Band concert band - Grade 1
Composed by Bruce Pearson. Standard of Excellence in Concert. Score and set of parts. Neil A. Kjos Music Company #WB220. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.WB220).
The regal selection is based on the William Byrd song, The Earle of Oxford's Marche. Dating from the late 1500s, this stately work is the perfect opportunity to incorporate interdisciplinary studies about Renaissance court life to your classroom. Use the supplementary teaching materials on the Renaissance provided on page 28 of the score. COURT FESTIVAL also has two snare drum parts, one correlated with Book 1, page 24 of the STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE COMPREHENSIVE BAND METHOD, the other more advanced.
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.