Harmony Concert Band Series - 2020-2021

Grade 1.5

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  • Accessible to first year musicians and those beginning the second year of study
  • Range is expanded, but still limited
  • Rhythm: whole, half, quarter and eighth-notes, simple syncopation
  • Addition of two Trumpet and Clarinet parts. 2nd Clarinet stays below the break, 1st Clarinet crosses the break carefully
  • Bass line is reinforced throughout, but with more independence in the low brass
  • Active percussion

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hcb2001-rhythmania-brittin-chambers

Rhythmania!

Carol Brittin Chambers

Rhythmania! is an exciting new work for a developing band! Introduce your students to new sound effects produced with hands, sticks, and pencils on stands in this rock-inspired opener! We know your students are going to ask to play this one more than once!
HCB2001 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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hcb2002-terminus-oloughlin

Terminus

Sean O'Loughlin

Explore fanfare-like dissonance in this new work by Sean O’Loughlin. With many opportunities to develop counting skills, this work is exciting from start to finish. Reminiscent of film-score themes, Sean puts his Hollywood writing experience to task in this exciting work for developing bands.
HCB2002 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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hcb2003-dark-frontier-pasternak

Dark Frontier

John M. Pasternak

John’s unique harmonic ideas and use of ensemble color are on display in this new work for developing ensembles. Explore a dark frontier while reinforcing articulations and dynamic contrast. This one is sure to be an audience pleaser!
HCB2003 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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hcb2004-the-bandmasters-putnam

The Bandmasters
(March)

Matthew R. Putnam

Matthew R. Putnam has crafted a wonderful new march for developing bands that is perfect for teaching and reinforcing proper march style. The melodic material at the trio is engaging, lyrical, and pairs beautifully with a throw-back break strain into a rousing final push!
HCB2004 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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hcb2005-frontline-march-milford

Frontline March

Gene Milford

This new traditional march is perfect for contest or festival performance. Gene knows how to craft a wonderfully authentic march that is not only fun to play, but reinforces all the techniques we aim to teach with a march. Audiences will be tapping their toes in no time!
HCB2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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hcb2006-gothic-arcari

Gothic

Tyler Arcari

Inspired by the Gothic artists of the 12th century, this exciting new work for concert band explores lots of musical ideas. From independant playing to contrapuntal melodic lines, Gothic delivers a well-rounded concert experience.
HCB2006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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hcb2007-zombie-attack-taurins

Zombie Attack!

Jason Taurins

This creepy new work for developing bands is a perfect fit for your next Halloween concert. With plenty of opportunity for sonorous tutti playing and low brass independence, Jason’s unique harmonic style is great for teaching common accidentals.
HCB2007 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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hcb2008-the-quest-for-coronados-gold-ferguson

The Quest for Coronado's Gold

Chris Ferguson

This new work for developing bands is great for festival performance. Written in a similar style to an overture with a lush introduction followed by an exciting allegro section. It also has great opportunity for expressive playing.
HCB2008 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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hcb2009-christmas-grace-clark

Christmas Grace

Larry Clark

Intertwining folk songs and Christmas carols gives Christmas Grace a unique voice in the holiday catalog. Great for expressive playing, this work includes Silent Night, Away in a Manger, Greensleeves and Amazing Grace. 
HCB2009 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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hcb2010-fortune-favors-the-bold-putnam

Fortune Favors the Bold

Matthew R. Putnam

Take an uplifting journey with Fortune Favors the Bold! Students will find success with its wonderfully scored melodic material and unique harmonic sound. A charming new work for developing ensembles.
HCB2010 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $55.00

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