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Books
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Heritage Americana Series
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Civil War Music Book
The Wedding Book
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• WIND BAND/ENSEMBLE ANTHOLOGY SERIES •

FOLK SONGS AND DANCES IN WIND BAND CLASSICS
Edited by Robert J. Garofalo

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Attractive reading...thoroughly researched...a wealth of useful information.
Leon Bly, WASBE WORLD

A valuable resource for wind band conductors: interesting, informative and well presented.
Frank L. Battisti, New England Conservatory

The entire series is a terrific, highly recommended resource for all conductors & teachers of wind music.
Mark Hopkins, CANADIAN WINDS

Each volume in the series includes:

▪   COMPLETE FOLK MUSIC FOR PERFORMANCE
▪   INTERPRETIVE AND HISTORICAL NOTES
▪   CD RECORDING OF THE FOLK MUSIC

All volumes in the series now in print.
 
Vol. 1 Folk Songs in OLD WINE IN NEW BOTTLES by Gordon Jacob and SEA SONGS by Ralph Vaughan Williams (published 2002)
Vol. 2 Folk Songs in the ENGLISH FOLK SONG SUITE by Ralph Vaughan Williams (2013)
Vol. 3 Folk Songs & Dances in the SECOND SUITE IN F by Gustav Holst (2011)
Vol. 4 Folk Songs & Dances in LINCOLNSHIRE POSY by Percy Grainger (2008)
Vol. 5 Folk Songs in SUITE FRANÇAISE by Darius Milhaud (2005)

Folk Songs in OLD WINE IN NEW BOTTLES by Gordon Jacob and SEA SONGS by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
• Vol. 1 Folk Songs/Dances Anthology (36 pg. booklet & CD): $25.95    
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "The Wraggle Taggle Gipsies" & "Admiral Benbow" (mp3 format)

Folk Songs in the ENGLISH FOLK SONG SUITE by Ralph Vaughan Williams.
• Vol. 2 Folk Songs/Dances Anthology (100 pg. booklet & CD): $28.95 NEW!    
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "I'm Seventeen Come Sunday" & "John Barleycorn" (mp3 format)

Folk Songs & Dances in the SECOND SUITE IN F by Gustav Holst.
• Vol. 3 Folk Songs/Dances Anthology (102 pg. book & CD): $29.95    
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "Glorishears" (Morris Dance) & "Swansea Town" (mp3 format)

Folk Songs & Dances in LINCOLNSHIRE POSY by Percy Grainger.
• Vol. 4 Folk Songs/Dances Anthology (70 pg. book & CD): $27.95    
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "Rufford Park Poachers" (mp3 format)

Folk Songs in SUITE FRANÇAISE by Darius Milhaud.
• Vol. 5 Folk Songs/Dances Anthology (56 pg. booklet & CD): $26.95    
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "Lo, ‘Tis the Month of May" & "Magali" (mp3 format)


NOTE: The Compact Discs that accompany the Anthology volumes above may be purchased separately:

Vol. 1 CD - Folk Songs in Old Wine by Jacob & Sea Songs by Vaughan Williams $10.95
Vol. 2 CD - Folk Songs in the English Folk Song Suite by Ralph Vaughan Williams $10.95
Vol. 3 CD - Folk Songs & Dances in the Second Suite in F by Gustav Holst $10.95
Vol. 4 CD - Folk Songs & Dances in Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger $10.95
Vol. 5 CD - Folk Songs in Suite Française by Darius Milhaud $10.95

• MASTERWORKS INSTRUCTIONAL SERIES •
By Robert J. Garofalo

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A comprehensive approach to teaching quality music through performance in band.  Each instructional unit includes an Interpretive Analysis, Teacher Lesson Plan, and Student Learning Guide.  The units incorporate performance, listening, and creative activities; employ a multifaceted approach to developing musical skills using hand, ear, eye, voice, and creative mind; and include flexible rehearsal/performance strategies.  The units apply MENC's “National Standards” to the podium.

Guides to Band Masterworks.  Volume 1.  Six instructional units for teaching excellent grade 4-5 music:  Overture for Band by Mendelssohn, Trauersinfonie by Wagner, First Suite in Eb and Second Suite in F by Gustav Holst, and Chester Overture and George Washington Bridge by William Schuman.
• Teacher Manual:   $29.95  
    • Student Manual:   $9.95  

Instructional Designs for Middle/Junior High School Band.  Vol. 2.  Eight instructional units for teaching outstanding grade 2-3 music:  The Battle Pavane by Susato /Margolis, Triumphant Festival by Handel/Kinyon, Kentucky 1800 by Grundman, The Civil War by Ployhar, Air for Band by Erickson, Mini-Suite by Gould, and two special units for teaching March Music and Multicultural Music.
• Teacher Manual:   $29.95  
    • Student Manual:   $9.95  

Suite Française Suite Française by Darius Milhaud.  This teaching-learning unit also includes a documentation of the folk songs used by Milhaud in his masterwork for band and orchestra. For a CD recording of the folk songs see Volume 5 of the WIND BAND/ENSEMBLE ANTHOLOGY SERIES above.
• Instructional Unit:   $16.95  

Chorale and Shaker Dance by John P. Zdechlik.
• Instructional Unit:   $16.95  
    • Student Learning Guide (packet of 10):   $9.95  

On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss by David Holsinger.
• Instructional Unit:   $16.95  
    • Student Learning Guide (packet of 10):   $9.95  


• BOOKS •
By Robert J. Garofalo

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Lead and Inspire: A Guide to Expressive Conducting Lead and Inspire: A Guide to Expressive Conducting (with Frank Battisti).  Presents a comprehensive taxonomy of conducting gestures providing conductors with the knowledge and skills needed to lead and inspire expressive musical performances. 188 pgs.
• Book: $44.95

Improving Intonation in Band and Orchestra Performance.  A comprehensive yet practical intonation improvement book.  Includes tuning guides and intonation charts for all instruments.
• Book:   $19.95

Guide to Score Study for the Wind Band Conductor (with Frank Battisti).  Outstanding “one-of-a-kind” text designed to assist the conductor in achieving a personal interpretation of music.
• Book:   $29.95

Blueprint for Band.  A guide to teaching comprehensive musicianship through band performance.
• Book:   $24.95

Rehearsal Handbook for Band and Orchestra Students.  Eleven rehearsal enrichment units covering the fundamentals of music theory, acoustics, tuning and intonation, music terms and symbols, sight-reading, conducting, and music history.
• Book:   $9.95

Frederick Shepherd Converse (1871-1940): His Life and Music.  Born into Boston wealth, Harvard educated, and German trained (composition), Converse was considered by many to be the most important composer in American just prior to WW I.  His operas were performed by the Metropolitan and Boston Opera companies and his tone poems and symphonies were played by major orchestras throughout the world during his lifetime.  Amply illustrated with rare photos and 55 musical examples, this fascinating book  (No. 14 in the series Composers of North America) includes a comprehensive catalog of the composer's music.  248 pgs.
• Book (hardback):   $39.50


• BAND MUSIC •

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Overture for Band, op. 24 by Felix Mendelssohn.  Grade 5.  Dur: 10:00.  Masterly wind orchestration by Robert Garofalo based on the composer's 1838 band version with minor adjustments taken from his original 1826 score.  The work has been transposed down a major second (from C to Bb concert) to accommodate modern wind instruments.
• Sc & Pts   $85.  
 • Sc Only  $15.   
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "Overture for Band" (mp3 format)

Canzon in Echo Canzon in Echo (duodecimi toni) by Giovanni Gabrieli (transcribed Garofalo).  Grade 4.  Dur:  5:00.  Original wind music (from Sacrae Symphoniae, Venice, 1597) beautifully transcribed for band with antiphonal and echo effects.
• Sc & Pts   $65.  
 • Sc Only  $10.   
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "Canzon in Echo" (mp3 format)

Variations on Est ce Mars by Jan Sweelinck (transcribed Garofalo).  Grade 4.  Dur:  5:30.  Wonderful set of late Renaissance keyboard variations with frequent changes of color and texture.
• Sc & Pts   $65.  
 • Sc Only  $10.   
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "Variations on Est ce Mars" (mp3 format)

Music for Queen Mary (1695) by Henry Purcell (arranged Garofalo).  Grade 2+.  Dur:  3:10.  Original wind music written for Queen Mary's elaborate state funeral held at Westminster Abbey.
• Sc & Pts   $45.  
 • Sc Only  $8.   
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "Music for Queen Mary" (mp3 format)

Chinese Folk Song Medley by Robert Garofalo.  Grade 2.  Dur:  2:10.  Exquisite miniature for young bands that includes singing, pentatonic scales, contrapuntal writing, and creative use of percussion.
• Sc & Pts   $45.  
 • Sc Only  $8.   
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "Chinese Folk Song Medley" (mp3 format)

Ahrirang (Korean Folksong) by Robert Garofalo and Garwood Whaley.  Grade 2.  Dur:  3:00.  Excellent arrangement of a familiar folk song providing a variety of playing experiences and creative activities.  A glossary of terms and pentatonic scale are included on the back of each part.
• Sc & Pts   $45.  
 • Sc Only  $8.   
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "Ahrirang" (mp3 format)

Hungarian Folkround by Robert Garofalo and Garwood Whaley.  Grade 2.  Dur:  3:00.  Imaginative arrangement that provides young musicians with fun activities for stimulating creativity.
• Sc & Pts   $45.  
 • Sc Only  $8.   
          • Listen to CD excerpts: "Hungarian Folkround" (mp3 format)


• CHAMBER WINDS & WIND ORCHESTRA •

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Brasiliana by João Guiherme Ripper. *
Exciting Finale from the Latin American composer's Chamber Symphony for Winds (see Rental Music) based on the Brazilian rhythm “frevo” which gives the piece a strong, dance-like character.
Instr: 2(pic)222/2220 + str bass (or cbsn), pno, perc.
• Sc & Pts   $65.   
 • Sc Only  $15.  
    • Listen to CD excerpts: "Brasiliana" (mp3 format)
    From WIND SERENADE CD below.

Concertino for Solo Oboe and Winds by Carl Maria von Weber. *
Modern performance edition based on an early manuscript copy of the original score.
Instr: solo oboe 1122/2110 + opt cello & str bass.
• Sc & Pts   $65.   
 • Sc Only  $15.  
    • Listen to CD excerpts: "Concertino for Solo Oboe and Winds" (mp3 format)
    From WIND SERENADE CD below.

Harmonie in F

Harmonie in Bb (1810), op. 78 by Franz Krommer.
Outstanding four-movement wind symphony dedicated to “His Majesty Francois I, Emperor of Austria.”
Instr: 0222+cbsn/2000. Dur: 17:30.
• Sc & Pts   $70.   
 • Sc Only  $15.  
    • Listen to CD excerpts: "Harmonie in Bb" (mp3 format)
    From WIND SERENADE CD below.

Marcia all Turca by Ludwig van Beethoven. *
An arrangement of the famous “Turkish March” from The Ruins of Athens modeled after the orchestral version.
Instr: 2222+cbsn/2200+opt tri.
• Sc & Pts    $45.   
 • Sc Only  $12.  
    • Listen to CD excerpts: "Marcia all Turca" (mp3 format)
    From WIND SERENADE CD below.

Nocturno (Overture for Winds) op. 24 by Felix Mendelssohn. *
Modern edition in Bb based on the 1826 manuscript score with improvements taken from the composer's 1838 score.
Instr: 1222+cbsn/2100.
• Sc & Pts   $65.    
 • Sc Only  $15.  
    • Listen to CD excerpts: "Nocturno" (mp3 format)
    From WIND SERENADE CD below.

Overture for Winds (1793) by Charles-Simone Catel. *
Contemporary edition (based on an early set of parts) by Michael Burch-Pesses and Robert Garofalo.
Instr: 2222/2200+str bass (or cbsn), t, opt tri.
• Sc & Pts   $65.    
 • Sc Only  $15.  
    • Listen to CD excerpts: "Overture for Winds" (mp3 format)
    From WIND SERENADE CD below.

Procession of the Sardar by Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov. *
From Caucasian Sketches, op. 10. Clever wind orchestration modeled after the orchestral version with most of the original wind/percussion parts unchanged.
Instr: 2+pic 2+eh 2+bcl 2+cbsn/4220+opt cello & str bass, t, perc.
• Sc & Pts    $60.  
  • Sc Only  $15.  
    • Listen to CD excerpts: "Procession of the Sardar" (mp3 format)
    From WIND SERENADE CD below.

Sinfonia in G Minor (1817) by Gaetano Donizetti.
New edition of this charming work in an Italian overture style.  Slightly expanded instrumentation.
Instr: 2222+cbsn or str bass/2000 (2nd fl & cbsn are optional).
• Sc & Pts    $60.   
 • Sc Only  $15.  
    • Listen to CD excerpts: "Sinfonia" (mp3 format)
    From WIND SERENADE CD below.

Sinfonietta (1873), op. 188 by Joachim Raff. *
Delightful four-movement symphony for wind dectet that was regulary performed by The Longy Club of Boston - “full of strength and beauty” (Boston critic).
Instr: 2222/2000. Dur: 25:30
• Sc & Pts   $70.   
 • Sc Only  $20.  
    • Listen to CD excerpts: "Sinfonietta" (mp3 format)
    From WIND SERENADE CD below.

* CD recording available from Whirlwind Music (see Wind Serenade below).


• COMPACT DISCS •

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“The CUA Wind Ensemble played extremely well and there was lots
of full, rich sound from all sections...the young musicians play like
troopers and produce many moments of excitement.”
William Bennett, Washington Evening Star

Wind Serenade.  The Catholic University of America Chamber Winds, Robert Garofalo, Conducting and Dorothy Darlington, Oboe Soloist. • Overture for Winds (1793) by Charles-Simon Catel • Concertino for Solo Oboe and Winds by Carl Maria von Weber (Dorothy Darlington, Oboe Soloist) • Marcia alla Turca by Ludwig van Beethoven • Nocturno (Overture for Winds), op. 24 by Felix Mendelssohn • Sinfonietta, op. 188 by Joachim Raff • Procession of the Sardar by Mikahil Ippolitov-Ivanov • Divertissement pour Instruments á Vent, op. 36 by Emile Bernard • Brasiliana by João Guilherme Ripper.
• Price  $14.95

Wind Symphony and Chamber Winds (13800 bytes)Celebrating 35 Years of Musical Performance.   The Catholic University of America Wind Symphony and Chamber Winds, Robert Garofalo, Conducting. • Konzertmusik für Blasorchester, op. 41 by Paul Hindemith • Geschwindmarsch by Paul Hindemith • Mars from The Planets by Gustav Holst • Country Band March by Charles Ives • Suite of Old American Dances by Robert Russell Bennett • Washington Grays by Claudio Grafulla • Serenade for Wind Instruments, op. 40 by Arthur Bird.
• Price   $14.95
     • Listen to CD excerpts: "Konzertmusik für Blasorchester" (mp3 format)

(For additional recordings, see Heritage Americana Series below.)




• WOODWIND, BRASS & PERCUSSION •

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Four Whims by Louis Reichwein.  Outstanding woodwind quintet in four movements: Incantation, Ragtime, Elegy, and Humoresque. Dur: 7:30.
• Sc & Pts   $30.    

Something Doing WQ (Ragtime Two Step) by Scott Joplin & Scott Hayden.  Cake Walk march arranged for woodwind quintet by Lawrence Eden and Robert Garofalo.
• Sc & Pts   $20.     

Adagio K. 411 by W. A. Mozart.  Originally for 2 Bb clarinets and 3 basset horns, this lovely piece has been edited for 4 Bb clarinets and bass clarinet by Brian Jones.
• Sc & Pts   $20.    

Andante (from Sonatina, op. 55, no. 3) by Friedrich Kuhlau.  Arranged by Robert Garofalo for woodwind octet 2222/0000.
• Sc & Pts   $20.    

March by Darius Mihaud.
Original march for brass and percussion with a tinge of bitonality.  Milhaud wrote in the ms score: “This march written at the request of the French government was played at [sic] the National French Radio from January to June 1940 to accompany the propaganda for the ‘Armement Bonds’.”  Instr: 0000/0321+perc.
• Sc & Pts   $35.    

Something Doing BQ (Ragtime Two Step) by Scott Joplin and Scott Hayden. Arranged for brass quintet by Lawrence Eden and Robert Garofalo.
• Sc & Pts   $20.    

Music for Queen Mary (1695) by Henry Purcell. Brass Quintet.
• Sc & Pts   $15.    

Star Spangled Banner Brass Quintet.
• Sc & Pts   $15.    

The Christmas Collection for Brass Quintet. Holiday selections superbly arranged for brass quintet: Jingle Bells Rock, Winter Wonderland, The Christmas Song and Sleigh Ride. Full scores included for each arrangement.
• Sc & Pts   $40.    


• HERITAGE AMERICANA SERIES •

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American Civil War Military Brass Band Music
Edited for Modern Brass Ensemble
by Robert Garofalo and Mark Elrod

Instrumentation Each Selection
Full Score, 3 Bb Trumpets, 2 F Horns, 3 Trombones
Baritone (T.C. & B.C.), Tuba, Percussion


Heritage Americana cover
Bold Sojer Boy $20.  
Dixie and Bonnie Blue Flag $25.  
Fireman's Polka $30.  
Hail Columbia $20.  
Marseillaise Hymn $20.  
Maryland, My Maryland $20.  
Polonaise: Last Rose of Summer $20.  
Red, White and Blue $20.  
Star-Spangled Banner $20.  
Sweet Home $20.  
Yankee Doodle $20.  
Music Sources: Bandbooks 3rd NH Infantry Regt., 25th MA Regt., 26th NC Troops-CSA, Eaton's Series of National & Popular Songs (1853), Dodworth's Brass Band School (1853), Hosea Ripley's Book (c. 1862), and John F. Stratton Military Band Journal (1866).
 



• HERITAGE AMERICANA RECORDINGS •

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“A sensational performance and an excellent demonstration of significant historic interest.”
H. Robert Reynolds

All of the Civil War music listed above (and much more) has been recorded by Heritage Americana Brass Band on period instruments (over-the-shoulder saxhorns, cornets, and rope tension drums).  Heritage Americana's recordings are considered to be among the most authentic renditions of this music available today.

Civil War Military Music - 22 selections from Union & Confederate bandbooks: Quickstep Medleys, Marches, Patriotic Airs, Ballads, & Polkas.  Heritage Americana with The Fifes & Drums of Musick Virginia.
• Compact Disc    $14.95    



• CIVIL WAR MUSIC BOOK •

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Civil War    
Music Book Cover (14859 bytes)Pictorial History of Civil War Era Musical Instruments and Military Bands by Robert Garofalo & Mark Elrod.  This book portrays the colorful history of Civil War era bands and instruments using over 240 photographs and illustrations (lithographs, prints, paintings and sheet music covers). More than 40 early instrument makers are represented and approximately 100 Civil War bands and bandsmen are portrayed along with anecdotal information and biographies.   116 pgs.
• Book   $16.95    





• THE WEDDING BOOK •

For 1 or 2 Trumpets & Organ by Chuck Seipp

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The Wedding Book for Organ and One or Two Trumpets Includes 25 of the most popular wedding processionals, recessionals, and lyrical selections, including Wedding March, Bridal Chorus, Ave Maria, Trumpet Voluntary, Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring, Sheep May Safely Graze, Panis Angelicus, The Lord's Prayer, Rhosymedre, Rigaudon, Rondeau, and Joyful Joyful We Adore You.

The Wedding Book-Organ and Trumpet (complete set) $48.  
The Wedding Book-Organ $30.  
The Wedding Book-1st& 2ndTrumpet $18.  

The Wedding Book: Ceremonial Music for Trumpet and Organ   Compact Disc recording of The Wedding Book music compact disc (see above) performed by Chuck Seipp (trumpet) & Mary Mozelle (organ) at the National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC.
• Price per CD: $14.95   NEW! 
     • Listen to CD excerpts: "Trumpet Voluntary", "Panis Angelicus" & "Wedding March" (mp3 format)




• RENTAL MUSIC •

(Perusal scores & tapes available.   Contact us for details.)

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Chamber Symphony for Winds  (1997) by João Guilherme Ripper.
Three-movement symphony for large chamber winds: 1. Agitato, 2. Largo, 3. Brasiliana. Dur: c.16:00  Instr: 2(pic)222/2220 str bass (or cbsn), piano, perc (2).


• INSTRUMENTATION •

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Instrumentation is indicated as follows: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon / horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba / timpani, perc, keyboard, harp, etc. / strings. For example: 2222/4000/t, perc(3), pno, hp/strings indicates: 2 fls, 2 obs, 2 clars, 2 bsns / 4 hrns, no trpts, tbns, or tuba / timp, 3 perc, piano, harp / strings (violin 1, violin 2, viola, cello, bass). Instrument doublings are indicated in parentheses, thus 2(pic) 2(eh) 2(bcl) 2(cbsn) reads: 2 fls (one player doubling pic), 2 obs (one player doubling Eng hrn), etc. Additional instruments (not doublings) are indicated: 2+pic 2+eh 2+bcl 2+cbsn; this reads: 2 fls plus pic, 2 obs plus Eng hrn, etc. Saxophones would be listed after bassoon and euphonium after tuba if included in chamber wind or wind orchestra music.