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Concert Band Music Grade

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Beginning band music. Music that gives your beginning groups the building blocks they need to become great bands. You will enjoy the great selection of quality beginning band music found in this section

This is just a tad more difficult than beginning band music.  It expands the ranges from 5 to 8 notes on most instruments. It also addresses articulation and a greater use of dynamics.

Grade 1 music is for middle school and emerging high school bands. This music typicaly has 0-3 flats or sharps in the key signature and utilized dotted quarter and eight rhythms. Check out or wonderful selection of quality grade 1 music.


Grade 2 music is for advanced middle school and high school bands. In this grade you will see additional simple syncopation & well- prepared dotted rhythms. Grade 2 also has a greater use of non-unison rhythms. You won't be dissapointed with our outstanding selection of music at this level.

Grade 3 is for advanced middle school, all high school and universities. This level has all note values in duple excluding complex syncopation plus easy compound rhythms. Basic duple and triple syncopa- tion, dotted rhythms. Solos (fl, cl, sax, tpt, bar) Exposed woodwind or brass. 2-part horns. Frequent key changes, frequent meter changes, wide range for 3rd parts.

Grade 4 is for small colleges, universities and advanced high schools. In this level you will find meters including; : 2/4, 3/4, 4/4, c , C, 6/8, 9/8. easy changing/asymmetrical meters, as well as 3/8, 6/8, 9/8, asymmetrical (5/8, 7/8), changing meters. All rhythms except complex compound or complex 16th note syncopation. Also be prepared for extremes of ranges in all parts.

This section is for solos, duets, trios and other various formats of music.

Warming Sun Music also has an emerging book publishing department. We publish books devoted to the betterment of music education. Perhaps you've written something fits that description? Let us review your manuscript. Enjoy our brief but enlighting offerings.

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