Palm Tree

LATIN LULLABY

Beginner Band composition by: Brian Harris

You'll feel the gentle night breeze as your beginners play this easy and contagiously "hum"-able tune! Simple rhythms (half-, quarter-, and a few eighth-notes) make Latin Lullaby an ideal piece for your concert.

LEVEL:
Very Easy; Grade 0.5

Appropriate for beginners.

SAMPLES:
Sample pages (.pdf): 
Sound file:
COST:
$30 U.S. for PDF of full score, parts, and site-license.
PROGRAMMING:
  • Spring or Fall concert.
  • Performance Time: 2 minutes, 15 seconds
  • FEATURES:
  • Easy notes, easy rhythms, repeated sections
  • Uses rhythm instruments for color.
  • Simple, unison low brass/low woodwind parts.
  • CHALLENGES:
    • Percussion break (4 measures).
    • Tenor drum line uses "two sixteenth-/eighth-note" rhythm.
    KEY and RANGES:
    B-flat major. Beginner ranges. All parts use 5 or fewer different notes! 

    Flutes, Clarinet 1, Trumpet 1 use concert D to A; Clarinet 2 uses low G to D below staff; all others use first 5 notes of B-flat concert scale.

    INSTRUMENTATION:
    Basic Instrumentation

    (Clarinet 1; Clarinet 2; divisi Trumpet)

    MINIMUM
    INSTRUMENTATION
    REQUIREMENTS:
    (At least one of each) Flute, Clarinet 1 & 2, Trumpet, Bass Line*, Percussion. 
      * Any low reed, saxophone, or low brass instrument 
    PERCUSSION:
    Parts for 6 percussionists: 
      Percussion 1 = Tenor Drum, Bass Drum 

      Percussion 2 = Guiro, Maracas 

      Percussion 3 = Claves 

      Mallets/Bells = (use Flute part)


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