Danny Boy composed by Warren Barker. Arranged by Andy Clark. Concert band. Build-A-Band Series. Grade 3.5. Score and set of parts. Composed 2010. Duration 4 minutes, 29 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.026-3977-00).
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 all of the charm of the original. It's playable with any instrumentation as long as the four basic parts are covered.
About Build-A-Band Series
The Build-A-Band Series provides educational and enjoyable music for bands with incomplete or unbalanced instrumentation. Written using just four or five parts (plus percussion), these effective arrangements will work with any combination of brass, woodwind, string and percussion instruments as long as you distribute the parts so that each of the five parts is covered. All of the publications in the Build-A-Band Series have been arranged to be playable with any instrumentation as long as each part is used: 1st Part, 2nd Part, 3rd Part, 4th Part, and Bass Part. (Please note: In some of these arrangements the 4th Part, and the Bass Part are the same, making it possible to play those arrangements with only 4 parts.)