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COMPOSERS OF GREAT WORKS FOR BAND - booklet with life timelines, anecdotes, & trivia for major band composers

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By Brian Harris

Concert Band - Digital Download
Composed by Brian Harris. Repertoire, Classroom, General Instructional, Activities and Games. 16 pages. Published by Publications (S0.191837).

Item Number: S0.191837


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, written in the style and form of Holst. To learn about purchasing the music for Cheltenham March, search here on the SMP Digital Downloads site 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 at and through Sheet Music Plus Digital Downloads.


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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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