2014
Primer Beginning First Plus Young Concert Symphonic Flexible Fillmore Ed.
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2014 Beginning Band
(Grade 1, Blue Cover)
  • Instrumentation uses one part for every instrument
  • Limited ranges, rhythms, and independence of parts
  • Active percussion scoring
  • Bass line covered by any low brass or low woodwind instrument

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Call to Duty (March)
Arranged by Gene Milford

Call to Duty
Get your beginning band started early learning the important march style with this original tune from composer Gene Milford. This march is traditional in form and presentation, and will make every band sound their best. Perfect to use as a warm-up march at festivals.
Level: Grade 1
Duration: 2:18
Key: F, Bb
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BPS81 - $45.00
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BPS81F - $6.00
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BPS81P - $3.00
Chester
William Billings, arranged by Bill Calhoun

Chester
The famous song by William Billings from the American Revolution has been the basis of many settings. In this new arrangement by Bill Calhoun, beginning students get to mix march-like rhythms with a lush and full chorale setting of the song. Perfect to showcase your beginners at any festival or as a patriotic favorite.
Level: Grade 1
Duration: 2:11
Key: Bb
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BPS80 - $45.00
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BPS80F - $6.00
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BPS80P - $3.00
Ethos
Larry Clark

Ethos
In Greek, the word ethos is used to describe the character and guiding beliefs or ideals that distinguish a community, nation or idea. The Greeks also used the word to refer to the power of music to influence itís listener's emotions, behaviors, and morals. This is a strong statement for the power of music. Larry Clark's dynamic new composition in a distinctive American style will have a positive affect on your studentís musical ethos.
Level: Grade 1
Duration: 2:56
Key: Bb
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BPS86 - $45.00
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BPS86F - $6.00
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BPS86P - $3.00
Noble Procession
Carol Brittin Chambers

Noble Procession
Majestic and bold as the title indicates, Noble Procession is a perfect showcase beginning band piece from Carol Brittin Chambers. Strong scoring along with tuneful melodies make this a must have piece for your band.
Level: Grade 1
Duration: 2:20
Key: Bb
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Complete Set
BPS82 - $45.00
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BPS82F - $6.00
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BPS82P - $3.00

NEW First Festival SolosFirst Festival Solos
EASY Solos with Piano Accompaniments
By Larry Clark and Sean O'Loughlin

Carl Fischer presents a new collection of solo pieces with piano accompaniments for use at festival adjudicated events or in recitals. Solos range in difficulty from grade 1 to 2 and are progressively arranged, featuring a wide variety of musical styles from original compositions to beautiful arrangements of folk songs and classical pieces. Each volume includes a CD of full-version recordings for the student to use as an example, as well as piano-only recordings to use in practice. The CD also contains piano accompaniments as printable PDF files.

• Solo pieces with piano accompaniments for use at festival adjudicated events or in recitals
• Solos are grades 1-2, arranged progressively
• Wide variety of musical styles from original compositions to beautiful arrangements of folk songs and classical pieces
• Includes a CD of full-version recordings for the student to use as an example,
     as well as piano-only recordings to use in practice
• CD also contains piano accompaniments as printable PDF files

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WF120 Flute $12.99 WF123 Trumpet $12.99
WF121 Clarinet $12.99 WF124 Trombone $12.99
WF122 Alto Saxophone $12.99
The Seventh Summit (March)
Joseph Compello

The Seventh Summit
As beginning students work to build their technical skills, Joseph Compello provides a piece to help get them to the next level of musical achievement. The piece is based on an ascending major scale. It has all of the traditional march trademarks and serves as a wonderful introduction to the important march style. Perfect as a festival warm-up piece.
Level: Grade 1
Duration: 2:21
Key: Eb
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BPS84 - $45.00
Full Score
BPS84F - $6.00
Extra Parts
BPS84P - $3.00
Skyburst
Sean O'Loughlin

Skyburst
Skyburst is a dynamic piece for beginning band that depicts a plane flight as it first jumps into the stratosphere above the clouds. Skyburst is a fanfare-like composition with lots of dramatic possibilities that serve nicely to highlight the strengths of your beginning group for concert or festival performance. The piece will capture the attention of your students, audiences, and adjudicators alike.
Level: Grade 1
Duration: 2:27
Key: Bb
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Complete Set
BPS85 - $45.00
Full Score
BPS85F - $6.00
Extra Parts
BPS85P - $3.00
Winter's Knight
Peter Terry

Winter's Knight
The Winter's Knight guards the Queen of Winter as she sweeps coldness into the world. On his brow is a crown of stars and his sword is made of ice and horn. He rides a horse as black as night, and in his wake cold winds blanket the world with ice and snow. The visual imagery created in this exceptional composition for beginning students is magnificent.
Level: Grade 1
Duration: 1:58
Key: C minor
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Complete Set
BPS83 - $45.00
Full Score
BPS83F - $6.00
Extra Parts
BPS83P - $3.00
Zululand
Kevin Mixon

Zululand
Zululand, written to honor the Zulu people of South Africa, employs an original melody and orchestration based loosely on the Zulu call-and-response song, "Shaka Mamba," also making use of a partial setting of "Nikosi Sikelelí Afrika" in the middle section. The percussion plays a prominent role in the piece, giving it a sound authentic to the music of the Zulu people.
Level: Grade 1
Duration: 2:26
Key: Eb
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Complete Set
BPS79 - $45.00
Full Score
BPS79F - $6.00
Extra Parts
BPS79P - $3.00
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