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Summer Dances

By Brian Balmages

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Concert band - Grade 4
Composed by Brian Balmages. Concert Band. FJH Concert Band. Full set (score and parts). Score only also available: B1020S. Score and set of parts. Duration 6 minutes. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.B1020).

Item Number: FJ.B1020

Exciting woodwind flourishes set the stage for the heroic main motive of the piece, stated by the brass. This theme is woven throughout the piece in contrasting settings, styles, and colors. A beautiful, lyric chamber section gives way to a stately dance presented by the full ensemble. A powerful ending caps this dynamic piece.

About FJH Concert Band

Designed for high school groups and upper-level middle school groups. Independence is encouraged, but many lines are cross-cued. Usually includes an expanded percussion section. Grades 3 - 3.5

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  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    Location:
    irmo,sc
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • November 05, 2009 awesome

    my marching band is performing this show as part of our show and it is awesome, it has some great part, especially in the low brass!!! it is a great song! brian balmages is a genius

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  • 5

    Location:
    NRH,TX
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • November 01, 2008 Challenging, yet very rewarding

    We played this for UIL last year when I was in 7th grade in our top band. It was amazing and definately emotional. We recieved all 1's ofcourse! This brings back memories :)

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  • 5

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    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate/advanced
  • May 04, 2008 Catchy.

    My whole section couldn't help but want to dance. The song is beautiful but fun too.

    13 of 30 people found this review helpful.
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  • 5

    Location:
    Euless, TX
    Difficulty Level:
    Advanced
  • October 15, 2007 Very Cool Song

    I am on Top Band and learning this song. It was fantastic! It started out energetic then it gives some mood slow part with solo on the middle creating a very smoothing and relaxing part. Then it got super energetic and flow into a very good ending. I think if...

    you are up for the challenge this will be a great band piece.

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  • 5

    Location:
    Laredo, TX.
    Difficulty Level:
    Intermediate
  • April 16, 2007 Great Song

    I just played this song this year (sophomore year, high school) and it was great, there's slow beautiful parts and there's fast exciting parts, especially the "rips" the French Horns have at the end! AWESOME SONG!!!

    17 of 29 people found this review helpful.
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