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GREAT COMPOSERS   James Curnow       Gr. 1/2   Beginners

This book introduces young musicians to the great composers of music. Carefully arranged, these pieces help young players develop a personal connection with some of the greatest music ever written. The accompaniment CD (included) makes practice time FUN, and the incomparable melodies make practice time WORTHWHILE.  Themes by Beethoven, Mozart, Schumann, Dvorak, Grieg, Purcell, and others make this collection a classic. 


Included in this book:

Ode to Joy (Ludwig van Beethoven) / The Happy Farmer (Robert Schumann) / The Harmonious Blacksmith (G.F. Handel) / Hungarian Dance #5 (Johannes Brahms) / The Great Gate of Kiev (Modest Mussorgsky) / Onward Christian Soldiers (Arthur Sullivan) / Largo (Antonin Dvorak) / Trumpet Voluntary (Jeremiah Clarke) / Theme from Emperor Quartet (F.J. Haydn) / Theme from Don Giovanni (W.A. Mozart) / Trumpet Tune (Henry Purcell) / Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (Felix Mendelssohn) / Triumphal March from Aida (Giuseppe Verdi) / Minuet (J.S. Bach) / Sailor’s Song (Edvard Grieg) / Rondo (Tylman Susato) / Toreador Song (Georges Bizet) / Pilgrim’s Chorus (Richard Wagner)  


Samples: LargoOde to JoySailor's songThe Great Gate Of KievToreador Song

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44003960 Flute / Oboe $12.95
44003953 Clarinet $12.95
44003954 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44003955 Soprano /  Tenor Saxophone $12.95
44003957 Trumpet $12.95
44003958 Horn F / Eb $12.95
44003956 Trombone / Euphonium $12.95
44003959 Piano Accompaniment $  9.95

FUNDAMENTALS   James Curnow       Gr. 1/2   Beginners

FUNdamentals will take beginners from playing the first notes on their instruments to playing fun songs together with the CD. This collection contains 24 songs in increasing degrees of difficulty, plus an accompanying CD. It also features piano parts for a live accompanist. 

Samples:  A Key ChangeAn English Christmas CarolJamaican Folk SongKum Ba YahMarch.

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44000685 Flute / Oboe $12.95
44000686  Clarinet $12.95
44000687 Alto Sax / Baritone Sax $12.95
44000688 Tenor Sax / Soprano Sax $12.95
44000689 Trumpet / Trombone $12.95
44000690 F / E Horn $12.95
44000691 Bassoon $12.95

TONS OF TUNES for the Beginner   arr. Mike Hannickel and Amy Adam   Gr. 1/2, 1   Beginners

Fun and familiar tunes that beginners love to play!

There are two things that beginners really want to do: 1) play songs they RECOGNIZE and 2) play the TUNE. In TONS OF TUNES for the BEGINNER many of the easiest of familiar songs are gathered together so that young musicians can do just that - play the tunes to familiar music! Most of the songs can be performed by players who have learned only a few notes. Play along with the CD accompaniment or with any combination of solo instruments for tons of practice fun!


Included in this book:

Mary Had a Little Lamb / Lightly Row / London Bridge / Twinkle Twinkle Little Star / Frere Jacques / The Party Song / Yankee Doodle / This Old Man / Aura Lee / The Snake Charmer Song / Bingo / Old MacDonald / When the Saints Go Marching In / Ode to Joy / Faith of Our Fathers / Crusader’s Hymn / Shoo Fly, Don’t Bother Me / The Can Can / Mexican Hat Dance / Kum-Ba-Yah / Michael Row the Boat Ashore / Oh Susannah / For He’s a Jolly Good Fellow / Polly Wolly Doodle / Pep Band Riff / Alouette / Skip to My Lou / I’ve Been Working on the Railroad / Here Comes the Bride / Amazing Grace / Grandfather’s Clock / Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Samples: AlouetteBingoCrusader's HymnMary Had a Little LambMichael Row That Boat AshoreThe Party Song

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44004378 Flute / Oboe / Violin $12.95
44004379 Clarinet $12.95
44004381 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44004382  Soprano /Tenor Saxophone $12.95
44004384 F Horn $12.95
44004383 Trumpet $12.95
44004385 Bassoon / Trombone $12.95
44004386 Tuba $12.95
44004387 Piano Accompaniment $  9.95

TONS OF TUNES for Church   arr. Mike Hannickel and Amy Adam   Gr. 1/2, 1   Beginners

A collection of 32 ‘fun to play’ melodies arranged in easy keys for beginner instrumentalists. All the Tons of Tunes for Church books can be used together to form an ensemble. Chord symbols are included in the Piano Accompaniment book for keyboard or guitar. Titles include, Abide With Me, Now thank We All Our God, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Onward Christian Soldiers and many more. A separate piano accompaniment book is available for concert performances.


Included in this book:

Abide with Me / Now Thank We All Our God / Do, Lord / Beautiful Savior / For the Beauty of the Earth / Holy, Holy, Holy / Jesus Loves Me / My Faith Looks Up to Thee / Just as I Am / Crown Him with Many Crowns / Come, Thou Almighty King / Oh, Won’t You Sit Down? / O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing / Children of the Heavenly Father / The Church’s One Foundation / Nearer My God to Thee / Praise to the Lord, the Almighty / All Glory, Laud, and Honor / All Hail the Power / God of Grace and God of Glory / Swing Low, Sweet Chariot / He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands / Go Tell It on the Mountain / This Train / What a Friend We Have in Jesus / Onward Christian Soldiers / Onward Christian Soldiers / In the Sweet By and By / Let Us Break Bread Together / Christ the Lord is Risen Today / Were You There? / This is My Father’s World / Softly and Tenderly Jesus is Calling

Samples: All Hail The PowerChrist the Lord is Risen TodayDo, LordHe's Got the Whole WorldHoly Holy HolySoftly and Tenderly

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44002290 Flute / Oboe / Violin $12.95
44002291 Clarinet $12.95
44002293 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44002294  Soprano /Tenor Saxophone $12.95
44002302 F Horn $12.95
44002297 Trumpet $12.95
44002307 Bassoon / Trombone $12.95
44002309 Tuba $12.95
44002310 Piano Accompaniment $  9.95

TONS OF TUNES for the Holidays  arr. Mike Hannickel and Amy Adam   Gr. 1/2, 1   Beginners

This collection of the easiest holiday melodies allows your beginning students to have fun playing their favorite seasonal music! Any combination of solo instruments can play together. Organized by order of difficulty, these familiar songs and the included accompaniment CD are sure to motivate your students. Practice and perform with the CD accompaniment or buy the separately available piano part. Your students will want to use TONS OF TUNES for the HOLIDAYS year after year!


Included in this book:

Jingle Bells / Jolly Old St. Nicholas / Up on the Housetop / Dreydl Song / O Come, Little Children / Good King Wenceslas / We Wish You a Merry Christmas / O Come All Ye Faithful / We Three Kings / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen / Pat-a-Pan / O Chanukah / Silent Night / Coventry Carol  / Away in a Manger / O Christmas Tree  / Angels We Have Heard on High / Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella / Deck the Halls  / O Little Town of Bethlehem  / Hark, the Herald Angels Sing / It Came Upon a Midnight Clear / Joy to the World / The First Noel / Toyland / I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day / We Gather Together / Over the River / What Child is This? / Overture from the Nutcracker / Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy / Auld Lang Syne  

Samples: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy, Good King Wenceslas, Hark the Herald Angels   Sing, Jingle Bells, Joy to the World, Coventry Carol

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44004388 Flute / Oboe / Violin $12.95
44004389 Clarinet $12.95
44004390 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44004391  Soprano /Tenor Saxophone $12.95
44004393 F Horn $12.95
44004392 Trumpet $12.95
44004394 Bassoon / Trombone $12.95
44004395 Tuba $12.95
44004396 Piano Accompaniment $  9.95

Concert Solos for the Young  Grade 1/2 - 1 1/2  

These books are a compilation of solo/recital material that is specifically arranged for the Beginner through Early Intermediate instrumental soloist.  The soloist will find a wide variety of styles and varying levels of difficulty in this book.  Included with the solo book is a professionally recorded CD that demonstrates each piece.  Use these examples to help develop proper performance practices.  There is also a recording of the accompaniment alone that can be used for performance (and rehearsal) when a live accompaniment is not available.  The piano accompaniment is included in this book.


Samples:  Sample 1  Sample 2  Sample 3  Sample 4  Sample 5

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44003250 Flute $ 15.95
44003251 Oboe $ 15.95
44003253 Bb Clarinet $ 15.95
44003254 Eb Alto Saxophone $ 15.95
44003259 Bb Trumpet $ 15.95
44006363 Bassoon / Trombone / Euphonium T.C./B.C. $ 15.95

Tons of Tunes From the Classics  Amy Adam & Mike Hannickel   Easy 

Tons of Tunes from the Classics is filled with familiar melodies that musicians love to play.  The Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic and Late romantic periods are all represented in this delightful collection.  All the pieces have been arranged in easy keys for wind instruments.  The professional quality accompaniment CD can be used for practice and performance.  You may also choose to purchase the separate easy Piano accompaniment part.


Included in this book:

Humming Song (Robert Schumann) / Bransle de Champaigne (Gervaise) / Musette (J.S. Bach) / See, the Conquering Hero Comes (G. F. Handel) / Fanfare (Michel Corrette) / Bouffons (Thoinot Arbeau) / Theme from “Pathetique” (Ludwig van Beethoven) / Rondo Alla Turca (W.A. Mozart) / Sonata (W.A. Mozart) / Spring (Antonio Vivaldi) / Scherzo (Muzio Clementi) / Scottish Dance (Ludwig van Beethoven) / Minuet (J.S. Bach) / William Tell Overture (Gioachino Rossini) / Lullaby (Johannes Brahms) / Funeral March (Frederic Chopin) / Pomp and Circumstance (Sir Edward Elgar) / Trumpet Voluntary (Jeremiah Clarke) / “Largo” from the New World (Antonin Dvorak) / La Donna E’ Mobile- Rigoletto (Giuseppe Verdi) / On the Beautiful Danube (Johann Strauss) / The Anvil Chorus- Il Trovatore (Giuseppe Verdi) / Humoresque (Antonin Dvorak) / Spring (Felix Mendelssohn) / Farandole (Georges Bizet) / Morning (Edvard Grieg) / Rondeau (Jean-Joseph Mouret) / Hungarian Dance #5 (Johannes Brahms) / Toreador Song (Georges Bizet) / Hallelujah Chorus (G.F. Handel) / Trumpet Tune (Henry Purcell) / Fur Elise (Ludwig van Beethoven)  


Samples:  The Anvil Chorus   Largo   Pathetuque   Rondeau

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44006806 Flute/Oboe  $ 12.95
44006807 Bb Clarinet $ 12.95
44006808 Eb Alto Saxophone $ 12.95
44006809 Bb Soprano/Tenor Saxophone $ 12.95
44006810 Bb Trumpet $ 12.95
44006811 F Horn $ 12.95
44006812 Bassoon/Trombone/Euph. TC/BC $ 12.95
44006813 Tuba $ 12.95
44006815 Violin $ 12.95
44006814 Piano Accompaniment $ 9.95

PLAY THE GREAT MASTERS  Arranged by James Curnow   Easy-Intermediate 

Bizet, Chopin, Grieg and Tchaikovsky, but also Brahms, Haydn and Rossini: the most celebrated “hits” of these musical masters, and many others, have been brought together in this collection. The play-along CD is sure to encourage your students to practice! Contents: Marche Militaire (Schubert) – Suite from Hansel And Gretel (Humperdinck) – Serenade Opus 3, No. 5 (Haydn) – Slavonic Dance Opus 72, No. 3 (Dvorak) – Waltz (Brahms) and many others.

Included in this book:

Marche Militaire (Franz Schubert) / Suite from Hansel and Gretel (Engelbert Humperdinck) / Serenade Opus 3, No. 5 (F.J. Haydn) / Slavonic Dance Opus 72, No. 3 (Antonin Dvorak) / Waltz (Johannes Brahms) / To a Wild Rose (Edward A. MacDonald) / Sanctus (Franz Schubert) / In the Hall of the Mountain King- from Peer Gynt Suite No. 1 (Edvard Grieg) / Habanera- from Carmen (Georges Bizet) / Andante- from Piano Concerto No. 1 (Peter Tchaikovsky) / Theme from String Quartet #2 “Nocturne” (Alexander Borodin) / Polonaise Op. 53 (Frederic Chopin) / Blue Danube Waltz (Johann Strauss, Jr) / Can Can (Jacques Offenbach) / Norwegian Dance Opus 35, No. 2 (Edvard Grieg) / Rondeau (Jean-Joseph Mouret) / William Tell Overture (Gioacchino Rossini) / Liebenstraum (Franz Liszt)



Serenade Opus 3, No. 5 / Haydn

Slavonic Dance Opus 72, No. 3 / Dvorak

In the Hall of the Mountain King / Grieg

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44006825 Flute/Oboe  $ 12.95
44006817 Bb Clarinet $ 12.95
44006818 Eb Alto/Baritone Saxophone $ 12.95
44006819 Bb Soprano/Tenor Saxophone $ 12.95
44006820 Bb Trumpet $ 12.95
44006821 F Horn or Eb Horn $ 12.95
44006822 Bassoon/Trombone/Euph. TC/BC $ 12.95
44006824 Violin $ 12.95
44006816 Piano Accompaniment $ 9.95