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171 product(s) found in Concert Band - Composer - Michael Sweeney
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Black Forest Overture This striking overture provides a wealth of variety and teaching material in an attractive setting that students will love to play.

Hal Leonard's innovative Flex-Band series is designed to provide exciting music for bands with incomplete or unbalanced instrumentation. Written using just five parts (plus percussion), these arrangements will work with virtually ANY combination of brass or woodwinds – even strings. Dur: 3:15
HL04002627 Black Forest Overture
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 57,00
Earthdance In celebration of mankind's connection to our planet, Michael has created an extraordinary work for band using an intriguing array of composition devices and captivating melodies. Listeners are immersed in a simulated rainstorm, the sounds of world drumming, overlapping tone clusters and textures, and finally a dance of jubilation as the piece comes to a satisfying and rewarding finish. Dur: 7:30
HL04002979 Earthdance
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 74,00
Viking! Featuring a dynamic yet easy melody, this powerful piece for first year-players will sound great with limited rehearsal time and help give your students confidence. Every section of the band has interesting parts to play, and the percussion provide a solid foundation in addition to short feature spots.
HL04004735 Viking!
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 46,00
The Forge of Vulcan With powerful melodies, a contrasting lyric middle section, and percussion using trash cans, Michael's popular work from 1997 has become a staple for the middle school level. Here is a version adapted for the Flex-Band format which allows small or incomplete ensembles the opportunity to enjoy this exciting piece.
HL04003548 The Forge of Vulcan
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 57,00
Legend of Devil's Lake Depicting an ancient tale of battle between water serpents and giant thunderbirds, Michael's dramatic work for young players provides plenty of imagery amid the dark sonorities and driving percussion contrasted with delicate melodies and rich harmonic textures. This multi-style composition provides an engaging and rewarding work for concert or festival. Dur: 5:10
HL04003145 Legend of Devil's Lake
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 63,00
Quad City Stomp Combine an aggressive percussion undercurrent along with powerful riffs, clapping, stomping, and other noisy effects, and you have a marvelous extravaganza sure to be enjoyed by players and listeners alike! A slower, yet emotionally-charged middle section provides contrast before a Celtic-influenced final segment drives to a rhythmic and dynamic finish. Dur: 5:10
HL04002635 Quad City Stomp
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 74,00
Earth and Sky The Native American Omaha Tribe believed in an inseparable union between earth and sky. Commissioned for the Nebraska All-State 8th Grade Band, Michael Sweeneys Earth and Sky celebrates this ideal with a balance ofwoodwind motifs and delicate textures (sky) contrasted with an underlying percussion ostinato and feature spots (earth). Rich chordal accompaniments and soaring melodies provide continuity and flow in this dynamic work for band.Dur: 6:15
HL04003380 Earth and Sky
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 74,00
Aztalan The ancient city of Aztalan existed around a thousand years ago in southern Wisconsin, but disappeared mysteriously by around A.D. 1300. Through careful use of tone clusters, haunting melodies and creative percussion effects, this very easy work for band portrays a sense of mystery and drama. Dur: 2:45 (Grade 1-1/2)
HL04002883 Aztalan
City of Mystery | Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 51,00
HL04001690 The Forge of Vulcan
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 63,00
Celtic Air and March Following his popular Celtic Air and Dance, here’s Michael Sweeney’s latest tuneful arrangement of two Irish melodies with a historical dimension: Foggy Dew, written shortly after the Easter Rising of 1916 and The Minstrel Boy from the Irish Rebellion of 1798.
HL04003884 Celtic Air and March
Songs of Irish Rebellion | Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 51,00
Silverbrook Rarely does a Grade 2 composition contain as much musical depth and variety as this powerhouse from the pen of Michael Sweeney. The impressive opening strains lead to a fast-paced ostinato accompanying an explosive melody in the trumpets.After a delicate lyric section, the fast pace returns and the piece drives to a powerful finish.
HL04002414 Silverbrook
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 57,00
Year of the dragon Rarely does a grade 1 composition achieve the level of sophistication and daring found in this new work by Michael Sweeney. Dark and ominous sounds are heard at the beginning with Oriental hints and percussive effects. Harmonically adventurous throughout, this is sure to be an exciting and rewarding piece for beginning players.
HL04001862 Year of the dragon
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 51,00
Due North Composed for a band festival in Duluth, Minnesota, and suggesting perhaps an exciting downhill ski run or possibly a snowmobile chase through the woods, Due North is a fast-paced overture written entirely in a single tempo. Along the way, various moods are suggested as themes and musical ideas are passed from section to section. The percussion section provides a driving, rhythmic pulse throughout.
HL04003876 Due North
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 63,00
Fires of Mazama Aleatoric music for grade 1? Why not?! Through carefully controlled parameters, your beginning players can actually create their own erupting volcano effect! Mazama was the imposing mountain peak in southwest Oregon that erupted 7000+ years ago and became the serene and beautiful present day Crater Lake. Fires of Mazama opens with bold sounds and powerful melodies before the “eruption” changes everything. Afterwards, a calm chorale leads to the exciting final strains in this ingenious and impressive piece for beginners! Dur: 3:20
HL04002347 Fires of Mazama
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 51,00
Dansbury Run Designed for second-year players, Michaels energetic overture provides mature and dynamic sounds at a very attainable and easy to learn level. Combining full band unison statements along with some unusual harmonic effects, thisis impressive music for young bands. Dur: 2:45
HL04003466 Dansbury Run
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 51,00
Imperium This landmark work for beginning groups helped to set the standard for music at this level. Boldly written to include dissonances, varied scoring effects, and driving rhythmic ostinatos, Michael Sweeney's classic is dramatic and mature sounding beyond its easy level. This new edition includes full performance CD recording. (2:30)
HL08724324 Imperium
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 51,00
Knights of Destiny (flexband) This dynamic overture with flexible scoring options opens with a dynamic unison statement and features powerful percussion writing throughout. The lyrical slow section offers a change of pace before returning to the fast tempo and dramatic finish.
HL04003095 Knights of Destiny (flexband)
Flexible Instrumentation for brass, woodwind or strings. Includes Percussion | Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 57,00
Half Moon on the Hudson Nearly 400 years ago (in 1609) Henry Hudson and his ship, the Half Moon, explored the majestic river that was later to bear his name. Half Moon on the Hudson pays tribute to this area of New York and the spirit of exploration and adventure. A regal fanfare announces the beginning of the work, followed by an energetic and rhythmic section that features various sections of the band answering one another. An emotional and chorale-like middle section provides a calmer mood along with lush harmonizations. The brass and percussion sections herald the final segment, driving to a dramatic conclusion of this rewarding work for winds. Dur: 6:30 (Includes full performance CD)
HL04002551 Half Moon on the Hudson
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 74,00
River Rendezvous River Rendezvous conceived as a work for multi-level band festivals, however it also serves as a dynamic stand-alone composition for grade 3 bands. Representing moods and scenes of the Fox River in southern Wisconsin, the two contrasting movements may be performed separately or together. The primary themes in each movement are simple enough for beginning players, and are then embellished and developed in the more advanced levels. Sure to be an exciting extravaganza for parents and students alike! Dur: c. 6:00
HL04004711 River Rendezvous
(for Multi-Level Combined Bands) | Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 109,20
Band on Parade Explorer Level (correlates with Book 1, p. 11) Starting with a drum cadence and gradually adding sections of the band one at a time, this very easy march is perfect for your beginning band's first concert. A great way to introduce the various sections of the band to your audience!
HL00860552 Band on Parade
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 46,00
Northland Pines Bringing to mind the scenic majesty of the northern forests, Michaels fresh-sounding overture for young players opens with a powerful fanfare before introducing the energetic main theme in 5/4. Carefully using repetitive patternscombined with a unique harmonic treatment and brief lyric section, this work provides musical depth in a framework that is easy to teach. (Grade 2.5) Dur: 4:00
HL04003294 Northland Pines
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 63,00
Strike Force Explorer Level (correlates with Book 1, p. 11) Using modal harmonies, dynamic percussion sounds and bold melodies, here is a great-sounding piece that your beginning players can really dig into. With nothing faster than a quarter note (except percussion), this will sound terrific with very limited rehearsal time. Dur: 1:30
HL00860558 Strike Force
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 46,00
Cayuga Lake Overture Bold themes and contrasting musical styles characterize this well-constructed overture for beginning players. Michael is known for providing interesting parts for all players, and this work features clarinets on the main theme, trumpets using mutes, dynamic percussion parts, and strong brass lines. Also included is a brief slow section with a flowing melody and lush harmonies. Great for teaching or performance. (3:20)
HL08724462 Cayuga Lake Overture
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 51,00
Ancient Voices MusicWorks – Grade 1

Rarely does any single publication have such an effect on band literature as this unique and striking composition from 1994. Individually, the parts are relatively simple. Yet the combined effect is sophisticated and impressive far beyond its easy level. Michael uses a wealth of contemporary devices (including tone clusters, recorders, singing, pencil tapping) to create an aura of prehistoric times. This new edition includes a full recording and is a must for every program. (3:45)
HL08724364 Ancient Voices
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 51,00
Cool Blues Performer Level (correlates with Book 1, p. 24) Here is a fun and easy way to introduce the blues to your beginning players. Includes a low brass (and woodwind) bass line feature in the beginning, some easy chromatic lines, and tasty finger snapping. Totally cool! Dur: 2:30
HL00860962 Cool Blues
Michael Sweeney | Hal Leonard | Concert Band/Harmonie | Set (Score & Parts)
€ 40,30
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