Festival Ensembles Book 1 (Mallet Percussion)

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Bruce Pearson & Chuck Elledge

General Info

Year of Published: 2003
Publisher: Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Level: Elementary
ISBN: ‎ 978-0-8497-5661-0
Cost: $5.95

Highlight

Highlights include: - Kjos Multiple Option Scoring, playable for solos, ensembles and full concert band
- Perfect for festivals, concerts, summer camps, and private study!
- Limited ranges
- Easy rhythms
- Wide variety of musical styles and genres

Instrumentation

Mallet Percussion

Content

1. The Victors
2. West Boulevard Rock
3. Glorious Things
4. Calypso Morning
5. Ode to Joy
6. Courtly Dance
7. Jamaican Holiday (Pearson & Elledge)
8. Piano Sonata Theme
9. March From "Peasant Cantata''
10. Spring from 'The Four Seasons"
11. Minuet
12. German Dance
13. Hunter's Chorus from "Der Freischutz"
14. Musette (Pearson & Elledge)
15. Reverie (Pearson & Elledge)

Description

Playing in a variety of ensembles is an important component in the complete education of young instrumentalists. Festival Ensembles, Book 1 presents a collection of 15 flexibly scored, Grade 1-1.5 ensemble pieces perfect for festivals, concerts, summer camps, and variety chamber practice throughout the year. Kjos Multiple Option Scoring allows for ensembles using any number or combination of instruments, ranging from solos through full band performance. Students will love mixing and matching different combinations of instruments on melody and harmony lines. Great for groups with non-standard instrumentation. Unequaled versatility makes this a must for every young band library!

Works for Percussion by this Composer

Calypso Morning
Poco Loco
West Boulevard Rock - with Chuck Elledge

Books for Percussion by this Composer

Bruce Pearson: Standard of Excellence
Bruce Pearson: Best In Class
Bruce Pearson & Ryan Nowlin: Tradition of Excellence
Bruce Pearson & Ryan Nowlin: Excellence in Chamber Music
Bruce Pearson & Dean Sorenson: Standard of Excellence Jazz Ensemble Method (Drums)
Bruce Pearson & Dean Sorenson: Standard of Excellence Jazz Ensemble Method (Vibes & Auxiliary Percussion)
Bruce Pearson & Dean Sorenson: Standard of Excellence ADVANCED Jazz Ensemble Method (Drums)
Bruce Pearson & Dean Sorenson: Standard of Excellence ADVANCED Jazz Ensemble Method (Vibes & Auxiliary Percussion)
Bruce Pearson & Chuck Elledge: Festival Ensembles Book 1 (Mallet Percussion)
Bruce Pearson & Chuck Elledge: Festival Ensembles Book 1 (Drums, Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion)
Bruce Pearson & Chuck Elledge & Dean Sorenson: Festival Ensembles Book 2 (Mallet Percussion)
Bruce Pearson & Chuck Elledge & Dean Sorenson: Festival Ensembles Book 2 (Drums, Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion)

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