Band format. This work is contrapuntal in nature and teaches the importance of independent playing. The flashy 16th note runs are scored for the mallets and snare drum, bringing the technical challenges within your students’ abilities. A perfect selection to make your small band with limited instrumentation sound great! Optional parts for guitar, piano, bass and percussion fill out the band. Choose the best classic contest literature for your students!
An historical perspective of the Civil War expressed through music. Selections include: Taps, When Jonny Comes Marching Home, Dixie, The Battle Hymn of The Republic.
An arrangement of And the Glory of the Lord from The Messiah by G.F. Handel. Moderate difficulty. For concert or wind band.
An arrangement of For Unto Us a Child is Born from The Messiah by G.F. Handel. Moderate difficulty. For concert or wind band.