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142 product(s) found in Concert Band - Arranger - Philip Sparke
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St Paul's Suite Between 1905 and 1934, Gustav Holst was Director of Music at St Paul’s Girls School in Brook Green, London. St Paul’s Suite, written for the school’s string orchestra, was premiered there in 1913 and consists of four movements: an energetic Jig in 6/8 and 9/8, Ostinato, based on a simple 4-note theme, Intermezzo, an energetic and rhythmic dance and Finale, adapted from the Second Suite in F in which Holst brilliantly combines The Dargason and The English Dancing Master, with the traditional melody, Greensleeves.
AMP 455-010 St Paul's Suite
Gustav Holst | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 160,00
Music Born in Jarrow, northeast England, in 1949, John Miles was something of a child prodigy, learning the piano from the age of five. In the early '60s he persuaded his father to buy him a guitar and by the end of the decade he had joined a semi-professional band, The Influence. The group soon disbanded and by 1969 Miles was recording with his own group, The John Miles Band, releasing a dozen singles in the early '70s. In 1975 Miles decided to move to London and secured a deal with Decca Records. By October that year, a newly formed band, John Miles and Co, had released their debut single, Highfly, but their greatest hit, which stormed the British charts in March 1976, was Music.
AMP 046-010 Music
John Miles | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 105,00
MacArthur Park Over a period of four decades Jimmy Webb (b. 1946) has written hits for a number of singers including Glen Campbell, Art Garfunkel, Frank Sinatra, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Linda Ronstadt. His songs are often epic in character and include By the Time I Get to Phoenix; Up, Up and Away; Didn’t We; Wichita Lineman and Galveston. MacArthur Park (1968) was unlike anything that had gone before it. Running at over 7 minutes, it is 2 or 3 times the length of most pop songs and has an extended orchestral interlude. Richard Harris’ seminal recording topped the music charts in Europe, while peaking at number two on the U.S. charts. Philip Sparke has made this excellent arrangement for concert band, which is sure to become a regular feature on your concert program.
AMP 142-010 MacArthur Park
Jimmy Webb | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 105,00
Bohemian Rhapsody Bohemian Rhapsody is undoubtedly one of the most important songs in the history of rock ‘n’ roll. The song defied all convention in terms of form. It has no chorus. Instead, it comprised of an introduction, ballad, guitar solo, operatic interlude, hard rock section and coda. Perhaps the most mystifying aspect of the song is the lyrics, which are commonly thought to be autobiographical, although members of the band have never fully explained them. Bring the house down with Philip Sparke’s authentic arrangement!
AMP 316-010 Bohemian Rhapsody
Freddie Mercury | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 105,00
Veni Immanuel The Advent hymn we all know today as O Come, O Come, Immanuel was arranged in its modern form by Thomas Helmore and published in Hymnal Noted in 1856. Both the words and melody, however, predate this version by centuries.The tune, Veni Immanuel, is taken from a 15th century processional of French Franciscan nuns, part of the setting for the funeral hymn Libera Me. This arrangement aims to expand on the power and mystery of the original tune and will be most effective if the solo trumpet at the start and end of the piece can be placed away from the band, maybe at the back of the auditorium.
AMP 065-010 Veni Immanuel
Meditation on 'O come, O come, Immanuel' | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 94,00
The Girl with the Flaxen Hair Claude Debussy wrote his two books of piano Preludes late in life, between 1909 and 1913. The 12 short pieces in each book display a rich variety of styles, moods and emotions almost a summing up of his compositional output and each has its own evocative title. The Girl with the Flaxen Hair is the 8th Prelude in the 1st book and popular for its emotional depth, despite its technical and harmonic simplicity. Indulge your band with this delightful arrangement.
AMP 203-010 The Girl with the Flaxen Hair
Claude Debussy | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 82,00
Hymn to the Fallen Saving Private Ryan is certainly one of Steven Spielberg's most powerful films. The brilliant John Williams score creates part of this power. Hymn to the Fallen one of the most powerful and emotional melodies which appears during the closing credits, evokes a feeling of hope and strength amid the overall tone of reverence. Philip Sparke has transcribed this moving work for concert band using John Williams original orchestral score as the source. For added effect this work can also be performed with a wordless chorus, with parts being available separately (AMP 068-051).
AMP 068-010 Hymn to the Fallen
From the Paramount and DreamWorks Motion Picture S | John Williams | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 110,00
Pastime with Good Company The English king, Henry VIII (1491-1547), is mainly remembered for disposing of his wives on a regular basis and breaking with the Catholic Church when the Pope Clement VII refused to grant him a divorce so he could marry Anne Boleyn.As a young man he was a gifted athlete, dancer and composer, writing many songs, poems and consort pieces (though not Greensleeves, as is often believed). Pastime with Good Company is undoubtedly the best-known of these, written in the first years of the 16th century while he was still a handsome prince, newly married to Catherine of Aragon and the envy of Europe. The lyrics tell of the joys of hunting, dancing and singing and would have been sung as part of the court entertainment.This arrangement features a quartet of soloists and two solo drummers.
AMP 064-010 Pastime with Good Company
King Henry VIII | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 115,00
York'scher Marsch Beethoven’s York’scher Marsch is one of a collection of three tattoos (WoO 18-20) and has had a chequered history, to say the least. There are several autograph copies for different instrumentations, dedicated to different archdukes who were commanders of various regiments of the army including the Prussian regiment called Marsch des Yorkschen Corps, which is how its current title arose. Philip Sparke’s arrangement enables a march by this major classical composer to be enjoyed by concert bands.
AMP 032-010 York'scher Marsch
Ludwig van Beethoven | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 82,00
Eloise Paul and Barry Ryan were identical twin sons of 1950’s pop singer Marion Ryan and were born on 24th October 1948. They were groomed for stardom and had started singing as a duo before their fifteenth birthday. They were signed by Decca in 1965 and brilliantly marketed as clean-cut fashion icons. Their first single ‘Don’t Bring Me Your Heartaches’ reached the UK top twenty but their success as twin performers lasted only three years. In 1968 Barry embarked on a solo career while Paul concentrated on writing and producing. Eloise with its melodramatic vocal style and heavily orchestrated backing was an early success of this new collaboration and went on to be covered by a variety of artists, including punk legends The Damned.
AMP 149-010 Eloise
Paul Ryan | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 105,00
Mary's Boy Child Philip Sparke has taken this traditional melody and produced an attractive arrangement for concert band. The piece is ideal for use in Christmas concerts and is guaranteed to get everyone’s toes tapping - players and audience alike.
AMP 045-010 Mary's Boy Child
Jester Hairston | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 82,00
The Godfather Waltz Francis Ford Coppola‘s 1972 film The Godfather is seen by many to be a turning point in cinematic history. The sparse score, written by Nino Rota, is famous for its haunting main theme, played by a solo trumpet, from which The Godfather Waltz is derived. Philip Sparke has created a stunning arrangement of this theme, which appears in all three parts of the trilogy.
AMP 323-010 The Godfather Waltz
from the Paramount Pictures THE GODFATHER | Nino Rota | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 94,00
Brave Patrick Doyle, who has already been nominated for an Oscar and two Golden Globes for is fabulous _x001F_film music, created the soundtrack for the Disney/Pixar _x001F_film Brave. The Brit, Philip Sparke, was inspired by the sometimes powerful, other times lyrical and in part celtic-_x001D_flavoured melodies to put together a stylish medley for concert band, in which the following tunes appear: Fate and Destiny, The Games, Merida’s Home, Noble Maiden Fair (A Mhaighdean Bhan Uasal) and Touch the Sky.
HL44011859 Brave
Soundtrack Hightlights | Patrick Doyle | Philip Sparke | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 120,00
Sleepers, Wake This enchanting melody is from the fourth movement of Bach’s Cantata 140 which was composed in 1731 using the parable of the wise and foolish virgins as the text. The work is beautiful in its simplicity with only three melodic lines, demonstrating Bach’s counterpoint at its best. For greatest effect it is suggested that the trumpets and trombones play behind the band or to the right and left of the stage.
AMP 033-010 Sleepers, Wake
Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme | Johann Sebastian Bach | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 94,00
In the Bleak Mid-Winter Christina Rossetti wrote the words to this famous Christmas carol in 1872 in response to a request from the magazine Scribner's Monthly for a Christmas poem. They were set to music by Gustav Holst (1874-1934) for inclusion in the first edition (1906) of The English Hymnal, edited by his life-long friend, Ralph Vaughan Williams. Philip Sparke has carefully arranged the beautiful melody into this delightful version for concert band. A must for any Christmas concert.
AMP 144-010 In the Bleak Mid-Winter
Gustav Holst | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 82,00
Carol of the Shepherds Carol of the Shepherds is based on the hymn tune 'Quem Pastores Laudavere' which dates back to the 14th century and is widely known throughout the Christian world. Although the melody has been set to a number of different texts in different countries it was originally a carol celebrating the Christmas story, in particular the visit of the Angel Gabriel to the shepherds.
AMP 012-010 Carol of the Shepherds
Meditation on 'Quem Pastores Laudavere' | Traditional | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 88,00
Jerusalem Everyone will instantly recognize this great patriotic hymn that is often thought of as the second English national anthem. This concert band arrangement by Philip Sparke is sure to be used over and over again at your band’s performances. Your audience will not be able to help themselves from joining in with this rousing song everytime you use it as the final item in any concert.
AMP 106-010 Jerusalem
Charles Hubert Parry | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 82,00
Ukrainian Bell Carol The Ukrainian Bell Carol is part of a large choral work entitled Shchedryk by the Ukrainian composer Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych (1877-1921). It was first performed by students of Kiev University in December 1916. The tune is an adaptation of an old ‘shchedrivka’, a song traditionally sung on Ukrainian New Year’s Eve (January 13th) which hopes for good fortune in the year to come. In Shchedryk, Leontovych added his own the lyrics which concern the legend claiming that when Jesus was born, all the bells on earth started ringing in his honour.The tune has since been the inspiration of at least four different Christmas carols, but Philip Sparke has sourced the original Ukrainian melody to create this stirring arrangement.
AMP 134-010 Ukrainian Bell Carol
Mykola Dmytrovich Leontovych | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 94,00
Te Deum Prelude Who does not know the famous Te Deum Prelude by Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1634-1704)? This French composer studied both painting and composition in Italy. Returning to France, he took up the post of music master to the dauphin. He collaborated with Molière, working for the Théatre Francais until 1685. He then returned to court and was music director to the Princesse de Guise, composition teacher to the Duke d’Orleans and wrote music for the dauphin’s chapel. His Te Deum, of which the Prelude has become well known (particularly in Europe, where it is used as the Eurovision signature tune) is one of many pieces he wrote for important state and religious occasions.
AMP 024-010 Te Deum Prelude
Marc-Antoine Charpentier | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 64,00
Land of Hope and Glory Elgar’s five Pomp and Circumstance Marches were written between 1901 and 1930 with number 1 undoubtedly being the most popular of the five. King Edward VII told Elgar that the tune would ‘go round the world’ if words were fitted to it. Elgar took the hint and included it (with slight rhythmic changes) in his Coronation Ode of 1902, with words by A. C. Benson. Thus was born Land of Hope and Glory which is now, of course, an integral part of the annual Last Night of the Proms, when the audience (with varying degrees of success!) sing the words along to the original march. Now your concert band can enjoy all the pomp and ceremony of the proms with this arrangement by Philip Sparke.
AMP 128-010 Land of Hope and Glory
Edward Elgar | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 76,00
O Holy Night Adolphe Adam (1803-56) is perhaps best known for his classical ballet, Giselle, but it is his Cantique de Noël (popularly known in the English-speaking world as ‘O Holy Night’, the opening line of its translated lyrics) that has made him a household name during the Christmas season.
AMP 160-010 O Holy Night
Adolphe Charles Adam | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 88,00
Hallelujah Chorus This piece needs no introduction as it remains one of the most popular classics of all time. Enthuse your performers and audiences alike with this fantastic arrangement of the Handel classic from his masterwork The Messiah.
AMP 183-010 Hallelujah Chorus
from Messiah | Georg Friedrich Händel | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 94,00
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Bach’s appointment as the Cantor at Leipzig’s Thomaskirche in 1723 required him to produce a new cantata for every Sunday service. Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring is taken from his Cantata No.147 and is unusually elaborate, treated more like an aria than a chorale. It is perhaps the best-loved cantata movement from Bach’s entire output and is a certain crowd pleaser for your concert programme.
AMP 104-010 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Jesu bleibet meine Freude from Cantata 147 | Johann Sebastian Bach | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 82,00
Largo from Winter Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) stands, with Handel and J.S. Bach, as one of the titanic figures of late Baroque composition. Not only was he lauded as a composer of vocal and instrumental works both sacred and secular, he was without serious competition, the most prolific composer of his age. In addition to hundreds of vocal works, includingforty-nine operas, he composed five hundred concertos. The Four Seasons are probably the best known of his concerti with the second movement,Largo, portraying time spent by a roaring firelistening to the rain pounding against the window.This new arrangement for concert band retains allthe warmth of the original.
AMP 107-010 Largo from Winter
(The Four Seasons) | Antonio Vivaldi | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 82,00
A Festive Tribute A Festive Tribute is an arrangement of a splendid chorus whichBach first used in the secular Cantata 207 of 1726, but is perhapsbetter known in its later version, which appears in Cantata 207a, thedescriptively titled Auf, schmetternde Töne der muntern Trompeten,which cannot be adequately translated but means something alongthe lines of ‘let the trumpets sound’. While the lyrics are perhaps alittle obsequious, much of the music for this cantata is celebratoryand lushly scored for a large orchestra including trumpets, oboesd’amore and flutes, making it an ideal piece for a concert bandarrangement.
AMP 239-010 A Festive Tribute
August, lebe, lebe, König from Cantata 207a | Johann Sebastian Bach | Philip Sparke | Anglo Music Press | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 82,00
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