King Arthur's Coronation March composed by Steve Hommel. For concert band. Standard of Excellence in Concert. Grade 1. Score and set of parts. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.WB243).
Using only seven notes, this high-spirited march is an exceptional opener for a first concert! Various rhythmic patterns are employed throughout, with the percussion providing exciting contrasts in a rhythmic counterpoint. Following an energetic rhythmical interlude featuring the percussion section, the woodwinds and brass join in for a jubilant finish. The legend of King Arthur continues in this exciting new march for young bands!
About Standard of Excellence in Concert
The Standard of Excellence In Concert series presents exceptional arrangements, transcriptions, and original concert and festival pieces for beginning and intermediate band. Each selection is correlated to a specific page in the Standard of Excellence Band Method, reinforcing and expanding skills and concepts introduced in the method up to that point. Exciting parts with extensive cross-cueing are presented for every player. Accessible ranges, appropriate rhythmic challenges, and creative percussion section writing enhance the pedagogical value of the series.
Sold individually, each In Concert selection includes a full Conductor Score and enough student parts for large symphonic bands. Each student part also includes correlated Warm-Up Studies. The Conductor Score comes complete with rehearsal suggestions, a composer biography, program notes, a rehearsal piano part, several ready-to-duplicate worksheets and a duplicable written quiz.