Christopher M. Cicconi presents junior high, high school, college, professional, and community band directors and their ensembles an essential tool for discovering and selecting appropriate repertoire. Each work lists its date of origin, duration, exact instrumentation, and publisher. A number of appendices that further classify the repertoire.
The Band Music Handbook: A Comprehensive Catalog of Band Repertoire presents professional, college, community, and school band directors with an essential tool for discovering and selecting appropriate repertoire. Christopher M. Cicconi presents a wide-ranging catalog of band music composed in the past twenty-five years. From the work of John Adams to Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, the music cataloged includes works appropriate for all ages and skill levels.
Each work listed includes date of origin, duration, exact instrumentation, and publisher. A number of appendixes further classify the repertoire by composer, title, and duration and offer a detailed list of publishers, a bibliography for further reading, and a comprehensive march list.
Following the model of the best-selling Daniels’ Orchestral Music, The Band Music Handbook puts the information that band conductors, directors, and musicians need right at their fingertips. It is also an essential tool for future music educators and instrumental music education students seeking assistance in repertoire selection.
List of Abbreviations
Appendix A: Works Listed by Title
Appendix B: Works Listed by Duration
Appendix C: Composer Index
Appendix D: Composers Listed by Nationality
Appendix E: Works That Include Chorus, Solo Voice, Solo Instrument, and Obscure Instruments
Appendix F: Transcriptions and Arrangements
Appendix G: Orchestra l Transcriptions of Mark Hindsley
Appendix H: Marches of James Henry Filmore
Appendix I: Marches of Karl King
Appendix J: Marches of John Phillip Sousa
Appendix K: Publisher and Source Information