Opening Pieces

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Thiemo Kraas

A Little Opening

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“A Little Opening” by Thiemo Kraas characterizes the thrilling and exciting atmosphere of a concert that is to begin in a minute. It is determined by the highest concentration possible of the musicians and by an audience that is eager to learn ...

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75,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Thomas Asanger

A Sign For Freedom

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The hymn “A Sign for Freedom“ is a musical plea for peace and freedom by young Austrian composer Thomas Asanger. The strong German and Austrian sentiment to support refugees from various conflict areas is a great sign of tolerance and solidarity – ...

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60,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Johannes Brahms / Siegmund Goldhammer

Akademische Festouvertüre

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The composer Johannes Brahms was born into a family of musicians from Hamburg. His father was a simple tavern musician who, by his great diligence, worked his way up to become a respected double bass player at the City Theatre. Apart from his ...

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170,00 €
Concert Band DIN A3 (Score) + DIN A4 (Parts) Höchststufe Listen Read
Evzen Zamecnik

Allegro Brillante

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Evzen Zámecník was born in Frýdek-Místek (Czech Republik) in 1939 . He studied violin and composition at the conservatory in Brno and continued his composing studies at the Janácek-Academy with Jan Kapr. Due to his exceptional musical abilites ...

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90,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
Martin Scharnagl

Alpine Inspirations

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The overture “Alpine Inspirations” describes the diverse beauty of the mountains. Listening to the impressive music, we can imagine a nice hike through the Alps, experiencing the fabulous and inspiring scenery. Young Tyrolean composer Martin ...

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100,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Fritz Neuböck

Another Opening

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Austrian composer Fritz Neuböck sees a considerable danger to the progressiveness of wind music in a widespread "blinkered" attitude which is unable to liberate itself from "old-fashioned structures". He himself formulates his intention in the ...

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95,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
Klaus-Peter Bruchmann

Arioso

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Flashing chords and fanfare sounds contrasting with bright lyrical phrases attracts the composition ARIOSO in many ways. The composer Klaus-Peter Bruchmann had no programatic intention for the piece, so that it can be used for a variety of occasions. ...

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65,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Kurt Gäble

Aufbruch

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In this short symphonic piece, the composer expresses the political and social change in and around Europe. The fanfare treats a theme by Anton Bruckner and develops a modern hymn. With the fanfare at the beginning and the ending, Kurt Gäble ...

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55,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Hans van der Heide

Ceremonico

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CEREMONICO is music for a ceremonial occasion. It has a maestoso-like opening followed by the main melody: a slow, expressive, lyrical theme. In the middle part the brass shine in a fanfare episode that evolves into a grandioso reprise of the main theme. ...

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95,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
Kees Vlak

Concert Fanfare

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It is of fundamental importance to a composer keeping in mind the specific sound of wind instruments and percussion. Therefore, when composing an opening fanfare, it is essential to write for resplendent brass in its optimum register. In a way the ...

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38,50 €
Concert Band March / Card Size Mittelstufe Listen Read
Peter I. Tschaikowsky / Leontij Dunaev

Coronation March

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When Nicholas, the older son of Czar Alexander II died in 1865, the heir to the throne now became his brother Alexander. Alexander had to promise his dying brother that he would marry his fiancée after his death. This marriage then took place in ...

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95,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Ober-/Höchststufe Listen Read
Nikolai Rimski-Korsakow / Leontij Dunaev

Cortege from Mlada

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Between 1868 and 1870, work was in progress at the Imperial Theatre in Saint Petersburg on a new ballet opera. The theme of this opera was to be based on Slavic mythology. Many well-known composers from Saint Petersburg participated in this ...

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100,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Ober-/Höchststufe Listen Read
Johann Strauß (Sohn) / Siegfried Rundel

Der Zigeunerbaron (Ouvertüre)

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It took Johann Strauss (son) a long time to finish his operetta “The Gipsy King”. Before its premier at the Vienna Theatre in 1885, Strauss worked two years to create the three acts that were based on a novella by Maurus Jókai. “The Gypsy King” is ...

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120,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Ober-/Höchststufe Listen Read
Kees Vlak

Drei Fanfaren

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Kees Vlak wrote "3 Fanfares" about different topics. You should perform them separately, for example as opening piece of a concert. „Euro Fanfare“ is very festive; it celebrates a modern Europe, where different countries and cultures find a new ...

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46,50 €
Concert Band March / Card Size Mittelstufe Listen Read
Klaus-Peter Bruchmann

Drei leichte Präludien

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"Three easy Preludes" contains three short and very ceremonial pieces by Klaus-Peter Bruchmann. No. 1 is very solemn. It begins with fanfares played by trumpets and cornets in turn with horns, trombones and bariton. No. 2 is more melodious and ...

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50,00 €
Concert Band March / Card Size Mittelstufe Listen Read
Julius Fucik (Fučík) / Walter Tuschla

Einzug der Gladiatoren

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Julius Fucik, the famous march composer, was born in Prague in 1872. One of his most popular Marches "Einzug der Gladiatoren" (Entry of the Gladiators) was written in 1899. From 1910 to 1913, Fucik was kapellmeister of the infantry regiment 92 in ...

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65,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Klaus-Peter Bruchmann

Fanfara e Danza

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Klaus-Peter Bruchmann was born in Borgsdorf near Berlin in 1932. He played accordion already as a young boy and later also took piano lessons. Following his studies in Berlin he worked for radio stations in Berlin as well as for the state ...

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60,00 €
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Nicolas Jacques Lemmens / Hubert Motay

Fanfare

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During the second half of the 19th century there were indications of a budding Belgian national music at least in the field of sacred organ music. Nicolas Jacques Lemmens (1823-1881) was active as organ teacher in Brussels, and in 1879 he founded ...

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50,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
Markus Götz

Fanfarissimo!

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FANFARISSMO is a typical fanfare, opening in proper style with a trumpet call, its motif and rhythm being redolent of a classic fanfare. This introduction with its festive alla marcia character presents the main motif that recurs throughout the ...

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46,50 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Unterstufe Listen Read
Hans van der Heide

Festival Overture

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This overture by the Dutch composer Hans van der Heide was especially written as commissioned work for band contests and competitions. Apart from that this FESTIVAL OVERTURE was to communicate enjoyment and fun in making music. Next to fanfare-like ...

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95,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Martin Scharnagl

Festivus Fanfare

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Young Tyrolean composer, arranger and drummer Martin Scharnagl attracts attention not only with his hit polkas like “Von Freund zu Freund” or “Augenblicke” – also his concert pieces are very popular with musicians and audiences. Martin Scharnagl ...

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75,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Bedrich Smetana / Karel Belohoubek

Festliche Ouvertüre

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Die „Festliche Ouvertüre“ von Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884) wurde für die feierliche Grundsteinlegung des Nationaltheaters in Prag im Jahre 1868 komponiert. Aufgrund ihres würdigen Charakters und seiner Ausdruckskraft wurde dieses Werk oft bei ...

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75,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
Hans Hartwig

Festlicher Einzug

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"Festlicher Einzug" (festive entry) is a solemn opening by Hans ...

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43,50 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Josef Bönisch

Festmusik

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"Festmusik" (Festive Music) is a festive concert piece full of dignity and charisma. Josef Böhnisch's five-minute composition opens with a gracefull fanfare. The following meno mosso passage with its lyrical theme leads over to a energical Marcia ...

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46,50 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Richard Strauss / Eric Banks / Siegfried Rundel

Festmusik der Stadt Wien

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Richard Strauss (1864-1949) is revered not only for his programmatic orchestral music (tone poems) but also for his many songs and operas. Beyond his enormous importance as composer, conductor and theatre director he redefined the role of the artist. ...

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46,50 €
Concert Band A5 landscape Oberstufe Listen Read
26,00 €
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Siegfried Rundel

Herzog von Braunschweig

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Dieser historische Marsch wurde 1806 für Herzog Karl Wilhelm Ferdinand von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel, den preußischen Oberbefehlshaber im Kampf gegen Napoleon, ...

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28,50 €
Concert Band March / Card Size Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
James L. Hosay

In Purple and Gold

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This festive piece was commissioned by the Bardstown High School Concert Band and its director Matthew P. Brown in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of Bardstown City Schools (Kentucky). A vigorous fanfare-like introduction gracefully opens this ...

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90,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Kees Vlak

Jubiläumsfanfare

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“Jubiläumsfanfare“ (Golden Jubilee Fanfare) is Kees Vlak’s musical gift to Musikverlag RUNDEL on the occasion of its 50th anniversary in 2014. In the same year, the Dutch composer also celebrates several anniversaries: 50 years working as a ...

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75,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
Otmar Macha / Karel Belohoubek

Jubiläums-Ouvertüre

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Strahlende und virtuose Blechbläserklänge verbunden mit einem sehr melodiösen Zwischenteil ergeben ein Werk mit musikalischem Gehalt, welches seinem Titel vollkommen gerecht wird. BDMV-Selbstwahlliste "Literaturempfehlungen für ...

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85,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
Markus Götz

Jump and Joy

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German composer Markus Götz wrote this modern overture “Jump and Joy” as a thoroughly joyous piece for concert band. Cheerful and bright rock melodies with staccato effects and dynamic syncopations radiate an optimistic energy in the fast part. The ...

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100,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Timo Dellweg

Kaiserin Sissi

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Timo Dellweg wurde 1979 in Idar-Oberstein geboren. Bereits im Alter von sechs Jahren erhielt er Musikunterricht in Trompete und Klavier. Beim Wettbewerb »Jugend musiziert« wurde er zwei Mal Bundespreisträger. Von 2001 bis 2005 absolvierte Timo ...

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55,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
Pavel Stanek

Kleines Vorspiel

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"Kleines Vorspiel" (Little Prelude) by Pavel Stanék is a striking overture, rich in contrast and therefore very enjoyable. The ceremonial beginning merges into a joyful vivace. The lively main theme is heard in bariton and fluegelhorn and is ...

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65,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
Bedrich Smetana / Pavel Stanek

Libussa-Fanfare

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Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884), the fahter of Czech national music art wrote his fourth opera "Libussa", based on the story of princess Libussa, after a libretto by Josef Wenzig and Erwin Spindler and determined it for festive events of the Czech people. ...

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23,50 €
Concert Band, Ensemble (Brass) March / Card Size Mittelstufe Listen Read
Kurt Gäble

Marcia Augustana

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Kurt Gäble wurde am 5. Januar 1953 geboren. Er studierte in Augsburg Musik, Kunst und Pädagogik. Als Autodidakt und Kenner des Blasorchesters entwickelte er seine Begabung als Komponist und Arrangeur. Kompositorische Anerkennung wurde ihm zuteil, ...

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60,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Carl Nielsen / Stefan Schwalgin

Maskarade

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The opera “Maskarade” by Danish composer Carl Nielsen is based on a classic theater comedy that Nielsen turned into a comic opera. Literary circles first were critical about this, but success proved Nielsen right – the opera became much more ...

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140,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Höchststufe Listen Read
Thiemo Kraas

Meteoritmo

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The title of this composition was inspired by the Steinheim/Albuch Community Band. Their annual musical highlight in spring bears the title “Meteoritmo” – and this word creation perfectly suited a commissioned work. “Meteoritmo” describes ...

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90,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
Pavel Stanek

Music for Festivals

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"Music for Festivals" by Pavel Stanék was first produced at the Week of New Music im Prague in autumn 1984, performed by the Czech Army Central Band. The festive fanfares opening it are followed by a lively melody with an alternating quaver rhythm. ...

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85,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Ober-/Höchststufe Listen Read
Petr Hapka / Karel Belohoubek

Music for the Fountain

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It is astonishing that kind of a mysterious enchantment enthralls people when they think of certain places. This also holds true in the case of Mariánské Láznì, a beautiful resort of the West Bohemian “triangle of spas”. The famous German poet ...

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60,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Alfred Bösendorfer

Musica Gloriosa

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"Musica Gloriosa" by Alfred Bösendorfer is a festive opeing with beautiful lyical passages and fanfare-like ...

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38,50 €
Concert Band March / Card Size Mittelstufe Listen Read
Markus Götz

New Festival Music

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The repertoire of concert bands is incredibly versatile and suits many different occasions. Bands often play at festive events like dedications, openings, at churches, birthdays or anniversaries. Markus Goetz’ “New Festival Music” is a ceremonial ...

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75,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Thomas Berghoff

Olympic Tune

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Basically works of the EXPLORA series are easy in terms of form and structure, as they were especially composed for young bands or smaller groups. This does not imply, however, that this kind of music must sound to be simple. OLYMPIC TUNE, for ...

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46,50 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Unterstufe Listen Read
Kees Vlak

Olympus Fanfare

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When the composer wrote this bright fanfare, he had the opening ceremonies of major sports events in mind, and he thought in particular of the Olympic Summer Games 2004 in Athens. As the various sports events that took place in ancient Greece ...

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60,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Ernst Hoffmann

Opening

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The idea to write this lively concert march was rather spontaneous, says composer Ernst Hoffmann. With countless marches in mind he wanted to create a specially modern concert opener, hence the title "Opening". The initial trombone theme is a ...

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60,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Pavel Stanek

Ouverture Brillante

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Pavel Stanék was born in 1927 in Prague. He finished his studies at the conservatory there, in 1950, and from this year up to 1954 he was conductor of the Folk Ensemble. During his military service he conducted the Central Band of the Ministery of ...

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65,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Edward Elgar / Albert Loritz

Pomp and Circumstance No. 1

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Sir Edward William Elgar war der erste bedeutende Komponist in Großbritannien nach Henry Purcell (1659-1695). Dass er quasi zum Synonym für englische Musik wurde, ist vor allem "patriotischen" Werken wie den fünf Orchestermärschen op.39 "Pomp and ...

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65,00 €
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Edward Elgar / Stefan Schwalgin

Pomp and Circumstance No. 4

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The five marches from the series “Pomp and Circumstance” op. 39 surely belong to the most famous compositions by British composer Edward Elgar. He wrote them between 1901 and 1930. The series’ first march with the lyrics “Land of Hope and Glory” ...

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100,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Ober-/Höchststufe Listen Read
Zdenek Lukás

Prager Festmusik

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Zdenek Lukaš (1928-2007) has already composed over 300 opuses including symphonies, stage music and vocal pieces. He has arrived at a personally-expressive style stemming from the Czech musical thinking and especially folk music but also enriched ...

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85,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Ober-/Höchststufe Listen Read
Markus Götz

Ringgenberger Festmusik

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Composed for the Kreismusiktag 2014 in Ringgenberg (Switzerland): In 2014, the Ringgenberg Music Society was invited to the Kreismusiktag (local band festival) of the Bernese Oberland Band Music Association. For the grand finale of the event, with ...

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46,50 €
Concert Band March / Card Size Unter-/Mittelstufe Listen Read
Manfred Schneider

Rock Opening

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A sweeping ouverture in rock-style with a swinging middle ...

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36,00 €
Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble/Big Band March / Card Size Mittelstufe Listen Read
Heinz Briegel

Rock Stone Intro

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Writing his composition ROCK STONE INTRO for Rock and Wind Band, Heinz Briegel had the creative idea that one could introduce the ensemble and rock band with this piece. Measures 36-43 are perfectly suited to make such a presentation or announcement. ...

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65,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
26,00 €
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Richard Wagner / Siegmund Goldhammer

Sei uns gegrüßt

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Richard Wagner wrote this festive composition in early April, 1844 in just few days after hearing King Frederick Augustus II of Saxony had returned from England. This action by his own authority offended Wagner’s superiors, the Baron of Luettichau ...

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50,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Erich Becht / Martin Scharnagl

So schön ist Blasmusik

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“So schön ist Volksmusik” by Erich Becht is the catchy theme song of the Grand Prix der Volksmusik held annually between 1986 and 2010. Artists from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and later also South Tirol participated in the competition that was ...

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65,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Julius Fucik (Fučík) / Karel Belohoubek

St. Hubertus

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Julius Fucík (1872-1916) often nicknamed ”king of marches”, studied for some time in the master class of Antonín Dvorak at the Prague Conservatory but eventually embarked on a path different from that pursued by his more famous fellow-students. He ...

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140,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Ober-/Höchststufe Listen Read
Steve McMillan

Start Up!

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When speaking of big band music today, the word “swing” is generally implied in this instance. Benny Goodman and the Dorseys must be regarded as the great swing orchestras. Above all, names like Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Lionel Hampton or Stan ...

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55,00 €
Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble/Big Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Alfred Bösendorfer

Universal Fanfare

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UNIVERSAL FANFARE is an ambiguous title. On the one hand “universal“ means “versatile“, on the other hand it relates to the endless universe. The beginning of the fanfare sounds like the theme of a science fiction serial, with a timpani solo and ...

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70,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Robert Stolz / Stefan Schwalgin

UNO-Marsch

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In the 1960's, Austrian composer Robert Stolz (1880-1975) wrote the UNO-Marsch op. 1275, the United Nations March. He was inspired and motivated by his friend Ralph Bunche, a U.S. diplomat and civil rights activist. Even as an adolescent, ...

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75,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Oberstufe Listen Read
James L. Hosay

Valhalla

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Very few composers throughout history have had more of an influence on romantic music and romantic composers than Richard Wagner. Whenever a performance of his music is scheduled, all of the local composers flock to the concert hall to hear it. His ...

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90,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Evzen Zamecnik

Vier Altböhmische Intraden

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Evzen Zámecník was born in Frýdek-Místek (Czech Republik) in 1939 . He studied violin and composition at the conservatory in Brno and continued his composing studies at the Janácek-Academy with Jan Kapr. Due to his exceptional musical abilites ...

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70,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittel-/Oberstufe Listen Read
Thiemo Kraas

Vita pro Musica

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The composition “Vita pro Musica”, meaning “a life for music”, was written in winter of 2015 to celebrate the 60th birthday of Ernst Oestreicher, chief conductor of the Northern Bavarian Music Association, and director of the Northern Bavarian ...

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60,00 €
Concert Band DIN A4 Mittelstufe Listen Read
Alfred Bösendorfer

Westminster Hymn

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Die Westminster-Abtei ist ein weltberühmtes Baudenkmal. Sie ist das höchste gotische Bauwerk auf den Britischen Inseln und spiegelt in ihrer aufwärtsstrebenden Architektur die unvorstellbare Größe Gottes wider. Die besondere Bedeutung der Abtei ...

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38,50 €
Concert Band March / Card Size Unter-/Mittelstufe Listen Read
Jirí Ignác Linek / Evzen Zamecnik

Zwei Krönungsintraden

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The two festive openings were composed in 1745 for the occasion of the coronation of Empress Maria Theresia. They are written in the style of typical baroque festive music. Evzen Zamecník arranged the "Two Coronation Intradas" by Jirí Ignác Linek ...

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38,50 €
Concert Band March / Card Size Mittelstufe Listen Read

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