• (0)

    There are currently no items in your cart.

pf843168821
5148121
5148121

Academic Festival Overture

By Johannes Brahms

Customer Rating:   2 Reviews Write a Review

http://www.sheetmusicplus.com/title/academic-festival-overture-sheet-music/5148121?ac=1

Concert Band - Grade 1
Composed by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). Arranged by Douglas Akey. Concert Band; Masterworks. Alfred Debut Series. Form: Overture. Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic. Conductor Score & Parts. 118 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.20709).

Item Number: AP.20709

Brahms's Academic Festival Overture was composed in the summer of 1880 for the conferment of his own honorary doctorate of philosophy degree by Breslau University. The piece is based on a number of student songs that would have been familiar to those in attendance at the time. The themes derived from four of those songs have been used in this arrangement for young band and are presented in the same order in which they appear in Brahms's original. Careful attention to the written dynamics and articulations will aid your students in creating an authentic performance of this transcription. A perfect choice for young bands at festival.
Festival.

Buy Together

$38.00

5% off
+

$9.99

Buy both for $47.99

AddtoCart Print
19737750
Listen

Academic Festival Overture

* = required

How do you rate this item?
         
Your Screen Name:

(optional)

This name will appear next to your review. Leave it blank if you wish to appear as "Anonymous".

Review Title:

50 Character maximum.

Review of the Product:

1000 characters maximum.

Rate this product's difficulty level:
Location:

(optional)

Example: "Emeryville, CA"

Email address:

(optional)

Used to contact you regarding your review. If you do not wish to be contacted, leave it blank.

 
Review Guidelines
  • Explain exactly why you liked or disliked the product. Do you like the artist? Is the transcription accurate? Is it a good teaching tool?
  • Consider writing about your experience and musical tastes. Are you a beginner who started playing last month? Do you usually like this style of music?
  • Feel free to recommend similar pieces if you liked this piece, or alternatives if you didn't.
  • Be respectful of artists, readers, and your fellow reviewers. Please do not use inappropriate language, including profanity, vulgarity, or obscenity.
  • Avoid disclosing contact information (email addresses, phone numbers, etc.), or including URLs, time-sensitive material or alternative ordering information.
  • We cannot post your review if it violates these guidelines. If you have any suggestions or comments on the guidelines, please email us.
  • All submitted reviews become the licensed property of Sheet Music Plus and are subject to all laws pertaining thereto. If you believe that any review contained on our site infringes upon your copyright, please email us.
  • Read Sheet Music Plus's complete Privacy Policy

Academic Festival Overture

* = required

Send to email(s):

To send to more than one person, separate addresses with a comma.

Your name:
Your email:
Personal message:
 

Tell a friend (or remind yourself) about this product. We'll instantly send an email containing product info and a link to it. You may also enter a personal message.

We do not use or store email addresses from this form for any other purpose than sending your share email.

Read our Privacy Policy.

After purchase, you can download your MP3 from your Sheet Music Plus Digital Library - no software installation is necessary! You can also listen to your MP3 at any time in your Digital Library.
After purchase, you can download your Smart Music from your Sheet Music Plus Digital Library - no software installation is necessary! You can also download at any time in your Digital Library.
After purchase you can download your video from your Digital Library. Your video is in XX format and is playable on most pre-installed video players.

Sorry but your review could not be submitted, please verify the form and try again.

* = required

Music List Name
Description

(optional)

 

Make a wish list for gifts, suggest standard repertoire, let students know which books to buy, boast about pieces you've mastered: Music Lists are as unique as the musician! Easily share your music lists with friends, students, and the world.

To create a music list, please sign in.

Existing Accounts

Sign In and Add to My Music List

New Accounts

Create Account and Add to My Music List

  • Ratings + Reviews

    Write a Review
  •  

    Based on 2 Reviews

  • 3

    Location:
    Tallahassee, Florida
    Difficulty Level:
    Beginner
  • January 09, 2009 For Beginners

    This song is not in line with its grade. Though it's but a level one, the complexity of this piece is fitting for a middleschool level piece. There can be a fair amount of creativity involved in this piece when it's explored thoroughly. At measure 14, the trumpets...

    are able to give it a little "pop" that really brings it to life. From measure 52, maestoso, all the way to the end of the piece, a grand effect takes place. Make sure that all parts use the required expression in this section. All in all, this is a good piece for the earliest students, through maybe, 7th grade at the latest. Any later, and I would look for a more difficult piece.

    Read More
    21 of 39 people found this review helpful.
    Was this review useful? Yes No
  • 4

    Location:
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • May 06, 2006 Great song!

    I play is song in band and I love it! Hopefully your band will love it Too!

    16 of 36 people found this review helpful.
    Was this review useful? Yes No