2020 New Releases for Concert Band


A short and powerful percussion statement sets up a celebratory fanfare to open this vibrant salute to the career of an outstanding band director. Following the opening display is a stately ceremonial march-like section that recognizes that it is the teacher that is "graduating" this time. The reverent atmosphere continues with a more solemn and respectful mood before the opening returns for a grand finale and a brilliant display of musical fireworks.

 

Number
Description
Level
Price
3018911
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$52.00


3018912
Full Score 
 
$7.00



A stunningly beautiful Scottish folk song that tells a tale of longing, loss, and redemption. This arrangement starts in the style of an intriguing folk dance that evolves into a mournful, lyrical moment. Then taking on a more familiar character, the music pays homage to the sound of classic British folk song settings by generations of composers, helping to preserve great music from our world's history.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3018921
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$52.00


3018922
Full Score 
 
$7.00



Roughly translated as "seize the day," Carpe Diem is a celebratory message of inspiration. It is easy to get caught up in the daily business of life, trapped in memories of the past while waiting anxiously for what is to come. This spirited work challenges the listener to cherish the present, take advantage of what "now" has to offer, and recognize all the gifts that today brings.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3019011
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$70.00


3019012
Full Score 
 
$8.00



A brisk and lively selection that welcomes the holidays in a grand and festive style. The familiar holiday melodies of Joy to the World; Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella; The First Noel; I Saw Three Ships and hints of others are skillfully overlapped to create an enthralling and energetic seasonal presentation. It's completely delightful and is sure to get everyone's Christmas season off to a bright and joyous start.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3018931
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$52.00


3018932
Full Score 
 
$7.00



"Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth..." Inspired by the poem High Flight, this work takes musical flight with sweeping woodwinds and mallets soaring above the cinematic melodic statement by brass.  The highly rhythmic melody soars upward to the middle, lyrical section which seems to float effortlessly through the upper reaches of the sky. As the sustained expressive melody reaches its musical apex, it reunites with the opening material for a swift and breathtaking finish.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3018941
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$52.00


3018942
Full Score 
 
$7.00



A spirited holiday opener or closer where the composer's love for percussion is proudly evident. Three traditional Christmas tunes are featured, including I Saw Three Ships; Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella and We Three Kings of Orient Are. Each carol is introduced and then combined and overlapped for a rousing effect complete with a crisp percussion transition. An unexpected and lively 7/8 ending brings the work to a thrilling finish that is energetic and intense.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3019021
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$70.00


3019022
Full Score 
 
$8.00



This intense and volatile piece lights the fuse with a one-bar introduction that leads to and ignites the impact of the full band. A unifying four-note motif makes several expanded appearances. A brief period of calm is underpinned by a series of pulsating ostinati which maintain a constant state of agitation. In the explosive conclusion, the percussion section provides the last word with one final detonation.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3019031
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$70.00


3019032
Full Score 
 
$8.00



Here is a musical homage to all the tales of otherworldly apparitions that gave everyone goosebumps as a child. The evocative music takes the listener on an eerie journey through a series of musical vignettes, each representing a spooky story that might be told around a campfire or when the power goes out. Come listen as we summon ghosts and conjure up spirits; but listeners beware... leave the lights on!

Number
Description
Level
Price
3018951
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$52.00


3018952
Full Score 
 
$7.00



The story of a hero on a quest is one that goes back through centuries of mythology, repeated in almost every culture. This descriptive music mirrors these legends, establishing a heroic theme that is subjected to several variations of trials and tribulations. Ultimately the piece returns to a full and transformed version of the hero theme for an uplifting and triumphant conclusion.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3019041
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$70.00


3019042
Full Score 
 
$8.00



Energetic and percussive, this dynamic fanfare is exciting for both listeners and performers. The memorable theme, high intensity, and fast tempo are the perfect elements needed to grab everyone's attention and announce that the performance has begun. Aptly titled, this fiery selection is certain to make a lasting impact at your next performance.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3018961
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$52.00


3018962
Full Score 
 
$7.00



This original work has a distinctive and appealing Celtic flavor that is unmistakable. It has all the lively flair and vigor of a thrilling Irish reel - it's hard to believe it didn't originate in the Emerald Isle! Optional string parts are available that can be performed with the band to make an absolutely spectacular presentation that will bring down the house.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3019081
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$70.00


3019083
Part Optional String Set
 
$30.00


3019082
Full Score 
 
$8.00



Much like the prophecies of ancient seers, musical works have the power to communicate the profound. Shrouded in mystical sounds, the opening creates an air of mystery and intrigue as though peering through time at misty images of future events. As the visions grow and take shape, the music intensifies, leading to bold musical proclamations that will make a lasting impression.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3018971
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$52.00


3018972
Full Score 
 
$7.00



This lively and appealing march is one of the most widely recognized works of classical literature and one of the most popular concert marches. The catchy rhythms and stylish melody have made this a programming favorite for concert bands since it was first written. Arranged here to be playable by developing bands, this delightful work can now be appreciated and enjoyed by a new generation of musicians and their audiences.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3018981
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$52.00


3018982
Full Score 
 
$7.00



This serene work creates that feeling of peace and calm when given shelter from pursuit, threats, or danger. Gently floating waves of sound grow and subside, aided by a gentle rhythmic pulse that creates the sense of comfort and relief when given a safe haven from trials and tribulations.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3019091
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$70.00


3019092
Full Score 
 
$8.00



A powerfully creative work that evokes all the danger and excitement of a grand and ferocious battle - at sea, on land, or even on some far-off planet. The end result is a creative concert work that uses both symphonic and cinematic language that will appeal to a broad range of players and audiences.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3019121
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$70.00


3019122
Full Score 
 
$8.00



Highly programmatic and descriptive, this piece is based on three of Leonardo da Vinci's most well-known works. The first section, Vitruvian Man, is a striking musical representation of the human body and its proportions. Mona Lisa lyrically depicts the gentle and subtle beauty of this famous painting. Finally, The Flying Machine musically soars, reflecting Leonardo's fascination with flight.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3019131
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$70.00


3019132
Full Score 
 
$8.00



The beauty, anticipation and drama of the first Christmas Eve is reflected in this collage of familiar classical melodies and timeless carols. The famous Children's Prayer from the opera Hansel and Gretel frames settings of Away in a MangerInfant Holy, Infant Lowly; Brahms' Lullaby (Wiegenlied) and the Welsh folk song All Through the Night. A wonderfully peaceful setting that creates a welcome moment of quiet reflection during this special time of year.

Number
Description
Level
Price
3018991
Band Set & Score 
ME  
$52.00


3018992
Full Score 
 
$7.00