Beginning Band Series - Grade 1 Concert Band Music.

THE MOHAWK TRAIL Audio Clip Score Clip
– Anne McGinty.
This unique contemporary work portrays the history of the Mohawk Trail in Massachusetts, from an Indian path to a modern scenic route, using a masterful embroidery of melody, color and texture! [2:54]
Q881099 - Set with Score - $27.00
Q881100 - Extra Conductor -$3.50
Included in Beginning Band Book 4

MONTEZUMA'S CASTLE Audio Clip
– John Edmondson.
For those who enjoyed this writer's original composition, Anasazi, this descriptive piece, named for the cliff dwelling in Central Arizona, will have special appeal. [2:45]
Q881049 - Set with Score - $24.00
Q881050 - Extra Conductor - $3.50
Included in Beginning Band Book 2

MORNINGSTAR OVERTURE Audio Clip Score Clip
– Anne McGinty.
A regal opening fanfare based on repeated notes is contrasted with a second motif using slurs in this piece. Simple meter changes, dynamic contrasts and changing tonal centers will strengthen musical skills. [2:11]
Q881163 - Set with Score - $32.00
Q881164 - Extra Conductor - $3.50

MOUNT ROYAL MARCH Audio Clip Score Clip
– John Edmondson.
Named for the 769 foot peak, Mont Royal in Montreal, Quebec, this dramatic march is perfect for teaching chromatics in an easy setting, the flam in the snare drum, plus an easy introduction to staccato notes in a simple accompaniment pattern in the clarinets, alto saxes, optional low winds and percussion. Here is the perfect "first" march for your young band and a fine choice for concert or festival performance. [1:36]
Q881235 - Set with Score - $40.00
Q881236 - Extra Conductor - $5.00

MOUNT RUSHMORE MARCH Audio Clip Score Clip
– John Edmondson.
Named for the National Memorial in Keystone, South Dakota, this very easy march offers a great opportunity to teach simple dynamics, phrasing and the infrequently used key of F Major. Perfect for concert or contest! [2:00]
Q881151 - Set with Score - $32.00
Q881152 - Extra Conductor - $3.50
Included in Beginning Band Book 5

MOUNT VERNON MARCH Audio Clip Score Clip
– John Edmondson.
This original march with quotes from "Chester" and Yankee Doodle" in the second strain, introduces the march's traditional key change at the trio, with lots of reminder accidentals along the way. Here is a spirited opener for any concert or festival! [2:18]
Q881181 - Set with Score - $32.00
Q881182 - Extra Conductor - $3.50

MULTIPLE CHOICE Audio Clip Score Clip
– arr. McGinty.
Question: What four familiar songs can be played in any combination of two, three or four at the same time? The answer is found in this unique medley that helps teach independence of parts, lyrical lines and balance. [2:33]
Q881183 - Set with Score - $32.00
Q881184 - Extra Conductor - $3.50

MYSTERY OF THE MAYA Audio Clip
– John Edmondson.
Discover the ancient Maya civilization in this intriguing original work by the composer of Anasazi and Aztec Sunrise. Mysterioso and haunting, this piece gives your young clarinet players a chance to set the mood in the first section and the exciting rhythms of the fast section will enchant audiences, adjudicators and your students! [3:00]
Q881209 - Set with Score - $35.00
Q881210 - Extra Full Score - $4.00

MYSTIC LEGEND Audio Clip Score Clip
– Anne McGinty.
An ancient mystery is depicted musically in this exciting descriptive work that features dramatic dynamic effects in both the winds and the percussion. [2:15]
Q881081 - Set with Score - $30.00
Q881082 - Extra Conductor - $3.50
Included in Beginning Band Book 3

NAME THOSE CAROLS Audio Clip Score Clip
– arr. Edmondson.
In the style of "Instant Christmas Concert" this arrangement is a patchwork of eighteen familiar carols in a unique treatment that will satisfy the musical appetites of any holiday audience! The tunes go by quickly, so listen carefully and try to name them all! 2:15
Q881227 - Set with Score - $40.00
Q881228 - Extra Full Score - $5.00

NAME THOSE TUNES Audio Clip Score Clip
– arr. Edmondson.
You simply have to hear this to believe it! Thirteen tunes (fourteen if you count the tag on the end) strung together in a truly remarkable medley. Easy and fun! [2:28]
Q881069 - Set with Score - $32.00
Q881070 - Extra Conductor - $3.50
Included in Beginning Band Book 3

OLD MACDONALD'S BAND Audio Clip
– arr. Edmondson.
A new twist on an old idea; the members of the band are all creatures great and small - Baa Baa Blacksheep, Turkey In The Straw, The Old Gray Goose and The Old Gray Mare. [2:05]
Individual sets are no longer available.
Q881012 - Extra Conductor - $3.50
Included in Beginning Band Book 1

OMEGA MARCH Audio Clip Score Clip
– John Edmondson.
This is a great introduction for beginning students to the traditional "quickstep" march. Marcato is contrasted with light staccato in this spirited, must-have march! [1:44]
Q881165 - Set with Score - $32.00
Q881166 - Extra Conductor - $3.50
Included in Beginning Band Book 5

OVERTURE IN Bb Audio Clip Score Clip
– Anne McGinty.
This contemporary overture based on a series of repeated notes and parallel chords is this gifted composer's most artfully constructed work at the grade 1 level. [ca. 2:00]
Q881101 - Set with Score - $30.00
Q881102 - Extra Conductor - $3.50
Included in Beginning Band Book 3

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