Books

Carl Fischer Music

BF118Compatible Duets for Strings, Vol. 2
Continuing on the success of the popular Compatible series, Compatible Duets for Strings, Volume II contains 29 duets in a variety of styles (classical, folk music, new original pieces) that can be played with any combination of two string instruments. Students can develop their chamber ensemble skills while playing with their friends, no matter what string instrument they play. Ranging from grade levels 2-3, Compatible Duets for Strings, Volume II is perfect for orchestra directors to buy for use in the classroom, and its flexibility makes it a must-have for any string player. Available for Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass.

 

WF214Compatible Duets for Winds, Vol. 2
Continuing with the success of the popular Compatible series, Compatible Duets for Winds, Volume II contains 29 duets in a variety of styles (classical, folk music, and new original pieces) that can be played with any combination of two wind instruments. Students can develop their chamber ensemble skills while playing with their friends, no matter what wind instruments they play. Ranging from grade levels 2–3, Compatible Duets for Winds, Volume II is perfect for band directors looking for new tools for the classroom, and its flexibility makes it a must-have for any wind player. Available for Flute, Clarinet/Trumpet/Baritone T.C., Alto Sax/Bari Sax, Horn, Trombone/Baritone/Bassoon, Tuba.

 

MXE108Compatible Trios for Christmas
Continuing with the success of the popular Compatible series, Compatible Trios for Christmas contains 27 arrangements of popular Christmas carols that can be played with any combination of three instruments. A piano score is available that contains piano/keyboard parts along with a concert pitch score of the instrumental music. Great for holiday services, parties, or events, these trios also develop a player’s ensemble skill no matter what instrument they play. Available for Piano Score, Flute/Oboe, Clarinet/Trumpet/Tenor Sax, Alto Sax/Bari Sax, Horn, Trombone/Bassoon/Euphonium/Cello/Bass, Violin, Viola.

 

WF207Six Steps to Success
Designed for the intermediate student after they have progressed past the beginning instructional books. Six Steps to Success contains forty etudes that develop the musical abilities of the developing student in six areas of playing: warm-up, legato, articulation, scales and compound meter. After the initial warm-up section there are five etudes for each of the eight major keys that intermediate students need to know. It will help the student to take the next steps in their development, leading to the use of more advanced standard pedagogical methods and etudes. Each etude is engraved on one page for ease of reading, and the book contains a complete fingering chart. This is an excellent new addition to the teach repertoire for the intermediate student. The book can be used by the student alone or with the guidance of a private teacher. Available for Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Trumpet, Trombone, and Tuba.

 

MXE62Compatible Trios for Weddings
This unique collection contains trio settings of popular music for wedding ceremonies that can be played by any combination of three instruments–wind, brass, or strings. Included are classic songs for pre-ceremony, processional, recessional, and post-ceremony, such as Air on the G-String, Amazing Grace, Ave Maria, Bridal Chorus, Canon in D, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, Trumpet Voluntary, and Wedding March. A piano score is available that contains piano/keyboard parts along with a concert pitch score of the instrumental music. Available for Piano Score, Flute/Oboe, Clarinet/Trumpet/Tenor Sax, Alto Sax/Bari Sax, Horn, Trombone/Bassoon/Euphonium/Cello/Bass, Violin, Viola.

 

MXE62Compatible Trios for Church
This unique collection contains trio settings of popular church hymns that can be played by any combination of three instruments, giving you the opportunity to perform these settings with any wind, brass, or strings. A piano score is available that contains piano/keyboard parts along with a concert pitch score of the instrumental music. Available for Piano Score, Flute/Oboe, Clarinet/Trumpet/Tenor Sax, Alto Sax/Bari Sax, Horn, Trombone/Bassoon/Euphonium/Cello/Bass, Violin, Viola.

 

jb155The New Bennett Band Book, Volume 2
The Bennett Band Books, published in four volumes starting in 1923, were used to teach the march form and style to literally millions of young band musicians in the middle of the twentieth century. These delightful marches composed by famous march composer Henry Fillmore (using the pseudonym Harold Bennett) have been given new life by arranger Larry Clark. This second collection includes an additional twelve Bennett marches. Also included is a helpful march warm-up section composed by Larry Clark to help teach march form and style to young students. There is also the added benefit of a full, professional recording of each selection available for download below. This is a valuable collection for any level band to use for marches at contest/festival performance or for sight-reading purposes.

 

PL104114 Characteristic Pieces for the Intermediate Pianist
Throughout history composers have been asked to write music for piano specifically designed for the young performer. Composers Sean O’Loughlin and Larry Clark have devoted their careers to writing music that carefully considers the abilities of younger students, but does not water down the musical sophistication. This colloection brings together vibrant new works for the young pianist that speak to the musical sensibilities of our time and to the students that will play them. Recordings are available on the Carl Fischer Music website that can serve as a guide to interpreting the pieces and for improving musicality.

 

BF106Compatible Quartets for Strings
The Compatible Ensemble Series allows chamber groups to play together, no matter the instrumentation or who wants to play melody, harmony, or bass. This collection contains 21 quartets for string instruments in a variety of styles from classical, to folk, to original compositions. Players get the opportunity to mix-and-match instrumentation and line played, making the instrumentation combinations almost limitless. The flexibility of these quartets makes them a must have for any string player. Available for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass.

 

WF187Compatible Quartets for Winds
The Compatible Ensemble Series allows chamber groups to play together, no matter the instrumentation or who wants to play melody. This collection contains 21 quartets for wind instruments in a variety of styles from classical, to folk, to original compositions, giving players the opportunity to mix-and-match instrumentation and line played, making the combinations almost limitless. Available for Flute/Oboe, Clarinet/Trumpet/Baritone T.C., Alto Sax/Bari Sax, Horn, Trombone/Baritone/Bassoon, Tuba.

 

WF186Christmas With a Twist
What if your favorite artists from Pop, Rock, Country, Jazz, Latin, and even Punk arranged the most treasured Christmas music? Larry Clark answers this question with 11 solo arrangements in a variety of recognizable styles. Play Jingle Bells as a bluesy shuffle, The First Noël like a popular punk-rock tune, Silent Night as a country ballad, Angels We Have Heard on High reminiscent of the Fab Four— and many more cleverly written and enjoyable arrangements. The wind and brass books are compatible among themselves. Each book comes with a Data CD that contains mp3 play-along tracks and piano accompaniments in PDF format. A refreshing twist on holiday classics that will provide great musical fun. Available for Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone and Violin.

 

BachCelloSuitesBach Cello Suites for Other Instruments
Bach’s Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello are some of the most frequently performed and recognizable solo compositions. The six suites have been meticulously transcribed; adapting articulation, double stops, and octave shifts to help each instrument mimic the cello as much as possible. Now available for a whole new group of instrumentalists to enjoy, these are must-haves for teachers and students alike. Available for Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet and Trombone.

 

ScaleCompendiumThe Complete Scale Compendium
This book focuses on what is most common in the study of classical music: core major and minor scales, as well as chromatic, pentatonic, whole-tone, and blues scales. Students will learn the construction of these scales while practicing unique patterns, enriching their technique. The exercises are presented in two ways: by scale pattern and by key. Available for Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, and Violin.

 

CompatibleChristmasCompatible Christmas Duets for Winds
Arrangements 50 popular Christmas carols that can be played by any two wind instruments.  The duets are grade level 2 to 3. Available for Flute/Oboe, Clarinet/Trumpet/Baritone T.C., Alto Sax/Bari Sax, Horn, Trombone/Baritone/Bassoon, Tuba.

 

BF89Compatible Christmas Duets for Strings
Arrangements 50 popular Christmas carols that can be played by any two string instruments.  The duets are grade level 2 to 3. Available for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass.

 

first-festival-solosFirst Festival Solos
Arranged or composed grade 1-2 solos with Piano accompaniment. These solos are for us at adjudicated events or for recitals.  Available for Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Trumpet Trombone and Oboe.

 

compatible-trios-for-windsCompatible Trios for Winds
Arranged or composed trios that work with any combination of three wind instruments. The trios are grade level 2 to 3.  Available for Flute/Oboe, Clarinet/Trumpet/Baritone T.C., Alto Sax/Bari Sax, Horn, Trombone/Baritone/Bassoon, Tuba.

 

compatible-trios-for-stringsCompatible Trios for Strings
Arranged or composed trios that work with any combination of three string instruments. The trios are grade level 2 to 3. Available for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass.

 

compatible-duets-for-stringsCompatible Duets for Strings
Arranged or composed duets that work with any combination of two string instruments. The duets are grade level 2 to 3. Available for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass.

 

compatible-duets-for-windsCompatible Duets for Winds
Arranged or composed duets that work with any combination of two wind instruments. The duets are grade level 2 to 3. Available for Flute/Oboe, Clarinet/Trumpet/Baritone T.C., Alto Sax/Bari Sax, Horn, Trombone/Baritone/Bassoon, Tuba.

 

i-used-to-play-clarinetI Used to Play Series
Solo books with some instruction designed for adults who have played an instrument before, but now want to relearn it. It contains a CD play-along. Available for Flute (WF89), Clarinet (WF115), Alto Sax (WF116), Tenor Sax (WF139), Trumpet (WF90), Horn (WF140), Trombone, (WF1117), Violin (BF31) , Viola (BF82) and Cello (BF66)

 

18-intermediate-christmas-favorites18 Intermediate Christmas Favorites
Instrumentalists searching for enjoyable new Christmas season material need look no further. These exciting new collections contain 18 popular holiday favorites in a variety of different styles, from classical, to jazz, to rock, to Latin. Each play-along track on the included CD uses background instruments that will make players feel like they are in the band or part of the orchestra. Available for Flute, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Trumpet, Trombone and Violin.

 

easy-christmas-favoritesEasy Christmas Favorites
Solo books with CD containing unique arrangements of Christmas classics. Available for: Flute (O5450), Clarinet (O5451), Alto Saxophone (O5452), Trumpet (O5453), Trombone (O5454).

 

easy-hymn-favorites-jpgEasy Hymn Favorites
Solo books with CD containing unique arrangements of classic Hymns. Available for: Flute (O54644), Clarinet (O5465), Alto Saxophone (O54566), Trumpet (O5467), Trombone (O54568).

 

playing-with-the-band-march-melodiesPlaying with the Band – March Melodies
Solo books with CD that let you play all of the most famous march themes along with a real concert band. Available for: Flute (WF18), Clarinet (WF19), Alto Saxophone (WF20), Trumpet (WF21), Trombone (WF22).

 

playing-with-the-band-more-march-melodiesPlaying with the Band – More March Melodies
Solo books with CD that let you play all of the most famous march themes along with a real concert band. Available for: Flute (WF39), Clarinet (WF40), Alto Saxophone (WF41), Trumpet (WF42), Trombone (WF43).

 

playing-with-the-band-at-christmasPlaying with the Band at Christmas
Solo books with CD that let you play all of the most popular Christmas carols along with a real concert band. Available for:  Flute (WF10), Clarinet (WF11), Alto Saxophone (WF12), Trumpet (WF13), Trombone (WF14).

 

playing-with-the-band-classicsPlaying with the Band – Classics
Solo books with CD that let you play all of the most famous Classical themes along with a real concert band. Available for:  Flute (WF10), Clarinet (WF11), Alto Saxophone (WF212), Trumpet (WF13), Trombone (WF14).

 

playing-with-the-orchestra-classicsPlaying with the Orchestra – Classics
Solo books with CD that let you play all of the most famous Classical themes along with a real concert band. Available for:  Violin (BF13), Viola (BF14), Cello (BF15).

 

my-first-progressive-duetsMy First Progressive Duets
Arranged or composed duets for very beginning students. String books are compatible. Available for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass.

 

progressive-duetsProgressive Duets – Volume 1 – Easy to Medium
Arranged and composed duets in a variety of styles and graded progressively throughout the book. String books are compatible. Wind books are not. Available for: Violin (BF36), Viola (BF37), Cello (BF38), Bass (BF39), Flute (WF61), Clarinet (WF62), Alto Saxophone (WF63), Trumpet (WF64), Horn (WF65), Trombone (WF66).

 

progressive-duets-vol2Progressive Duets – Volume 2 – Medium to Advanced
Arranged and composed duets in a variety of styles and graded progressively throughout the book. String books are compatible. Wind books are not. Available for: Violin (BF36), Viola (BF37), Cello (BF38), Bass (BF39).  Wind books coming soon!!

 

connectionsConnectionsChorales and Exercises to Emphasize the Art of Legato Playing for the Middle-Level Band
Unique Middle School level warm-up book that emphasizes the connection of notes through work in tonal centers and chord progressions. The book contains a wealth of chorale material to improve lyrical playing of the band. Available for all Band instruments (JB54 – JB72).

 

bennett-band-bookThe NEW Bennett Band Book – Volume 1
A collection of 12 Harold Bennett marches arranged by Larry Clark that includes unique march style warm-ups. A CD recording is included in the conductor’s score. Available for all Band instruments (JB?? – JB??)

 

protocol-for-fluteProtocol: A Guide to the Collegiate Audition Process
Everything a high student needs and needs to know to perform a good audition for acceptance into a college music program. The book includes informative text and all the music needed for the audition. Available for:  Flute (WF58), Clarinet (WF59), Trumpet (WF60), Trombone, and Alto Saxophone, Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass

 

studies-in-lyricismStudies in Lyricism
Etudes for individual study to improve lyrical playing.  The etudes start at an intermediate level and progress to a medium advanced level. Available for:  Flute (WF52), Clarinet (WF53), Trumpet (WF54).

 

no-imageO. Blume – 36 Etudes for Trumpet
Classic etudes originally written for Trombone have now been transcribed for Trumpet

 

lip-trainers-tongue-trainersSchubrek – Lip Trainers and Tongue Trainers
Classic etudes originally written for Trumpet have now been transcribed for Trombone/Baritone

 

cd-christmas-favorites-for-pianoCD Christmas Favorites for Piano
Solo books with CD containing unique arrangements of Christmas classics. Available for: Piano (PL113)

 

Sandy Feldstein Music

yamaha-advantage-book1The Yamaha Advantage
Musicianship from Day One
A Comprehensive Band method that teaches students to play instruments in a band setting while emphasizing musicianship aspects of playing from the very first day. Published for all Band instrument in three levels:  Primer, Book 1 and Book 2.

 

Also Available in the series:

yamaha-advantage-recorder-plusThe Yamaha Advantage
Musicianship from Day One
Recorder Plus Method
Unique recorder method that also introduces the instruments of the band and orchestra so that students can be recruited into those programs.

 

yamaha-advantage-greatest-solo-songbookGreatest Solo Songbook
73 songs using only the first six notes learned.  Available for all Band instruments. The book includes a play along CD.

 

Warner Bros. Publications/Alfred

all-star-celebration-pakAll-Star Celebration Pak
A Marching Band folio that contains all the necessary songs to perform at most holidays and gatherings. There are tunes for Christmas, birthdays, many other holidays, military service songs and much more. Available for Marching Band instrumentation (MB&9701-21)

 

no-imageAll-Star Stadium Jam Pak
A Marching Band folio that contains popular songs for use in the stands. Available for Marching Band instrumentation (MB&9901-20)