Great Music for Wind Band: A Guide to the Top 100 Works in Grades IV, V, VI

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2009 - Music - 193 pages
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(Meredith Music Resource). The individual selection of quality literature one of the most important responsibilities facing today's band director is greatly simplified using this one-of-a kind publication. It is the ultimate tool in concert planning and programming benefiting both entry-level and experienced conductors by compiling all of the information needed for reliable music selection. Assisting conductors recall works they may have heard but not yet conducted, brief incipits of prominent melodic themes are included, as are cost, duration, availability, instrumentation, recordings, publishers, solos, and tips on programming. With hundreds of new works produced each year, this handy "survival guide to music selection" is a must for the serious wind band conductor. "... a much-needed addition to our profession ... this is a must for every band library!" Ray E. Cramer, Emeritus Director of Bands, Indiana University (a href="http://youtu.be/xWMQIRVIhGs" target="_blank")Click here for a YouTube video on Great Music for Wind Band(/a)
 

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This book is a much-needed contemporary resource for the modern wind band conductor, performer, student, or music historian. A glance at the contributors' names is all that is needed to know that each ... Read full review

Contents

Hanson Howard
10
Bernstein Leonard
25
Gould Morton
38
Hindemith Paul
52
Husa Karel
56
Kurka Robert
63
Milhaud Darius
69
Nixon Roger
75
Welcher
116
Benson Warren
122
Berg Alban
124
Corigliano John
130
Grainger Percy
137
Husa Karel
144
Maslanka David
152
Reynolds Verne
158

Piston Walter
83
Rodrigo Joaquin
89
Schuman William
91
Stravinsky Igor
102
Tull Fischer
108
Schmitt Florent
160
Toch Ernst
175
About the Author
193
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