As the nation commemorates 150 years since the Civil War, here is an appealing medley for young players that uses music of the period. The bugle call "Taps" originated during the Civil War and is used here at the beginning of the piece and incorporated again at the end. The tender ballad Tenting on the Old Campground provides lyric contrast before closing with the rousing spiritual Free At Last. Dur: 3:25
"The Liberty Bell"'s WWI cousin, in lilting 6/8 march tempo. Complete with unique chromatic chime solos and great parade drum effects. "Liberty Loan" was the name for the US Government bonds sold to aid in the war effort and John Philip Sousa was the government's best salesman. Sousa's recording of this march was one of the top-selling recordings during the First World War.
37 studio albums, 18 live albums, countless national and international awards for his music and various social engagements, a repertoire from rock to pop to musicals and everything in between??"the list of superlatives for Peter Maffay is seemingly endless. Wolfgang Wssner's medley Peter Maffey! shines a light on this great artist with the massive hits Sonne in der Nacht, So bist du, Und es war Sommer, Du, Eiszeit, and naturally ber sieben Brcken musst du geh'n. 08:55
The sights and sounds of a Civil War era band come alive in this authentically recreated medley for the contemporary concert band. Set in the style of the uptempo "quickstep" march, this music was meant for instilling pride and bravery as the troops were on the move
Gustav Holst has long been revered as a master composer. His work transcribes wonderfully for concert band. Douglas Wagner has chosen portions of The Planets to create a through-played medley for young band. Now accessible, the arrangement contains the themes from "Venus, the Bringer of Peace," "Mars, the Bringer of War" and " Jupiter, the Bringer of Jollity." The best of Holst scores especially for your young band. (4:00) This title is available in SmartMusic.Estimated delivery 10-12 days
For SSA choir and orchestra or concert band, or choir and piano.A non-stop medley of tunes from World War One from recruiting through to the Last Post. This arrangement can be performed by a choir with either an orchestra, band or piano accompaniment. There are different choral versions available for Mixed Voice Choir - both SATB (GM131) and, for those with a shortage of male voices, SA+Men (GM134) - for Upper Voice Choir (SSA - GM132) and for Male Voice Choir (TTBB - GM133). The orchestra score and parts (GMCP020) can be used either on its own or to accompany a choir.The recruiting song "Your King and Country Want You" starts us off followed by "Goodbye, Dolly Gray" as the soldiers leave for war. "Belgium put the Kibosh on the Kaiser" is followed by some proper trench songs - various lyrics were improvised by the soldiers!! - "Three German Officers crossed the Rhine" and "They were only playing Leap-Frog". "The Bells of Hell go Ting-a-ling-a-ling" leads to strains of "Stille Nacht" recalling the Christmas truce. "When this Lousy War is Over" and "There's no place like Home" are balanced by "Land of Hope and Glory" before the Americans arrive with "The Caissons go Rolling Along" and "Over There". "It's a Long Way to Tipperary" brings us towards a rousing finish save for an optional "Last Post-lude" to end reflectively.