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•  Instrumentation uses one flute, two clarinets, two trumpets,
     one horn, and one tuba
•  Difficulty ranges from Grades 2 to 2.5
•  Second clarinet stays below break
•  Active percussion scoring
•  Limited independence of part writing

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Black Mast
Peter Terry

Black Mast
Black Mast conjures images of a dramatic life on the high seas in the service of a pirate captain and crew, and is also Peter Terry’s first work in the Carl Fischer catalogue.
listen  YPS122.mp3 score image  1.08MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS122 - Set $60.00
Duration: 3:09 YPS122F - Full Score $10.00
Key: F Dorian YPS122P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Celtic Dreams
Mike Forbes

Celtic Dreams
Beginning with a haunting bell solo to set the mood, Celtic Dreams takes the listener on a musical journey through the British Isles. The piece is original but has all of the signature qualities of Celtic music, from drones and soaring folk-like melodies to the sounds of the Bodran in the percussion parts. A welcome addition to the young band repertoire.
listen  YPS126.mp3 score image  1.06MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS126 - Set $60.00
Duration: 3:04 YPS126F - Full Score $10.00
Key: G minor YPS126P - Parts $3.50 contact us

Carl Fischer’s Repertoire Classics series consists of comprehensive and progressively graded collections of classic solos with piano accompaniment.

Each book contains a fine mix of transcriptions of familiar classics along with solos written specifically for the instrument. Many of the pieces in these collections appear on state contest and festival required music lists.

The pieces featured cover the performance levels of grade 2 through 5, representing all style periods, and include works by some of the greatest composers of all time.

As an added bonus, the included data CD contains MP3 audio files of the piano accompaniments to make practicing more fun. It also contains piano accompaniment parts for all pieces in the collection in PDF format.

Our innovative and unique packaging allows Carl Fischer Music to provide you with large and useful collections of solo literature at affordable prices, and players will find them useful for years to come.

Each volume contains:

  • comprehensive and progressively graded collections of classic solos with piano accompaniment
  • a fine mix of transcriptions of familiar classics along with solos written specifically for the instrument
  • many pieces appearing on state contest/festival required music lists
  • works from grades 2 through 5, representing all style periods, and include works by some of the greatest composers of all time
  • examples of pieces included: Bach's Arioso from Cantata No. 156, Beethoven's Serenade, Saint-Saëns' Pavane, Rachmaninoff's Vocalise, and many more

Included data CD contents:

  • MP3 audio files of the piano accompaniments to make practicing more fun
  • piano accompaniment parts for all pieces in the collection in printable PDF format

Repertoire Classics
is available for:
Flute WF110
Oboe WF111
Clarinet WF112
Alto Sax WF113
Trumpet WF114
Trombone WF118
(Each book $12.95)
Chant, Chorale and Dance
Bill Calhoun

Chant, Chorale and Dance
Chant, Chorale and Dance for young band is composed of three contrasting styles as the title implies. Along with its baroque-like modal harmonies, this work provides the young musician with ample opportunities for expressive and technical development. It is the perfect piece for concert or contest performances.
listen  YPS120.mp3 score image  1.19MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS120 - Set $60.00
Duration: 3:24 YPS120F - Full Score $10.00
Key: G minor YPS120P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Christmas Rondo
Gene Milford

Christmas Rondo
A joyous arrangement of three familiar Christmas favorites is also a means of introducing the rondo form to your students. “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas” is the recurring rondo A-theme, presented with variation each time and featuring different sections of the band. The contrasting B- and C-themes are “Deck the Halls” and “Up on the Housetop,” providing the maximum opportunity for style and dynamic contrast. A delightful choice for your next holiday concert.
listen  YPS125.mp3 score image  1.06MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS125 - Set $60.00
Duration: 1:52 YPS125F - Full Score $10.00
Key: Eb Major YPS125P - Parts $3.50 contact us
The Code (March)
Alan Lee Silva

The Code
Like the underscore of an international spy movie, this piece promises drama from the opening bar. The evocative harmonies, plus tight moving lines and syncopated rhythms, immediately catch one's ear. Pulsating eighth-note patterns drive the piece all the way through to the spirited conclusion. Sure to have everyone on the edge of their seat.
listen  YPS132.mp3 score image  1.33MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS132 - Set $60.00
Duration: 2:26 YPS132F - Full Score $10.00
Key: G minor YPS132P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Compatible Duets for Winds
Compatible Duets for Winds

Compatible Duets for Winds
31 Duets That Can Be Played by Any Combination of Wind Instruments
Arranged or Composed by Larry Clark

  • Can be played with any combination of two wind instruments giving complete flexibility
  • Perfect for band directors for use in the classroom
  • Level ranges from Grade 2 to Grade 3
  • Students can develop their chamber ensemble playing skills with their friends, no matter what wind instruments they play

 

Each book is only $9.95. This series is available for:

WF93 — Flute or Oboe   WF96 — Trombone
     (or Euphonium or Bassoon)
WF94 — Clarinet or Trumpet
     (or Euphonium T.C. or Tenor Saxophone
  WF97 — Horn in F
WF95 — Alto Sax or Baritone Sax   WF98 — Tuba

Elation
Sean O'Loughlin

Elation
Elation’s celebratory nature is contrasted by a thoughtful minor section in the middle of the work. This piece is musically challenging, but well worth it for your band. Alert your contest list committee. This has all of the makings of a standard for young bands!
listen  YPS119.mp3 score image  1.25MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS119 - Set $60.00
Duration: 3:19 YPS119F - Full Score $10.00
Key:   YPS119P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Envisage
Larry Clark

Envisage
Envisage brings across the contemplative feeling of a journey, drawing the performer and listener toward an inevitable outcome. The piece is written in a standard overture form with a strident A section contrasted by a gorgeous B section which shifts to a major key. To finish it up, the A section returns and ends with a dramatic coda.
listen  YPS130.mp3 score image  1.53MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS130 - Set $60.00
Duration: 4:20 YPS130F - Full Score $10.00
Key: F minor, F Major YPS130P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Juba
Kevin Mixon

Juba
Based on a type of African dance, Juba is a tuneful, funky piece with tons of percussion and some great solo opportunities for your young players to improvise. Add in some hambone clapping, stomping and yelling and you have all the ingredients to change up the pace of your concert program. Bravo, Kevin Mixon!
listen  YPS129.mp3 score image  1.23MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS129 - Set $60.00
Duration: 2:50 YPS129F - Full Score $10.00
Key: Bb Major YPS129P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Compatible Trios for Winds
Compatible Trios for Winds

Compatible Trios for Winds
32 Trios That Can Be Played by Any Combination of Wind Instruments
Arranged or Composed by Larry Clark

This collection contains 32 trios in a variety of styles from classical to folk, and includes some new original works as well. Each piece is playable by any combination of three wind instruments. Trios are a great way to learn how to play in a chamber music setting, and this unique collection gives players the opportunity to do it with anyone else that plays a wind instrument, making for an almost limitless combination of instruments. Compatible Trios for Winds is especially useful in a school setting where students are eager to play music with friends. The flexibility of these trios makes them a must-have for any wind player. Includes tunes such as "The Irish Washerwoman," Brahms’ "Hungarian Dance No. 5," Larry Clark’s original "Harvest Moon," and more.

Each book is only $9.99. This series is available for:

WF128 — Flute or Oboe   WF131 — Horn in F
WF129 — Clarinet or Trumpet
     (or Euphonium T.C. or Tenor Saxophone
  WF132 — Trombone
     (or Euphonium or Bassoon)
WF130 — Alto Sax or Baritone Sax   WF133 — Tuba

Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
Anthony J. Showalter, arranged by Carl Strommen

Leaning on the Everlasting Arms
This hymn tune has been used in movies and television, most notably in the soundtrack of the film True Grit. Carl Strommen brings us a lush and reverent treatment of the Anthony Showalter hymn that will encourage the musical growth of your ensemble. Stunningly beautiful!
listen  YPS124.mp3 score image  1.06MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS124 - Set $60.00
Duration: 5:49 YPS124F - Full Score $10.00
Key: Eb Major, F Major YPS124P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Morning Glory (March)
Joseph Compello

Morning Glory
Joseph Compello gives us Morning Glory, which is evocative of some of the greatest marches, but well with in the capabilities of young bands. It is harmonious, with creative counter lines in the low brass and standard modulation at the trio. Perfect for a contest/festival warm-up.
listen  YPS123.mp3 score image  990KB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS123 - Set $60.00
Duration: 2:34 YPS123F - Full Score $10.00
Key: Bb Major, Eb Major YPS123P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Ripcord
George Sweet

Ripcord
This piece takes off right from the start. It contains some very pleasant contemporary sounds not usually found in pieces of this difficulty level, and students will be eager to play it again and again!
listen  YPS128.mp3 score image  1.25MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS128 - Set $60.00
Duration: 2:25 YPS128F - Full Score $10.00
Key: Bb Major YPS128P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Shepherd's Hey
Traditional, arranged by Andrew Balent

Shepherd's Hey
Band conductors know of this famous folk song because of the popular setting by band composing icon Percy Grainger, but it has been out of reach for young bands… until now! Andrew Balent has arranged the delightful tune in a setting that works wonderfully for young band.
listen  YPS121.mp3 score image  1.01MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS121 - Set $60.00
Duration: 1:57 YPS121F - Full Score $10.00
Key: Eb Major YPS121P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Side by Side (March)
John L. Klohr, arranged by Laurie Lafferty

Side by Side
John Klohr is best known for his famous Billboard March, but there is a lesser-known treasure that he specifically wrote for younger bands. Side by Side is a delightful march in standard form and has been expertly adapted for today's young bands by Laurie Lafferty.
listen  YPS131.mp3 score image  1.04MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS131 - Set $60.00
Duration: 2:18 YPS131F - Full Score $10.00
Key: Eb Major, Ab Major YPS131P - Parts $3.50 contact us
Welcome (March)
Harold Bennett, arranged by Larry Clark

Welcome
What could be better for contest warm-up than to play a tuneful Harold Bennett march? Larry Clark has arranged a classic for today's young bands, and it is perfect for introducing the march form and style to young players. We’re pleased to bring this standard back into the spotlight.
listen  YPS127.mp3 score image  1.06MB where to buy
 
Level: Grade 2 YPS127 - Set $60.00
Duration: 2:10 YPS127F - Full Score $10.00
Key: Bb Major, Eb Major YPS127P - Parts $3.50 contact us
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