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Brass Band

All of the music on this page is written for the traditional "British" style of brass band consisting of the following orchestration:

1 Soprano Cornet in Eb

1 1st Baritone in Bb (Treble Clef)

4 Solo Cornets in Bb

1 2nd Baritone in Bb (Treble Clef)

1 Repiano Cornet in Bb

1 1st Trombone in Bb (Treble Clef)

2 2nd Cornets in Bb

1 2nd Trombone in Bb (Treble Clef)

2 3rd Cornets in Bb

1 Bass Trombone (Bass Clef)

1 Flugel Horn in Bb

2 Euphoniums in Bb (Treble Clef)

1 Solo Tenor Horn in Eb

2 Basses in Eb (Treble Clef)

1 1st Tenor Horn in Eb

2 Basses in Bb (Treble Clef)

1 2nd Tenor Horn in Eb

Various Percussion

If you require parts for French Horns or Baritones, Trombones, Euphoniums or Tubas in bass clef please contact us.


Most of the scores and parts on this site can now also be purchased in PDF format. If buying through Paypal you will be contacted to ask if you would prefer the music posted to you in printed form or sent via email as PDF files. Please email Francis Clifford Publishing if you require further information.


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There are 4 grades of music on this page.

Easy & Very Easy| Moderate/Easy | Moderate | Difficult

Easy & Very Easy
Smaller orchestrations of these pieces can be found on the Junior Brass page.
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Drunken Sailor This very easy fun piece is an extended version of the arrangement for Junior Brass Ensemble. It features the trombones and is always a success with audiences.
YouTube Sample
 Easy  £20.00
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When The Saints Go Marching In This excellent arrangement for young or inexperienced players is targeted at students of Grade 1 to Grade 3 standard. All of the instrumental parts have been kept as easy as possible without changing the fun character of the piece. A quartet version of this arrangement is available on the Junior Brass page. Easy £20.00
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Concert Overture This easy and popular overture for young players was written to keep the bass section interested.
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Easy £20.00 or Free to print yourself at Score Exchange
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Tromba Tango An easy fun piece which should be playable by even the youngest bands. Easy £20.00
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Beaudesert Suite This 3 movement suite has been written for students who have been playing for only a few weeks. A quartet version of this work is available.
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Very Easy £20.00
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A Grand, Grand Waltz A very basic but fun and easy waltz which features the bass line in the 2nd section.
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Easy £20.00
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Fanfare for an Occasion This simple fanfare should be playable by even the youngest bands. Ideal to start a concert or other event. Easy £20.00
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Promenade A light hearted piece that requires rhythmic discipline. Easy £20.00
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La Mourisque An easy version of the well known piece by Tylman Susato. Ideal to start a concert. Easy £20.00
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Lullaby A gentle tune that is easy to play but musically satisfying. Easy £20.00
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Summer Romance Easy tune based on the 2nd movement of "Legend Suite". Should be musically enjoyable for the players to rehearse and perform. Easy £20.00
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Coventry Carol A musical but simple setting of the well known carol. Should be easy to prepare and perform. This version has been recorded by a number of bands.
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Easy £20.00
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Silent Night This is a beautiful and gentle arrangement of the well known carol. Easy to rehearse and perform, this should be popular with all bands. Easy £20.00
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Away in a Manger A musical but simple setting of the well known carol. Easy to rehearse and perform, this should be popular with all bands. Easy £20.00
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God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen Slightly more complicated but still easy version of the well known carol. Should not take long to prepare for performance. Easy £20.00
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Moderate/Easy
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Film Music Suite The music in this suite has not been taken from any actual film, but has been written in the style of music used in movies since the start of cinema. Each movement has a distinct mood and can be played on its own, but performed together they create a varied and entertaining suite. There are 4 contrasting movements in this very popular suite. Horror, Romance, Comedy and Adventure. Moderate/Easy £30.00
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Lisa Lan This gentle arrangement for Solo Flugel Horn and Brass Band of a Welsh folk song was written for my son and first performed at the National Eisteddfod of Wales on the 31st of July 2010. Although musically satisfying, this arrangement is not difficult and should be playable by most bands. Moderate/Easy £20.00
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Elegy This beautiful piece starts in a minor key before building into a strong ballad for full band. Moving melodies and dark harmonies set the tone of this lovely work before finishing softly in a major key.
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Moderate/Easy £20.00
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Adventurer Written for the Abergavenny Youth Band, this exciting piece makes an ideal overture. Even though the tempo is fast throughout, the individual parts are not difficult and should be playable by most bands.
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Moderate/Easy £20.00
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Millennium Fanfare A very popular piece. The cornets are placed at either side of the band in this rousing fanfare. Moderate/Easy £20.00
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Moderate
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Scarborough Fair A dark and passionate arrangement of the well known folk melody. Each verse has been given a different orchestration building to a climax before fading to a gentle final statement of the tune. This popular version has been recorded by the Tongwynlais Brass Band on CD. Moderate £20.00
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By Kell's Waters This evocative arrangement of the traditional Irish tune has been arranged as a solo feature for the soprano cornetist. Written in the same style as my popular version of Scarborough Fair, this arrangement uses dark orchestrations and harmonies to enhance the melodic line. In performance it should put a tingle up your spine!
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Moderate £20.00
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Legend Suite This is a substantial 5 movement work that lasts almost 20 minutes. The suite depicts a story of adventure and romance. There are no programme notes provided so the audience must use their imagination to discover the full tale. There is something interesting for the whole band to play in this entertaining piece. Moderate £40.00
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Capital Overture This work was written for the City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band. In 3 contrasting sections, this exciting piece should be playable by most senior bands.
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Moderate £20.00
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Agorawd Caerdydd (Cardiff Overture) A shorter version of the above "Capital Overture" commissioned by the City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band for the 2008 National Eisteddfod.
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Moderate £20.00
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Miniature This beautiful little piece should be playable by all bands. At a time when bands seem to want to play as many notes as possible in concerts, this work has been written to be as easy as possible but still remain enjoyable for the audience. Moderate £20.00
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Entrada A good piece to start a concert. Fast outer sections surround a gentler middle movement.
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Moderate £20.00
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O Come All Ye Faithful This arrangement is designed for the audience to participate in the singing, but it can also be used without the voices. Each verse has a different orchestration with the solo cornets placed at the back of the band to play fanfares in the finale. An ideal piece to end a Christmas concert. Moderate £20.00
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O Holy Night A lovely arrangement of this well known melody for Bb or Eb Cornet soloist. The band parts are not difficult so this score should be playable by most bands. Moderate £20.00
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Difficult
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Celtic Dance This challenging piece makes an excellent finale to a concert. Developed and expanded from an original work for brass quartet, it was used by the City of Cardiff (Melingriffith) Band as the last piece on their CD "Heritage." After a slow introduction the faster main section builds to a strong climax.
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Difficult £20.00
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