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Published as one of a set of 16 waltzes for piano Opus , it has been transcribed for wind band by Brian Bowen. Deep River is a 'Count Basie' style arrangement of the well-known spiritual of the same title. William Broughton has transcribed his own work for wind band, making great use of the additional tone colours available. The challenge of finding quality Christmas arrangements is one faced by all conductors, and this transcription of Eric Ball's A Carol Fantasy, which includes the tunes The Normandy Carol, , The Coventry Carol, and a final thematic reference to The First Nowell, will be a useful addition to Christmas repertoire.

Written in thee continuous sections, the work paints a vivid picture of the island of Kolkhis, a place instrumental in so many tales in Greek mythology. The music represents three individual stories; Jason and the Argonauts, the Golden Fleece, and the liberation of Prometheus by Hercules. An exciting concert finale composed for the Brighouse and Rastrick Band and given its world premier at the Sage Gateshead at the Brass in Concert Championships.

A fun xylophone solo commissioned by the Bilton Silver Rugby band for talented percussionist Jack Fisher. Mozart is one of Paul Lovatt-Cooper's favourite composers and his Rondo Alla Turk has been a popular concert piece for many performers the world over. This is an arrangement for solo xylophone that shows off the technical dexterity of both the piece and the instrument.

A fresh new and exciting euphonium solo that shows off the technical skills of the soloist and also their musicality in the beautiful middle section. Commissioned by Louise Martin for euphonium soloist Martin Smith. Calling for real sensitivity both from cornet soloist and accompanying group, this is an extremely rewarding piece to play - and a moving listening experience for the audience. Listeners will instantly recognize the stylistic and thematic resemblances to the well-known 'Peanut Vendor' song that underpins this entertaining light-hearted Christmas arrangement. Based on the familiar Christmas song The Virgin Had a Baby Boy, this arrangement is bound to prove popular to both players and listened, with lots of possibilities for the use of additional percussion effects and maybe even some audience participation in that area!

Its dramatic opening and imaginative structure make it a rewarding piece to rehearse and perform, and it certainly fulfills all the requirements of a Christmas show opener! This arrangement of the well-known traditional Christmas song Deck the Halls has proved popular for its originality and appeal. Originally written for brass band, it is characteristically bright in nature, reflecting the cheerful style of the original song.

This transcription for concert band will become a much-used and popular addition to the libraries of many bands, widely used over the Christmas season. World of Brass. You have no items in your shopping cart. Books Merchandise. Brass in Concert Europeans. Home Sheet Music. Product was successfully added to your shopping cart. Show: 24 48 All. Christmas Collection Band Parts - March Card Size Christmas Collection is a newly revised carol book with original, additional and rearranged carols from New Christmas Praise as well as 10 extended pieces.

The following band parts are March Card size. Please see the description below for a list of titles. The following band parts are Large Print A4 size. Composed as a dramatic finale Tale of the Dragon is a piece of programmatic music that tells an old Japanese legend of adventure and bravery March Slav March Slav was composed in for a charity concert to support the war in the Balkans.

Zampa The opera, Zampa, was first performed in Paris in and over the next 50 or so years enjoyed frequent performances and remained extremely popular. Fanfare and The Star Spangled Banner A short, stirring fanfare leads to an inspirational presentation of The Star-Spangled Banner which is designed for audience participation. Carnival of Venice The Carnival Of Venice is arguably everyone's favourite solo, especially the version by Arban - , author of the famous brass-playing method book still in regular use today.

The Maid of the Mist Herbert L Clarke - is regarded by many as one of the finest cornet players of all time, noted not only for his amazing technique but also for his warm, lyrical tone. Solo parts for Eb Horn and F Horn are included. The publisher permits the user to copy as many Choir and Bell Choir parts as necessary. El Capitan El Capitan was originally an operetta which was first produced in Boston in The Liberty Bell This march, written in , was originally destined for inclusion in an operetta but after the composer had witnessed a spectacle called "America" in Chicago, which had as its backdrop a huge painting of the Liberty Bell, it was given the name by which it has become famous.

The Thunderer This march, one of Sousa's most popular compositions, was written in and was dedicated to the Knights Templar of Washington, D. Semper Fidelis This march was written in and dedicated to the US Marine Corps, later being adopted as its official march. Fantastic Polka Arthur Pryor is remembered primarily for his 12 years as the amazing trombone soloist with The Sousa Band. Leona Leopold A Zimmerman - was trombone soloist in the Sousa Band, succeeding Arthur Pryor in that position, in the early part of the 20th century.

Ye Banks and Braes The origins of this melody are unknown but, set to the poem by Robert Burns, this has become one of the most popular Scottish songs. This arrangement was prepared at the request of Brett Baker. The words are at least partially written by Robert Burns and the words "Auld Lang Syne" literally mean "old long ago" or "the good old days", providing a moment of reflection before moving forwards into the New Year. Amazing Grace with optional Bagpipes Parts for bagpipes are included in Concert Pitch as shown in the full score and in Db, the key in which they are normally pitched.

Blaenwern This arrangement is dedicated to the memory of a much-loved friend and wonderful cornet player, Stephen Howard. Stephen played with the Clacton-on-Sea Band, conducted by his father Robert, and was a frequent guest with the G. Band directed by Dr. Keith M Wilkinson. Indeed, only a few weeks before his untimely death in , Stephen had played principal cornet with the G.

Band on a tour of Switzerland, performing outstandingly at each concert. Jingle Bells Does your band have a star bass trombone player? If so, you will love this new swing arrangement of the Christmas classic! Intermezzo Romantico An original composition from Christian Bouthier. March Card size. Farewell Composed by British Composer Award winner Chris Long, this new piece takes a simple hymn as its starting point, developing into an emotional experience which would be suitable for concerts, memorials and remembrance events. Highly recommended. Finale from Jazz Suite No.

All the Nations Judd Street September Chitarra Romana - Roman Guitar A tango for brass band. Viver Senza Tei Swiss Eurovision entry from Ivory Ghosts Will be released in September Gavin Higgins wrote Ivory Ghosts in for brass ensemble as one of a collection of short pieces composed in support of the charity Brass Band Aid. It is a haunting miniature created in response to the horrors of the illegal trade in African elephant ivory.

This definitive version for brass band and percussion was prepared for the Tredegar Town Band. The centenary of Dahl's birth in Wales was celebrated in , and this piece comes from the film Breakfast at Tiffany's which starred Dahl's first wife, Patricia Neal. The easy-listening style of the music portrays the glamour and glitz of Roald Dahl's immediate post-war life in the USA. This fresh arrangement was made by Philip Sparke and is a funny and joyful moment for your next concert!

The Whale Grand contest march. This setting is teeming with the joy and optimism of life and will work perfectly as a concert opener. Prelude and Fanfare Prelude and Fanfare takes its inspiration from a piece of NASA video footage, where a camera is attached to a piece of debris and jettisoned into space from the space shuttle. Initially, the camera captures images of the shuttle flying off into the distance and out of sight and images of Earth from outer space, as the debris floats around.

The Earth's magnetic field takes hold of the debris and it re-enters the atmosphere, gathering speed and plummeting towards the Earth all the while capturing video images of its journey. At figure A the trombones imitate the magnetic pull of the earth and bring the seemingly abstract musical sounds into a coherent direction. Figure C is a musical representation of the entry into the earth's atmosphere, and the brisk tempo and rhythmic quality of the main theme should convey images of accelerated speed and excitement which eventually climaxes to the inevitable final "thud" of both the musical and documented journey.

This musical study explores the use of minimalist techniques and ideas within the confines of the brass band idiom. The overall structure of the piece is based on the shape of a crescendo, starting at the softest level the ensemble is capable of, finishing at the greatest. Within this structure smaller crescendo sections determine the different segments of the overall work. New World Sketches New World Sketches is a descriptive journey through the landscapes and images of America in the early part of the 20th century.

Includes: Sidewalk - The work opens with a busy street scene of 's New York, and the hustle and bustle of the city can be heard through percussive scoring of car hooters, trams and pedestrians going about their business, featuring elements of George Gershwin's American In Paris and Rhapsody in Blue.

The Deep South - As the subtitle suggests, the second movement of New World Sketches evokes images of the 's Deep South beginning with a simple spiritual. Played first on unaccompanied solo euphonium the melody is then joined by bass trombone, depicting a slave "work song". An increase in tempo and a resounding tubular bell announces the arrival of a steam locomotive complete with "Love Chime" whistle. Rodeo - The final movement steers away from the jazz influences synonymous in America's musical history and turns towards the music of Aaron Copland for inspiration. The opening unison tune, played on piccolo, flutes, oboe, bassoon, tenor sax, trumpet and trombone accompanied by extensive poly-chords, creates a big-country sound while the fast pseudo-Irish Jig provides the energy and flair of a rodeo.

New World Sketches is conceived as a single work however each movement works independently if so desired. It is a lover's lament about his lost dead love, Lisa. It was used extensively within the soundtrack for Paul Haggis's film Crash, a tense race relations film set in Los Angeles. This beautiful melody has been superbly arranged for wind band and percussion by Dan Price. Percussion plays a key role in this arrangement and includes, unusually, a part for acoustic guitar or synthesizer. It is a popular destination for walkers and on a clear day it offers views across Manchester, Liverpool, Blackpool, the Isle of Man, the Cumbrian Mountains and the Peak District.

The hill is well named as there is an ever-present blusteriness even during the summer. On Winter Hill is an evocative concert item for solo euphonium and wind band which tells the story of a journey, in music, to the summit of the hill. The work opens with a quiet ostinato on clarinets which is a musical interpretation of the swirling wind dancing around the peak of the summit. The wind is ever present on the hill and so is the ostinato building in volume and intensity as the journey progresses. Perhaps the listener can imagine looking out from the side of the hill across the valley towards the now silent chimneys of industry.

The summit of the hill is finally reached six bars before Figure G, which is the moment you walk into the wall of wind and sound that takes your breath away for a moment, but gives you an immense sense of achievement. The music here should be full and rich giving the soloist a moment to catch their breath. The work closes at the start of the descent from that moment you step off the peak of the hill and you are already back in a different world. Inspiration for the work is taken from Alfred Noyes poem The Ballad of Dick Turpin, which describes a fictional attempt by notorious highwayman, Dick Turpin, to ride from London to York to escape justice and the inevitable hangman's noose.

The work is rich and dark in colour but paints a clear musical representation of its subject. Galloping horses, post horns and racing stage coaches all make an appearance in this wonderful solo and the listener has their work cut out trying to keep up with the highwayman as he is chased through the storm ridden night. Clouds The starting point for this point was some dramatic cloud formations the composer experienced while in Morrinsville, New Zealand. It was a brilliant sunny day, with occasional huge and interestingly shaped clouds floating past. They provided inspiration for the opening texture of Clouds, which is flowing and slowly unfolding in character.

Clouds can assume many different shapes and characters. There are stormy ideas with strong rhythms, jagged ideas built from small motifs, mysterious ideas that suggest darker clouds and bright climaxes that suggest the sun bursting through. The solo trombone is rather like a small aeroplane, weaving its way through the clouds and enjoying a turbulent journey. Its part is soloistic but also integrated into the overall band texture and often under pinned by the percussion, who have an important role in sustaining the momentum for the piece.

Holcombe Hill A traditional concert march in league with the great marches written by Rimmer, Allen and Alford. The name is taken from an area in Lancashire which is popular with walkers and is not far from where the composer lives.

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Taps in Tempo Despite his European name, Jan Berenska was a Midlander and something of a youthful prodigy, playing piano, violin and cello and giving his first broadcast at the age of 15 from Station 5IT based in Witton, near Birmingham in the days of crystal sets. He made his professional debut as a multi-instrumentalist in , playing in the pit at London's Drury Lane Theatre for a pantomime. In , he formed a dance band which toured all over the country. It features a bright, catchy melody, dazzling arpeggios and scales and four-mallet chords to show off the xylophonist's technique.

This arrangement was specially created for the virtuoso percussionist, Simone Rebello. Summer Storm Antonio Vivaldi was born in Venice and began his adult life in the church, becoming known as the 'Red Priest', presumably due to his sandy-coloured hair. Health problems prevented him continuing actively in the priesthood and he turned his attention to music. Of these, the 12 violin concerti known as The Four Seasons from the opus 8 set, The Trial of Harmony and Invention , have become the best known.

The third concerto, Summer, includes a graphic description of a thunderstorm which makes an effective showpiece when played by any solo instrument. Sadly, Vivaldi died in poverty in Vienna, whilst trying vainly to secure commissions for himself, but his music has survived to become some of the best loved in the world. Ennio Morricone's immortal theme is the basis for a "shoot-out" between "Clint Eastwood" and a "Mexican Bandit", but un fortunately the conductor gets caught in the cross fire!

A lot of fun for both band and audience. Softly, Softly Softly, Softly was originally composed as the signature tune for a BBC Television series about life on the police force. This superb 'big band style' arrangement works brilliantly for wind band and is a lot of fun with suggested choreography instructions to enhance presentation. The title comes from English saying, "Softly, Softly, catch ye monkey". A Fantastic concert opener! Caught in the Web The piece begins with the introduction of the two themes, with the building of the tarantella being interspersed with passages foretelling the fly and its demise.

The work was composed in and won him first prize in a national composition contest. This symphonic music is in the style of Grieg and has been arranged for wind band by Ray Farr. Echoes of the East This exciting addition to wind band repertoire comes from the pen of Rodney Newton who has taken traditional folk tunes from Bulgaria and Romania and blended them into a showcase featuring soloists and the band as a whole. One person begins singing and the others join in one by one. The sun rises and church bells welcome a new day. Village Wedding' sets the scene for a Romanian gypsy band that has come down from the mountains to entertain the guests with their distinctive songs and dances.

Everything is done at maximum speed, all the soloists trying to outdo each other in terms of brilliance. A fantastic concert Finale - Superb! Flame of Independence Given as a gift to United States of America by the people of France, the Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognisable icons in the world and stands as a universal symbol of freedom and democracy. Here, it is the inspiration for Dan Price's superb curtain-raiser. The trees growing on the mountainside in this area release hydrocarbons into the atmosphere.

The natural haze produced in this process, when the range is viewed from a distance, gives the mountain a distinctive blue-ish colour. In the early s, western settlers moved into Virginia and Georgia. As their trade and industry increased in size, so did the land they required. This expansion included encroachment into Native American's land which caused frequent hostility between settlers and tribes.

Eventually the native inhabitants were pushed further and further into the west and eventually out of the Blue Ridge mountain range. Blue Ridge is now predominantly a tourist area stretching across two national parks, Shenandoah and the Great Smoky Mountains. Sunrise Over Blue Ridge takes its inspiration from the wonderful landscapes which can be seen in this part of the world.

Purcell Variants Purcell Variants was originally composed for the Brass Band, Black Dyke Band, and is dedicated to their musical director, Nicholas Childs and has now been transcribed for wind band by the composer. Purcell Variants is based on Purcell's Queen Mary's Funeral Music, which consists of four canzonas for brass , two elegies and an anthem. The first movement begins by sounding some of Purcell's original music in the trombones and horns, underpinned by a timpani roll with the woodwind articulating the beginnings and endings of the phrases.

This leads into a cadenza for trumpet and alto saxophone before the movement heads in different directions, leading us to its mysterious end, where the original music is sounded this time in the 'stabs' of the clarinets and alto saxophone. Originally composed for the funeral of Queen Mary in , Purcell's original funeral music was used later that same year for Purcell's own funeral - he died aged only The second movement is an elegy, inspired by this story. After an introduction a disjointed last post , the main melody of the movement is introduced by the solo euphonium, with other solo roles for flute, oboe and alto saxophone.

This is then taken over by the trumpets who lead us into the middle section of the movement. This is a quasi-funeral march, inspired by the image of Purcell's coffin being taken to its final resting point. The main melody returns in the flute, oboe and alto saxophone, this time more elaborated. The movement ends with a snare drum fading away - perhaps a metaphor. The Finale is a fast and furious movement combining thematic material from the two previous movements with new rhythmical ideas.

This takes us through to the final passage - the triumphant return of Purcell's original theme. The poem has been set with other melodies through-out its existence but it is the original pairing with Monk's tune that remains it's most popular and loved setting. In addition to regular use in memorial services, state occasions and festivals of remembrance, the hymn has made appearances in countless film and television programmes and is still sung regularly at the start of important sports events. Here a setting by renowned Welsh composer Karl Jenkins, arranged for wind band by Prof.

Peter Graham, ensures this popular hymn tune will remain an audience favourite for years to come. The story revolves around a rough-and-tumble fisherman from the Louisiana bayous, who is gifted with a wonderful, if unschooled voice. He is discovered by the director of the New Orleans French Opera David Niven , and falls in love with the prima donna, a refined young soprano Kathryn Grayson.

The film has sunk into obscurity, but Be My Love survives as one of Mario Lanza's best known signature songs. This arrangement has firmly established itself in the euphonium repertoire over the years, and remains one of Ray Farr's most popular arrangements.

Over the years the song was covered by many major stars, turning it into an absolute evergreen around the world. The beauty of the melody is also suited for mellow sounding instruments like the Eb tenor horn; a great reason for the British composer and arranger Christopher Bond to make a version for brass band and tenor horn. Multi-cultural ethnic influences, along with the driving rhythms that reflect the perseverance and hard work of those mission-minded pioneers, are both important components that make Frontier Vision an outstanding choice for your concert or contest.

Viking Age The Viking age lasted from the late eighth, to the middle of the eleventh century. During this period, Scandinavian warriors and merchants explored, plundered and left their mark on numerous territories. This work is based on a series of four notes that appear in different forms, consisting of 4 movements: Northern Men, Explorer, Raids and Heritage. It is an impressive and spectacular piece, with lots of interesting and playful parts for all sections. This is a perfect contest piece or an outstanding work for thematic concerts.

The beautiful song When you wish upon a Star is not only popular from the animation film itself, but also as a separate song. It has been covered by many big artists throughout the years. It is perfect for brass band. Will your nose grow whilst playing? Strong rhythms and often-abundant musical climaxes are two important characteristics of this rich and varied musical style. Etienne Crausaz took some of these elements and mixed it with elements of rock, turning this Balkan Dance into an exuberant and spectacular piece of music, during which no one can remain seated!

This series features pieces that have been rescored for Unity Series five-part scoring. Where relevant, suggestions are made for a variation in tone colour i. It has a sensitive and flowing melodic line and will provide a contrasting and reflective piece in a concert programme.

A programme piece depicting a desert city which contains expressive lines and thematic contrast that will be welcomed by conductors and provide an excellent item for any concert programme. Very little is known about this composer other than he had a good reputation as a violinist and conductor in Prague and Germany and became the Konzertmeister of the Dresden Court Orchestra.

It is intended that these parts be used as 'masters', for the purpose of photocopying a quantity of parts to accommodate the precise instrumentation needs of the band for which this has been purchased. The arrangement has been in great demand but has not been published, until now. Featuring antiphonal trumpets, hand claps and host of other clever effects, this is the perfect choice for bands looking for something different at concerts and entertainments contests.

Manchester Following the terrible events that took place in the Manchester Arena on 22nd of May , this specially arranged and dedicated setting of the hymn tune, 'Manchester' has been put together as a tribute to all those caught up in the attacks, and as a salute to the people of Manchester for their spirit and courage in the aftermath. The music has easily stood the test of time, with many still seeing the track as a firm favourite for parties. Now for the first time, the work is available for band. Something different and a must have. A lyrical ballad, out of all the tracks produced for the film, Alan stated that this was his favourite of them all.

Now arranged by Adrian Horn for solo cornet and band, this release is perfect for soloists looking to perform something popular with general audiences of all ages. With little in the way of technical difficulty, this would be a great item for younger players to enjoy. One not to be missed this Summer.

Written in three sections, the work graphically depicts London in its post-fire state, with damaged bells and the ghostly atmospheric sounds. This is a great showcase for any band looking to impress on both the concert and contest stage. Melodies from Great Composers Ray Steadman-Allen has selected 4 melodies, composed by some of the great composers, and linked them together to form a medley that will appeal to many a listener.

Cheer Up, Charlie This fresh new cornet solo comes from one of the greatest loved movies of all time. With a complex chord structure, the band parts remain interesting throughout whilst the lyrical solo line can shine in this beautiful, melodic work. Pioneers of the Medway The Salvation Army Band in my home town of Chatham, part of a conurbation of 5 towns in the South East of England known as the Medway Towns, celebrated their th anniversary in and this piece was composed as part of those celebrations.

There are seven contrasting variations that will provide much interest to the player as well as the listener, the seventh of which is a fugato which leads into a triumphant finale where the theme is heard for the first time in its completion. This, we feel, will be a significant work for Wind Band as it has been for the brass band movement. Before entering the International Training College in to become a Salvation Army officer he developed as a musician through the playing of the cornet and euphonium of the Corps band.

In he was transferred to the Music Editorial Department and also became a member of the International Staff Band. During a period of 9 years he was the Bandmaster of the Rosehill Band with whom he made many recordings and broadcasts. Later he directed a number of other significant Salvation Army bands and also served time abroad in Czechoslovakia. It is a majestic march that will find good use in a performance or marching band.

The two versions work as standalone items, or can be performed side-by-side. A great new original piece for Brass Band. As well as this training band version, there is also a full band version of the work available for mainstream bands. Kabalagala Kabalagala is a fat-growing neighbourhood in Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. Kabalagala is a favourite hangout for foreigners visiting or resident in Uganda and known as a major entertainment centre. This fun piece reflects the busy neighbourhood.

Sandy Smith has made this fantastic arrangement for brass band. Pyrotechnic Variations on Pyrotechnic Variations on was composed for Brass Band Schoonhoven, and used as part of their programme for Brass in Concert in November The Battle of Athens Chocks-away chaps! This is an aerial dogfight in music. General Series Band Journal December Numbers Festival March - Stowmarket Steven Ponsford This festival march is traditional in style, abounds in energy and features the lesser known chorus 'In that city built four square' which the corps at Stowmarket have featured through the years.

At the cross Paul Sharman This meditation was originally written for the Disciples of the Cross commissioning and features 'To thy cross, I come Lord', 'At the cross where I first saw the light' and other melodic references to 'The Cross of Christ' are also found within. Boundless Kingdom Judd Street March For the World Judd Street March Chain Reaction Judd Street March Endeavour Judd Street March This arrangement of the gorgeous melody allows the soloist the freedom to express themselves with careful scoring beneath in this delicate work.

Prismatic Light Concert Opener. A Pencil Full of Lead This is a great toe-tapping number, perfect for audiences and groups alike. Bethena Concert Waltz. His condition is worsening, and due to his medication the border between the real world and his hallucinations becomes increasingly vague. One day the patient discovers an old piano and begins to play Mozart which brings both himself and other patients back to life. A very innovative and virtuoso new work from Thomas Doss.

Introduction and Variations on "Dies Irae" After the introduction, in which the landscape of Groningen with its beautiful wide views is presented, follows five variations based on the 13th-century Gregorian theme Dies Irae that is attributed to Thomas van Celano. Crosswinds This lively piece of music would fit into any repertoire. Marked at bpm in triple time, it highlights all sections of the band and features a driving rhythmical syncopation throughout.

English Counterpoint The winner of the inaugural RWCMD Cory Composition Prize in , debutant brass band composer Lewis Furber unlocks an original and evoactive soundworld, where the influence of composers such as Vaughan Williams is never far away. Features solos for flugel horn, euphonium and baritone. High Five This optimistic little piece is a bright splash of colour for your concerts.

Not too difficult and lots of fun. Planets Align Planets Align is intended to be a dramatic, theatrical opening number using the full space of any auditorium. It ends positively, with the wish that hope can come from desperation. Recorded by Glyn Williams with Cory Band. The Brigand's Orgy In his memoirs the composer wrote: 'I long to go to the mountains and put myself in the service of a brigand chief.

Elemental The opening number in Cory Band's 'Four Elements' themed Brass in Concert programme, this piece sets out a mysterious introduction transporting us back to the time of the Greek Philosophers, after which it presents short musical depictions of Fire, Air, Water and Earth. Designed to start your concert with a bang. Starlight Another easy concert opener from Alan Fernie.

In form it draws from the overture style, although the themes are self-existing and the piece is programmatic. Working well as a festival opener, it sets a mood of excitement. Following the rhythmic fanfares of the opening, the first theme is presented in the cornets followed by a return to the same rhythmic material. A second theme appears in the horn section and is developed, changing into a darker and sinister form of the same motif. Eventually a Maestoso section is reached, full of sustained block chords in the cornets and trombones, as the rest of the band counters with cascading lines that weave straight through the brighter instruments.

Commissioned by Kirkbymoorside Town band for their German visit in Thula Baba Traditional African. A fancy opener for any occasion! Christmas Encounters Every year it is a challenge to find new music in addition to all of the traditional carols and hymns. A classic with a twist! The memorable March of the Resistance is fittingly dramatic and powerful, and is prominent at key moments in the movie. Canzonetta Simply an original slow melody for Eb Horn, nothing more! Entebbe Road Entebbe Road is a busy and frantic trombone solo, reflecting the busy and chaotic main road to the airport in Uganda's capital, Kampala.

A percentage of sales of this piece goes to Brass for Africa. Kalema is a Euphonium solo, and a portrait of it's dedicatee, Brass for Africa's charismatic and inspirational senior teacher Franke Kalema. He assures me that Kalema means "the heart of a Lion" Jingle Bells A fabulous Christmas Classic.

Saxophone The saxophone is a family of woodwind instruments. Saxophones are made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. Although most saxophones are made from brass, they are categorized as woodwind instruments, because sound is produced by an oscillating reed, traditionally made out of woody cane, rather than lips vibrating in a mouthpiece cup as with the brass instrument family; as with the other woodwinds, the pitch of the note being played is controlled by covering holes in the body tube to control the resonant frequency of the air column by changing the effective length of the tube.

The saxophone is used in classical music, military bands, marching bands and contemporary music; the saxophone is used as a solo and melody instrument or as a member of a horn section in some styles of rock and roll and popular music. Saxophone players are called saxophonists. Since the first saxophone was invented by the Belgian instrument maker Adolphe Sax in the early s, saxophones have been produced in a variety of series distinguished by transpositions within instrument sets and tuning standard.

Sax patented the saxophone on June , in two groups of seven instruments each. Instruments from the series pitched in C and F never gained a foothold and constituted only a small percentage of instruments made by Sax. Low Pitch saxophones are equivalent in tuning to modern instruments. C soprano and C melody saxophones were produced for the casual market as parlor instruments during the early twentieth century.

The saxophones with widest use and availability are the sopranos, altos and baritones. In the keyed ranges of the various saxophones, the pitch is controlled by keys with shallow cups in which are fastened leather pads that seal toneholes, controlling the resonant length, thereby frequency, of the air column within the body tube. Small holes called vents, located between the toneholes and the mouthpiece, are opened by an octave key to raise the pitch by eliminating the fundamental frequency, leaving the first harmonic as the frequency defining the pitch. A high G key is most common on modern soprano saxophones.

Notes above F are considered part of the altissimo register of any saxophone, can be produced using advanced embouchure techniques and fingering combinations.

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Keywork facilitating altissimo playing is a feature of modern saxophones. Modern saxophone players have extended the range to over four octaves on alto. Music for most saxophones is notated using treble clef; because all saxophones use the same key arrangement and fingering to produce a given notated pitch, it is not difficult for a competent player to switch among the various sizes when the music has been suitably transposed, many do so. This can be useful if a orchestra lacks one of those instruments; the straight soprano and sopranino saxophones consist of a straight conical tube with a flared bell at the end opposite the mouthpiece.

The interior of the tube is called the bore. Alto and larger saxophones include a detachable curved neck above the highest tone hole, directing the mouthpiece to the player's mouth and, with rare exceptions, a U-shaped bow that directs the bell upward and a curve in the throat of the bell directing it forward. The set of curves near the bell has become a distinctive feature of the saxophone family, to the extent that soprano and sopranino saxes are sometimes made in the curved style. The baritone and contrabass saxophones accommodate the length of the bore with extra bows and right-angle bends between the main body and the mouthpiece; the left hand operates keys from the upper part of the body tube while the right hand operates keys from the lower part.

The right thumb sits under a thumb hook and left thumb is placed on a thumb rest to stabilize and balance the saxophone, while the weight of most saxophones is supported by a neckstrap attached to a strap ring on the rear of the body of the instrument; the left thumb operates the octave key.

With soprano and smaller saxophones weight tends to be borne by the right thumb while a neckstrap provides security for the instrument. Keys consist of the cups, and. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the Ariana Grande song. For other songs, see Focus disambiguation. CD single digital download. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved July 6, Ariana Grande. Republic Records. Archived from the original on March 3, Entertainment Weekly. Time Inc. Retrieved September 18, Retrieved March 3, Rolling Stone. Japanese version MV of the hit single "Focus! Universal Music Japan.

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