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Band Music You'll Love!!
by Sandy Feldstein & Larry Clark

Sandy Feldstein Music & PlayinTime Productions, Inc. is pleased to present our catalog of high quality music for young bands all composed or arranged by Sandy Feldstein & Larry Clark.

Beginning Level 1 - 1 ½.

All of the music on this page correlates to The Yamaha Advantage - Book 1.

Click here for Intermediate Level 2 music correlated to Book 2.

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Conquest

A true "contest" style piece for the beginning band that uses limited note and rhythm resources, but is very creatively written. Your youngest students will feel like they are playing serious music, as the piece is bold, aggressive and sounds more difficult than it plays. This is the type of exceptional music you have come to expect from two of the most popular composers of beginning band music. This piece is correlated to The Yamaha Advantage band method book 1, but can be used with any band program of study.
$50.00  Book 1 Page 18          PT-YCB42-00 width="34" width="87"
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Elite March

Elite March is written to introduce the march form and style to young musicians. Playing marches is part of the heritage of the band and is an importance style that students should learn to play. The form of this composition includes the traditional modulation to the subdominant at the Trio.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 33          PT-YCB24-00 width="34" width="87"
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Talons of Fire

Talons of Fire is an aggressive, energetic contest style composition that everyone will enjoy performing. It contains bold fanfares, strong percussion interjections and angular rhythms that will be thrilling for students and audience alike.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 31          PT-YCB28-00 width="34" width="87"
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Christmas Stomp

Christmas Stomp is a perfect composition for a beginning bandís Christmas Concert. It features three percussion soloists that play on different sounding buckets. The piece is written in a swing style, which will make it more enjoyable to play.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 27          PT-YCB26-00 width="34" width="87"
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Honor March

Honor March is written to introduce the March form and style to young musicians. Playing marches is part of the heritage of the band and is an importance style that the students should learn to play.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 22          PT-YCB19-00 width="34" width="87"
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Name That Christmas Carol

Name That Christmas Carol, which uses only 6 notes from concert Bb to G, is designed to be an audience participation game that will add some fun to your first Christmas concert.
$45.00  Book 1 Page 10          PT-YCB01-00 width="34" width="87"
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Impressions

Impressions is a heartfelt composition in a lyrical style. Beautiful melodies are given numerous orchestrational and harmonic treatments to create a musical journey that will be pleasing to performers and audiences.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 31          PT-YCB29-00 width="34" width="87"
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Flourish

Flourish is a great concert opener or closer. This fanfare style piece is perfect for contests and festivals and excellent for teaching form.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 30          PT-YCB10-00 width="34" width="87"
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Fleur-de-lis March

Fluer-de-lis March is written to introduce the march form and style to young musicians. Playing marches is part of the heritage of the band and is an importance style that the students should learn to play. The form of this composition includes the traditional modulation to the subdominant at the Trio.
$45.00  Book 1 Page 33          PT-YCB32-00 width="34" width="87"
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Legends

Legends is designed to reinforce eighth-note patterns and 3/4 time. The composition is a perfect contest/festival style piece and as the title implies, is reminiscent of swashbuckling heroes.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 31          PT-YCB22-00 width="34" width="87"
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Reflections

Reflections combines chorale-style playing with contemporary harmonies. It is a perfect piece to reinforce the teaching of phrasing and overall musical performance.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 24          PT-YCB04-00 width="34" width="87"
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Achievement

Achievement is a chorale and march using the first 7 notes found in most beginning band methods.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 17          PT-YCB02-00 width="34" width="87"
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Geology: The Study of Rock

Geology: The Study of Rock combines a rock bass line, percussion groove and a melody with a little twist into a fun to play crowd-pleasing composition.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 15          PT-YCB08-00 width="34" width="87"
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Genesis

Genesis is a contest style piece that can be used as the culmination of study at the end of The Yamaha Advantage or at the end of any band method book 1. This popular performance piece from the back of book 1 has been requested by directors to be available separately so that they can perform the piece at contest. It is a real winner!
$45.00  Book 1 Page 35          PT-YCB38-00 width="34" width="87"
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Symphony No. 1 Theme

The Johannes Brahms Symphony No. 1 Theme is designed to give your best players an opportunity to play a solo with band accompaniment. This solo is the same one that appears on page 36, book 1 of The Yamaha Advantageģ for oboe, bassoon, alto clarinet, tenor saxophone and horn. This arrangement also includes solo parts for Flute, Clarinet and Alto Saxophone. This piece can also be performed by band alone.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 35          PT-YCB25-00 width="34" width="87"
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The Ash Grove

The Ash Grove is designed to give your best trumpet, trombone, baritone or tuba player an opportunity to play a solo with band accompaniment. It should serve as the culmination of study for the soloist at the completion of any method book 1. The piece also has all of the solo material cued in the band so if a soloist is not available you can perform this piece with band alone.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 35          PT-YCB18-00 width="34" width="87"
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Primus

May be used after page 15 of Primer or after page 9 of Book 1. Primus has the most limited range and technical demands of any piece in the series. It only uses 5 notes Concert Bb to F and is a great first performance piece.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 9          PT-YCB07-00 width="34" width="87"
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Jupiter

Jupiter the famous Gustav Holst composition is arranged for flute or clarinet or alto saxophone soloist with band accompaniment or it can be played by band alone.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 35          PT-YCB11-00 width="34" width="87"
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Fanfare Acclamations

Fanfare Acclamations is a contest style piece that is bold and energetic. As the title implies is begins with a bold maestoso fanfare with punctuating percussion that leads to the active main theme in an up-tempo allegro.
$45.00  Book 1 Page 31          PT-YCB36-00 width="34" width="87"
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Sentinel

Sentinel is designed to reinforce the key of Eb after the note concert Ab is learned. It contains contemporary harmonies, tuneful melodies and exciting percussion.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 21          PT-YCB16-00 width="34" width="87"
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Festival Chorale and March

Festival Chorale and March is design to reinforce newly learned eighth note rhythms and to give students a contest/festival style piece that will improve their musicianship.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 16          PT-YCB12-00 width="34" width="87"
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Antiphony

Antiphony is a serious composition that will highlight your budding percussionists. This bold and harmonically progressive piece has an extensive percussion section that is placed antiphonally around the band to give the piece a stereophonic effect.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 31          PT-YCB13-00 width="34" width="87"
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Variations on a Theme by Grieg

Variations on a Theme by Grieg is designed to give your best players an opportunity to play a solo with band accompaniment. Using the famous Morning theme from the popular Peer Gynt Suite as the basis, a new composition is created that is a set of variations on this theme.
$45.00  Book 1 Page 18          PT-YCB37-00 width="34" width="87"
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Christmas Surprise

Christmas Surprise is a perfect composition for your first Christmas Concert. It only uses the first 7 notes introduced in most beginning band methods; concert Bb to G plus the low A. This arrangement uniquely combines Jingle Bells and Jolly Old Saint Nicholas with Haydnís Surprise Symphony. It also includes a unique section where the band sings.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 12          PT-YCB17-00 width="34" width="87"
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Band-o-rama March

Band-o-rama is a wonderful march designed for combined performance of beginning, intermediate and high school bands. The composition is available in two versions; one for high school band and one with parts for both elementary and intermediate bands. Each publication is designed so it can be performed separately but when you put them together for a mass band concert, it will bring the house down.
PT-YCB06A-00 includes parts for elementary and intermediate bands.
PT-YCB06B-00 includes parts for high school bands.
$40.00  Book 1          PT-YCB06A-00 width="34" width="87"
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Shaker Settings

Shaker Settings is a combination of two shaker songs Father Jamesís Song and the famous Simple Gifts. This is a very playable and effective arrangement for contest use.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 26          PT-YCB40-00 width="34" width="87"
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A Natural Blues

A Natural Blues is composed in a traditional 12 bar blues form. The use of the A natural is a perfect way to reinforce this note when it is taught.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 22          PT-YCB03-00 width="34" width="87"
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Prestige

Prestige is designed to introduce March style and form to the young band. Although it only contains the first 7 notes found in most band methods, Concert A to G, it provides a meaningful march experience.
$40.00  Book 1 Page 13          PT-YCB05-00 width="34" width="87"