Concert Band Publications


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"Alabama" The Official State Song

Alabama - The Official State Song Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

for Concert Band or Band and Chorus
Revised by Mahaffey in 2012
Purchase from Art's Music, Montgomery, AL


Alleluia

Alleleuia Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

from Christmas Oratorio by Saint-Saens
Jalen MCB029 $55.00 Grade 2 (Easy)
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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Taken from Saint-Saens' Christmas Oratorio, this full band setting of Alleluia is a beautiful selection for your next holiday concert. The chorale form teaches your students blend, balance and expression while giving them the opportunity to play this lovely piece.


Band of Honor

Band of Honor Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

An Original Composition
Matrix MCB086 $55.00 Grade 2 (Easy)
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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Jim Mahaffey has always delivered compositions that are strong, well-scored and make bands sound great. Band of Honor continues that pattern, beginning at a spirited pace and featuring strong, fanfare-like themes in the brass. A four note motif in the woodwinds and mallets is juxtaposed against commanding brass lines and syncopated rhythms. A great piece for festival!


Chaconne For Band

Chaconne For Band Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

An Original Composition
Matrix MCB064 $55.00 Grade 2 (Easy)
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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Chorale Prelude: Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent

Chorale Prelude Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Matrix MCB063 $60.00 Grade 3 (Medium Easy)
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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A stirring setting of the 17th century French carol, this arrangement is truly eloquent.


Empress Overture

Empress Overture Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

A Salute to Claude T. Smith
Matrix -- MCB006 -- $65.00 -- Grade 3 (Medium Easy)
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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This exciting concert work is perfect for any concert or competition.


Festavia

Festavia Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Lively motif throughout in percussion.
Matrix -- MCB008 -- $55.00 -- Grade 1
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He Shall Feed His Flock (from Messiah)

He Shall Feed His Flock Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

By Handel arr. by Jim Mahaffey
An Original Composition
Matrix MCB085 $55.00 Grade 2 (Easy)
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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This selection from Handel's Messiah is an easy way to make your band sound great while working on solid musical concepts. Effective scoring and dynamics breath life into this classic work, making it great for festival or for your own concerts.


Over The Sea To Skye

Over The Sea To Skye Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Scottish Traditional
Jalen -- MCB035 -- $50.00 -- Grade 2 (Easy)
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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Add a Celtic touch to your next concert with this traditional Scottish folksong. The audience will be transported to Scotland through the beautiful phrasing and expression that depict the picturesque landscape. Lovely!


Pergolisi -- "Se tu m'ami"

Pergolisi Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Jalen -- MCB049 -- $55.00 -- Grade 2 (Easy)
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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This classic by Giovanni Battista Pergolesi provides stunning thematic material for a lush band arrangement.


Star Of County Down

Star of County Down Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Jim Mahaffey
Irish Traditional
Jalen -- MCB036 -- $55.00 Grade 2 (Easy)
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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The melancholy Irish folksong is given two different treatments in this concert setting. Broad, lyrical lines are first heard, demonstrating your band's expressive playing abilities. The theme then takes an uptempo turn to a march style and alternates with the lyrical theme through to the big conclusion.


The Old Waterwheel

The Old Waterwheel Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

On an old Irish Air
MatrixMC -- B021 -- $55.00 -- Grade 2
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This stirring ballad feels like a a timeless folk classic and offers wonderful opportunities to play expressively.


Theme From Pathetique Sonata For Band

ThemePathetiqueSonata Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Jalen -- MCB054 -- $55.00 -- Grade 2
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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This classical masterpiece by Ludwig van Beethoven makes a tremendously lush and playable band arrangement that everyone will enjoy.


Two Solo Moods

Two Solo Moods Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Jalen -- MCB056 -- $55.00 -- Grade 2
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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This original work can be used to feature almost any instrument in your ensemble. Includes written solo parts for Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Alto Sax, Trumpet, Trombone and Baritone. Opening with a lush ballad, this piece moves into an allegro section and ends with a recap of the ballad.


Walking Tune

Walking Tune Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Matrix -- MCB075 -- $60.00 -- Medium Easy
Category: Concert and Contest Music
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This original composition is reminiscent of strolling thru a lush countryside on a cool fall day. You'll enjoy the nice relaxed pace of this tune from the catchy opening statement all the way to the end.



La Boutique Fantasque In 3 Movements: Can-Can, Valse, Galop

La Boutique Fantasque Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936) based this ballet suite on the earlier opera music of Gioachino Rossini (1792-1868).
Grand Mesa Music -- GMM219 -- $85.00 -- Grade 3.5

Movement 1: Can-Can



Movement 2: Valse



Movement 3: Galop

The suite of three movements opens with a spirited Can-Can, in the traditional style with an accelerando to the end, followed by a beautiful and melodic Valse spotlighting the woodwind section. The suite concludes with a rousing and dynamic Galop. Mahaffey has done a great job here in bringing the joy of the ballet stage to the modern wind band in this authentic arrangement.


Letters From Liadov

Letters From Liadov Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

by Anatol Liadov, transcribed by Jim Mahaffey
5 short movements taken from eight Russian folk songs
Grand Mesa Music -- GMM180 -- $85.00 -- Grade 3+
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The arranger has taken five movements from the original eight movement late-Romantic Russian orchestral suite and transformed them into a very colorful suite for band. This suite of short movements features a wide variety of tempi, keys, styles, and moods, making it a perfect centerpiece for a concert or festival performance.


Bach Chorale and March, J.S.

Bach Chorale and March Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

J. S. Bach/Mahaffey
Based on Air from Peasant Cantata.
Southern Music Company S755 -- $50.00 -- Grade 3
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Blacksmith Variations.

Blacksmith Variations Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Handel/Mahaffey
from "The Harmonious Blacksmith"
Southern Music Company -- S874 -- $70.00 -- Grade 3
On Texas U.I.L. Presecribed Music List
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Covington Legacy

Covington Legacy Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Commissioned by Covington M.S. Band.
Premiered at W.I.B.C.
Southern Music Company -- S870 -- $70.00 -- Grade 2
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Haydn Trilogy

Haydn Trilogy Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Haydn/Mahaffey
Based on 3 familiar works of Haydn.
Southern Music Company -- S733 -- $60.00 -- Grade 3
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La Belle Helene

La Belle Helene Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Offenbach/Mahaffey
Offenbach's unforgettable story of Helen of Troy
Southern Music Company -- S718 -- $60.00 -- Grade 3
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Montevallo Celebration

Montevallo Celebration Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

To celebrate the composer's return to his hometown.
Southern Music Company -- S856 -- $75.00 -- Grade 3
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New Horizons Overture

New Horizons Overature Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Commissioned by New Horizons Band, Las Cruces, NM
Southern Music Company -- S888 -- $75.00 -- Grade 3
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Of Castles and Dreams

Of Castles and Dreams Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Quoting my father's favorite hymn, Softly and Tenderly Southern Music Company -- S729 -- $50.00 -- Grade 3
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Reflections On A Theme By Mozart

Reflections On A Theme By Mozart Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Mozart/Mahaffey
Beautiful theme from Symphony 40.
Southern Music Company -- S720 -- W.A. -- $50.00 -- Grade 2
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Semiramide

Semiramide Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Rossini/Mahaffey
from Rossini's opera of the same name.
Southern Music Company -- S828 -- $75.00 -- Grade 3.5
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Sleep Gently, My Child

Sleep Gently, My Child Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Brahms/Mahaffey
Lovely Brahms melody scored beautifully for band.
On Texas U.I.L Prescribed Music List
Southern Music Company -- S808 -- $50.00 -- Grade 2
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Two Folk Songs from the British Isles

Two Folk Songs from the British Isles Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Includes The Water Is Wide, and the Raggle-Taggle Gypsies
Southern Music -- 5905 -- $65 -- Grade 2
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Fantasy on a Scottish Folk Song

Fantasy on a Scottish Folk Song Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Based on traditional "Loch Lommond"
RBC Music -- 10025 -- $40.00 -- Grade 2
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Raiderland Overture

Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Written for William Howard Taft Raider Band.
RBC Music -- 10012 -- $40.00 -- Grade 2
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Rollercoaster!

Composed and/or arranged by Jim Mahaffey

Traditional gallop reflects high-speed rollercoaster ride.
F.J.H. Music Co., Inc. -- B1252 -- $75.00 -- Grade 3
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