Old Glory - Score only by Les Taylor. For concert band. Real Music for Beginning Band. Score only. Full set (score and parts) also available: B1114. Grade 1. Score only. Composed 2002. Duration 1:46. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.B1114S).
Although composed in a traditional march style, Old Glory is much shorter and written with the skills of the beginning band student in mind. Ranges are very limited and rhythms are simple and repetitive. The interlude features the percussion and unison trumpets. There is a short tag based on the familiar strains of America (My Country 'Tis of Thee). Great opener for your spring concert or festival. (1:46).
About Real Music for Beginning Band
With this exciting series, Les Taylor offers an opportunity for young students to play engaging music, rather than the typical exercises often encountered in beginning band methods. The series reinforces basic fundamental concepts such as articulation, air support, dynamics, and intonation. Selections are scored to provide excellent bass support through octave doubling in both low brass and woodwinds. Treat your band to the music of Les Taylor and discover what Real Music for Beginning Band can do for your students. Grade 1