YOUNG BAND MUSIC ANALYSIS FORM & 28 SAMPLES (resource for band directors)
by Brian Harris
Concert Band - Digital Sheet Music

Item Number: 20388064
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YOUNG BAND MUSIC ANALYSIS FORM & 28 SAMPLES (resource for band directors)
by Brian Harris
Concert Band - Digital Sheet Music

Item Number: 20388064
4.6 out of 5 Customer Rating
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Concert Band - Level 2 - Digital Download

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Composed by Brian Harris. Instructional,Standards. 32 pages. Publications #2959295. Published by Publications (A0.859736).


YOUNG BAND MUSIC ANALYSIS FORM & 28 SAMPLES is a resource for band directors to evaluate concert band works written at the Grade 1 and 2 level.

This 31-page document contains detailed analyses of 28 published works as well as a blank Analysis Form for personal/school library use. Each analysis addresses part ranges, rhythm difficulties, key and time signatures and other useful information to assist you in selecting music that works for your band.

The works analyzed include:
McGinty - All the Pretty Little Horses
Beethoven/Curnow - Allegretto from Sym. #7
McGinty - Atlantis
Clark - Bartok Suite
Wagner - Brother James' Air
Curnow - Canadian Sketches
McBeth - Canto
Bach/Daehn- Chorale and Fugue in F Major
Sweeney - Distant Horizons
Del Borgo- English Folk Suite
Holst/Bullock - In the Bleak Midwinter
Curnow - Irish Legends
Hilliard - Japanese Festival
Grundman - Kentucky 1800
Smith - Liturgical Fanfare
Erickson - Norwegian Folk Song Suite
Daehn - Nottingham Castle
Gliere/Williams - Russian Sailor's Dance
Story - Sakura
Schumann/Bulla – The Schumann Suite
Johnson - Shalom Chaverim
Ployhar - Shenandoah
Ployhar - Simple Gifts
Daehn – A Song for Friends
Handel/Kinyon- A Suite of Baroque Dances
Jutras - Three Folk Miniatures
Broege - Train Heading West
Byrd/Fenske – La Volta

NOTE: The audio attached to this listing is Cheltenham March (Grade 2) by Brian Harris. To learn about purchasing the piece, click here. It is not included in the above analyses. (BcP-TM)

ALSO USEFUL: COMPOSERS OF GREAT WORKS FOR BAND is a text resource of single-page "life outlines" for 14 composers who contributed significant works to the wind repertoire. Information regarding each composer's life milestones and events, along with numerous anecdotes and trivia, are a perfect source for creating concert notes/comments or using as study handouts for students. ($4.99 - click-here for more info)


AUTHOR: Now retired, Brian Harris holds the Ph.D. in Music Education from the Florida State University and was a college and public school band director for over 30 years. 

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