Concert Band & Chamber Brass

All music is composed and arranged by Richard Chiarappa

Romp for Concert Band and "Celebrity" Triangulist
A novelty piece featuring a politician, board member, teacher, or a special guest performer. Can be used as a fundraiser!
Instrumentation: Fl(2) Ob(2) EH(1) CL(3) Eb.Cl(1) B.Cl(1) Bsn(2)
Alto(1) Ten(1) Bari(1) Hrn(4) Tpt(3) Trb(3) Euph(1) Tu(1)
Timp+Xyl+Cym+Tri
Duration: 2'30"

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Fanfare for the Uncommon Person
This short, powerful concert opener has virtually the same instrumentation as Copland's "Fanfare for the Common Man." It can be used as a companion piece to the Copland.
Instrumentation: 4 Horns, 3 Trumpets, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, Bass Drum, Snare Drum

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The Gettysburg Address for Concert Band and Narrator
President Lincoln's famous speech - performed many times by the 102nd Army National Guard Band of CT while on tour - can be narrated by anyone; an administrator, a teacher, a local politician, or a special guest. The actual Address is included as a piano/narrator part that can be used as practice and/or performance. [Grade 3]
Instrumentation: Picc(1) Fl(2) Ob(2) CL(3) B.Cl(1) Bsn(2)
Alto(2) Ten(2) Bari(1) Hrn(4) Tpt(3) Trb(3) Euph(1) Tu(1)
Timp+Cym+Snare+B.D.+Chimes
Duration: 4'20"
Youtube Sample
(Patrick McCreary, narrator)

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Boom! for Concert Band and "Celebrity" Bass Drummer
A novelty piece featuring a politician, board member, teacher, or a special guest performer. Can be used as a fundraiser!
Instrumentation: Fl(2) Ob(2) EH(1) CL(3) Eb.Cl(1) B.Cl(1) Bsn(2)
Alto(1) Ten(1) Bari(1) Hrn(4) Tpt(3) Trb(3) Euph(1) Tu(1)
Timp+Cym+Tri+B.D.
Duration: 3'30"
Sound Sample 

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