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2018 Alberta Band Association Festival Syllabus

* are suitable for small/limited ensemble

Grade One
Chorale Elega'nt - Elena Roussanova Lucas
*Bartok Suite - arr. Clark
Clouds - McGinty
Land of the Silver Birch - Coakley
Silver Scepter - Kinyon
Majestica - Balmages
All Ye Young Sailors - La Plante
*Be Still My Soul - Smith
*Celtic Air and Dance - Sweeney
Court Festival - Pearson
Grade Two
Sketches of Canada - arr. Story
Early English Suite - arr. Finlayson
Irish-Jig for Young Feet - Weller
Whispers - Feldstein/Clark
At Twilight - Grant
As Winds Dance - Hazo
*A French Canadian Suite - MacLaughlin
*Nightson - Saucedo
*Portrait of a Clown - Ticheli
Grade Three
Fanfare, Ode and Festival - Margolis
Hymn for Band - Stuart
Butterfly's Ball - Fraley
Blanche Comme la Neige - Freedman
*Jana's Dance - Gorham
The Voyageurs - La Plante
*Pavane Op. 50 - Faure/Clark
*Suite from Bohemia (3 mvmts) - Nehlybel
Symphony 15 Finale - Mozart/Daehn
*On A Hymnsong of Philip Bliss - Holsinger

 

Grade Four
Dusk - Bryant
Hebrides Suite - Grundman
Letters for Home - Meechan
Prairie Wedding - Kristofferson
They Came Sailing - Jutras
A Little Concert Suite - Reed
*Windjammer - Buckley
Grade Five
Own selections comprising 20 minutes of music (exclusive of time between selections), please provide three scores for the adjudicators
Grade Six
Own selections comprising 20 minutes of music (exclusive of time between selections), please provide three scores for the adjudicators



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