Individual Elementary Titles

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Au Clair de la Lune (level 1)
Arrangement of this well known folk song introduces first year students to the basics of playing in an ensemble: blending instruments and playing independent parts by section. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 1)

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Banana Boat Song (level 1)
A perennial favorite, this folk song introduces eighth notes, use of extended rests, and has extended solo features for saxophone and percussion sections. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 1)

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Deck the Halls (level 2)
The arrangement of this popular Christmas carol simplifies the playing of its sixteenth note melody by using call and response across instrumental groupings. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 3)

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Go Tell Aunt Rhodie (level .05)
A perfect first arrangement for any elementary band teaches basic note values, concerted harmony, and the use of introduction and tag. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 1)

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Jingle Bells (level 1)
A fun and easy version of this winter concert staple teaches non-key accidentals and Del Segno. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 1)

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My Dreydl (level 2.5)
Challenge your first and second year band with this holiday favorite that features key changes (Eb, F), first and second endings, and accelerando. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 1)

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My Country ‘Tis of Thee (level 2)
Classic version of this patriotic hymn (in 3), teaches dotted quarter and eighth note rhythms, and Del Segno. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 1)

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Ode to Joy (level 2)
An unusual rendering of one of Beethoven’s best-loved themes employs non-traditional harmonies and pop-style rhythms as it teaches dotted quarter and eighth note rhythms, non-key accidentals, and ostinato. ( included in Complete Year of Band volume 1)

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Patriotic Medley (level 3)
This arrangement features three well known patriotic hymns; Battle Hymn/America the Beautiful/My Country ‘Tis of Thee (as a march). Rich instrumental color, counterpoint, and multiple key changes make it an excellent choice for advanced elementary or first year middle schools bands. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 4)

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Silent Night (level 2)
Rich harmonies and instrumental color are featured in the Christmas classic. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 3)

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Star Spangled Banner (level 3)
Rich instrumental color and ensemble counterpoint lets any elementary and middle school band can sound beyond their years. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 1)

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You’re a Grand Old Flag (level 3)
This flag waver, with its ensemble counter point, multiple key changes and flute obligato, is the perfect ending for any spring concert. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 1)

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When the Saints Go Marching In (level 2)
Dixieland style arrangement teaches dotted quarter and eighth note rhythms and non-key accidentals. (included in Complete Year of Band volume 1)

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Note: all Clarinet 2 and Bass Clarinet parts do not cross the break