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Music for Brass Band by David Catherwood
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Prelude - Here Is The Place

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£13.50 ($19.00)
DESCRIPTION
A sensitive yet ultimately uplifting setting of the classic Salvation Army chorus 'Here is the place for the lifting of burdens... here is the place where God answers prayer' by EH Joy.

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The full band parts are scored as SA Festival Series (Sop, Solo, 1st & 2nd Cornets Flugel, Solo 1st & 2nd Horns, 1st & 2nd Baritone, 1st, 2nd & Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Eb & Bb Basses and Percussion)

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Cornet Solo - Blessings!

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£18.00 ($25.00)
DESCRIPTION
A major new cornet solo with full brass band accompaniment written for Gordon Ward and the New York Staff Band.

This solo has been featured on NYSB programmes and is recorded on their CD 'Pressing Onward'

At the centre of the work is a lyrical setting of the beautiful hymn tune ‘Come Thou fount of every blessing’ whist the outer sections have a distinctive ‘Latin feel’ featuring variations on the tune ‘Count Your blessings’

For a brief clip of part of the final variation played by the NYSB in a brass workshop follow this link.

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March Prelude - On This Day 

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£14.00 ($19.00)
DESCRIPTION
This March Prelude received its first full public performance in New York on March 8th 2015 as the opening item of the Profile 36 concert featuring the music of David Catherwood . As well as the inclusion of the hymn ‘How firm a foundation’ (St. Denio) as the second theme, the original music, comprising the Trio section of the march, was used as a Processional during the composer's daughter's Wedding ceremony earlier in 2015.

The band parts are scored for Soprano Cornet, 1st & 2nd Cornets Flugel Horn, 1st & 2nd Horns, Baritone, 1st, 2nd & Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Eb & Bb Basses and Percussion

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Postlude on Ellers

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£10.75 ($15.00)
DESCRIPTION
The noble hymn tune 'Ellers' (How wonderful it is to walk with God) is here combined with distant evocative bugle calls - this plus a majestic 'last verse' provides a new arrangement that will provide a fitting end to any gathering and would be particularly fitting for Remembrance Services.

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Short score only - the full band parts are scored as SA Festival Series (Sop, Solo, 1st & 2nd Cornets Flugel, Solo 1st & 2nd Horns, 1st & 2nd Baritone, 1st, 2nd & Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Eb & Bb Basses and Percussion)

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Keep the Home Fires Burning – Songs from World War One
 

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£14.00 ($19.50)
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Duration 5'30"
A selection of well-known songs to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of WW1 - Suitable for many of the events planned for 2018
Pack up your troubles, It’s a long way to Tipperary, Keep the home fires burning, Hush, here comes a whizzbang, Roses of Picardy and Oh what a lovely war make up this varied selection. Suitable as a stand alone concert item for band or combine with a choir or even present in the style of a ‘Music Hall’ sing-along!

The band parts are scored for Soprano Cornet, Solo/1st & 2nd Cornets Flugel Horn, 1st & 2nd Horns, Baritone, 1st, 2nd & Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Eb & Bb Basses and Percussion


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Keep the Home Fires Burning Brass Band


Also available for brass quintet (2 trumpets, horn in F, trombone and tuba) £9.00 ($12-50) to print directly from your own computer (For Brass Quintet version click below)

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Keep the Home Fires Burning Brass Quintet

Also available for String Orchestra (Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello and Double Bass) £10-75 ($15.00) to print directly from your own computer (String Orchestra)

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Love Divine - Blaenwern

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An arrangement of the majestic hymn tune of Blaenwern.  As a setting for Love Divine it is a popular choice at weddings and was voted as one of Britain's ten favourite hymns. 

This arrangement for brass band has a stirring introduction leading into the first verse, a reflective 2nd verse and a grand last verse. For congregational singing or as a stand alone piece for band. Ideal for wedding ceremonies (first performed at the wedding of Victoria Mills and Stuart Johnson in July 2017) it would also enhance any worship service. 
The arrangement will work with as few as 10 players (2 Bb cornets, Flugel, 1st and 2nd Horn, Baritone, 2 trombones, Euphonium and Bass. These are the instruments that appear on the score but parts are provided as follows for a full band. 
Eb Soprano, Solo Cornet, 1st Cornet, 2nd, Cornet, Flugel, Solo & 1st Horn, 2nd Horn, Baritone, 1st Trombone, 2nd Trombone, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Eb Bass, Bb Bass, Percussion.

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Trombone Trio - The Elephant

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£3.50 ($5.00)
DESCRIPTION
Looking for a novelty trombone ensemble?
Looking for something to feature the bass trombone?

A new version of The Elephant (From Carnival of the Animals by C. Saint Saens arr. by David Catherwood) for Trombone trio (featuring Bass Trombone)

Score and parts for 2 tenor trombones and bass trombone soloist (tenor trombone parts included in both bass and treble clef) £3-50 ($5.00)

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Cornet Solo - How Sweet the Sound
(based on the tune Amazing Grace)


A new cornet solo based around the well known tune Amazing Grace. Now published in the American Band Journal ABJ 328 and avaiable at this link 

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Michael Row


Triumph Series No. 1246 (£50) includes Michael, Row! (David Catherwood)
This arrangement of the traditional chous, 'Michael, row the boat ashore' (T.B. 285), is in a light swing style and also incorporates the tunes, 'Love lifted me' (T.B. 725) and 'Will uour anchor hold?' (T.B. 60).
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Cornet solo - When I Remember

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This popular solo is published in the American Band Journal ABJ 173 and avaiable at the link below 

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Some Other titles available below - not yet on website but may be ordered by emailing Opus 3 Music to have the music posted.
So We Lift Our Voices
For the first time this popular solo item is available with full brass band acccompaniment. Lyrical verses, a stirring chorus and a great finale make this the perfect way to feature your band's vocalist - or if you have a male voice group it will work equally well with more voices added. Score, vocal part plus full set of band parts £12-50

Forward!
- As featured on the new NYSB UK Tour CD - United

A new cornet solo written for the New York staff band's tour of the
UK in May 2003.The solo was written for Gordon Ward of the NYSB (for whom David Catherwood also wrote the popular solo When I remember)

Written in a similar style to 'When I Remember' the new solo features several well known tunes combined with a fast virtuoso solo part - literally
breathtaking!

This solo is now available and can be ordered by email.

O Lord, you're beautiful
A new arrangement of the popular contemporary worship song. (Similar in style to the already published "In his presence" and "There is a saviour".)

Euphonium solo - Dearest Name
An arrangement of the Scottish song "Annie Laurie" - written for Derrick Kane and recorded by him with the ISB on the CD Lyric variations.

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