Music being worked on in 2022, with links to example performances

Last significant update 20th June 2022

Combined band workshop (with Steve Williams) pieces:

  1. El Gato Montés - Manuel Penella (arr Shelley Hanson)  
  2. Baba Yetu (Swahili adaptation of the Lord's Prayer, theme song for the video game Civilization IV) - Christopher Tin (arr DE Wagner)      
  3. Carmina Burana - Carl Orff (arr Joe Bocook)  

Notice: the music listed below is required at all rehearsals, plus your black playout folder, "36 Chorales for Band" and "Modulation Chorale".  Other music can be left at home, and adequate notice will be given if it is needed.

Playlist for the Northern Beaches Instrumental Festival

  1. El Camino Real - Alfred Reed (arr Robert Longfield)    
  2. Street Tango - Astor Piazzolla (arr Robert Longfield)  
  3. Aladdin - Alan Menken (arr John Moss)  

Music being considered for the playout folder

  1. Eric Clapton On Stage - arr Paul Murtha  
  2. Fuego del Alma - Carl Strommen    
  3. El Gato Montés - Manuel Penella (arr Shelley Hanson)  
  4. Glenn Miller In Concert - arr Paul Murtha  
  5. Moravian Dance - Travis Weller  

Other music being worked on at the moment

  1. Cinema Paradiso - E & A Morricone (arr Robert Longfield)    
  2. Fanfare for the Common Man - Aaron Copland (arr Robert Longfield) §  
  3. Moonlight Sonata - Ludwig von Beethoven (arr Andrew Poor)    or possibly the reason for Beethoven's deafness    

New purchases

  1. The Hive - Erik Morales  
  2. Italian Holiday - Robert Longfield  
  3. Shepherds Dance (from Amahl and the Night Visitors) - Gian Carlo Menotti (arr Johnnie Vinson)  
  4. Theme from The Godfather - Nino Rota (arr John Mortimer)  
  5. Wild Rose Jamboree - Robert Buckley  

New music being considered for purchase

This music is being considered for purchase in the near future.  Send any comments or suggestions to the Secretary by e-mail.

    Landscapes - Rossano Galante   Nobles of the Mystic Shrine - John Philip Sousa (arr Fredrick Fennell)   Selections from The Great Race - Henry Mancini (arr Stephen Bulla)  

    Member suggestions:

  1. The Bare Necessities - Terry Gilkyson (arr Paul Murtha)  
  2. Raiders March - John Williams (arr Paul Lavender)  
  3. Hamilton - Lin-Manuel Miranda (arr Jerry Brubaker)  
  4. Moana - Lin-Manuel Miranda (arr Jay Bocook)  
  5. Queen Chart Hits – arr by Wolfgang Wössner  
  6. Happy Days Theme - Charles Fox - e.g. to be found in: Comedy Classics - arr Paul Murtha  
  7. Bond ... James Bond - arr Stephen Bulla  
  8. The Free Lance March - John Philip Sousa (arr Jay Bocook)  

Music being worked on soon

  1. Celtic Voyage - Melanie Donahue  
  2. A Childhood Remembered - Rossano Galante  
  3. Extra! Extra! - Daniel Moore  
  4. Scarborough Fair - arr Calvin Custer    

Other pieces that were advertised as required, but are not currently being worked on

  1. Across the Currituck Sound - James Hosay §  
  2. Flower Duet (from Lakmé) - Leo Delibes (arr Jerry Brubaker) §  
  3. The Lord of the Rings - arr Ralph Ford §  
  4. Malkauns - Lindsay Boyd §  
  5. Winds of Morocco - Robert Sheldon §  

§ These are older pieces which will be given a second life.

Note that the latest updates are in blue.


For more information, contact David Smart (Secretary) by or phone