The New Bennett Band Book

Volume 1: Twelve Classic Young-Band Marches Plus Innovative March Style Warm-up Exercises

Harold Bennett (composer), Larry Clark (arranger)
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The Bennett Band Books, published in four volumes starting in 1923, were used to teach literally millions of young band musicians in the middle of the twentieth century the march form and style. The pieces utilized in this book are: Activity, Summit, Success, Project, Courage, Mister Joe, Genius, Improvement, At Sight, Little Rastus, Laurel and Aline. These delightful marches, composed by famous march composer Henry Fillmore using the pseudonym Harold Bennett, have been given new life by arranger Larry Clark. The original essence of these marches is retained and only the instrumentation and some range issues have been altered to fit the needs of today’s developing bands. This collection includes twelve of the Bennett marches along with a helpful march warm-up section composed by Larry Clark to help you teach the march form and style to young students. There is the added benefit of a downloadable full recording of each march performed by a professional band. This is a valuable collection for any level band to use for marches at contest/festival performance or for sight-reading purposes.
Ensemble: Concert Band
Publisher: Carl Fischer Music
Delivery Method: Print
Product Type: Collection, Part
Weight: 1.05 lbs.
UPC: 7-98408-06526-3
ISBN: 978-0-8258-6526-8
How to Use the March Warm-ups
March Warm-ups
Activity (March)
Success (March)
Summit (March)
Project (March)
Courage (March)
Mister Joe (March, One Step and Two Step)
Improvement (March)
Genius (March)
At Sight (March)
Little Rastus (March)
Laurel (March)
Aline (March)
Activity March
Success March
Summit March
Project March
Courage March
Mister Joe March
Improvement March
Genius March
At Sight March
Laurel March
Aline March
Little Rastus
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