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Updated: 2012-13 & 2011 Texas UIL | PML Band Additions

  1. 1. FREEConcert Band PML Update Includes: New Additions 2011-2012 2012-2013 Print Music Specialists314 S. Elm St. Denton, TX 76201 • 800.772.5918 • fax 800.772.8404 • www.penders.com
  2. 2. Elizabethan Dance Kingstree Overture Grade 1 arr. Mark Williams Anne McGinty Alpine Meadow Experience the merry sounds of Olde England in this easy, but This is the overture you’ve been waiting for! Anne McGinty again authentic sounding work in the Renaissance style. Written in a displays her distinctive and colorful style in this appealing Steve Hodges mixture of mixolydian and major tonalities, this piece is a great and tuneful addition to the repertoire. With an opportunity to This lyrical piece provides the young band with many opportunities tool for exposing students to the sounds and traditions of an develop attacks and releases, characteristic tone quality and phrasing, for expressive playing. A simple, memorable melody sets the stage essential time in musical history. This is an excellent selection for your band will sound very musical and very mature. A definite for interesting harmonic and textural treatments by all sections of working on dynamic control and playing with delicacy. audience pleaser! the ensemble. This selection is a great teaching tool for phrasing, articulation and dynamics. Set 20677400 $42.00 Set 20806300 $45.00 Set 21542800 $42.00 Score 20677401 $6.00 Score 20806301 $6.00 Score 21542801 $6.00 Enchanted Island Lux Prima (Come My Soul Thou Autumn Colors Steve Rouse Must Be Awakening) When you hear the music of Enchanted Island, it sounds like a place Franz Joseph Haydn/arr. Ralph Ford John O’Reilly you might want to visit. Strange. Mysterious. Something is Autumn is always an exciting time of the year for children as they Franz Joseph Haydn’s lovely musical setting of Come My Soul, Thou happening on Enchanted Island. There are clues in the music: a slow head back to school. Here is a piece that evokes the dramatic Must be Awakening, scored for beginners in 3/4 time. The flowing procession, a soulful melody in the trumpets, the clamor of a colors that dot the Adirondack Mountains in New York State. melody is tuneful and will add to the musicality of your ensemble. ceremonial tam-tam, a sense of darkness, of respect, of an Summer is over and autumn is the lovely season that precedes the First stated by the upper woodwinds, the full band builds to an important moment. On Enchanted Island, clouds cover the sky, a harsh winter to come. Autumn Colors is set in a natural minor emotional conclusion. Breathtaking! new light is born. tonality and features flowing melodic lines from all the winds. This Set 20606000 $45.00 lyrical ballad portrays the warm feelings O’Reilly experiences when Set 18389800 $75.00 Score 20606001 $8.00 the leaves put on their yearly display of beautiful colors. Score 18389801 $12.00 Set 21498800 $42.00 Majestica ! Score 21498801 $6.00 NEW Exhortation Gary Gazlay Gary Gazlay The title of Majestica is taken from the word “majestic” which Azure Hills From the composer of the best selling Champions (19742900) means “having or displaying great dignity or nobility” and was comes another fun and dynamic piece. Join in the celebration with inspired by Psalm 8:9. Steve Hodges strong melodies and engaging rhythms in all parts. Set in the A lyrical ballad which presents the band with many opportunities Set 22589800 $50.00 key of E-flat, this animated selection will be a student and for expressive playing. The theme is lightly presented by the flutes, Score 22589801 $7.00 audience favorite. followed by another statement of it in the trumpets, with added Set 23668100 $50.00 textures in the accompaniment. The second statement features ! some interesting harmonies by the woodwinds before leading into Score 23668101 $7.00 NEW Mystery Ride a very expressive final presentation of the melody with an added Terry White woodwind countermelody. A stirring variation and development Fortis Young bands venturing out of their method book will surely get leads to a very effective and climactic ending where melodic a thrill as students take a musical journey through this mystical motives are passed from section to section as the piece winds down Gary Gazlay soundscape. A minor mode and dissonant sounds help set the to a quiet, reflective conclusion. From the composer of Champions (19742900) comes another mood, along with some “suspicious” percussion and well-timed exciting selection. Featuring stately marcato themes and a melody Set 22447600 $46.00 that appears in all the parts, this stirring piece will engage all moments of silence. Score 22447601 $6.00 students. Set 23295600 $40.00 Set 21816100 $55.00 Score 23295601 $8.00 Big Sky Round-Up Score 21816101 $7.00 Mythos Robert Sheldon Visions of the Old West come to mind as cowboys bring in the Gymnopedie #1 Chris M. Bernotas herd with this rollicking, rhythmic round-up inspired by the film Mythos is the Greek word for ‘story’ or ‘legend.’ Bernotas music of Hollywood’s classic Westerns. Players and audiences alike Erik Satie/arr. Jack Bullock captures all the elements of Greek mythology in this exciting will enjoy the musical personality and the tuneful character of the The Gymnopedies, originally written for piano, are French piece: the hero, the peril, the adventure, and the conquest. This Big Sky Round-Up. composer Erik Satie’s most famous works. In traditional Satie overture in d minor for the young band, has a lot going for it: style, Gymnopedie No. 1 is characterized with a joyously simple Set 23246500 $45.00 melody in 3/4 time with a rich harmonic structure that is not appealing melodies, plenty of contrasts, and great percussion! Score 23246501 $6.00 technically demanding. A new classic arrangement at the Set 21758200 $72.00 beginning level! Score 21758201 $6.00 !NEW Challenger Point Set 20309700 $45.00 Royal Gardens Timothy Johnson Score 20309701 $8.00 This nice easy overture-style festival or concert piece will show off Michael Vertoske ! NEW Highland Salute your band at its best. The exciting primary theme is contrasted Composed in sonata allegro from, Royal Gardens has a “classical” with an engaging slow section and there are plenty of musical feel making it perfect for concert or contest. The composer here concepts to teach which are right on target for musicians at this Judith Katz has used a variety of contrasting textures that includes the use of level. Consider opening your next concert with Challenger Point. This piece features Loch Lomand and Scotland the Brave. 1st trumpet’s many “color” percussion instruments. Your students will feel that highest note is D. Only 1st clarinets cross the break. they have advanced from beginners to “real” musicians playing Set 23273100 $40.00 Set 22974200 $45.00 this distinguished composition! Score 23273101 $5.00 Set 22609300 $40.00 Score 22974201 $8.00 Corps of Discovery Score 22609301 $8.00 Iroquois Sunrise William Owens Spacious Firmament on High Rich harmonies and bold melodies are at the center of this exciting Gregory B. Rudgers program piece based on the epic expedition of Lewis and Clark This unique young band composition paints a musical portrait of Chris Sharp and their entourage known as the Corps of Discovery. After the a day in the Adirondack Mountains coming alive as the sun burns This thoughtful adaptation from Haydn’s Creation is a wonderful Corps’ enthusiastic departure, a lush slow section soon finds our through a misty morning. The composer here uses a pentatonic way to incorporate classical music on your next program while heroes ‘Westward Bound.’ The music returns to its triumphant scale and layered melodies to create an inspired and soulful working on balance between woodwinds, brass and percussion. It opening themes as they begin ‘The Journey Home.’ Strong and composition, clearly demonstrating that great music does not have can also function as a lyrical work on your program without the powerful with ample opportunities for cross-curricular study! to be difficult! demands of long sustained phrases. Easy to put together, yet still Set 22602600 $40.00 Set 20852300 $45.00 authentic to the original. Score 20852301 $8.00 Set 20846500 $40.00 Score 22602601 $5.00 Score 20846501 $5.00 www.penders.com • 800-772-5918 • band@penders.com
  3. 3. ! Die Meistersinger (Themes) Grade 1 (cont’d) NEW Black Forest Overture Michael Sweeney Richard Wagner/arr. Larry Daehn Summit Fanfare This striking overture has established itself as a staple in many All the sweep and grandeur of Wagner’s music encapsulated in a band programs across the country and appears on many state lists symphonic miniature for young band. Two of his noblest themes William Owens are joined in a concert piece that will inspire, yet not fatigue young as well. Bold and exciting, this composition provides a wealth of This impressive fanfare will make your band sound extraordinary. players. High quality educational music! variety and teaching material in an attractive setting that students Beginning with a bold melodic statement supported by rich harmonies and stately percussion, the music progresses through love to play. Set 21756200 $50.00 various moods ranging from gentle to triumphant. A rhythmic Set 9696700 $50.00 Score 21756201 $4.00 dance section in the middle of the work provides excellent Score 9696701 $7.50 contrast before the bold opening themes return to bring the work Fields of Clover to a dramatic conclusion. Fabulous writing for young musicians! Black Is the Color of My True Love’s Hair Randall Standridge Set 20846800 $40.00 arr. Robert Sheldon In a gorgeous debut published work, this Arkansas composer Score 20846801 $5.00 This traditional folk song was first known in the Appalachian creates a lush musical soundscape using fairly simple materials. Mountains region of the United States in 1915, but most probably Starting with a four-bar clarinet solo, moving to an effective originated in Scotland. It is about a girl who is waiting for her clarinet choir section, and culminating in several larger sections Grade 2 lover to return from the sea. This stunning setting is a significant using some unique scoring ideas, the simple beauty of folk-like melodies is presented in a simply irresistible piece for band. contribution to the young band repertoire. ! Set 17414400 $45.00NEW Accolade Set 21487300 $46.00 William Himes Score 21487301 $6.00 Score 17414401 $8.00 Splendid textures, rhythmic counterpoint and touching melodies combine in this exciting but accessible work. A wide range of Broken Bow Homeward Bound musical styles and colors make it a great choice for festival or a Carl Strommen Marta Keen/arr. Brant Karrick strong centerpiece for the concert program. You will enjoy this With the energy of an old-fashioned “hoe-down,” Broken Bow is Homeward Bound is one of the most popular and widely rich and varied work for young bands. dedicated to those who fought to settle and develop the lands west performed contemporary choral pieces of all time. This heartfelt Set 23271000 $55.00 of the Mississippi. The driving bold theme is interrupted with a piece is elegant in its simplicity and has touched thousands of charming chorale-like section but builds to a dramatic conclusion. musicians and their audiences with its warmth and sincerity. Score 23271001 $7.50 Additionally, it has become the anthem for many soldiers returning Superb program music for concert and contest! home from foreign wars. This exquisite setting for concert band is Adrenaline Engines Set 22394600 $55.00 meant to stand alone as a concert piece, or it can be played along Randall Standridge Score 22394601 $9.00 with the original Jay Althouse choral arrangement (3394000) to Coupling exciting rhythmic motifs with sophisticated harmonies, create a stirring moment for combined band and choir in concert. here is a sure-fire winner reminiscent of Standridge’s Afterburn Bucimis Set 21544000 $52.00 (21363100). Thundering percussion, driving rhythms, memorable Bob Lipton Score 21544001 $7.00 melodies, and frenetic energy are unrelenting in this rip-roaring This traditional Bulgarian line dance in 15 (written as a bar of 4/4 sonic adventure! followed by a bar of 7/8) will happily introduce both your band In a Quiet Place Set 22454100 $65.00 and audience to the rich musical traditions of Eastern Europe. This arrangement closely reflects the original, as it builds to a frenzy of Bill Calhoun Score 22454101 $8.00 A heartfelt new ballad, In a Quiet Place is the perfect vehicle to joy. Your students will have fun and be culturally enriched while expanding their musical horizons. teach expressive, emotional playing. This simply beautiful piece is !NEW Allegretto from Symphony No. 7 Set 22641100 $50.00 one you don’t want to miss. Ludwig Van Beethoven/arr. Robert Longfield Set 21699900 $50.00 From Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7, this movement is one of the Score 22641101 $8.00 Score 21699901 $8.00 master’s most recognizable and performed themes. Recently Colliding Visions featured in the Oscar-winning film THE KING’S SPEECH, here is a Irish Air & Dance skilled and effective adaptation for young bands by Longfield. A Bruce Balmages great way to showcase the classical period of musical history on Lyrical melodies meet powerful fanfares in this emotionally- arr. Michael Story any program. charged work that tells the true story of a world premiere and a Combining contrasting Irish tunes, The Minstrel Boy and The Girl band program’s final performance. Sweeping harmonies push the I Left Behind Me, this young band work will be warmly received on Set 23269700 $50.00 any program. Opening with a beautifully lyric, legato threshold of the typical young band sound before the music Score 23269701 $5.00 charges forward in spirit and excitement. A final section slowly presentation of the Air, the work progresses with the energetic moves toward silence, leaving the audience in wonderment as to Dance. It explores a variety of textures, concluding with a bold As Twilight Falls what will lie in the future. Mature sounds for young bands! tutti statement. Robert Sheldon Set 22602700 $40.00 Set 20609700 $50.00 The sense of peace and tranquility of twilight on a summer’s Score 20609701 $9.00 evening inspires this lovely lyrical offering. An excellent teaching Score 22602701 $5.00 opportunity for phrasing and expression, As Twilight Falls provides Communion La Madre de los Gatos a moment of contrast on any young band’s concert performance. Carol Strommen Brian Beck Set 23246600 $45.00 With tempo markings like “Allegro con passion” and “Prestissimo Building on the ‘coming together’ of friends and musicians in Score 23246601 $6.00 band, Communion presents a variety of musical emotions. The con fuego,” this work includes all the passion and fire needed to thematic material is initially introduced in a chorale-style which grab the audience at your next concert. La Madre de los Gatos Balfour Castle serves as the warm-up to the vitality and enthusiasm found in the derives its title from a nickname given to Mrs. Verda Shine (Mama David Bobrowitz band community. The composition draws to a climatic conclusion Kitty) by her colleagues and fellow band directors at Byrd Middle with the bold brass melody embellished with woodwind flourishes. School, Duncanville, Texas. Along with her fondness for cats, Mrs. Brilliant antiphonal fanfares announce this musical picture of an A sure winner! Shine earned her nickname for her commitment to the nurturing old Scottish castle by the North Sea, followed by many “dialogues” and support of program staff and students. The piece was written between unique choirs of winds and percussion. An extraordinary Set 20316000 $65.00 to celebrate her zeal and dedicated service as a Duncanville band masterwork for young, advancing bands. Score 20316001 $10.00 director and was premiered at the 2009 Byrd Middle School Set 21727500 $72.00 Spring concert, with Mrs. Shine as featured clarinetist. ! Score 21727501 $6.00 NEW Danses de Fantaisie Set 23225500 $52.00 Basque Lullaby Jan de Haan Score 23225501 $8.00 The influence of folk music from many countries is undeniably Dan Forrest evident in this triptych. Sometimes Scottish, at other times Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence After a beautiful melody is introduced by the woodwinds in the mid-European; in the second movement oriental influences are Anne McGinty opening measures, the brass and percussion gradually join the recognizable. However, the dances in this piece are all original, Based on a 17th century French melody, this hymn setting is a texture to create a lush score that will give young bands the and any similarity to existing dances is purely coincidental. Danses delightful study in contrasts – brass and woodwind choirs, opportunity for very expressive playing. de Fantaisie is based on thematic material from Trittico, a work dramatic dynamic changes plus major and minor keys. A very Set 23365600 $70.00 commissioned by NOVAM for accordion orchestra in 1991. musical addition to your next concert by this top-notch writer! Score 23365601 $12.00 Set 8102700 $74.00 Set 20806700 $45.00 Score 8102701 $14.00 Score 20806701 $6.00 www.penders.com • 800-772-5918 • band@penders.com
  4. 4. Spirit of an Eagle Grade 2 (cont’d) Larry Clark Grade 3 Lullabye This piece is meant to depict the majestic beauty and soaring flight Adagio Cantabile from Sonata Pathetique of the eagle. Wrought in standard overture form, the main theme Randall Standridge is brisk and angular, while the slower lyrical melody is stately and Ludwig Beethoven/arr. Larry Daehn Nearly all sections of the band get to perform the singing melody flowing. It will show off the developing musicianship of each Written in 1798, when Beethoven was 28 years old, his Sonata in this heartfelt waltz for concert band. Beautiful in its simplicity, young band member. #8, Op.13 became the most famous of all of his 32 sonatas. The this is one of the most gorgeous tunes yet from the pen of a young Adagio Cantabile is one of the most beautiful pieces he ever wrote. writer much noted for the lyricism of his melodies. A unison, Set 20773800 $60.00 Introduce your band to Beethoven’s great music. unaccompanied clarinet melody unfolds through a series of key Score 20773801 $10.00 Set 21759000 $72.00 changes, to an expansive moment of tutti high drama that is breathtaking in its beauty. Finally, in going to sleep, a melancholy Sundance Score 21759001 $6.00 statement from the percussion and a whispered “shhh” from the Carl Strommen Aisling Gaelach (Irish Fantasy) wind players ends the piece. Hear the sounds of the mountains in this dynamic new concert Set 21746600 $50.00 work for young bands. Carl Strommen is right at home, considering William G. Harbinson his other very successful works in this vein, but Sundance marks A symphonic setting of two Irish folk songs, woven together into Score 21746601 $8.00 a tapestry of sounds. This piece has contest/festival potential the first time he has written something for Grade 2 groups in this style. Serious festival performance potential. written all over it! Lyric Essay Set 22506300 $60.00 Set 22506700 $85.00 Tom O’Connor Lyric Essay gives the young band an opportunity to play a beautiful Score 22506301 $10.00 Score 22506701 $12.00 melody within a contemporary harmonic framework. In ! Be Thou My Vision traditional AABA song form, it utilizes a variety of instrumental NEW Tribute colors without the demands of individual solo lines. The melody Richard A. Crosby Larry Clark ascends, then gradually gets louder; as it descends, gradually The popular Irish hymn tune, Slane (best known by the familiar diminuendo. The tone color of the ensemble is focused toward the This young band piece features easy melodies and rich harmonies. first line of its standard text, Be Thou My Vision) is a great favorite middle and low instruments. 1st trumpet’s highest note is D. Only the 1st clarinets cross Clark’s. It is the basis for this grand set of variations. From the the break. Set 8466600 $46.00 bardic fanfare of the opening, through a piccolo solo that suggests Set 23289000 $45.00 Gaelic piping and several variations on the lovely tune, this one is Score 8466601 $7.00 Score 23289001 $5.00 beautifully scored, rich in the flavor of the Emerald Isle. ! Set 19459900 $85.00NEW Mother Goose Suite Two Renaissance Sketches Maurice Ravel/arr. Jeff Turner Score 19459901 $12.00 Todd Stalter Ravel wrote the Mother Goose Suite for two children who were Though entirely original, the melodies of Two Renaissance Sketches ! very special to him. His fascination with the wonder and imagination come alive with their modal harmonies and tasteful, dance-like NEW Beautiful River of childhood are evident in this piece. This arrangement will take percussion accompaniments which are typical of the period. A (Shall We Gather at the River) your young band on a journey through the enchanted world of stately courtly dance and a lively jig give almost everyone in the Rev. Robert Lowry/arr. Carol Brittin Chambers Set 22479200 $52.00 fairy tales. band a chance to play the melody, and can be an excellent Shall We Gather at the River is a traditional Christian hymn, written Score 22479201 $7.00 introduction to the sounds and style of Renaissance music. by American pastor and gospel music composer Robert Lowry Set 21487500 $42.00 (1826-1899), and it has become a favorite song of Southern camp ! meeting, water baptismal services and funerals. This particularNEW Nessun Dorma from Turandot Score 21487501 $6.00 arrangement was a gift from Professor Chambers (Texas Lutheran Giacomo Puccini/arr. Merlin Patterson ! University) to the family of Professor Linda Clark (1943-2009). It Not available through retailers. Contact Merlin Patterson directly NEW We Gather was performed at the TLU concert in celebration of Clark’s life. for information. arr. Michael Vertoske Set 24174200 $65.00 We Gather Together is one of the most recognizable melodies in the Order Direct world. It has always transfixed audiences with its gentle beauty. In Score 24174201 $8.00 ! this poignant setting, doublings have been carefully crafted so thatNEW O Mio Babbino Caro the work will sound full and lush with limited instrumentation. Benediction from Gianni Schicchi Set 23326400 $50.00 John Stevens Originally scored for brass choir, this version for full band features Giacomo Puccini/arr. Johnnie Vinson Score 23326401 $8.00 flowing melodies and counterlines in a rich chorale like setting. A From the Puccini opera Gianni Schicchi, this is one of the most solo part at the beginning and end is scored for euphonium, but beautiful and recognizable melodies in all of classical music. When the Stars Began to Fall is cued for clarinet, trumpet or trombone. Great for teaching a Providing a marvelous opportunity for lyric style playing, Vinson’s Fred J.Allen lyric style of playing, it’s as an effective performance piece. authentic-sounding adaptation for young players will be enjoyed at concerts and festivals alike. My Lord, What a Mornin’ is one of many anonymous spirituals sung Set 22495700 $55.00 in the fields and in worship by African-American slaves in the Set 22913300 $50.00 nineteenth century. In this setting, sonorities of the band Score 22495701 $5.00 Score 22913301 $5.00 instruments are utilized which express a longing for the end of ! time, when there would be no sorrow, no pain. The last line of the NEW Blue and Green Music Rowan Tree refrain serves as the title for this setting. At measure 9 the trumpet Samuel R. Hazo figure evokes the text “you’ll hear the trumpet sound.” Whenever Randall D. Standridge this figure appears, a controlled marcato will provide contrast to The stunning artwork of Georgia O’Keeffe is no more apparent The simple, compelling beauty of an old Scottish folk song is than in her famous 1921 painting entitled Blue and Green Music. the sostenuto style that prevails in the piece. Conductors have Fittingly commissioned by the Patrick Marsh Middle School in captured in this exquisite arrangement for the modern wind band. some liberty at measure 37, choosing the solo or soli that best suits Low register clarinets and horns predominate in a setting both Sun Prairie, Wisconsin (O’Keeffe s birthplace), Hazo does an the ensemble. In the last two measures, be careful that the amazing job of portraying subtle as well as bold colors into musical compelling and melancholy. A perfect lyrical ballad for concert or accompaniment does not cover the melodic bass line or the festival use. terms. Based on a single theme that is manipulated and varied timpani solo that ends the piece. throughout, the piece progresses from delicate mallet percussion Set 22454200 $50.00 Set 6783500 $60.00 effects up to climactic impact points for the entire ensemble. Score 22454201 $8.00 Score 6783501 $8.00 O’Keeffe explained her idea that “music could be translated into something for the eye.” Shepherd’s Hey Set 23263400 $75.00 arr. Patrick Roszell Score 23263401 $7.50 This very familiar traditional British folk song scored for your beginners begins with a simple melodic statement. The arrangement builds in intensity and tempo through the final musical punctuation. Subtle intricacies are clearly demonstrated with the addition of characteristic counter melodic material. A solid choice, your beginning band will sound polished and professional! Set 21549700 $45.00 Score 21549701 $8.00 www.penders.com • 800-772-5918 • band@penders.com
  5. 5. Fantasy on English Folksongs La Bonne Aventure Grade 3 (cont’d) Gene Milford Pierre LaPlanteBrook Green Suite Based on tunes from Cecil Sharp’s One Hundred English A bright little French children’s song goes through seven delightful Folksongs, this magnificent work is reminiscent of Vaughan variations and ends with a rousing can-can! Band music that couldGustav Holst/arr. James Curnow Williams’ English Folksong Suite. only be written by Pierre La Plante.This is sure to be one of those orchestral transcriptions that findsa permanent place in the realm of concert band literature. Holst’s Set 21759700 $76.00 Set 22516300 $80.00ability to develop and explore folk melodies with rich, lyrical Score 21759701 $8.00 Score 22516301 $8.00treatment is fully realized in this sterling example from the finalphase of this remarkable composer’s career. The smooth and peaceful Foundry Last Rose of Summerdeclivities of the Prelude; the expressive Cantabile of the Air; and John Mackey Leroy Anderson/arr. Douglas Wagnerthe sprightly 6/8 Dance all combine to give your audience and your Foundry calls for 12 percussionists, playing everything from The fifth movement of Leroy Anderson’s The Irish Suite: The Lastband a truly enriching experience. traditional instruments like tom-toms and bass drum to “found” Rose of Summer, has never been transcribed for concert band. Set 17391500 $95.00 instruments like “4 piles of metal,” a “clang,” and “4 wooden Skillfully scored by Wagner in Anderson’s charismatic characteristic Score 17391501 $18.95 objects.” NEW: For a more detailed discussion of the composer’s style, this work features an emotional alto saxophone solo in place motivation and to view photographs of examples of “found” of the orchestra version’s violin solo. The dramatic work isCeltic Song & Celebration instruments, visit the composer’s blog at performable as a stand-alone work or in tandem with the rest of http://ostimusic.com/blog/foundry/. the movements.David GorhamDefinitely written with a Celtic flair, this wonderful original work Set 23367900 $120.00 Set 22475400 $70.00provides all the elements a band is looking for in a performance Score 23367901 $20.00 Score 22475401 $10.00piece. The beautifully flowing opening lines feature melodicelements that enhance and display the ensemble’s musicality. The From This Valley Maiden Voyagesecond half provides the exuberance and zeal inherent in Celtic (Fantasy on Red River) Shirley Miermusic, complete with authentic drumming that fuels the drive to Stirring melodies and triple meter rhythms here dramaticallythe exhilarating finale! Gregory B. Rudgers capture an ocean voyage in music. In this debut published A fantasy on the folk song Red River Valley, Rudgers’ stunning new Set 21638600 $70.00 composition ranges from dramatic to lush and lyrical, and even composition, Mier takes the listener on an inspired musical Score 21638601 $10.00 journey, culminating in a triumphant return home. Maiden Voyage drifts into the category of “whimsical.” He employs all of the forces was a finalist in the first Frank Tichelli Composition contest in 2006. of the modern concert band to their fullest in this symphonicCeremonial Dances presentation. Ideal for a contest or festival. Set 22454400 $70.00Anonymous/arr. Greg Danner Set 20773500 $85.00 Score 22454401 $10.00This setting of four English renaissance dances is in the great band Score 20773501 $12.00tradition of Holst, Jacob, and Vaughn Williams. The four Minstrel Boymovements feature music in a variety of tempi and styles. A final Grainger Threesome Leroy Andersoncoda at the end of the shanty brings back the glorious Pavane The second movement of The Irish Suite from the creative geniusmelody in strong brass chords for a dramatic ending. With strong Percy A. Grainger/arr. Chalon L. Ragsdale of the legendary Leroy Anderson has been re-engraved now withmelodies and bold harmonic writing, Ceremonial Dances offers Grainger Threesome was called by The Instrumentalist “a a full score. This more stately movement contrasts stylistically withstudents and directors a new work in the British band tradition. balanced set of lyric and lively works.” The arrangement includes the others. Grainger settings of Children’s March, Will Ye Gang ta the Hielands, Set 22611800 $85.00 Leezie Lindsay?, and As Sally Sat A-Weeping. Set 1603400 $60.00 Score 22611801 $10.00 Set 23365800 $80.00 Score 1603401 $10.00Children’s Folksong Suite Score 23365801 $12.50 Mountain DanceKevin Walczyk Highland Celebration Ed KieferNot available through retailers. Contact Keveli Music directly for Mountain Dance contains three Appalachian folk songs: Cluck, Oldinformation. Alan Lee Silva Hen, Sourwood Mountain and Poor Polly. It was written to depict the Written with the lilt and flavor of the Scottish highlands, thisConcerto for Prince Johann Appalachian region of the country and its heritage of bluegrass original Alan Lee Silva piece is a joyous new addition to the concert music and fine musicianship. You will hear hints of Irish music, asJ.S. Bach/arr. Larry Daehn band repertoire. The pulsing 6/8 rhythms are contrasted by many of the folk songs from this area were developed by the Irish momentary feelings of 3/4, as the melody floats over punctuatedPrince Johann Ernst of Weimar composed about twenty immigrants who settled this part of the country. All of these harmonies. This piece contains contrast, with a slower middleinstrumental works, was a friend of Bach and Telemann, and died images are evoked in a truly symphonic setting by section featuring a divine flute melody, accompanied by the soundat the very young age of nineteen. He is remembered today composer Ed Keifer. of “bagpipe” drones in the other voices. This grand Scottish-stylebecause Bach arranged six of his concertos for organ. This melody develops to a climax before the wistful return of the main Set 20772400 $85.00transcription for band shows the youthful exuberance of the Prince theme, and an up tempo coda completes the piece. Score 20772401 $12.00and the creativity of his young friend, J.S. Bach. Set 21759800 $76.00 Set 20772900 $85.00 Score 20772901 $12.00 Music for the King’s Delight Score 21759801 $6.00 Pierre La PlanteEnglish Suite for Band In The Church Music to delight the king, the commoner and everyone else! A Henri Constant Gabriel Pierne/arr. Monty Musgrave delightful suite of Purcell’s Riggadoon, Over the Hills and Far AwayMichael Golemo and Lazy Pirate’s Jig. Lots of courtly pageantry, simple beauty, and Beautiful wind instrument colors abound in this stately master[I. Buckingham Palace • II. St. Paul’s Cathedral • III. Piccadilly] A fambunctious fun! piece. Written for piano in 1883, A L’ Eglise (In the Church) hascharming collection of contrasts: royal pageantry, wistful been lovingly arranged for wind band by Monty Musgrave. Set 19853300 $86.00tranquility and raucous fun! Your band and audience will love thisjolly trip to London! Set 20870400 $72.00 Score 19853301 $8.00 Set 20868900 $76.00 Score 20870401 $6.00 ! Score 20868901 $8.00 NEW O Most Holy Mystery Kindred Spirits Thomas Luis de Victoria/arr. James CurnowFantasy on an Early American Marching Tune Brian Balmages Here we find the sound of late Renaissance Spanish composer The ultimate in expressiveness, this lyrical work was born out of Tomas Luis de Victoria artistically captured for the concert band.Robert Sheldon the tragedy of an entire family who was lost. Specifically designed The arranger masterfully articulates de Victoria’s subtle andFantasy on an Early American Marching Tune is based on the to be quite approachable technically, this work focuses on everything expressive polyphony, and clearly balances the intricatepopular fife and drum melody, The Girl I Left Behind Me. All that is musical, allowing you and your students to realize the full counterpoint through skillful scoring techniques. A well-craftedmelodies and countermelodies in the piece are drawn from this emotional potential of the work. Moments of intense performance of this piece will be a highlight of any concertwell-known theme, as they are altered and re-worked to create sadness collide with powerful statements of resolve and hope as program.new melodic material. An excellent piece for festival or contestuse, and a delightful addition to any concert program! the piece explores a dazzling array of emotions. Simply stunning! Set 23270900 $60.00 Set 20309300 $52.00 Set 21731700 $60.00 Score 23270901 $7.50 Score 20309301 $7.00 Score 21731701 $6.00 www.penders.com • 800-772-5918 • band@penders.com
  6. 6. Scotland! A Heritage in Song ! Grade 3 (cont’d) NEW Steel arr. Jack Bullock Randall Standridge O Nata Lux When one thinks of music from Scotland, thoughts of bagpipes, Third in the composer’s “machine” series (following Afterburn highland dancing, Celtic singers, and folk songs come to mind. (21363100) and Adrenaline Engines (22454100), Steel is an Guy Forbes/arr. Preston Hazzard Music has always been an important part of everyday life in energetic concert opener that contains exciting percussion The opening section of this beautiful lyric piece is meant to depict Scotland. This arrangement of Scottish songs for concert band writing, interesting use of syncopation, motivic development, and light breaking upon a darkened world. Filled with vibrant includes many favorites that have become standard fare from the multiple time signature changes. Steel strikes a perfect mix of instrumental colors and textures, this piece expands to a climax country, including Annie Laurie, Loch Lomond, Scotland the Brave variety and repetition, and is totally compelling in its melodic and followed by a serene closing passage. Originally conceived as a and others. The Scottish song style is unique, wonderful to rhythmic infectiousness. choral work by Guy Forbes, this has been skillfully transcribed for experience, and is presented here as a tribute to this beautiful and winds by Hazzard. exciting country. Set 23295900 $70.00 Set 22495200 $60.00 Set 22991500 $70.00 Score 23295901 $10.00 Score 22495201 $5.00 Score 22991501 $10.00 Sun Just Touched the Morning O Whistle and I’ll Come to Ye ! Patrick Burns Larry Daehn NEW Shine Like the warmth of early morning rays illuminating a landscape, Michael Markowski this gorgeous work projects musical warmth and richness throughout A jaunty little Scottish tune travels through several artful This piece is composed completely in 4/4, where the quarter note this well-conceived musical palette. Luscious harmonies and variations to be joined with Auld Lang Syne (there’s an optional equals 152. It was commmissioned by the Rhodes Jr. High School masterful scoring will fully engage players and listeners as the vocal part) for the finale. Commissioned for the retirement concert bands under the direction of Keith Kuczynski. Rhodes premiered work unfolds to reveal a truly remarkable tonal scenario. for John Thomson, New Trier, IL. Fine for concert and festival, or the piece in May 2010. Set 22611200 $50.00 for a dedication or farewell ceremony. Set 23427300 $135.00 Score 22611201 $8.00 Set 20871000 $76.00 Score 23427301 $20.00 Score 20871001 $8.00 Toccata ! Old Red Mill NEW Sinfonia from Canate BWV 156 Patrick Burns Brank Karrick J.S. Bach/arr. Sam Daniels Here’s an exciting showpiece for band to use as the opener or closer Johann Sebastian Bach needs no further explanation as a of your next concert. There are grand proclamations from many The Old Red Mill may be Brant Karrick’s best work to date. It composer. He composed many beautiful pieces and his pieces have sections in this great new work! opens with a lush and beautiful lyrical section before moving into a very creative, lilting up-tempo section. The piece has a been arranged numerous times for various instrumentations. This Set 20868500 $80.00 short piece, Sinfonia, is a beautiful, very recognizable piece of down-home feel, but is a wonderful addition to the literature. It Score 20868501 $8.00 is surely destined to become a standard. serenity that would be a welcome addition to any program. Set 22507200 $85.00 Set 24174400 $60.00 Walk In the Morning Sun Score 22507201 $12.00 Score 24174401 $18.00 Pierre LaPlante “An early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day” wrote Quiet Music NEW!Sketches on an Thoreau, and Inmon said “Angels whisper to a man when he goes for a walk.” Pierre La Plante paints a delightful picture of a Douglas Wagner Olde English Song morning walk in his newest young band piece – his “tip of the This flowing work commences with dignity and charm. The Timothy Johnson hat” to tunesmith Leroy Anderson. teaching possibilities, such as legato, control and dynamic The lilting joy of a compound triple meter piece is a great way to Set 22515800 $60.00 shadings, are limitless. As rewarding to play as it is to hear, A Quiet add contrast to your concert. Sketches on an Olde English Song keeps Music will present programming opportunities year after year. that wonderful 6/8 momentum rolling along nicely. As bands start Score 22515801 $5.00 Enjoy the seamless flow of the pensive melody and harmony in moving into more challenging pieces it’s important that the the fabric of this cherished work! ! Set 20316200 $60.00 musicians develop facility with 6/8 and 9/8 time. This NEW War March of the Priests arrangement is a great way to take your group to the next level. Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy/arr. Rob Balfoort Score 20316201 $10.00 Set 23270800 $60.00 Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847) was a German Score 23270801 $7.50 composer from the beginning of the Romantic period. He may Reflections well have been the biggest child talent apart from Mozart. This Darren Jenkins Slavonic Dance #8 War March of the Priests from Athalia, Opus 74, had its premiere in Seldom do works at this grade level achieve such levels of 1845. A catchy theme varies with nice, lush melodies and makes Anton Dvorak/arr.Andrew Balent this music perfect performance material for the wind ensemble. expression and lyricism. As suggested by the title, this moving The famous Dvorak piece, set for modern concert band by work expresses a reflective look at wonderful and positive arranger Andrew Balent. What a great opportunity for bands to Set 24174500 $90.00 memories and recreates the feelings that accompany those times. Lyrical and expressive, it creates a peaceful atmosphere of warmth perform a fantastic classical piece that adapts so well! Score 24174501 $30.00 that won’t soon be forgotten. Set 22507900 $85.00 Water Is Wide Set 21638100 $50.00 Score 22507901 $12.00 Rick Kirby Score 21638101 $6.00 ! Stunningly gorgeous setting of this 18th century Irish tune, NEW Song for Hope O Waly, Waly. Includes a 9-measure optional vocal part. !NEW Salut d’Amour Michael Sweeney Set 19849600 $72.00 Written as a memorial for a middle school band student, this Edward Elgar/arr.Willy Hautvast Score 19849601 $6.00 sensitive and moving work opens with a chorale played by Originally the title was Liebesgruss which was composed by Elgar off-stage brass. A flowing melody stated in the low register is then in 1888 for piano. Soon after, he arranged it for violin and piano developed before leading to a brief fanfare-like affirmation. The Wearing of the Green and dedicated it to his fiancee. Initially the piece wasn’t a big success and didn’t sell well. Things changed when he updated the Korean folk song You and I is briefly quoted before returning to the Leroy Anderson/arr. Douglas Wagner off-stage brass and calm closing passage. A beautifully scored The fourth movement of Leroy Anderson’s Irish Suite was drawn title to Salut d’amour. In no time it became one of Elgar’s most lyric piece for band (Extra players are not required for the from familiar Irish folk tunes when created in 1947. The Wearing popular pieces and it was arranged for various ensembles and off-stage parts). of the Green has been skillfully transcribed for band by Wagner in orchestras. This arrangement is a nice addition to the wind band repertoire. Set 23264000 $60.00 Anderson’s charismatic characteristic style. Set 24174300 $70.00 Score 23264001 $7.50 Set 21564300 $75.00 Score 24174301 $21.00 Score 21564301 $10.00 Whispering Tree George Farmer A tree is planted outside a classroom in memory of a band member. The children place wind chimes in the branches so that they can remember him when breezes cause the tree to “whisper” to them. Another beautiful work by this gifted composer. Set 20868600 $72.00 Score 20868601 $8.00 www.penders.com • 800-772-5918 • band@penders.com