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COMPOSERS OF GREAT WORKS FOR BAND - booklet with life timelines, anecdotes, & trivia

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By Brian Harris

Concert Band - Digital Download
Composed by Brian Harris. 153, Instructional, Standards. Score and parts. 16 pages. Publications #3005395. Published by Publications (A0.859744).

Item Number: A0.859744


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 literature 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.

The included composers are:
Robert Russell Bennett
John Barnes Chance
Aaron Copland
Percy Grainger
Paul Hindemith
Gustav Holst
Charles Ives
Karl L. King
Darius Milhaud
Vincent Persichetti
Ralph Vaughan Williams
Arnold Schoenberg
William Schuman
John Philip Sousa

NOTE: The audio attached to this listing is for Cheltenham March (medium easy), written in the style and form of Holst. To learn about purchasing the music, search here or at the below referenced site. It is not included in the above booklet.


AUTHOR: Now retired, Brian Harris holds the Ph.D. in Music Education from the Florida State University and was a band director for over 30 years. Many of his arrangements and compositions are available here as digital downloads and from


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  • June 25, 2022 useful!

    Concise info, pictures. This could be used as a college text for Wind Repertoire!

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  • August 30, 2017 good resource

    easy to copy, pass out to kids, then give them a test on it.

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