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By Andrew Balent

Concert band - Grade 1.5
Composed by Andrew Balent. Standard of Excellence in Concert. Score and set of parts. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.WB324).

Item Number: KJ.WB324

Students and audiences will be in awe when they hear this musical portrait of travel through outer space and around the galaxy. The opening Moderato section starts the journey with careful attention paid to dynamic variations and rhythmic consistency in the percussion section. This is followed by a contrasting Andante section, played in a legato style, where students can show off their expressive playing skills. The piece returns to the Moderato section before coming to a dramatic conclusion.

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.

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 4

    Difficulty Level:
    Early intermediate
  • March 02, 2010 fun

    i played this pece and it was soooo much fun

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