Inspiring and practical treatments of America’s favorite melodies for both concert and marching band -- arranged with smaller bands in mind!
While the concert pieces are exceptional material for patriotic programs,
they are also appropriate concert or contest selections.
The marching arrangements are grade 2 and work especially well for bands with inexperienced players. They are a great choice for parades or patriotic programs.
only $49 each
Genre: American, overture, patriotic
Columbia, the Gem of the Ocean is one of America’s great patriotic melodies. This varied setting offers musical descriptions of three important historical periods: the revolution, westward expansion, and the Civil War. With fragments of several other patriotic tunes included, this will be the centerpiece of your program.
For Those We've Lost
Genre: Memorial, tribute, ballad
This moving work can reverently honor the memory of an individual or a group, such as service veterans. It includes emotional lines, dramatic colors, and a poignant solo that can be conveniently assigned to any instrument.
March to the Revolution
Genre: March, American Revolution, patriotic
A stirring and very playable concert march based on Chester, the great melody of the American Revolution by William Billings. The familiar tune works well in concerts or patriotic programs and the varied textures and colors make this a great choice for contest.
The Star Spangled Banner
Genre: National anthem, patriotic
Playable with very limited instrumentation, an easy trumpeting part, just enough mild harmonic surprise to make your performances sound unique, and it includes a two-part vocal arrangement. You can't lose with this one!
America: Let Freedom Ring
Genre: America, patriotic
This unique 4/4 treatment of My Country 'Tis of Thee plays itself. Stirring lines for every section and a huge ending will make it a favorite for both the band and the community.
For Heroes Proved
Genre: America the Beautiful, patriotic
America the Beautiful at its dramatic, inspiring best -- this powerful rendition is right at home in football pre-games, parades, and patriotic programs. Consider this one for massed band performances, too.