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Concert Band Works : Grade 3

Allegro and Intermezzo (Gr. 3)
was commissioned by and dedicated to the Blue Springs, Missouri High School Band, Douglas Watts, Conductor. It's premiere performance was May 9, 1984 by the Blue Springs Symphonic Band. This concert piece displays lyrical themes and challenging rhythmic motives. With a 7/8 measure included, this piece works well with upper middle/junior high students and beginning high school students. A contest favorite!

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $65.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Concert Celebration CD Music of CTS CD

 

Across the Wide Missouri (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

American Folk Song Trilogy (Gr. 3)
is a concert medley based on some of America's favorite folk songs: "When Johnny Comes Marching Home", "Aura Lee" and "Bound for the Promised Land". A trumpet solo is featured in "Aura Lee".

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Concert Celebration CD

 

Anthem for Winds and Percussion (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Hal Leonard   

   

Bainbridge Fair (Gr. 3-)
is a striking march, much in the style of great European marches. It has great musical appeal without technical demands.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $65.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Symphonic Portrait CD

 

Beguine on a Brazilian Folk Song (Gr. 3)
is a setting of the Brazilian folk song "Tutu Maramba". This work, dance-like in nature, explores a variety of musical textures; and challenges the percussion section to create an authentic Latin Percussion feel.

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Available on CD:
Landscapes CD

 

Black Watch March (Gr. 3)
is a well-scored original march. Black Watch is a famous Scottish regiment originating as a body of Hilanders about 1668 for keeping the peace in the Hilands. They also served in America during the American Revolution. Few British regiments can compare to the Black Watch in battle honors. The trumpet section is featured in the beginning of the work. Using memorable melodies, this work will provide for dramatic programming in a variety of concert situations.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Symphonic Portrait CD Concert Celebration CD

 

Chorale and Allegro (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

Available on CD:
Accent II CD

 

Citation (Concert March) (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

Available on CD:
Accent II CD

 

Commemoration Fanfare and Chorale (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Concert Variations (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Credence (Gr. 3+)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Danza Sonora (Gr. 3)
was commissioned by Audio House, Lawrence, KS in honor of Charlie Molina. It's premiere was July 2, 1983, by the Concert Band at the Midwestern Music Camp at the University of Kansas, with Claude T. Smith conducting. This work, using South American rhythms and melodies has an abundance of syncopation, meter changes and modulations. The finale ends with the allegro vivace and is an effective and exciting concert work.

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Available on CD:
Symphonic Portrait CD Daughters Tribute CD

 

Declaration Overture (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Dramatic Prelude (Gr. 3+)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

Available on CD:
Accent II CD

 

Flourish and Hymn of Praise (Gr. 3)
was written for the Air Force Academy High School Symphonic Band, U. S. A. F. Academy, Colorado, Larry Perkins, conductor. This work is based on triumphant fanfares in the introduction and powerfully unfolds into a rich hymn setting.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Symphonic Portrait CD

 

Introduction and Caccia (Gr. 3)
was commissioned by the American Youth Symphony Band and Chorus for the 1987 Delaware Valley Symphonic Band (Media, PA), Bonnie Strang, conductor and their European Goodwill Concert Tour. The international premiere was July 4, 1987, in Dinkelsbuhl, West Germany, with Claude T. Smith conducting. This work is based on two contrasting movements. The introduction is very dramatic and is followed by a vigorous chase (caccia) leading to an exciting finale.

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Available on CD:
Symphonic Portrait CD

 

Introduction and Fugato (Gr. 3)
is an intricate and intense work for advanced middle school and high school bands. Through the use of a main theme and extensive fugal development, this piece has a distinct musical character, yet retains the definitive trademark of its composer.

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Available on CD:
Landscapes CD

 

Island Fiesta (Gr. 3)
is a melodic beguine which features the percussion section. The syncopated rhythms will challenge each section with the alto sax and trumpet in the middle section.

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Available on CD:
World Freedom CD

 

Legacy for Band (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

March on an Irish Air (Gr. 3)
was commissioned by the Pampa, TX High School Band, Jeff Doughten, conductor. The theme of this march is based on the well-known Irish air, "Minstrel Boy". It is harmonized in a traditional manner and leads to a stirring finale.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Concert Celebration CD

 

March Spiritoso (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

 

 

O Come, O Come Emmanuel (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Hal Leonard   

   

Overture for a Festival (Gr. 3)
is a work with full, resonant scoring, moderate ranges and challenging rhythmic themes. This selection will challenge advanced middle school and high school bands and will be very effective for contest or concerts.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
World Freedom CD

 

Oxford Point Overture (Gr. 3)
subtitled "A Festival Fanfare Selection" opens dramatically and then gracefully changes into an andante section and later returns to a powerful ending. Some parts are cross-cued with 7/8 bars, quarter-note triplets, accents off the beat and driving eighth notes. All of these add to the intensity of this overture. The percussion parts require 5 players and a solo opportunity is given to the trumpet for eight measures. This is a favorite for middle level bands!

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Royal Lancer (Gr. 3-)
a concert march, features the brass in the opening fanfare followed by a full concert setting of a rhythmic, choral march. The overall effectiveness is enhanced with a slightly slower tempo.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
World Freedom CD

 

Santiago Carnival (Gr. 3)
is a concert work dramatizing a South American festival. This work comes to life with fiery brass and percussion writings with a hint of Latin jazz. It is sure to be a favorite of students and audiences of all ages. This work was first performed by the Central Missouri State University Band, Warrensburg, MO, Russell Coleman, conductor.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Concert Celebration CD

 

Sonus Ventorum (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Spirit of Texas (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Sunbird (Gr. 3)
is a light overture and a favorite for young bands. This work is based primarily in 2/4 and 4/4 with a few 3/8 measures to challenge all sections. The flute, saxophone and trumpet are featured in the middle section as soloists. The detached rhythmic style and lively tempo drive this work to an exciting finale.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
Landscapes CD

 

Symphonic Psalm (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Thousand Hills Overture (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Hal Leonard   

   

Were You There When They Crucified My Lord (Four Symphonic Chorales) (Gr. 3)

Out of Print

   

Windgate Festival (Gr. 3)

Publisher: Wingert-Jones   

   

Windstar (Gr. 3)
is an overture commissioned by the Epsilon Gamma Chapter of Phi Mu Alpha at Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO, Dr. Russell Coleman, conductor. It's premiere performance was May 10, 1981 at CMSU. In this work, the french horns present the theme in a brief "maestoso" section, with a syncopated accompaniment leading to the extended transition from the middle section back to the "allegro" section. With occasional 7/8 bars, this work will be exciting for advanced middle school bands and is a good festival/contest work for high school bands.

Publisher: Claude T. Smith Publications    Price: $70.00 (US) Click for ordering instructions

Available on CD:
World Freedom CD

 


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