Concert band music by Grade Level
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Grade 1 (all middle schools and first-year bands):

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Enchanted Island by Steve Rouse

Read about and hear a recording of Jeannette, Isabella arranged by William Ryden

Read about and hear a recording of Knights of the Round Table by Steve Rouse

Read about and hear a recording of Prelude and March by Bob Margolis

Download the score and hear a recording of Riders to Stonehenge by Gregory B. Rudgers

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Royalty Rag by William Ryden

Read about and hear a recording of Soldiers' Procession & Sword Dance by Bob Margolis (after Susato)

Read about and hear a recording of The Stars Asleep, The Break of Day by Bob Margolis

Read about and hear a recording of Theme and Variations by Timothy Broege

Read about and hear a recording of Train Heading West & Other Outdoor Scenes by Timothy Broege

Read about and hear a recording of The Two-Minute Symphony by Bob Margolis

FIRST PRIZE WINNER - THE FIRST FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST:
Download the score, MBM Times Article, MP3, and Errata of Whirlwind by Jodie Blackshaw

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Whirlwind by Jodie Blackshaw

 

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Grade 2 (all middle schools and beginning and small high schools):

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Abracadabra by Frank Ticheli (Grade 2+)

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Amen! by Frank Ticheli
Download the music to Amen! on Best Music Series

Read about and hear a recording of America Verses by Timothy Broege

Read about and hear a recording of The Battle Pavane by Susato, arranged by Bob Margolis

Read about and hear a recording of Belle Qui Tiens Ma Vie by Arbeau, arranged by Bob Margolis

Read about and hear a recording of Enter The Olympians by Steve Rouse

Read about and hear a recording of Fanfare Ode & Festival by Bob Margolis (after Claude Gervaise)

Read about and hear a recording of The Headless Horseman by Timothy Broege

Read about and hear a recording of Jody by Timothy Broege

THIRD PRIZE WINNER
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Journey to the Prairie
by Travis Weller

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Joy by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Little Schumann Set by Robert Schumann, arranged by Doug Hartzell

Read about and hear a recording of Portrait of a Clown by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of A Shaker Gift Song by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Streets and Inroads: Fantasy for Winds and Percussion by Timothy Broege

 

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Grade 3 (better middle schools, all high schools, all universities):

Read about and hear a recording of Alien Visitors by Bob Margolis

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Amazing Grace by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Our American Heroes by Steve Rouse

WINNER: 2007 CBDNA YOUNG BAND COMPOSITION COMPETITION:
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of ...and the antelope play
by John Carnahan

Read about and hear a recording of Ave Maria by Schubert, arranged by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Blue Goose Rag by Raymond Birch, arranged by Timothy Broege

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Cajun Folk Songs by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Cajun Folk Songs II by Frank Ticheli (mvt. 2 only is Grade 3)

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Central Park Sketches by Gregory B. Rudgers

Download the score and hear a recording of Clarinet Rhapsody by Donald J. Young
Published in two versions: for Clarinet and Concert Band; and for Clarinet and Piano

Read about and hear a recording of Color by Bob Margolis (mvt's. 1, 3, and 5 only are Grade 3)

Read about and hear a recording of A Charles Dickens Christmas arranged by William Ryden

Read about and hear a recording of Fantasy on "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" for Piccolo and Concert Band by Robert Starer (Grade 3 band, Grade 4 solo Piccolo)

Read about and hear a recording of Festival Prelude by J.S. Bach, arranged by Bob Margolis

Read about and hear a recording of Fortress by Frank Ticheli

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Joy Revisited by Frank Ticheli

SECOND PRIZE WINNER
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Lauda
by Timothy Miles

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Loch Lomond by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Lyric Music by Robert Starer

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Metro by Gregory B. Rudgers

Read about and hear a recording of Our American Heroes by Steve Rouse

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Rhythm Games by Timothy Broege (Grade 2+ to 3)

Read about and hear a recording of The Rolling Earth by Robert Starer

Read about and hear a recording of Royal Coronation Dances by Bob Margolis (after Claude Gervaise)

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Shenandoah by Frank Ticheli
Download the music to Shenandoah on Best Music Series

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Shine by Michael Markowski (Grade 3+)

FIRST PRIZE WINNER
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Short Stories
by Leonard Mark Lewis

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Simple Gifts: Four Shaker Songs by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia VI: The Four Elements by Timothy Broege

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia XVII: The Four Winds by Timothy Broege

Read about and hear a recording of Sun Dance by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot by Steve Rouse

Read about and hear a recording of Tchaikovsky Album by Tchaikovsky, arranged by Bob Margolis

SECOND PRIZE WINNER - THE FIRST FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Terpsichorean Dances
by Jodie Blackshaw

Read about and hear a recording of Trombadour Rag by Stephen Kent Goodman

Read about and hear a recording of Wayfaring Stranger by Steve Rouse

 

 

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Grade 4 (better high schools, small colleges, all universities):

We are pleased to introduce to the American Concert Band the music of Gregory B. Rudgers

Read about and hear a recording of 200 B.C. by Gregory B.Rudgers

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of An American Elegy by Frank Ticheli, also published for orchestra

Read about and hear a recording of Antithigram by Jack Stamp

Read about and hear a recording of Cajun Folk Songs II by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Canzona No. 1 by Giovanni Gabrieli, arranged by Bob Margolis

We are pleased to introduce to the American Concert Band the music of Arnold Rosner

Read about and hear a recording of Dances of Initiation by Arnold Rosner

Read about and hear a recording of Eclipse by Arnold Rosner

SECOND PRIZE WINNER
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Euphoria
by John Frantzen

Read about and hear a recording of Festival in Russia (Polonaise, Op. 49) by Liadov, arranged by Don Wilcox

Read about and hear a recording of Galloping Ghosts by William Ryden

Read about and hear a recording of Gold-Rush Rag by Stephen Kent Goodman

Read about and hear a recording of Intermezzo by Brahms, arranged by Bob Margolis

THIRD PRIZE WINNER (TIE)
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Moonscape Awakening
by Joni Greene

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Net Luck Soaring by Joni Greene
Download the music to Net Luck Soaring on Best Music Series

Download the Score and hear a recording of Nitro by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of The Renaissance Fair by Bob Margolis (after Claude Gervaise)

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Rest by Frank Ticheli

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Rocket by Steve Rouse (Grade 4+)

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of San Antonio Dances by Frank Ticheli

FIRST PRIZE WINNER - THE FIRST FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST:
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Shadow Rituals
by Michael Markowski (Grade 4+)
Download the score, MP3, MBM Times Article, and Errata of Shadow Rituals by Michael Markowski

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia IX: A Concert in the Park by Timothy Broege

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia XVI: Transcendental Vienna by Timothy Broege

Read about and hear a recording of Sleepers, Awake! (Wachet, auf) by J.S. Bach, transcribed by Merlin Patterson

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Turkey in the Straw by Michael Markowski

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Vesuvius by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Voyager by John W. Stout

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Wild Nights! by Frank Ticheli (Grade 4+)

 

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Grade 5 (advanced high schools, better small colleges, all universities):

Read about and hear a recording of Allegro Brillante (and sneak preview of Dragonland) by Bob Margolis

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Angels in the Architecture (for concert band) by Frank Ticheli

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Angels in the Architecture (for orchestra - rental ed.) by Frank Ticheli

Download the music to Angels in the Architecture on Best Music Series

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Blaze by Steve Rouse

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Blue Shades by Frank Ticheli

Hear a recording of Concerto for Clarinet by Frank Ticheli (solo clar., Grade 6, band, Grade 5)
this work is available in versions for clarinet and wind ensemble, clarinet and piano, clarinet and orchestra

Read about and hear a recording of Color by Bob Margolis

Read about and hear a recording of The Engulfed Cathedral by Claude Debussy, transcribed by Merlin Patterson

Read about and hear a recording of Fantasia Nova by Bob Margolis

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Instinctive Travels by Michael Markowski

Read about and hear a recording of Invention No. 8 in F by J.S. Bach, arranged by Bob Margolis

THIRD PRIZE WINNER (TIE)
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Joy (Mostly!)
by Micah Levy

FIRST PRIZE WINNER
THE SECOND INTERNATIONAL FRANK TICHELI COMPOSITION CONTEST
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Legacies
by Clint Needham

Read about and hear a recording of Pacific Fanfare by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Postcard by Frank Ticheli

Read about and hear a recording of Raga! by Arnold Rosner

Download the Score and hear a recording of Sanctuary by Frank Ticheli

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Sinfonia III: Hymns and Dances by Timothy Broege

Read about and hear a recording of Sinfonia V: Symphonia Sacra et Profana by Timothy Broege

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Symphony No. 2 by Frank Ticheli (mvt. 3 only is Grade 5)

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Tidal Forces by Michael Markowski

 

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Grade 6 (the best high schools, most universities):

 

Hear a recording of Concerto for Clarinet by Frank Ticheli (solo clar., Grade 6, band, Grade 5)
this work is available in versions for clarinet and wind ensemble, clarinet and piano, clarinet and orchestra

Read about and hear a recording of Gaian Visions by Frank Ticheli

NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Symphony No. 1 by Frank Ticheli

Congratulations to Frank Ticheli, Winner of the 2006 Thirtieth Annual
NBA/William D. Revelli Memorial Band Composition Contest for Symphony No. 2
NEW! View a Virtual Score & hear the music of Symphony No. 2 by Frank Ticheli (mvt.3 only is Grade 5)

Read about and hear a recording of Terpsichore by Bob Margolis (after Praetorius)

Hear a recording of The Tyger by Frank Ticheli


ALL OTHER MUSIC PUBLISHED BY MANHATTAN BEACH MUSIC

Grade 3 (Chorus)

Read about and hear a recording of In White Light of Winter (CHRISTMAS MUSIC) by Fran Avnet Goldstein & Bob Margolis

Grade 4 (Piccolo & Piano)

Read about and hear a recording of Fantasy on "When Johnny Comes Marching Home" for Piccolo (or Flute) and Piano by Robert Starer

Grade 5 (Recorder)

Read about and hear a recording of Fanfare for Soprano and Alto Recorder (one player) by Bob Margolis


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