All Those Endearing Young Charms

This solo has long been standard repertoire for serious euphonium soloists. Composer Mantia was the featured soloist of the Sousa and Pryor bands, and this classic “theme and variations” solo is a fantastic showpiece for euphonium. The solo part, while...

All Those Endearing Young Charms

This solo has long been standard repertoire for serious euphonium soloists. Composer Mantia was the featured soloist of the Sousa and Pryor bands, and this classic “theme and variations” solo is a fantastic showpiece for euphonium. The solo part, while...

All Those Endearing Young Charms

This solo has long been standard repertoire for serious euphonium soloists. Composer Mantia was the featured soloist of the Sousa and Pryor bands, and this classic “theme and variations” solo is a fantastic showpiece for euphonium. The solo part, while...

Variations On A Merry Tune

The creative genius of Pierre La Plante has never been better showcased than with “Variations On A Merry Tune.” Based on a theme from Robert Schumann, known variously as “The Jolly Farmer” and “The Happy Farmer’s Return From Work,”...

Joyeaux Noël!

Pierre La Plante’s mastery of presenting folk songs and beloved carols in innovative and unique ways for concert band is well-illustrated with “Joyeaux Noël!” “Shepherds Awake” begins an exciting three-part musical retelling of the Christmas...

Merry Widow Waltzes

Themes from Franz Lehar’s famous operetta are featured in this easy arrangement for string orchestra. These well-known, expressive melodies will charm your audiences and help your students to develop long, flowing bow arms. A wonderful addition to the string orchestra...

Blue Lake Reflections

Inspired by the calm serenity of the lake which is the setting for one of America’s premiere fine arts camps, this beautiful ballad provides an excellent opportunity for the development of legato style and phrasing. Both audiences and performers will love this...

Luna’s Diversion

This selection inspired by the moon over the Italian coast offers a unique flavor to any concert program. Performers and audiences alike will be swept away on a European holiday as they chase La Luna and all of her charm through moonlit streets. This selection aims to...

Skipping Rocks

Finding inspiration from the timeless activity of stone skipping, this piece provides charming moments of lyrical and pizzicato technique sure to enhance the musicality of any string orchestra. The intervallic jumps and lush melodic content paints a beautiful image of...

A Celebration Of Hanukkah

Howard Rowe’s delightful “A Celebration Of Hanukkah” is now available for flexible instrumentation in the Build-A-Band series. Playable by small ensembles or those with unusual or unbalanced instrumentation, this charming work contains “Mi...

Side Partners

The era of old-time concerts in the park comes back to life with “Side Partners.” Composed by cornet virtuoso, Herbert L. Clarke, for himself and his long-time friend, Sousa Band trombonist Frank Holton, this delightful piece can be played by two...

Petersborough Sleighride

Are you tired of the same old sleigh ride? Then jump aboard the “Petersborough Sleighride,” a delightful work which depicts a horse-drawn trek through the wintry backroads. A noted favorite of European salon music, this charming piece will be a favorite of...

Menuetto

Joseph Haydn’s music is beloved worldwide as the very best of the Classical era. Of his “London” Symphonies, the Symphony No. 104 is perhaps the most famous, and the delightful “Menuetto” movement is now available for flexible instrumentation...

Jellyfish

Part of the “Water Tales: A Suite for Band” suite, “Jellyfish” pays tribute to the graceful, beautiful sea creatures with dangerous tentacles. This charming, mysterious piece can stand alone or be performed as part of the complete “Water Tales...

Keynote Address

This award-winning composition is based on the Delta Omicron Keynote, a charming piece from the professional music fraternity’s songbook. A tightly-constructed work, virtually every melodic idea is derived from a portion of the Keynote theme which binds the...

Axolotl Dance

Named after Xolotl, Aztec god of fire and lightning, Mexican salamanders called Axolotls are increasing in popularity. They feature an anime-like appearance and have recently appeared in the computer game Minecraft! “Axolotl Dance” honors the Mexican heritage of these...

Shimmering Stars

This simple, charming lyrical piece is ideal for helping young musicians learn to play with musicianship and style. Designed to be a platform for grooming tone, dynamics and phrasing, your band will play more intentional and meaningful. Appropriate lyrical content for...

Jolly Old King Jingle Bells

“Jolly Old King Jingle Bells” is a charming mash-up of three holiday classics and a perfect addition to your holiday concert! Quarter note melodies in the winds make this piece accessible to the young band. Have fun identifying the three carols with your students....

Japanese Lanterns

Inspired by the calm and peaceful effect of the Japanese lantern, let your young musicians glow with this soothing chart. With pentatonic melodies and a reinforced bass line, this work will showcase your band’s proficiency. The overall range and rhythmic content are...

Oh, My Heart Belongs To Ireland

It’s virtually impossible to visit Ireland without feeling an instant appreciation for the scenic countryside, the endearing charm of its many citizens, and for the deep-rooted history of the country’s many crowning achievements. Solo trumpet/cornet (cued for...

Addison Way

Another very strong concert or contest overture from the composer of “Abington Ridge”, Brandon Bay”, “Oxford Pointe” and many other quality young band pieces! “Addison Way” starts off with a lively allegro section that contains all of the appeal that...

Chant and Celebration

An outstanding composition for the solo instrument of your choice with band accompaniment. The Band Set includes solo parts for F Horn, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bb Clarinet, Oboe and a piano reduction of the score so that the soloist can rehearse without the...

Hungarian Dance No. 5

The unique sounds of this popular classic are transformed into a very useful selection for groups with small or unusual instrumentations. From the inventive “Build-A-Band Series, it is playable with any instrumentation as long as the four main parts are covered....

Flute Fancy

A charming piece featuring the flute section. This Andy Balent hit is easy to play and there are plenty of opportunities for teaching style and articulation.

The Adventure Begins!

Uplifting and celebratory, this charming concert work by Matt Conaway is a sure hit for your concert or festival program! Starting quietly and quickly building to a powerful rhythmic statement, the work weaves through a variety of melodic settings before retreating to...

Pan American

An impressive arrangement by Andy Clark of one of Karl L. King’s most distinctive marches. This arrangement retains all of the charm and Spanish flavor of the original while it utilizes a reduced instrumentation which makes it sound great with smaller bands. An...

Elf Dance

This charming dance represents the “Christmas Day After-Party” for the hardworking elves in Santa’s workshop. Musical quotes from “Jolly Old St. Nicholas” and “Up On The Housetop” demonstrate that even the “big man in red” joins in the celebration after...

At Ease!

Personal stories from two generations of servicemen led to this charming and unique trumpet trio. Written in honor of the composer’s grandfather, this setting represents the atmosphere in the barracks “after hours” when the soldiers aren’t quite as gung-ho as usual....

Scherzo for Santa

What would happen if Santa Claus was a chronic procrastinator? In this charming dash through a variety of holiday tunes, Matt Conaway paints a picture of a stressed-out Santa as he frantically prepares his sleigh for a frenzied journey on Christmas Eve. Despite being...

At the Puppet Show

This is a charming trio! (Puppets not included.) Instrumentation options: Part 1: Oboe, Bb Clarinet Part 2: Bb Clarinet Part 3: Bb Clarinet, Bassoon, Bb Bass Clarinet

Alamo

When it came to writing marches that sounded great with bands at all grade levels Karl King had no peer. Dedicated to the heroes of The Alamo, this march has that certain quality that made it one of King’s favorite easy marches. With a full concert band...

Windemere

Wonderful for contest or concert. Contains lots of the Swearingen melodic and rhythmic charm and a beautiful middle section that features some great writing for woodwinds. Although not requiring great technical facility. Displays the band in such a way it’s certain to...

The Grand Old Duke of York

A charming symphonic march based on an 18th Century nursery rhyme and folk tune – probably a parody of British nobility. A happy regimental tune marches through several jolly transformations before the duke and his men stride off into the distance. Great...

American Sketches

Tribute to America’s folk heritage. This big, colorful masterwork for band combines the familiar tunes “The Shantyman’s Life,” “The Erie Canal,” and “Shoo Fly” into a charming setting of three movements. Perfect for concert or festival use.

Come to the Fair!

A charming little overture, complete with hurdy-gurdy effect. Based on two American folksongs: “The Animal Fair” and “Johnny’s So Long at the Fair.” A favorite of bands and audiences.

Hungarian Dance No. 6

The old European charm of the Hungarian gypsy dance and folk music which inspired Brahms to write his most popular work is now available in this new transcription for concert band. Not simplified or abridged, this enjoyable piece is challenging, yet the music is so...

Tool Time Tango

Written in a very playable and appealing “tango” style, Ed Huckeby’s “Tool Time Tango” provides something uniquely special for both your audience and students. Using simple tools from the garage and the workshop to play bold but easy...

Fatinitza

The delightful and charming overture to the comic opera “Fatinitza” is finally available in a wonderful transcription by Andrew Glover. An excellent selection for mature bands seeking an enjoyable work that’s also an audience-pleaser. Set includes a...

Open Thy Heart

“Open Thy Heart” is an exciting and showy solo work for flute with band. Excerpted from a tone-poem by French composer Georges Bizet, and originally for soprano with orchestra, this arrangement for solo flute with concert band can also be performed by a soprano...

Humoresque

Dvorak’s “Humoresque” is one of the most famous melodies of light classical music, and this arrangement for concert band is a true gem! Sensitively scored to retain the delicate lilt and feel of the original piano composition, this work is an ideal “change of pace”...

Danny Boy

Warren Barker’s classic band arrangement of “Danny Boy” is one of the all-time best sellers in the Barnhouse Concert Band catalog. Andy Clark has taken Warren’s great arrangement and adapted it for the Barnhouse Build-A-Band Series in a way that retains...

Praeludium

This delightful work by Armas Järnefelt has been a staple of “pops” orchestra programs for decades, and this transcription makes this composition accessible to concert bands and their audiences! A light, dance-style work which features many sections of the band,...

French National Defile

A stirring, but easier arrangement of the classic “Planquette March” which has been used by the Ohio State Marching Band as their “SCRIPT OHIO” music for over 40 years. Can be played by many Jr. High groups, but still maintains the style and charm of the...

Perpetuum Mobile

Spice up your next concert with Alfred Reed’s remarkable arrangement of Johann Strauss, Jr’s delightful “Perpetuum Mobile” (Perpetual Motion). Subtitled “A Musical Joke”, this clever selection will charm and entertain your audience while providing a great opportunity...

Radetzky March

An outstanding arrangement of the famous Strauss march which retains all of the charm of the original. Arranged by Alfred Reed, this march provides an opportunity for directors to program a European style march in a version that takes advantage of all of a concert...

Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus

It’s 1897 in New York City. A young girl writes to the editor of the New York Sun questioning the existence of Santa Claus. The classic editorial response “Yes, Virginia” has charmed generations of families during the yuletide season. Robert W. Smith...

Deir in De

Warren Barker has taken one of the few surviving lullabies from ancient Ireland and developed it into an absolutely gorgeous piece. Images of leprechauns abound as the arranger combines lush harmonies and lilting melodies with subtle charm. Excellent

We Wish You a Merry Christmas

What nicer way to wish your audience a festive holiday season than with Nick Contorno’s interesting and charming setting of this ageless melody. A perfect closing number for your holiday concert as all sections are featured.

A Child Is Born

Thad Jones’ most popular and unforgettable composition will provide your students with a great ballad performance experience. Mike Carubia’s tasteful arrangement captures all of the charm of the original without the difficulty, and features a written piano/ opt. flute...

I Saw Three Ships

All the charm and warmth of this well-known traditional English carol is perfectly captured in this outstanding and imaginative arrangement.

The Fair-Day

Using the traditional folk tunes, “The Blackberry Blossom” and “The Girl I Left Behind Me,” Sir Hamilton Harty painted a charming picture of turn-of-the-century life in rural Northern Ireland. This brilliant concert band setting captures all the sparkle and wit of the...

Frolicking Flutes

A jaunty, fun-filled composition to feature your flute section. After starting out staccato and playful, the middle section is legato and contains some lovely chord changes. Skillfully scored so that the flute section can be heard above the accompaniment. This is a...

Reflections of Asia

“Reflections of Asia” captures the feel of the Orient with its pentatonic themes. The oriental flavor is reflected in the percussion writing and use of common percussion toys. The main theme is presented in all voices of the band so everyone gets an...

Tritsch-Tratsch Polka

Bright and lively, Alfred Reed’s charming arrangement of this famous Strauss classic is the perfect encore piece! Totally audience friendly..

The Toymaker’s Workshop

This charming holiday novelty piece opens with Bavarian-style folk melodies. We then hear a musical depiction of the toys with percussionists quickly alternating between traditional and accessory instruments while winds and brass add humor with glissandos, color...

Down Through the Chimney

A charming little Christmas medley that includes “Up On The House Top”, “Jolly Ol’ St. Nicholas” and “Jingle Bells” with a few little bits and pieces of other familiar holiday favorites thrown in for good measure. Expertly arranged by Jerry Williams to get the most...

Above the Clouds

This charming, gentle piece depicts images from children’s imaginations and blends them with an elegant jazz waltz to create a special quiet musical escape. It is easy to envision looking up at the summer clouds with this captivating depiction. Lovely and...

Christmas Day

Oh, what fun it is to find a forgotten Christmas piece by Gustav Holst! Christmas Day is a set of variations on “In Dulci Jubilo” (“Good Christian Men, Rejoice”) with interwoven portions of “God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen,” “The First Nowell,” and “Come Ye Lofty, Come...

English Suite for Band

A charming collection of contrasts: royal pageantry, wistful tranquility and raucous fun! Your band and audience will love this jolly trip to London! Movements: I. Buckingham Palace (1:19) II. St. Paul’s Cathedral (2:15) III. Piccadilly Circus...

Minuet and Presto from Don Giovanni

The Dignified Minuet and the rollicking “Champagne” Aria (from the sublime to the riotous) are joined in this charming little medley from one of the world’s most famous operas. A happy way to introduce your band to Mozart. Alluring and...

Barcarolle

Flute/Oboe solo with piano/CD accompaniment The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a showcase for a developing...

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Eb Alto Saxophone/Eb Baritone Saxophone solo with piano/CD accompaniment The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a...

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Bb Tenor Saxophone solo with piano/CD accompaniment The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a showcase for a...

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Clarinet solo with piano/CD accompaniment The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a showcase for a developing...

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Trumpet/Baritone T.C. solo with piano/CD accompaniment The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a showcase for a...

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F Horn solo with piano/CD accompaniment The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a showcase for a developing...

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Trombone/Baritone B.C./Bassoon solo with piano/CD accompaniment The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a showcase...

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Tuba solo with piano/CD accompaniment The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a showcase for a developing...

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Keyboard Percussion solo with piano/CD accompaniment The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a showcase for a...

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Snare Drum solo with piano/CD accompaniment The simplistic nature of the melody along with the wistful triple meter adds to the charming character of this timeless classic. This arrangement stresses the lyrical quality of the piece in a showcase for a developing...

Raymond

This charming French overture has been a concert band favorite for generations. A great “warhorse” for mature bands!

Twelve Irish Songs

“The Minstrel Boy” “Savourneen Delish” “Killarney” “Come Back to Erin” “Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms” “The Meeting of the Waters” “The Last Rose of Summer”...

Vienna, My City of Dreams

This famous and charming song has been a beloved favorite of vocalists for a century, and Leonard Smith’s wonderful arrangement makes it available to vocal soloists perorming with concert band. Ideal for soprano or tenor.

The Witch and the Saint

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Masterworks from the pens of many of the best known composers for wind band today performed by the superlative Washington Winds. The performances are spectacular and the music superb. A must for your CD library....

Spotlight

The Washington Winds, Edward S. Petersen, conductor Exceptional recordings featuring the soloists of the Washington Winds performing outstanding works for soloists and wind band. Wonderful performances that provide hours of listening enjoyment and great performance...

Out Sitting In His Field

Neal Corwell, Euphonium Former US Marine Band euphonium player Neal Corwell plays all of the instruments including euphonium, trombone, synthesizers, guitar, cornet, harmonica, assorted percussion instruments and even a 1948 Farmall farm tractor on this eclectic and...

Gems of the Concert Band

An incredible set utilizing recordings from the 19 volume “Gems Of The Concert Band” LP record series. These famous recordings were remarkable for the superlative interpretations and masterful performances of Leonard B. Smith and the Detroit Concert Band....

Music from America’s Golden Age

The New Columbian Brass Band, George Foreman, Conductor An enjoyable “concert in the park” from the musical period of 1890 to 1920. Featured musicians include: Vincent DiMartino, cornet, Earle Louder, euphonium, Marty Erickson, tuba and Lydia DiMartino,...

The Complete Marches of John Philip Sousa

Leonard B. Smith and The Detroit Concert Band Originally recorded for the Detroit Concert Band’s “Sousa American Bicentennial Collection” LP record series, these recordings were renowned for the immaculate performances of the Detroit Concert Band....