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GLORIA!

Stephen Bulla    Gr. 2,3

Instrumental solos for Easter Worship

 

This set of 10 Easter favorites, arranged for Grade 2 to 3 solo instruments is an admirable addition to the current literature celebrating Christ’s resurrection.  Available solo books are for Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Violin and Cello.  The high quality CD recording can be used in performance if you like, and there is a piano accompaniment book also.

 

The pieces have been carefully chosen and arranged to be perfect for your Easter celebration, from the sunrise service throughout the joyous day.

You’ll use this year after year!  Don’t miss it!

Included in this book:

Thine is the Glory, At the Cross, Christ Arose, Christ the Lord is Risen Today, Come Thou Almighty King, Come, Ye Faithful People Come, Crown Him with Many Crowns, Golden Harps are Sounding, Passion Chorale, Were You There?

To hear a sampling of the Gloria pieces click a sound bite below.

Samples: Christ the Lord, Christ Arose, Crown Him, Passion, Were You

 

 

GLORIA ORDERING INFO
Item Number Instrument Name Price
44003961 Flute / Oboe $12.95
44003962 Clarinet / Tenor Saxophone / Trumpet $12.95
44003963 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44003964 Trombone / Euphonium $12.95
44003965 Horn $12.95
44003966 Piano Accompaniment $  9.95

UNLIMITED PRAISE 1

by Various Composers    Grade 3

 

Designed with the sacred ensemble conductor in mind, UNLIMITED PRAISE is a delightful collection of 10 inspirational pieces.  In a performance area where most musicians are volunteers, rehearsal time is often sketchy, and instrumentations are unpredictable, FLEXIBILITY can be a highly valued commodity.  Arranged by internationally known composer/arrangers, UNLIMITED PRAISE truly makes the acceptable instrumentation of your ensemble unlimited.  Virtually any combination of instruments can use this new publication by Curnow Music Press to great effect.

 

These arrangements are based on a basic 4-part orchestration.  Additional parts available are: optional descant (fifth part), keyboard (with chords included for guitar), percussion (mostly drum set) and electric bass. These enhance the overall sound of the arrangements, but are not required for performance.

 

Groups with limited funds will be particularly happy with this new set of arrangements because their total flexibility makes UNLIMITED PRAISE a real “budget stretcher.”  Purchase only the books you need for your instrumentation!  

 

Included in this Book:

He is Lord / All Hail the Power (Coronation) / What a Mighty God We Serve / This is My Father’s World / Vision Quest (Be Thou My Vision) / Lord, I Want to be a Christian / Angels We have Heard on High / O Come, O Come Emmanuel / Coventry Carol / Good Christian Men, Rejoice

To hear a sampling of the Unlimited Praise pieces click a sound bite below.

Samples: All Hail the Power    He is Lord   

 

UNLIMITED PRAISE ORDERING INFO
Item Number Part Number Instrument Name Price
44003889 Score   $12.95
44003890 Descant C/Bb

Flute, Oboe, Bells, Violin 

Bb Clarinet, Bb Trumpet

$  3.95
44003891 Part 1 C Flute, Oboe, Bells, Violin $  3.95
44003892 Part 1 Bb Bb Clarinet, Bb Trumpet $  3.95
44003893 Part 1 Eb

Eb Alto Saxophone,

Eb Trumpet/Cornet Eb Clarinet

$  3.95
44003894 Part 2 C Violin $  3.95
44003895 Part 2 Bb Bb Clarinet, Bb Trumpet $  3.95
44003896 Part 2F F Horn, English Horn $  3.95
44003897 Part 2 Eb

Eb Alto Saxophone, 

Eb Alto Horn

$  3.95
44003898 Part 3 B.C. Bassoon, Trombone. Euphonium, Cello $  3.95
44003899 Part 3 Viola Viola $  3.95
44003900 Part 3 Bb T.C.

Bb Tenor Saxophone, 

Bb Euphonium T.C.

$  3.95
44003901 Part 3 F F Horn $  3.95
44003902 Part 3 Eb Eb Alto Clarinet, Eb Alto Saxophone, Eb Alto Horn $  3.95
44003903 Part 4 B.C. Bassoon, Trombone. Euphonium, Tuba, Cello, Double Bass $  3.95
44003904 Part 4 Bb T.C. Bb Bass Clarinet, Bb Contrabass Clarinet, Bb Euphonium T.C., Bb Tuba T.C. $  3.95
44003905 Part 4 Eb T.C. Eb Contralto Clarinet, Eb Baritone Saxophone, Eb Tuba T.C. $  3.95
44003906 Keyboard, Piano   $  3.95
44003907 Percussion, Drum Set   $  3.95
44003908 Electric Bass   $  3.95

TWO FOR CHRISTMAS           

James Curnow                        Grade 2, 3

16 unaccompanied duets for the Christmas season

 

 

Maximum flexibility equals maximum value!  Every music director will want to have the TWO FOR CHRISTMAS duet books by James Curnow. Available for a wide variety of instruments, these unaccompanied duets will be useful year after year. 

           

          Placing seasonal duets in strategic spots during your band’s winter concert has triple value:

1. It gives some deserving musicians a little time in the limelight

2. It adds a pleasant contrast in “instrumentation density” to your program

3. It provides the remainder of the band a few moments to refresh tired embouchures

           

These familiar carols, including great melodies such as JOY TO THE WORLD, COVENTRY CAROL, ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH, and many more, will be welcomed anywhere Christmas is being celebrated and can be performed by countless combinations of instruments.  

 

Included in this book:

Joy to the World / Coventry Carol / Angels We Have Heard on High / Good King Wenceslas / O Come, O Come, Immanuel / God Rest You Merry Gentlemen / Jolly Old Saint Nicholas / Hark! The Herald Angels Sings / Polish Carol / O Come, Little Children / Jingle Bells / Carol of the Bells / In the Bleak Mid-Winter / Deck the Halls / Come, All Ye Shepherds / We Wish You a Merry Christmas

           

You’ll want to have a copy of each book as a permanent fixture in your music library.

 

Samples:

TWO FOR CHRISTMAS ORDERING INFO
Item Number Instrument Name Price
44003742 Flute / Oboe $  7.95
44003744 Clarinet $  7.95
44003746 Saxophone $  7.95
44003744 Trumpet $  7.95
44003745 Horn $  7.95
44003743 Trombone $  7.95

12 STYLES OF CHRISTMAS

James L. Hosay      Grades 2 - 3

Great!  12 STYLES OF CHRISTMAS is a refreshing look at classic Christmas carols using many different styles in the popular play-along CD format.  The modern stylings allow you to play along with something hip and timely.  Tunes like JOLLY OLD ST. NICHOLAS, UP ON THE HOUSETOP, a driving CAROL OF THE BELLS (Ukranian Bell Carol), and many others are great fun to play.  The “island” version of WE WISH YOU A MERRY CHRISTMAS is fantastic!

 

Discover the pure fun and the educational value of the expanding library of Curnow Music Press play-along publications for all levels of ability.  You’ll want a complete set for your school music library to use as motivators for your players.  They can’t be beat!

 

Included in this book:

Angels We Have Heard on High, Carol of the Bells, Come, All Ye Shepherds, Coventry Carol, Deck the Halls, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Good King Wenceslas, Hark the Herald Angels Sing, In the Bleak Midwinter, Jingle Bells, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, Joy to the World, O Come, Little Children, O Come O Come Immanuel, Polish Carol, We Wish You a Merry Christmas

 

Samples:  Good KingHolly & IvyJingle BellsRock the Hall,  We Wish.

12 STYLES OF CHRISTMAS ORDERING INFO
Item Number Instrument Name Price
44000614 Flute / Oboe $12.95
44000617 Clarinet $12.95
44000620 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44000623 Tenor Saxophone $12.95
44000617 Trumpet $12.95
44000626 Trombone / Euphonium $12.95
44000629 Horn $12.95

CHRISTMAS JOY

Stephen Bulla          Gr. 3

Instrumental Solos for the Holiday Season  

Stephen Bulla has assembled a great collection of Grade 3 Christmas solos 

(Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, or Trumpet) which can be performed either with the included CD or with piano accompaniment. Careful arrangement keeps the music refreshing while it remains accessible to the soloist and accompanist alike.

The included accompaniment CD can be used in performance or as a wonderful practice tool. It allows solo musicians to perform recitals of their own for families and friends, in church, at school, or, with a portable CD player, just about any place you can imagine.

Always known for his creative and grade-level appropriate composing and arranging, Stephen Bulla has come up with a real winner in CHRISTMAS JOY.  

Included in this book:

Angels from the Realms of Glory, Away in a Manger, Coventry Carol, Good King Wenceslas, Jolly Old St. Nicholas,  Greensleeves,  In the Bleak Midwinter,  It Came Upon a Midnight Clear, O Come Immanuel, O Holy Night, Wassail Song, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Westminster Carol

You’ll love it!

Samples:  Angels from the Realms (Flute)   Away in the Manger (Oboe)   Good King Jolly  

                         We Wish

CHRISTMAS JOY ORDERING INFO
Item Number Instrument Name Price
44003728 Flute $12.95
44003729 Clarinet  $12.95
44003730 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44003731 Trumpet $12.95
44003732 Piano Accompaniment $  9.95

GREAT HYMNS

James Curnow            Grade 3,4

Instrumental Solos for Worship for all Instruments

Arranged for Philip Smith, Principal Trumpet, New York Philharmonic Orchestra

 

The inspiring sounds of 10 best-loved hymns are yours for the playing in James Curnow’s GREAT HYMNS books with CD accompaniment.  The included CD allows a soloist to be more fully prepared for performance than was sometimes possible in the past.  Perhaps you’ve been in the situation where the soloist and the accompanist have almost no time to rehearse together. They may have to do their only combined rehearsal shortly before the worship service begins.  Until the advent of play-along CDs, soloists sometimes didn’t even have a rough idea of what the accompaniment would sound like until it was almost time to go on stage.

Judicious use of the play-along CD can help to solve problems caused by today’s busy schedules, even if you don’t actually use the CD in the performance.

Occasionally though, a qualified accompanist is just not available.  The high fidelity CD recording means that the music can still go on, whether you have an accompanist up to the task or not.

These sacred hymns are an important part of our rich cultural heritage and, as such, are appropriate for almost any venue.

Every church and school will find GREAT HYMNS to be a valuable and enduring asset.

 

Included in this book:

A Mighty Fortress is Our God, All Hail the Power, All Creatures of God and King, Be Thou My Vision, Brethren We Have Met Worship, I Sing the Might Power of God, Joyful, Joyful We Adore Thee, O Worship the King, Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, We Gather Together

To hear a sampling of the Great Hymns pieces, please click a title below.

Samples: A Mighty Fortress, All Creatures, All Hail, Be Thou, O worship

GREAT HYMNS ORDERING INFO
Item Number Instrument Name Price
44003648 Flute - Oboe - Violin $12.95
44003649 Clarinet/Tenor Saxophone $12.95
44003650 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44003651 Bb Trumpet $12.95
44003947 Horn F/Eb $12.95
44003652 Trombone $12.95
44003653 Piano Accompaniment $  9.95
 

Easy Great Hymns is a collection of some of the world’s finest hymns, delightfully arranged in fresh settings by some of the foremost arrangers in the instrumental field. Written with the intermediate instrumental soloist in mind, this product is designed to be accessible, yet interesting. The accompaniment CD (included in the solo book) provides a demonstration performance of each solo. It also allows the soloist to practice or perform with the CD when an accompanist is not available.

 

Included in this book:

Come Thou Almighty King, Come Ye Thankful People Come, Crown Him With Many Crowns, Fairest Lord Jesus, For the Beauty of the Earth, Immortal, Invisible, O Worship the King, To God Be the Glory, When I Survey, When Peace Like a River

 

To hear a sampling of the Easy Great Hymns pieces click a sound bite below.

Sound Bites: Come Thou, Come Ye Thankful, For the Beauty, Immortal, Invisible, When I Survey

EASY GREAT HYMNS INFO
Item Number Instrument Name Price
44002272 Flute / Oboe / Mallet Percussion $12.95
44002276 Clarinet / Bass Clarinet $12.95
44002277 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44002279 Trumpet $12.95
44002280 F Horn and  EbHorn $12.95
44002284 Trombone / Euphonium B.C. and T.C. / Bassoon $12.95
44002285 Piano/Organ Accompaniment $12.95
 
MORE GREAT HYMNS   Grade 3 - 4

Selected by James Curnow

Following the footsteps of GREAT HYMNS, MORE GREAT HYMNS contains hymns from around the world.  They are delightfully arranged in fresh settings by some of the foremost arrangers in the instrumental field.  The accompaniment CD (included in the solo book) provides a demonstration performance of each solo.  It also allows the soloist to practice or perform with the CD when an accompanist is not available.  Contains:  Amazing Grace, O for a Thousands Tongues to Sing, Holy, Holy, Holy, Softly and Tenderly, Lead On O King Eternal, and others.

 

Included in this book:

How Firm a Foundation (Stephen Bulla) / Amazing Grace (James Curnow) / Softly and Tenderly (Timothy Johnson) / O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing (Douglas Court) / Jesus, Joy of Man’s Desiring (Stephen Bulla) / Holy God, We Praise Thy Name (Kevin Norbury) / Easter Glory (James Curnow) / Holy, Holy, Holy (Douglas Court) / Lead On, O King Eternal (Timothy Johnson) / My Faith Looks Up to Thee (James Curnow)

 

Samples:  Amazing Grace - Flute    Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring - Clarinet

Lead on, O King Eternal - Trumpet   My Faith Looks Up to Thee - Trombone

 

MORE GREAT HYMNS ORDERING INFO
Item Number Instrument Name Price
44005044 Flute  $12.95
44005045 Clarinet  $12.95
44005046 Alto Saxophone $12.95
44005047 Trumpet $12.95
44005048 F Horn $12.95
44005049 Trombone / Euphonium and  Bassoon $12.95
44005050 Piano/Organ Accompaniment $12.95
 

MESSIAH AT EASTER          George Frederic Handel,    arranged by James Curnow    Medium Advanced  

 

The ten arrangements in this collection are designed to allow average to advanced players the opportunity to perform in church, school, in public or anywhere Easter is being celebrated. Each solo book includes an accompaniment CD which contains a sample performance of each solo, as well as the accompaniment only. This will allow the performer to practice with the accompaniment when an accompanist is not available. The accompaniment track can also be used for performances if desired. A separate piano accompaniment book is available.

Included in this book: 

Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates,  How Beautiful Are The Feet,  Their Sound Is Gone Out,  Since By Man Came Death,  I Know That My Redeemer Liveth, The Trumpet Shall Sound,  O Death, Where Is Thy Sting? / But Thanks Be To God,  If God Be For Us.  Worthy Is The Lamb That Was Slain, Hallelujah Chorus.

Samples:

Lift Up Your Heads (Flute)

I Know That My Redeemer Liveth (Trombone)

The Trumpet Shall Sound (Trumpet)

Hallelujah Chorus (Trombone)  

 

MESSIAH AT EASTER ORDERING INFO

Item Number Instrument Name Price

44006798

Flute/Oboe/Mallet Percussion $12.95
44006799 Bb Clarinet  $12.95
44006800 Eb Alto Saxophone $12.95
44006801 Bb Trumpet $12.95
44006802 F Horn or Eb Horn $12.95
44006803 Bassoon/Trombone/Euph. TC /BC $12.95
44006804 Piano Accompaniment $9.95

The Sound of Gospel   Arranged by Stephen Bulla     Intermediate

 

Get acquainted with The Sound of Gospel! This collection contains 10 well-known spirituals. Arranged by Stephen Bulla, one of the foremost arrangers of instrumental music, these delightful arrangements will be inspiring! The solo parts always include a complete melody line and some variant of an obligato as well. A Piano Accompaniment book is also available. These accompaniments are uncomplicated, yet fully portray the Gospel style grooves as often performed by well known Gospel choirs and recording artists.

An accompaniment CD is included with the solo book for those times when an accompanist is not available.

The accompaniment tracks provide the soloist with an excellent practice tool as well.

 

This book includes:  

Amazing Grace / Down by the Riverside / Higher Ground / Rock of Ages / Kum Ba Yah / When We All Get to Heaven / This Train / ‘Tis So Sweet / Sweet Hour of Prayer / In the Sweet By-and-By

 

Samples

Down By The Riverside (Clarinet)

When We All Get to Heaven (Flute)

Tis So Sweet To Trust in Jesus (Trombone)

In the Sweet By and By (F Horn)

The Sound of Gospel ORDERING INFO
Item Number Instrument Name Price
44006849 C Instruments (Flute, Oboe and others) $ 14.95
44006850 Bb Clarinet $ 14.95
44006851 Eb Alto Saxophone $ 14.95
44006855 Bb Soprano/Tenor Saxophone $ 14.95
44006862 Bb Trumpet $ 14.95
44006852 F Horn or Eb Horn $ 14.95
44006853 BC Instruments (Trombone, Euph. and others) $ 14.95
44006854 Piano Accompaniment $ 12.95

Messiah at Christmas          George Frederic Handel,    arranged by James Curnow    Intermediate-Advanced  

 

The ten arrangements in this collection are designed to allow average to advanced players the opportunity to perform in church, school, in public or anywhere Christmas is being celebrated. Each solo book includes an accompaniment CD which contains a sample performance of each solo, as well as the accompaniment only. This will allow the performer to practice with the accompaniment when an accompanist is not available. The accompaniment track can also be used for performances if desired. A separate piano accompaniment book is available.  

Included in this book:  

Comfort Ye / Ev’ry Valley Shall Be Exalted / And the Glory of the Lord / But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming / O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings to Zion / For Unto Us a Child is Born / Pastoral Symphony / Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion / He Shall Feed His Flock Like a Shepherd / Hallelujah Chorus

 

Samples: 

Comfort Ye (Flute)

Every Valley Shall be Exalted (Trumpet)

For Unto Us a Child is Born (Clarinet)

Hallelujah Chorus (Alto Saxophone)  

 

Messiah at Christmas ORDERING INFO

Item Number Instrument Name Price

44006791

Flute / Oboe / Mallet Percussion $12.95
44006792 Bb Clarinet $12.95
44006793 Eb Alto Saxophone $12.95
44006794 Bb Trumpet $12.95
44006795 F Horn or Eb Horn $12.95
44006796 Bassoon/Trombone/Euph. TC /BC $12.95
44006797 Piano Accompaniment $9.95
 
 

 

These easy duets are designed to allow the average to advanced players the opportunity to perform in church, school, or anywhere Easter is being celebrated.  No accompaniment is necessary.  They may be played by any combination of woodwind, brass, string or mallet percussion instruments.  For example an instrument in C may combine with an instrument in Bb, Eb, F. Bass Clef or any Mallet Percussion instrument, or a Bb instrument may combine with instruments in C, Bb, F, Bass Clef or any Mallet Percussion instrument, etc, by purchasing the books in the appropriate key.

 

Included in this book:

Christ Arose / Crown Him with Many Crowns / O Sacred Head, Now Wounded / Come Ye Faithful, Raise the Strain / Christ the Lord is Risen Today / Were You There? / Lo! He Comes in Clouds Descending / Rejoice the Lord is King / Fairest Lord Jesus / Rejoice Ye Pure in Heart / All Hail the Power of Jesus Name / Thine is the Glory / Jesus Shall Reign / Come Thou Almighty King / At the Cross / Come, Christians, Join to Sing  

 

 

Two for Easter ORDERING INFO

Item Number Instrument Name Price
44006805 C Instruments (Flute Oboe a.o.) $ 7.95
44006856 Bb Instruments (Clarinet, Trumpet a.o.) $ 7.95
44006857 Eb Instruments (Alto Saxophone a.o.) $ 7.95
44006858 F Horn or Eb Horn $ 7.95
44006859 BC Instruments (Trombone, Euph. a.o.) $ 7.95