BANDWAGON BOOK (THE)

Composer: Kevin Lamb


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Duration: Various

Difficulty: 01-Mar

Instrumentation: Various

£25.00

Introducing an exciting new series for Beginner+Junior Wind Ensembles.

THE BANDWAGON BOOK is an exciting new series featuring versatile arrangements and compositions for the Beginner Wind Ensemble. The music in this first book has been chosen to enable musicians to sample ensemble playing at an early stage of their musical development. Each of the six pieces in Volume 1 has been orchestrated in simple yet effective four-part harmony and can be performed by a variety of wind instruments, with optional accompaniment provided by piano and drums. Parts are provided for instruments in Concert pitch; Bb; Eb; and F.

Description

THE BANDWAGON BOOK

Why not jump on the Bandwagon?!?

An exciting new series featuring versatile arrangements and compositions for the Beginner Wind Ensemble. The music in this first book has been chosen to enable musicians to sample ensemble playing at an early stage of their musical development. Each of the six pieces in Volume 1 has been orchestrated in simple yet effective four-part harmony and can be performed by a variety of wind instruments, with optional accompaniment provided by piano and drums. Parts are provided for instruments in Concert pitch; Bb; Eb; and F.

Each complete set also includes a CD featuring a full performance of each title together with two backing tracks for each piece – one with piano and one with piano and drums.

Listed below is a suggestion of what instruments can perform each part:

Part A
C pitch: Flute*/Oboe* 4 copies
Bb pitch: Clarinet/Trumpet 3 copies
Eb pitch: Alto Saxophone 3 copies
Part B
C pitch: Flute*/Oboe* 4 copies
Bb pitch: Clarinet/Trumpet 3 copies
Eb pitch: Alto Sax/Eb Horn 3 copies
F pitch: Horn in F 2 copies
Part C
C pitch:** Trombone/Baritone/ Euphonium 3 copies
Bb pitch: Tenor Sax/Trombone/ Baritone/Euphonium 3 copies
Eb pitch: Barit. Sax/Eb Horn 2 copies
F pitch: Horn in F 2 copies
Part D
C pitch:** Bassoon/Trombone/ Baritone/Euphonium/ Tuba* 3 copies
Bb pitch: Trombone/Euphonium/ Bb Bass (Tuba) 3 copies
Eb pitch: Baritone Saxophone/ Eb Bass (Tuba)* 2 copies
Additional Parts Contents
Drums – 2 copies 1. London Bridge

2. Majestic March

3. Ode To Joy

4. Sooperswing!

5. The Snake Charmer

6. Skye Boat Song

Piano – 1 copy
CD – 1 copy

*  Includes optional octave higher/lower parts

** Bass clef, Extra CDs and spare parts can be purchased separately

– Please enquire for prices.