The Edition Peters Band Series offers an exciting new range of repertoire for symphonic bands and brass bands. Curated and arranged by Series Editor Phillip Littlemore, this expanding series contains new arrangements of some of the most popular concert and choral works of recent years, from the exuberant joyfulness of Jonathan Dove's Ring Out, Wild Bells or the folky, avant-pop of the Penguin Café Orchestra's Perpetuum Mobile to the enraptured stillness of Ēriks Ešenvalds' Stars. With this unique and distinctive catalogue, all bands are sure to find these powerful and effective works welcome additions to their repertoire.

“I’m so happy that Heritage is published and available as part of this new international concert band series with Edition Peters. Thanks to this important series, Heritage – a celebration and fusion of my Nigerian and American roots – is now reaching a global audience!” Shawn Okpebholo.

“At long last, some of my best-known works are now available for concert and brass band: these arrangements are superb, and capture the voicings and atmosphere of my music perfectly.” Eriks Esenvalds.

“We are looking forward to introducing this music to a new and wider audience with an expanding and diverse library of works. Together we want to build a catalogue of concert band music that is second to none.” Phillip Littlemore

All works are available for sale, with sets containing a full score and set of performance material, including world parts.

Contact comms@editionpeters.com for further information.



CONTENTS

Jonathan Dove: Ring Out, Wild Bells (Grade 4.5)
Jonathan Dove: Run to the Edge (Grade 5.5)
Ēriks Ešenvalds: Salutation (Grade 2.5)
Ēriks Ešenvalds: Long Road (Grade 4)
Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars (Grade 3)
Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars (arranged for Brass Band)
Ēriks Ešenvalds: Only In Sleep (Grade 3.5)

Ēriks Ešenvalds: Only In Sleep (arranged for Brass Band)
Ēriks Ešenvalds: O Salutaris Hostia (arranged for Brass Band)

Shawn Okpebholo: Heritage
Penguin Café Orchestra: Music for a Found Harmonium (Grade 4)
Penguin Café Orchestra: Perpetuum Mobile (Grade 4.5)




Jonathan Dove: Ring Out, Wild Bells (Grade 4.5)

Jonathan Dove's rousing setting of Tennyson's poem, made famous in his choral cycle 'The Passing of the Year' is here given a thrilling new life as a concert band showpiece. Phillip Littlemore's exuberant arrangement is sure to provide concert bands with a show-stopper, a joyful and virtuoso celebration of life.

© 2000 by Peters Edition Limited, London
This arrangement © 2020 by Peters Edition Limited, London

EP 68709 (Full Score)    
EP 68709-CMPSET (Full Score and Parts)    

 


Jonathan Dove: Run to the Edge (Grade 5.5)

Jonathan Dove's thrilling and energetic showpiece was originally composed for the London Schools Symphony Orchestra (of which the composer was a member). Phillip Littlemore has expertly arranged the work for concert band, providing symphonic wind ensembles with a high-velocity joy ride.

© 2003 by Peters Edition Limited, London
This arrangement © 2020 by Peters Edition Limited, London


EP 68710 (Full Score)    
EP 68710-CMPSET (Full Score and Parts)     
 


 


Ēriks Ešenvalds: Salutation (Grade 2.5)

Salutation was originally composed for a cappella choir to a poem by Bengali poet and musician Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941). The music takes up the spiritual message of the poem, that we live our lives in one salutation to God ending back in an eternal home. Phillip Littlemore's brilliant arrangement for concert band adds a work of great contemplative beauty to the repertoire.

© 2017 by Musica Baltica
This arrangement © 2020 by Musica Baltica


EP 68712 (Full Score)    
EP 68712-CMPSET (Full Score and Parts)    

 


 


Ēriks Ešenvalds: Long Road (Grade 4)

Long Road has the simple sincerity of a hymn yet is is both beautiful and lush. At the midway point a gentle susurration of bell-sounds, descant recorders and tin whistles appear over sustained brass. There is a brief downwards shift of a third, followed by an elated return to the home key before the evanescent tinkling ushers the piece to its close. Phillip Littlemore has here created a vivid new version for concert band.

© 2017 by Musica Baltica
This arrangement © 2020 by Musica Baltica


EP 68714 (Full Score)    
EP 68714-CMPSET (Full Score and Parts)     


 


Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars (Grade 3)

One of the most popular of all contemporary choral works, Ēriks Ešenvalds' Stars is a work of shimmering beauty, a vision of ‘beating hearts of fire’ seen overhead on a still, dark night. Phillip Littlemore's expert arrangement for concert band will bring a moment of rapt stillness to any concert programme.

© 2012 by Musica Baltica
This arrangement © 2020 by Musica Baltica


EP 68713 (Full Score)    
EP 68713-CMPSET (Full Score and Parts)    

 

 


 

 


Ēriks Ešenvalds: Stars (Arranged for Brass Band)

One of the most popular of all contemporary choral works, Ēriks Ešenvalds' Stars is a work of shimmering beauty, a vision of ‘beating hearts of fire’ seen overhead on a still, dark night. Phillip Littlemore's expert arrangement for Brass Band will bring a moment of rapt stillness to any concert programme.

© 2012 by Musica Baltica
This arrangement © 2021 by Musica Baltica


EP 68778 (Full Score)    
EP 68778A (Full Score and Parts)    



Ešenvalds: Only in Sleep (Grade 3.5)

A vision of childhood experienced through dreams, Ēriks Ešenvalds' Only in Sleep is a work of subtly powerful expressiveness. Phillip Littlemore has here created a brilliant new version for concert band, sure to be every bit as popular as the choral original.

© 2015 by Musica Baltica

This arrangement © 2020 by Musica Baltica
EP 68711 (Full Score)    
EP 68711-CMPSET (Full Score and Parts)    

 

 

 

 

 


Ešenvalds: Only in Sleep (Arranged for Brass Band)

A vision of childhood experienced through dreams, Ēriks Ešenvalds' Only in Sleep is a work of subtly powerful expressiveness. Phillip Littlemore has here created a brilliant new version for Brass Band, sure to be every bit as popular as the choral original.

© 2015 by Musica Baltica
This arrangement © 2020 by Musica Baltica

EP 68777 (Full Score)    
EP 68777a (Full Score and Parts)    





Ēriks Ešenvalds: O Salutaris Hostia (arranged for Brass Band)

One of Ešenvalds' most popular works, O Salutaris Hostia was originally written for female voices and creates a quietly ecstatic atmosphere perfectly suited to this arrangement for Brass Band by Phillip Littlemore.

© 2011 by Musica Baltica
This arrangement © 2021 by Musica Baltica

EP 68779 (Full Score)    
EP 68779a (Full Score and Parts)    
 

 


Simon Jeffes: Music for a Found Harmonium (Grade 4)
 

The Penguin Café Orchestra, founded by Simon Jeffes, created an instantly recognisable sound world, beautifully crafted to convey simple wonder and joy. Phillip Littlemore's arrangement for concert band of their famous Music for a Found Harmonium perfectly captures the exuberance of this uplifting music.

© 1987 by Editions Penguin Café Ltd.
This arrangement © 2020 by Editions Penguin Café Ltd.


EP 68707 (Full Score)    
EP 68707-CMPSET (Full Score and Parts)    


 

 

 

 


Simon Jeffes: Perpetuum Mobile (Grade 4.5)

 The Penguin Café Orchestra, founded by composer Simon Jeffes, knew better than anyone how to create an incredibly catchy hook. This brilliant arrangement for concert band by Phillip Littlemore of Perpetuum Mobile will have audiences tapping in 15/8 all the way home.
 
© 1987 by Editions Penguin Café Ltd.
This arrangement © 2020 by Editions Penguin Café Ltd.


EP 68708 (Full Score)    
EP 68708-CMPSET (Full Score and Parts)     


 


Shawn Okpebholo: Heritage

 
 Shawn Okpebholo’s 'Heritage' evokes moods, events and sounds (including West African drumming and indigenous melodies) from an ethnomusicological research visit the composer undertook to Nigeria.
 
© 2021 by Henmar Press, Inc., New York
This arrangement © 2022 by Henmar Press, Inc. New York

EP 68748 (Full Score)    
EP 68748A (Full Score and Parts)    
 

 

 

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