Music By Arrangement

Music for orchestras, bands, and ensembles - specially arranged for the instruments that you have available

Do you have an orchestra, band or other ensemble, but find that you have an odd combination of instruments and playing standards?

Music By Arrangement was formed in 1998 in order to provide a unique service for schools and local area music centres. Our regularly updated catalogue includes original pieces, folk tunes and popular classics. You simply select the pieces of music that you wish to play, and tell us the instruments and standards available. We then provide a customised arrangement, at the correct level for your players.

A full backup and after-sales service is provided, including revisions and new parts.

We also supply a small range of ready printed sheet music for very easy string, brass or recorder ensembles in standard instrumental combinations.

IMPORTANT CUSTOMER NOTICE: Please allow up to two weeks for us to process your order and complete the arrangements. In practice it's usually a lot quicker than that, but you should allow plenty of time in case we are busy.

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New Titles for 2018/2019

  • Land of the Silver Birch - Traditional Canadian, Easy
  • Pokare Kare - Traditional Maori, Easy
  • Tum Balalyka - Traditional, Easy
  • Jackey's Hoe Down - a new original, Easy.
  • The Bluebells of Scotland - Traditional, Easy
  • Carrickfergus - Irish Traditional
  • Connie O'Connell's Jig - Irish Traditional
  • Oranges and Lemons - Traditional English Song, Easy
  • The Wayfarer - an easy original composition.
  • Magic Spells - a new original piece - challenging!
  • March from 'Scipio' - Handel
  • Tales from the Vienna Woods - a waltz by J Strauss.
  • Vive la France! - a medley including Alouette, La Marseillaise, Auprès de ma Blonde and the Can-Can.
  • Zemer Atik - a traditional Israeli song
  • Autumn, from The Four Seasons, Vivaldi.
  • The Pearl Fishers' Duet - Bizet
  • Theme from Beethoven's 5th Symphony - Will offer a challenge for your best players.
  • Fur Elise, by Beethoven. Will offer a challenge for your best players.
  • Four Nations Medley - Includes Londonderry Air, Scotland the Brave, Calon Lan, & Jerusalem. NOT Easy.
  • Villiruusu (The White Rose) - a lovely song from Finland by Evert Suonio.
  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Themes from) - by Paul Dukas. Will offer a challenge for your best players.
  • Slaidburn - a famous march by William Rimmer from the Brass Band tradition.
  • Colonel Bogey March, by Kenneth J Alford

New Christmas Titles

  • The Next Noel
  • I Heard Three Ships
  • Jingle Blues
  • Christmas Eve Fantasia (Includes: While Shepherds, O Little Town, Silent Night, O Holy Night (in 4/4 time throughout)

" What a fantastic service! The orchestra performed Junior Jazz and Chloe's Calypso in assembly last week and it went down very well. For a school which had no orchestra or choir prior to this, it seems like a little miracle! Your arrangements are so approachable and we find we can get one piece under our belt over one rehearsal so everyone feels good! "
K Doley

" Thanks so much for Mystery Mansion and Junior Jazz which arrived today. They are just brilliant!! I have never before had such an inspiring orchestra practice as I had this Tuesday! Three of my guitarists thought that it would sound even better on electric guitars and asked if they could bring in their electric guitars next week. I'm not used to such enthusiasm. Thank you for providing such approachable and inspiring music, and so affordable!! I'd love to buy more straight away. "
Mrs J Dean,
The Firs Junior School

Site updated October 2014

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