Catalogue

Unless otherwise noted, Concert Band instrumentation includes flute 1, 2, oboe 1, 2, bassoon 1, 2, Eb soprano clarinet, clarinet 1, 2, 3, Eb alto clarinet, Bb bass clarinet, alto sax 1, 2, tenor sax, baritone sax, french horn 1, 2, 3, 4, trumpet 1, 2, 3, trombone 1, 2, bass trombone, euphonium BC, euphonium TC, tuba, double bass, timpani, mallets, percussion. All sets include a full score. A pdf of the first page of each full score is provided below. For an explanation of Grade follow this link.

Please note: transcriptions marked * cannot be shipped to the US and EU due to copyright restriction. In Canada and most other countries the original works are now in public domain.   

Catalog# Composer Arranger
Title and Description
Excerpt Sample Grade Duration Price
Concert Band (B)
daB1
Prokofiev
Arthur
Scenes from Cinderella *
This transcription includes nine scenes from the ballet by Sergei Prokofiev (1891-1953) and follows the story with provided narration. Composed between 1940 and 1944, Cinderella, along with the ballet Romeo and Juliet are two of Prokofiev's most popular compositions.
pdf
5
21:00
$200
daB2
Ravel
Arthur
Valses Nobles et Sentimentales
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937) wrote this composition of seven miniatures as a nostalgic impression of the Viennese waltz and in homage to Schubert, initially for piano in 1911, then orchestrated in 1912.
pdf
5
11:00
$145
daB3
Arthur
-

Atmospheres for Winds

Tone clusters have been used by many composers such as Cowell, Ives and Ligeti in his Atmospheres for Orchestra, made famous in the film 2001: A Space Odyssey. This composition for 45 parts uses tone clusters, dynamics, rhythmic and episodic effects available to band instruments.

pdf
4
5:00
$75
daB4
Mozart
Arthur

Masonic Funeral Music

W. A. Mozart (1756-1791) composed this solemn march around a central Gregorian chorale for a funeral ceremony in Vienna. This transcription if for brass choir. Picc tpt, 3 tpts, flugelhorn, 4 fr hns, 3 tbn, euph, tuba.

pdf
4
5:40
$45
daB5
Delius
Arthur

Sleigh Ride

Frederick Delius (1862-1934) wrote this ABA gem, also known as Winter Night, as a joyful, spirited ride through crisp snow alternating with the ethereal experience of a peaceful moonlit landscape. Add picc, no alto cl.

pdf
4
5:40
$70
daB6
Mascagni
Arthur

Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana

This one act verismo opera, composed in 1890, is Pietro Mascagni’s (1863-1945) best known work. The Intermezzo is the opera’s well known instrumental interlude, calm, sweet music that is like the ominous calm before the storm. fl, ob, bsn, cl123, bcl, asax, tsax,bsax, hn123, tpt123, tbn12, btbn, euphBC, euphTC, tba, db.

pdf
3
4:00
$45
daB7
Arthur
-

Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

A musical setting with narrator of the text of the famous editorial by Francis Church in the New York Sun in 1897. It uses several familiar Christmas melodies. fl, ob, cl123, bcl, bsn, asax12, tsax, bsax, hn12, tpt123, tbn12, btbn, euphBC, euphTC, tba, db, perc, mallets.  VIDEO

pdf
3
5:00
$60
Solo with Concert Band (SB)
daSB1
Berg
Arthur
Four Early Songs
Alban Berg (1885-1935) wrote Seven Early Songs in 1904 in a tonal post-romantic style under the tutelage of Schoenberg. They show a warmth of feeling and the influence of R. Strauss, Wolf and Debussy. Berg orchestrated them in 1928. This set includes Nacht, Traumgetroent, Im Zimmer and Sommertage for soprano or mezzo-soprano. Add eh, pno/hp and voice. No tpt23, btbn, timp. VIDEO
3:
4:
pdf
4
10:00
$90
daSB2

Cimarosa/

Benjamin

Arthur
Oboe Concerto on Themes of Cimarosa *
Arthur Benjamin (1893-1960), the Australian/Canadian composer, constructed this very popular four movement concerto in 1942 from harpsichord pieces by Domenico Cimarosa (1749-1801). fl, cl123, bcl, bsn, asax12, tsax, bsax, hn12, tpt12, tbn12, btbn, euphBC, euphTC, tba, db, solo oboe.
pdf
5/3
12:00
$105
daSB3
Handel
Arthur

Larghetto and Allegro for Flute and Band

A transcription of the first and fourth movements of the Flute Sonata in F, originally composed for recorder and harpsichord in 1712 by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). fl, ob, cl123, acl, bcl, asax12, tsax, bsax, hn123, tpt123, tbn12, btbn, euphBC, euphTC, tba, db, timp, mallets, solo flute.

n/a
pdf
5/4
4:00
$65
daSB4
Vivaldi
Arthur

Concerto for Guitar in D Major

Antonio Vivaldi (1675-1741) wrote many concertos for many instruments, including four for lute. This very popular one is usually performed on guitar. It is in three movements - a fast ritornello, a reflective meditation, and a fast tarantella-like movement. fl, ob, cl12, bcl, bsn, asax12, tsax, bsax, hn12, tpt12, tbn12, btbn, euphBC, euphTC, tba, db, solo guitar.  VIDEO

1:
pdf
4
10:30
$65
daSB5
Vaughan-Williams
Arthur

Songs of Travel *           

Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) wrote Nine Songs of Travel in 1904 for baritone and piano using words by Robert Louis Stevenson. They were then orchestrated by Vaughan Williams and his assistant Roy Douglas. This set includes The Vagabond, Youth and Love, The Infinite Shining Heavens, Whither must I wander?, Bright is the Ring of Words, and I Have Trod the Upward and the Downward Slope. No fl2, ob2, acl, bsn2.  Add voice.

1:
6:
pdf
4
17:30
$135
daSB6
Ives
Arthur

The Unanswered Question * 

Charles Ives (1874-1954) in 1908 created this "cosmic landscape" (Ives) of three layers - sustained background chords, a solo trumpet asking the question seven times, and an increasingly frustrated woodwind quartet seeking the answer. Originally paired with Central Park in the Dark as Two Contemplations, it was largely unknown until later in Ives' life. 2 fl, ob, cl, tpt, pic, Eb cl, 2 cl, bs cl, alto sx, ten sx, bar sx, dbl bs

pdf
4/3
7:00
$45
daSB7
Charpentier
Arthur

Depuis le jour *

This beautiful and frequently performed aria for soprano is from the infrequently performed opera Louise composed in 1900 by Gustave Charpentier (1860-1956). The atmospheric opera depicts Parisian working-class life. Louise sings of her desire for freedom, her happiness and her love for Julien. Add eh and voice.

pdf
4
6:40
$60
daSB8
Traditional
Arthur

Gloucestershire Wassail

This traditional carol refers to "wassailing" or singing door to door wishing good health. This arrangement accompanies the Vaughan Williams setting of the familiar carol for SATB choir with brass. Each of the three verses is followed by eight measures for brass alone. 4 hn, 3 tpt, 3 tbn, euph, tuba

pdf
3
4:00
$25
Small Ensembles (E)
daE1
Handel
Arthur

Where E'er You Walk

An arrangement for brass quintet of the famous aria from the opera Semele by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

n/a
pdf
3
4:00
$20
daE2
Piazzolla
Arthur

Three Tangos for Brass Quintet

An arrangement of Tango Choc, Adios Nonino, and Se Termino, three tangos by the Argentine master Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

n/a
pdf
3
8:00
$25
daE3
Piazzolla
Arthur

Three Tangos for Woodwind Quintet

An arrangement of Tango Choc, Adios Nonino, and Se Termino, three tangos by the Argentine master Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

n/a
pdf
3
8:00
$25
daE4
Piazzolla
Arthur

Three Tangos for Trombone Quartet

An arrangement of Tango Choc, Adios Nonino, and Se Termino, three tangos by the Argentine master Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992)

n/a
pdf
3
8:00
$25
Solo (S)
daS1
Bach
Arthur
Seven Baroque Dances
This set of dance movements is derived from Suites for Unaccompanied Cello 1 and 3 by J.S. Bach (1685-1750) and is available in comfortable keys for BBb tuba, CC tuba and bass trombone (please specify)
n/a
pdf
5
12:00
$12
daS2
Beethoven
Arthur

Adagio Cantabile from Pathetique Sonata

The slow second movement of an early piano sonata by Ludwig von Beethoven (1770-1827) consisting of the famous cantabile melody played three times separated by two episodes. With piano accompaniment. Specify instrument.

n/a
pdf
5
5:00
$12