*NEW* Entertaining Release - Swanee River

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    Swanee River
    By Stephen Foster (Section 4+)

    The song “Old Folks At Home” over the years has become better known by the lyrics of its first line (Way Down Upon The) Swanee River. The composer Stephen Foster (also known for songs such as “Oh! Suzanna” & “Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair”) struggled to find the perfect river to fit his melody, until his brother suggested the “Suwannee” river in Southern Georgia/Northern Florida, although, Foster misspelled the name intentionally to fit the melody line. The song has been the official state song of Florida since 1935. This rousing arrangement by Alan Beaumont will take your audience on a foot tapping, light-hearted journey. With the melody featured in a variety of different styles, the comedy sounds of duck calls, car horns, sirens & other surprises will keep the audience (& players) on their toes. A wonderful addition to any bands library, not to be missed.

    Full score & parts: £17.95
    Direct Link - http://www.penninemusic.com/show_score_details.php?id=172&tf=S10.rtf


    Bewitched (TV/Film Theme) (Section 3+)
    By Howard Greenfield/Jack Keller

    This fantastic swing item, arranged by Gavin Somerset for brass band has the option of playing it at the Steve Lawrence song tempo, or the fast, big band instrumental tempo used in the TV Series. An optional, lower pitched part is also included between letters E-F for the cornet section & flugel to make the item more accessible to lower section bands. This item is a great swing number that audiences of all ages will recognise, a great piece for your new program & a must for every band looking to inject some life into their concerts.

    Full score & parts: £19.95
    Direct Link - http://www.penninemusic.com/show_score_details.php?id=170&tf=B9.rtf

    All By Myself (Section 4+)
    By Eric Carmen/Rachmaninoff

    This famous power ballad was composed by Eric Carmen in 1975. The verse of the song borrows heavily from the 2nd movement of Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No.2. This moving piece, covered by greats such as Celine Dion & Frank Sinatra & now arranged for brass band by Gavin Somerset, lends itself perfectly for brass band and would fit into any concert program.

    Full score & parts: £19.95
    Direct Link - http://www.penninemusic.com/show_score_details.php?id=169&tf=A8.rtf

    Myfanwy (Section 4+)
    By Joseph Parry

    This fantastic new arrangement by Adrian Horn (originally for the VBS Poynton Brass Band) is the perfect addition to any contest or concert program. Composed by Joseph Parry (of Aberystwyth fame), he is also rumoured to have written the first ever original composition for brass band. This is a gem of a piece that shows the warmth of the brass band sound.

    For more details on these pieces and to see/hear these new releases as well as the rest of our catalogue, please visit our web-site at http://www.penninemusic.com where you can order online or e-mail to sales@penninemusic.com, or ring us on 0785 251 9763

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