Brass

$12.70

The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 2 combines a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening, composition, improvisation, and interdisciplinary and multicultural studies. Each book comes with two CDs containing all the full band accompaniments and the revolutionary iPAS Practice and Assessment Software. Directors will welcome the complete accompaniments and inspiring software. Students will find the new package makes practicing not only fun — but effective, too! The result is the most complete band method available anywhere.

Features include:
• Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
• Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
• FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
• Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
• A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
• Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.
• A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
• Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
• A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
•2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
• Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
•Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS

Also available are the 600-plus page full Conductor Scores for Books 1 & 2 containing Objectives for every line of music, Director tips, extended reference articles, duplicable worksheets and quizzes, and theory, listening, composing, improvisation, geography, foreign language, history, and other interdisciplinary Activities for Excellence. The iPAS Teacher’s Edition (sold separately) gives directors the ultimate objective assessment and record-keeping tools.

Author:Bruce Pearson
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:PW21TP
Format:Book & CD
$12.70

The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 2 combines a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening, composition, improvisation, and interdisciplinary and multicultural studies. Each book comes with two CDs containing all the full band accompaniments and the revolutionary iPAS Practice and Assessment Software. Directors will welcome the complete accompaniments and inspiring software. Students will find the new package makes practicing not only fun — but effective, too! The result is the most complete band method available anywhere.

Features include:
• Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
• Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
• FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
• Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
• A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
• Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.
• A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
• Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
• A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
•2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
• Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
•Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS

Also available are the 600-plus page full Conductor Scores for Books 1 & 2 containing Objectives for every line of music, Director tips, extended reference articles, duplicable worksheets and quizzes, and theory, listening, composing, improvisation, geography, foreign language, history, and other interdisciplinary Activities for Excellence. The iPAS Teacher’s Edition (sold separately) gives directors the ultimate objective assessment and record-keeping tools.

Author:Bruce Pearson
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:PW21XE
Format:Book & CD
$12.70

The Standard of Excellence ENHANCED Comprehensive Band Method Books 1 & 2 combines a strong performance-centered approach with music theory, music history, ear training, listening, composition, improvisation, and interdisciplinary and multicultural studies. Each book comes with two CDs containing all the full band accompaniments and the revolutionary iPAS Practice and Assessment Software. Directors will welcome the complete accompaniments and inspiring software. Students will find the new package makes practicing not only fun — but effective, too! The result is the most complete band method available anywhere.

Features include:
• Full color drawings and color-coding of important text and music motivate and inform.
• Three starting systems help ensure positive results in any beginning situation.
• FOR ... ONLY exercises (i.e. FOR FLUTES ONLY) offer idiomatic solutions to the unique challenges of each instrument.
• Excellerators (advanced supplemental exercises) reinforce and enrich performance basics.
• A nine page FOR OBOES ONLY starting system gives beginners a solid foundation for learning in the full band setting.
• Expanded French Horn and Percussion books, including a separate book for Timpani & Auxiliary Percussion, address the unique needs of beginners on these instruments.
• A comprehensive, totally-correlated Electric Bass book offers expanded opportunities for student involvement.
• Music from over 20 countries, with correlated enrichments, encourages multicultural study.
Achievement Lines and GO FOR EXCELLENCE! test lines ensure objective assessment of students' accomplishments.
• A built-in reward system motivates students and encourages musical growth.
Expanded 48 page part books (instead of the usual 32 pages) provide added reinforcement of musical skills.
•2 CDs of Audio Accompaniment Recordings for all full band exercises
• Interactive Pyware Assessment Software (iPAS), for Windows or Mac, takes students through the entire book and provides numeric performance scores
•Tuner and Metronome included with iPAS

Also available are the 600-plus page full Conductor Scores for Books 1 & 2 containing Objectives for every line of music, Director tips, extended reference articles, duplicable worksheets and quizzes, and theory, listening, composing, improvisation, geography, foreign language, history, and other interdisciplinary Activities for Excellence. The iPAS Teacher’s Edition (sold separately) gives directors the ultimate objective assessment and record-keeping tools.

Author:Bruce Pearson
Publisher or Producer:Neil A. Kjos Music Company
Product#:PW22TP
Format:Book & CD
$8.05

These studies, a series of short etudes designed to improve technique and musicianship, are intended to supplement or follow any elementary method.

Author:R. M. Endresen
Publisher or Producer:Rubank Publications
Product#:HL04470620
Format:Book
$10.15

Accent on Achievement is a revolutionary, best-selling band method that will excite and stimulate your students through full-color pages and the most complete collection of classics and world music in any band method. The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly. Also included are rhythm and rest exercises, chorales, scale exercises, and 11 full band arrangements among the first two books. Book 3 includes progressive technical, rhythmic studies and chorales in all 12 major and minor keys. Also included are lip slur exercises for increasing brass instrument range and flexibility. Accent on Achievement meets and exceeds the USA National Standards for music education, grades five through eight.

Author:John O'Reilly, Mark Williams
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-17090
Format:Book & CD
$10.15

Accent on Achievement is a revolutionary, best-selling band method that will excite and stimulate your students through full-color pages and the most complete collection of classics and world music in any band method. The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly. Also included are rhythm and rest exercises, chorales, scale exercises, and 11 full band arrangements among the first two books. Book 3 includes progressive technical, rhythmic studies and chorales in all 12 major and minor keys. Also included are lip slur exercises for increasing brass instrument range and flexibility. Accent on Achievement meets and exceeds the USA National Standards for music education, grades five through eight.

Author:John O'Reilly, Mark Williams
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-17091
Format:Book & CD
$10.15

Accent on Achievement is a revolutionary, best-selling band method that will excite and stimulate your students through full-color pages and the most complete collection of classics and world music in any band method. The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly. Also included are rhythm and rest exercises, chorales, scale exercises, and 11 full band arrangements among the first two books. Book 3 includes progressive technical, rhythmic studies and chorales in all 12 major and minor keys. Also included are lip slur exercises for increasing brass instrument range and flexibility. Accent on Achievement meets and exceeds the USA National Standards for music education, grades five through eight.

Author:John O'Reilly, Mark Williams
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-17094
Format:Book & CD
$10.15

Accent on Achievement is a revolutionary, best-selling band method that will excite and stimulate your students through full-color pages and the most complete collection of classics and world music in any band method. The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly. Also included are rhythm and rest exercises, chorales, scale exercises, and 11 full band arrangements among the first two books. Book 3 includes progressive technical, rhythmic studies and chorales in all 12 major and minor keys. Also included are lip slur exercises for increasing brass instrument range and flexibility. Accent on Achievement meets and exceeds the USA National Standards for music education, grades five through eight.

Author:John O'Reilly, Mark Williams
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-18266
Format:Book & CD
$18.05

Titles are: Battle of the Heroes (from Star Wars: Episode III) * Double Trouble (from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban) * Hogwart's Hymn (from Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire™) * Into the West (from The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King) * Star Wars Main Title(from Star Wars: Episode III) * Imperial March (from Star Wars: Episode II) * Superman Theme (from Superman Returns) * Raiders March (from Raiders of the Lost Ark) * Wonka's Welcome Song (from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) * The Notebook (from The Notebook).

TITLE COMPOSER
Battle of the Heroes (from "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith") John Williams (composer)
Double Trouble (from "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban") John Williams (composer)
Hogwarts' Hymn (from "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire") Patrick Doyle (composer)
Into the West (from "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King") Annie Lennox (composer); Howard Shore (composer); Fran Walsh (composer)
Raiders March (from "Raiders of the Lost Ark") John Williams (composer)
Star Wars (Main Theme) John Williams (composer)
The Imperial March ("Darth Vader's Theme") (from "Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones") John Williams (composer)
The Notebook (Main Title) Aaron Laeo Zigman (composer)
Theme from "Superman" John Williams (composer)
Wonka's Welcome Song (from "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory") Danny Elfman (composer); John August (lyricist)

Author:Alfred Music Publishing
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-26228
Format:Book & CD
$12.55

Now the best-selling band method is even better! The same great method that directors have come to trust now includes a CD AND a DVD. Features include:

• BOOK: Same great Essential Elements 2000 method!

• CD/CD-ROM FEATURES: Play-Along Tracks 1-58 (with a professional player for every instrument)

• DVD FEATURES: Startup Video (learn the basics – 15 min.); ALL 185 Play-Along Tracks; More Duets and Trios; Music Listening Library

• CD AND DVD EACH FEATURE: SmartMusic® Software (practice, record, and e-mail a performance, plus on-screen assessment – includes Ex. 1-99 with special offer to continue); Finale® NotePad® Software; Tempo Adjustment Software (for Play-Along Tracks)

Author:Hal Leonard
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL00862578
Format:Book & CD
$11.65

Book 2 features: • CD with more great play-along tracks, covering Exercises 1-55 and Individual Studies (pages 38-41) • Book 1 review section • Rhythm Raps • Daily Warm-ups • Theory • History • Multicultural Music • Creativity and Assessment • Sight-reading and Improvisation • Etudes created specifically for each instrument, demonstrated by a professional soloist • Rubank Studies and Solos – designed for each instrument from the very best of student etude and solo literature • 12 full band arrangements, including a planned concert • and more!

Author:Hal Leonard
Publisher or Producer:Hal Leonard Corporation
Product#:HL00862599
Format:Book & CD
$18.05

These instrumental editions are completely compatible with each other and can be played together or as solos. Melodic ranges and rhythms are carefully considered for each instrument so every tune is easily accessible to all players. Titles are: Ben's Death/Tie Fighter Attack * Cantina Band * The Emperor Arrives * Han Solo and the Princess * The Imperial March * Jedi Rocks * Luke and Leia * May the Force Be with You * Parade of the Ewoks * Princess Leia's Theme * Star Wars (Main Theme) * The Throne Room * Victory Celebration * Yoda's Theme.
TITLE COMPOSER
Ben's Death and Tie Fighter Attack John Williams (composer)
Cantina Band (from "Star Wars") John Williams (composer)
Han Solo and the Princess (from "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back") John T. Williams (composer)
Jedi Rocks Jerry Hey (contributor)
Luke and Leia (Theme from "Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi") John Williams (composer)
May the Force Be with You (a/k/a The Force Theme) (from "Star Wars") John Williams (composer)
Parade of the Ewoks (from "Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi") John T. Williams (composer)
Princess Leia's Theme (from "Star Wars") John Williams (composer)
Star Wars (Main Theme) John Williams (composer)
The Emperor Arrives John T. Williams (composer)
The Imperial March ("Darth Vader's Theme") (from "Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones") John Williams (composer)
The Throne Room (And End Title) (from "Star Wars") John Williams (composer)
Victory Celebration John Williams (contributor)
Yoda's Theme (from "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back") John Williams (composer)

Author:John Williams
Publisher or Producer:Alfred Music Publishing
Product#:00-0017B
Format:Book