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  T - Tenor
  DT - Dbl Tenor
  DS - Dbl Seconds
  Q - Quadraphonic
  C - Cello
  B - Bass
  Drs - Drums

Classic Seriesmodern adaptations for steel band

Prelude & Fugue - Philip Orem   New piece   Click to hear sound clip
CLS10 • $40.00 • Length: 4:00 • Classical • Grade Three to Four
Based on the melody to Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Orem’s Prelude uses the ‘Twinkle’ melody as whole notes in the bass and includes another melody in the tenor pans with lovely chord changes in the accompaniment. The Fugue employs the Twinkle melody as the starting point for the theme that gets played in all the voices of the steel band. The Fugue is the more advanced of the two pieces.
T, DT, DS, C, B   Add to cart
Two Lullabies - Philip Orem   New piece   Click to hear sound clip
CLS11 • $40.00 • Length: 4:00 • Classical • Grade Three
Two lyrical pieces in 3/4. Orem's Two Lullabies are a wonderful way to display the softer, warmer side of your steel band while introducing your audience to a new dimension of pan music. Both of these compositions are based on the same melody. Lullaby Doux is in G major and has a bright tempo. The double seconds part is the busiest and most difficult part of this piece. Lullaby Triste is the opposite of Lullaby Doux in that it is more somber and is in G minor.
T, DT, DS, C, B, Perc (tri.)   Add to cart
Wishing - Philip Orem   New piece   Click to hear sound clip
CLS12 • $30.00 • Length: 3:00 • Classical • Grade Three
A wonderfully wistful waltz. The moving cello part is perhaps the most difficult part in this composition. Showcase the musicality and dynamic range of your ensemble with this charming piece in 3/4 time.
T, DT, DS, C, B   Add to cart
Golliwog’s Cakewalk - C. Debussy, arr. Philip Orem   New piece   Click to hear sound clip
CLS13 • $35.00 • Length: 3:30 • Classical/Ragtime • Grade Four
Orem's brilliant adaptation of Debussy's charming piano piece. This was originally one of a set of six from Debussy’s Children's Corner. A delightful fit for steel band, Golliwog's uses ragtime rhythms and was published during the heyday of rag music.
T, DT, DS, C, B, Perc. (bells, tri., drums)   Add to cart
Amazing Grace - Trad., arr. Paul G. Ross   New piece   Click to hear sound clip
CLS5 • $40.00 • Length: 3:20 • Grade Two
One of the most simple and beautiful melodies ever written. This version of "Amazing Grace" is an elegant treatment that includes a variation on the original harmony and a new melody that comes in after the standard melody has been played twice. Djembe and cabasa provide a stately rhythmic accompaniment. Good for a beginner to intermediate ensemble.
T, DT, DS, C, B, Djembe and Cabasa   Add to cart
America the Beautiful - Samuel Ward, arr. Paul G. Ross   Click to hear sound clip
CLS1 • $40.00 • Length: 2:40 • Syncopated March • Grade Three
The patriotic standard is adapted for steel band with a march-like accompaniment of field drum, bass drum, and cymbals. All five pan parts play the melody at some point in the arrangement and there is a syncopated rhythm under the soaring melody. Begins in C Major and ends in D Major.
T, DT, DS, C, B, Field Drum, Bass Drum, Cym   Add to cart
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Trad., arr. Paul G. Ross
CLS4 • $35.00 • Length: 2:50 • Reggae Shuffle • Grade Two
The bouncy reggae shuffle is a perfect fit for this christmas classic. An easy tune for a beginning group with a fun feel.
T, DT, DS, C, B, Drs   Add to cart
Ode to Joy - Ludwig van Beethoven, arr. Paul G. Ross   Click to hear sound clip
CLS2 • $40.00 • Length: 3:45 • Calypso • Grade Three
Beethoven's famous melody is given the caribbean treatment on this calypso version. A reharmonization is also added along with a montuno-ish development of the theme. A great piece for the concert hall or the dance hall.
T, DT, DS, C, B, Drs   Add to cart
Silent Night - Gruber, arr. Paul G. Ross
CLS3 • $45.00 • Length: 3:30 • Ballad • Grade Three
Beginning with the calm of a single cello note and growing into sonorous radiance of the entire steel band, this arrangement wonderfully displays a richness and warmth that steel band music doesn't always have.
T, DT, DS, C, B, Perc (Bass Dr, Cym, Tri)   Add to cart

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