6. MUSIC FOR WOODWIND, BRASS AND PERCUSSION
Symphonic Wind Band & Square-dance Caller. Duration: c. 8’00”.
[Moderately difficult] Three melodic and foot-tapping movements:
1. ‘Shades of Parades’. A tribute to Charles Ives, with several bands appearing and simultaneously playing different marches.
2. ‘Meanwhile . . .’ Resting under the night-time prairie sky, the band hums a well-known western melody.
3. ‘Lowdown Hoedown’. The caller encourages the dancers to take the floor for increasingly bizarre antics.
PP0062. 68–page full score, conductor score & 36 parts complete £108.00 UK; £124.00 Elsewhere.
Clifford Bevan arr Kronk
NOT SILENT NIGHT
Wonderful Elastic Band WEB 1: Flexible instrumentation. Duration: c. 2’00”.
[Easy/Intermediate] A lively two-minute overture to the Christmas concert. Minimum instrumentation needed: flute, clarinet, euphonium (or tenor sax) and bass, all about intermediate standard. The other parts are easier, but the more you have the better it sounds.
PP0053. 16-page full score & 19 parts (Flute 1, Flute 2, Oboe, Clarinet 1, Clarinet 2, Alto Sax, Bassoon, F horn, Eb horn, Trumpet 1, Trumpet 2, Trombone (bass clef), Bb Trombone, Euphonium (bass clef), Bb Euphonium, Bass (tuba, bass clef), Eb Bass, Percussion 1, Percussion 2) £13.00 UK; £15.00 Elsewhere.
2 Clarinets, 3 Trumpets, F Horn, Trombone, 2 Percussion. Duration: c. 10’00”.
[Difficult] Programme music at its best, premièred by Huddersfield University students in 1993 and later played by the London Sinfonietta. ‘Well worth looking at . . .’— Clarinet & Saxophone. 'A good item for the “band within a band”.’— Winds.
PP0024. Score & 9 parts £21.00 UK; £24.00 Elsewhere.
Henri Kling arr Kronk & Laurendeau
THE ELEPHANT AND THE FLY
Piccolo & Tuba with Piano. Duration: c. 6’00”.
[Difficult] A version with tuba of this turn-of-the-century duo caractéristique originally for piccolo, trombone and light orchestra. ‘. . . would make a good light-hearted item in a concert’.— Pan.
PP0043. 3 parts (Tuba bass clef only) complete £8.50 UK; £9.77 Elsewhere.
Josef Strauss arr Bevan
Wind Band. Duration: c. 2’10”.
[Intermediate] The first ever arrangement for band of this lively orchestral march composed in 1859 for the wedding of Archduke Maximilian to Princess Charlotte of Belgium. Josef, younger brother of Johann, was a civil engineer before becoming a professional musician and probably the only composer to invent a street-cleaning machine.
PP0057. Full score, conductor score & 32 parts £39.00 UK; £45.00 Elsewhere.
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