2021 Canadian Concert Band Repertoire List

Note to directors: This is not the syllabus – for the syllabus, click here.

This is a non-exhaustive list of Canadian works that could satisfy the Canadian requirement for the festival.  This list was created to suggest a broader range of Canadian repertoire choices and expand the range of suggested, high quality wind band works from B100 to B600.  Only works listed on this year’s actual syllabus will satisfy the syllabus requirement (such works are marked on this list with an asterisk, and will satisfy both requirements).  MusicFest does not provide adjudication scores for pieces on this list unless they are also on the syllabus.  Please be sure to review the complete rules and regulations at www.musicfest.ca before selecting your repertoire.  Some of the pieces are listed below without a source; these works are available for perusal and purchase at the composer’s website or by contacting the composer directly.

Canadian works from the Required Repertoire list are marked with an Asterisk (*).

Class/Classe B600

Arctic DreamsColgrass, MichaelCanadian Music Centre
*Banks of Newfoundland Cable, HowardEighth Note
Bootlegger’s TarantellaEstacio, John/Michalak, JayCanadian Music Centre
*Frenergy Estacio, John/Linklater, FraserHL/Boosey & Hawkes
Greatness of the New Found Night, TheKulesha, GaryCounterpoint Music
One Midsummer Morning (any three movements) Healey, DerekCanadian Music Centre
PantomimeMercure, PierreCounterpoint
*Polytechnique Dagenais, JonathanHafabra
Prairie Ride and SunsetEstacio, JohnComposer Website
RCMP Regimental MarchO’Neill, Charles/Oehlerking, DarrinEighth Note
Some Assembly RequiredKucharzyk, HenryCanadian Music Centre
*Sonics Coakley, DonaldEighth Note
*UndercurrentsBuckley, RobertHL/Musicworks

Class/Classe B500

*BaliColgrass, MichaelCarl Fischer
Colour WheelForsyth, MalcolmCounterpoint
Fall FairRidout, Godfrey/FralickCanadian Music Centre
*Free Running Buckley, RobertHL / Musicworks
*Genesis Gassi, VinceAlfred / Belwin
Ontario PicturesCable, HowardNorthdale
Our Famous Five (3 of 7 movements)Hendricks, R. Duanee-mail
*Romantic Variations Calvert, MorleyCounterpoint
Round DanceWeinzweig, JohnCanadian Music Centre
Scotch Cap Overture Fortin, MichelMachine-a-notes
*SkylineHammell, EvanEKR Hammell
SodbusterRaum, ElizabethCanadian Music Centre
StellaDagenais, JonathanGAM
Suite of Miniature DancesApplebaum, LouisNorthdale
*Two Native Legends Williams, MaxEighth Note
*Under the Butterfly's WingsStetner, LindsayLES

Class/Classe B400

AntiphonalsCoakley, DonaldBRS
*Arkhangelsk Smallman, JeffLighthouse
*AutumnNishimura, CaitCait Nishimura
Barrie North Celebration, AJutras, AndreBarnhouse
Canadian Folk Rhapsody, ACoakley, DonaldEighth Note
*Colours and Contrasts of Grief, TheSuchan, PaulEighth Note
Couchiching SuiteHerberman, JohnEighth Note
*Fisher Who Died in His Bed, TheHerberman, JohnNorthdale
*From Chaos to the Birth of a Dancing Star Bell, Allan GordonCanadian Music Centre
Hannaford OvertureIrvine, J. ScottNorthdale
InversiaJutras, AndreBarnhouse
*ISS FlyoverMeechan, PeterPeter Meechan
*Jubilant Dialogue Coakley, DonaldEighth Note
*Land of the Midnight Sun Buckley, RobertHL / Musicworks
*Lyric EssayCoakley, DonaldEighth Note
PacificaBuckley, RobertHL/Fentone
*Suite on Canadian Folk SongsCalvert, MorleyEighth Note
Swiftriver PassageSuchan, PaulEighth Note
*SymbiopholieDagenais, JonathanEighth Note
Tabula RasaMacDonald, Don/Hopkins, Markmark.hopkins@acadiau.ca
*Thin Places Thomas, BillEighth Note
Toccata FestivaCoakley, DonaldEighth Note

Class/Classe B300

Beethoven MachineColgrass, MichaelCarl Fischer
*Blue Lake and Rocky Shore Thomas, BillEighth Note
Bright Blue WaterCoakley, DonaldEighth Note
CascadiaBuckley, RobertHL/Fentone
Celebration FolkloriqueJutras, AndreC.L. Barnhouse
*Chasing SunlightNishimura, CaitCait Nishimura
Feller from FortuneThomas, BillEighth Note
Festive OccasionCoakley, DonaldEighth Note
Filum Vitae Kristofferson, KenleyDaehn
Kingsmere OvertureMeeboer, RyanEighth Note
Maple Leaf ForeverMuir, Alexander/Clarke, Colinhttp://tywo.ca/sights-sounds/print-music/
*Matters of KindnessKristofferson, KenleyGrand Mesa
MoventaJutras, AndreBarnhouse
Ned the NeckMorlock, JocelynCanadian Music Centre
*Old Churches Colgrass, MichaelHL/Bandquest
*Prairie WeddingKristofferson, KenleyBarnhouse
*Rocky Mountain Lullaby Venter, ChristiaanVenter
*Sea of Marmora Gilliland, Allanmusicdirectltd.com
Song of the TidesCharke, DerekCanadian Music Centre
Thameside MarchCalvert, MorleyEighth Note
They Came Sailing Jutras, AndreBarnhouse
Three Folk MiniaturesJutras, AndreBarnhouse
ToledoCarlson, BruceCanadian Music Centre
*Variations On A Rollicking Tune Sirulnikoff, JackCounterpoint
*When The Sun Comes After RainEmery, Matthew/Hammell, EvanEKR Hammell
WindjammerBuckley, RobertHal Leonard
*Wings Gassi, VinceAlfred

Class/Classe B200

Apache LullabyColgrass, MichaelCarl Fischer
Ariana’s y la danzaFortin, AndreMachine-a-notes
Cape Breton LullabyGassi, VinceAlfred
*Donkey RidingCoakley, DonaldEighth Note
*French-Canadian Suite, AMacLaughlin, ArnoldBourne
Headin’ HomeToews, Waynehttp://conductorschool.com
*Hush Thomas, BillEighth Note
JimMackay, RonRonmacmusic.com
*Marcha Pacifica Fortin, MichelMachine-a-notes
New HorizonsCourt, DouglasHL/Curnow
*Newfoundland Folk Song Duff, JimAlfred
Petty Harbour Bait SkiffDuff, JimAlfred
*Scene in Iqaluit Cable, HowardEighth Note
Suite for a Band of PlayersCoakley, DonaldEighth Note
*Where Mountains Touch the Sky Buckley, RobertHL / Musicworks
*ZenithMeechan, PeterPeter Meechan

Class/Classe B100

A La Claire FontaineCoakley, DonaldEighth Note
As We SleepMeeboer, RyanEighth Note
*Big RavenGassi, VinceAlfred
By The Clear FountainMeeboer, RyanEighth Note
*Crusade Gassi, VinceAlfred
*Early One MorningMarlatt, DavidEighth Note
Echo LakeBuckley, RobertHal Leonard
ExpeditionAppleby, BrianApro
Gabrielle and her pony, CampanillaFortin, MichelMachine-a-notes
Hero’s Procession, AMeeboer, RyanEighth Note
Home of the BeaverMarlatt, DavidEighth Note
InnovationMeeboer, RyanEighth Note
*Land of the Silver Birch Coakley, DonaldComprint or Eighth Note
*Last Voyage of the Queen Anne's RevengeMeeboer, RyanEighth Note
*Prelude and CelebrationDagenais, JonathanEighth Note Publishing
World Away, AMeeboer, Ryan & Marlatt, DavidEighth Note

*List created by Dr. Mark Hopkins (Acadia University) and Dr. Jason Caslor (Arizona State University)

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