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  • A Miniature Town for Wind Band
    A Miniature Town for Wind Band
    A Miniature Town is written based on a drawing I observed while taking a walk; its motives were inspired by the scene. It is intended to be colorful, fun and sentimental. Performance is more compelling by having similar themes alternately accented with staccato or legato to help change the color of the piece. Instrumentation Flute 1 & 2 Clarinet 1 & 2 Bass Clarinet Alto Saxophone Tenor... A Miniature Town is written based on a drawing I observed while taking a wa...   
  • American Riverside Medley for Wind Band
    American Riverside Medley for Wind Band
    This is a medley of American river songs. After the slow introduction comes a processional on George Gershwin’s “Swanee” followed by a moderate “Swanee River” from Stephen Foster. The ending’s “Michael, Row the Boat Ashore” has a light, pops feel. Please note, and strive to emphasize the distinct musical styles. Instrumentation Fl.1&2 Ob.(opt.)... This is a medley of American river songs. After the slow introduction comes...   
  • Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band
    Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band
    1. Fanfare of Hope-Yo Goto 2. The Stars and Stripes Forever-John P. Sousa/Yo Goto 3. Dream Fanfare-Yoshihiro Zama 4. Anchors Aweigh-Charles A. Zimmerman/Yoshihiro Zama 5. Eagle Fanfare-Tohru Minakuchi 6. Colonel Bogey March-Kenneth J. Alford/Tohru Minakuchi 7. Le Regiment de Sambre et Meuse-Joseph F. Rauski/Tohru Minakuchi 8. American Patrol-Frank W. Meacham/Yo Goto 9. Gershwin in Brass... 1. Fanfare of Hope-Yo Goto 2. The Stars and Stripes Forever-John P. Sousa/Yo Go...
  • Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band 2
    Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band 2
    Brass Band - Young Band Series1. American Riverside Medley for Brass Band - Keiichi Kurokawa 2. Lighthearted March for Brass Band - Yo Goto 3-5. Capriccio on Three Japanese Childrens Songs for Brass Band - Yo Goto 3. Zui Zui 4. Kagome Kagome 5. Ocharaka 6. Rock'n Soran - Tohru Minakuchi 7-9. GO GO GO! - Yo Goto 7. Sports Fanfare 8. GO GO GO! 9. See, the conquering hero comes 10. Verdi's... Brass Band - Young Band Series1. American Riverside Medley for Brass Band - Keii...
  • Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band 3
    Brass & Wind Repertoire for Young Band 3
    1.Yagi-bushi Carnival for Brass Band / Japanese Folk Song/Tohru Minakuchi 2.Duck's Parade for Brass Band / Bin Kaneda/Yo Goto 3.Kids Parade based on Japanese Melodies (Young Band Version) for Brass Band / Hiroki Takahashi 4.Chopsticks Waltz for Solo and Band for Brass Band-/Yoshihiro Zama 5.Fields of Sunflower Russian Folk Song Medley for Brass Band / Russian Folk Song/Keiichi Kurokawa 6.Matador... 1.Yagi-bushi Carnival for Brass Band / Japanese Folk Song/Tohru Minakuchi 2.Duck...
  • Capriccio on Three Japanese Children Songs
    Capriccio on Three Japanese Children Songs
    1. Zui Zui 2. Kagome Kagome 3. Ocharaka The first movement of this suite, Zui Zui , based upon a Japanese traditional song, was commissioned by the Florida Bandmasters Association and completed in 2008. Later, Kagome Kagome and Ocharaka were added to form a suite of Japanese children's folk songs. Despite the contrasting tone colors, frequent use of semitones, and numerous musical expressions... 1. Zui Zui 2. Kagome Kagome 3. Ocharaka The first movement of this suite, Z...   
  • Chopsticks Waltz for Solo and Band
    Chopsticks Waltz for Solo and Band
    This is an easy arrangement for solo and wind band or brass band. The melody is from the renowned children's piano song "Chopsticks". Some feel this name was inspired by the Chinese eating utensils since the piano solo is played with just the two forefingers. Although the solo is scored for Xylophone, solo parts are provided in five different keys to feature 2 soloists. The keys... This is an easy arrangement for solo and wind band or brass band. The melo...    
  • Fields of Sunflower - Russian Folk Song Medley for Wind Band
    Fields of Sunflower
    - Russian Folk Song Medley for Wind Band
    This is a wind band arrangement medley of three famous Russian folksongs: Korobeiniki, Troika, and Kalinka. Everyone in Japan has heard these melodies as they are used in elementary school music textbooks, the NHK (National Public Broadcasting Organization) TV program “Minnano Uta”, and were popularized by the video game Tetris. Sunflower is the national flower of Russia.... This is a wind band arrangement medley of three famous Russian folksongs: K...