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Young Band Music

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Jingle Drums      #023-4444-00    Young Band        Listen 
Released: 2016   Grade: 1     Performance Time: 1:34    Series: Sound Foundations

Feature your young percussion section in this light-hearted Christmas novelty, which intertwines "Jingle Bells" and "We Wish You A Merry Christmas". Although your percussionists take center stage, this arrangement still has plenty of musical moments for the rest of the band. A real audience pleaser sparkling with holiday spirit, "Jingle Drums" is a perfect choice for your next holiday concert. 

 
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Attack of the Zombie Trombones  #021-4459-00 Young Band    Listen 
Released: 2016      Grade: 1½      Performance Time: 2:33     Series: Rising Band

They’re alive!! The zombies are taking over the band, and they’ve started with your trombone section! This clever piece combines special percussion and wind effects, haunting melodies, and a relentless beat, to provide a dramatic and effective change of pace for your next concert. Frighteningly fun, “Attack of the Zombie Trombones” will be a hit with students and audiences alike.
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Rattle The Cage      #011-4491-00   Young Band        Listen 
Released: 2016      Grade: 2½ Performance Time: 3:28     Series: Command

This intense and driving work features propulsive rhythms and aggressive percussion, combined with spirited melodic themes, all of which provide a stunning variety of color and intensity.  The contrasting middle section, with its soaring melody, provides a lyrical and sonorous contrast to the hard-driving nature of the rest of the piece. Perfect for concert or contest, "Rattle the Cage" will showcase your entire band with intensity and enthusiasm!  
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Previous Young Band Releases
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American Patriot Salute      #024-4021-00 Young Band        Listen
Released: 2011      Grade: 1½         Performance Time: 2:18        Series: Rising Band

From the opening fanfare, "American Patriot Salute" is an emotionally powerful, but easily playable, patriotic overture for your young musicians. In this skillful arrangement of "America" and "Yankee Doodle," bold statements contrast with flowing melodic lines, providing a rich musical experience for your band. Dedicated to the men and women serving in our Armed Forces, "American Patriot Salute" provides a fitting patriotic tribute for your next concert. View score & pricing at C.L. Barnhouse.


And Then There Were Drums      #011-4117-00 Young Band        Listen
Released: 2012      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:24        Series: Command

First came the beat, "And Then There Were Drums." Feature your entire percussion section in this upbeat, easy rocker. The rock groove provides a solid foundation for the musical interplay between the band and the individual percussion instruments. Percussion parts are solidly scored, but not difficult, allowing your drummers, and your entire band to shine.
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Atop A Scottish Highland       #011-3329-00 Young Band      Listen 
Released: 2004      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 3:22        Series: Command
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Bill Bailey Just Won't Come Home      #011-3202-00 Young Band     Listen 
Released: 2002      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:55        Series: Command
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Brass in the Basement
     #011-3843-00 Young Band     Listen
Released: 2009      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 1:48        Series: Command
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Bravura!
     #011-3328-00 Young Band    Listen
Released: 2004      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 4:49        Series: Command
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Canción de Navidad (A La Nanita Nana)      #011-4038-00 Young Band       Listen
Released: 2011      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:24        Series: Command

Tired of the same old holiday carols? "Canción de Navidad" is a gorgeous alternative for your next holiday concert. Based on a traditional Spanish carol (A La Nanita Naña), the spicy Latin rhythms make for refreshing holiday change-of-pace. The soaring, lyrical melodic theme will showcase your band at its best. Bring a little bit of Spain to your next holiday concert with "Canción de Navidad."
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Chanson de Noel      #024-4192-00 Young Band        Listen
Released: 2013      Grade: 1½         Performance Time: 2:11        Series: Rising Band

A festive opening or closing selection for any holiday concert, this exciting work is based on the French Carol "Il Est Ne" (He is born). Following a bold fanfare, all sections of the band get a chance to shine. Colorful statements of the theme are balanced with more lyrical treatments of the melody. An exciting and dramatic work, "Chanson de Noel" is a perfect holiday feature for your young band.
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Christmas Africana      #011-3694-00 Young Band     Listen
Released: 2008      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:51       Series: Command
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Christmas Bells and Brass
     #011-3499-00 Young Band     Listen
Released: 2006      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 2:52        Series: Command
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A Christmas Fantasy in 3/4 Time
     #011-3121-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 2001      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:50        Series: Command
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Countdown
     #011-3890-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 2010      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:26        Series: Command
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A Coventry Christmas
     #011-3253-00 Young Band      Listen 
Released: 2003      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:02        Series: Command
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Declarata      #023-4009-00 Young Band       Listen
Released: 2011      Grade: ½         Performance Time: 1:34        Series: Sound Foundations

Bold and dramatic, "Declarata" is the perfect opener for your beginning band concert. A dramatic fanfare, which proceeds to an exciting, energetic theme, is solidly scored and full-sounding, and utilizes only the first six notes of the Bb concert scale. Guaranteed to build confidence for your beginning band, "Declarata" will make a strong statement at your band’s first concert. View score & pricing at C.L. Barnhouse.

Desert Caravan      #011-4171-00 Young Band        Listen
Released: 2013      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:51        Series: Command

Imagine an oasis in the desert. Far in the distance a caravan is sighted. The air is filled with excitement and anticipation, the quiet desert becoming louder and more animated as the large caravan approaches and passes. This scene is musically depicted in Larry Neeck’s "Desert Caravan," which provides numerous opportunities for your band to work with melody, dynamics, and drama. Transport your audience to a faraway place, as the sounds of the camels and their herdsman slowly die away, and the caravan fades into the distance. A delightful musical journey!
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Drums of Darkness
     #011-3596-00 Young Band     Listen
Released: 2007      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 3:31        Series: Command
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Dynamo      #023-4363-00 Young Band        Listen 
Released: 2015   Grade: 1     Performance Time: 1:34    Series: Sound Foundations

Dynamo is a little powerhouse that has it all - the perfect showcase for your young band!your audience. Sparkling melodies are balanced with forceful themes in this bright, upbeat composition. A contrasting minor key theme in the lower voices gives those instruments a rare opportunity to play melody. Plenty of percussion parts both propel and animate. A superb concert selection!
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Fanfare for a New World
     #011-3330-00 Young Band     Listen
Released: 2004      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 3:08        Series: Command
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Freedom Forever
     #011-3417-00 Young Band     Listen
Released: 2005      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 3:00        Series: Command
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Future Force
     #024-3916-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 2010      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 1:58        Series: Rising Band
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Gale Force      #011-4118-00 Young Band       Listen
Released: 2012      Grade: 3         Performance Time: 4:22        Series: Command

The forces of nature and the sea are portrayed in "Gale Force." A powerful introduction leads to driving themes that depict a tempest at sea. A temporary calm prevails, providing beautiful lyrical themes that showcase the subtly and expressiveness of your ensemble. Driving rhythms then lead to a thrilling conclusion. Showcase the musicality of your band in this dramatic tour-de-force that will excite the imagination of your audience and band alike.
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Key Lime Pie
     #023-3758-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 2008      Grade: ½         Performance Time: 1:34        Series: Sound Foundations
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Let Hope Reign      #011-4397-00 Young Band        Listen 
Released: 2015      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 3:33     Series: Command

This impressive Larry Neeck overture features energetic, upbeat themes, colors, and rhythms. A beautiful slow section provides a lovely contrast to the driving themes. With plenty of percussion, and a multitude of teaching opportunities, "Let Hope Reign" is an excellent choice for your band's next contest or concert.
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A Magnificent Christmas
     #011-3185-00 Young Band     Listen
Released: 2002      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 3:26        Series: Command
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Marauders on the High Seas
     #011-3954-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 2010      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:04        Series: Command
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Midnight Avenger
     #023-3810-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 2009      Grade: 1         Performance Time: 1:44       Series: Sound Foundations
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Midnight Escape
     #011-3498-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 2006      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:41        Series: Command
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Morning Serenade
     #011-2837-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 1997      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 2:27        Series: Command
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Mucho Gusto
     #025-3621-00 Young Band     Listen 
Released: 2007      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 3:20        Series: Jazz for Developing Concert Bands
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Northern Lights
     #011-3050-00 Young Band      Listen 
Released: 2000      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 2:53        Series: Command
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Over the Stone Celtic Air And Dance     #011-4170-00 Young Band        Listen
Released: 2013      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 3:01        Series: Command

This unique work combines two ancient Celtic folk tunes, and blends them into a high-quality musical composition. Opening with the lyrical 3/4 melody "Over the Stone," the piece transitions to the rollicking 6/8 jig "Road to Lisdoonvarna." An excellent work for mid-level bands, "Over the Stone" is a solid choice for concert or contest.
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Procession of the Gladiators      #023-4084-00 Young Band       Listen
Released: 2012      Grade: 1         Performance Time: 1:53        Series: Sound Foundations

The spirit of ancient Rome is brought to life in "Procession of the Gladiators." The bold themes, contrasted with flowing melodic lines, will provide a rich musical experience for your band. This dramatic and exciting work will spark the imagination and musicality of your students, with its images of gladiators entering the coliseum for battle.
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Raptors: Birds of Prey
      #024-4192-00 Young Band        Listen 
Released: 2014      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 1:44        Series: Rising Band

Drawing inspiration from the beauty and ferocity of raptor birds (eagles, hawks, vultures and owls), Larry Neeck has crafted an exciting and musically rewarding work for young band. Expressive melodies soar over an aggressive ensemble foundation, with plenty of percussion to propel the themes. Featuring an impressive ending that starts softly, and builds to an powerful climax, "Raptors: Birds of Prey" will provide an exciting and dramatic moment for your next concert.
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Revenge of the Swarm
      #011-4263-00 Young Band        Listen 
Released: 2014      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:40        Series: Command

In homage to the "B movie" suspense/horror genre of the 50s and 60s, "Revenge of the Swarm" is a fresh, unconventional, but musically and educationally satisfying new programmatic work for young band. Melodic themes are contrasted with jagged phrases, with lots of special percussion effects throughout. The striking instrumental colors contribute to a very entertaining and musically rewarding work, which will excite your students, and provide a unique musical moment for your audience.
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Saxes Will Rock!      #011-3998-00 Young Band       Listen
Released: 2011      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:05        Series: Command

With a heavy rock attitude, "Saxes Will Rock" is a high-energy feature for your saxophone section or soloists. While the saxes rock, the rest of the band has plenty to do, providing the rock groove and interplay with the soloists. Playable by as few as two alto saxophones, easier sax section parts are also provided. An excellent change-of-pace for your next concert, "Saxes Will Rock" will have your band and your audience rockin’! View score & pricing at C.L. Barnhouse.


Solo Flight
     #011-2914-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 1998      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:43       Series: Command
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Song of Solace
     #011-3545-00 Young Band     Listen 
Released: 2006      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:59       Series: Command
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Sons of Liberty
     #011-2984-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 1999      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 4:44        Series: Command
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This Old Dude
     #023-3663-00 Young Band     Listen 
Released: 2007      Grade: 1         Performance Time: 1:53        Series: Sound Foundations
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Time Traveler
     #023-3914-00 Young Band      Listen 
Released: 2010      Grade: 1         Performance Time: 1:10       Series: Sound Foundations
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Top Secret!
     #024-3757-00 Young Band      Listen
Released: 2008      Grade: 1½         Performance Time: 1:46        Series: Rising Band
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Tranquil Sky
     #011-3851-00 Young Band      Listen 
Released: 2009      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 2:49        Series: Command
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Trumpet Shout-Out
     #011-3891-00 Young Band      Listen 
Released: 2010      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:16        Series: Command
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Under An Irish Sky
     #011-3201-00 Young Band      Listen 
Released: 2002      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 3:09        Series: Command
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Velocity
     #011-3693-00 Young Band      Listen 
Released: 2008      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 2:41        Series: Command
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Viva Espania   
     #011-3416-00 Young Band     Listen 
Released: 2005      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 3:04        Series: Command
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Winterwinds   
     #011-3595-00 Young Band      Listen 
Released: 2007      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 5:10        Series: Command
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With Honor and Pride
     #011-3276-00 Young Band     Listen 
Released: 2003      Grade: 2½         Performance Time: 4:11        Series: Command
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Wrath of the Titans      #024-4382-00 Young Band        Listen 
Released: 2015      Grade: 2         Performance Time: 2:22     Series: Rising Band

Drawing inspiration from Greek mythology, using bold and aggressive themes, this Larry Neeck work depicts the awesome power of the titans, who once ruled the earth. Varied auxiliary percussion colors add an extra sparkle to both the lyrical and forceful motifs. With plenty of teachable musical moments, "Wrath of the Titans" provides an exciting and musically rewarding experience for all.  View score & pricing at C.L. Barnhouse.