Duke of Marlborough Fanfare
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  Our new store is under construction. For ordering information, contact clragsdale@me.com Scored for full band, including large mallet ensemble, this setting uses Grainger’s Lord Melbourne as its wind-setting model. The opening solo, scored originally by Grainger for French horn, has been … Read More

Molly on the Shore
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  Our new store is under construction. For ordering information, contact clragsdale@me.com This setting of Molly on the Shore re-assigns most of the “knuckle-buster” woodwind parts to 4 players on 4 marimbas, treating the marimbas like a soli group in … Read More

Father and Daughter
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  Our new store is under construction. For ordering information, contact clragsdale@me.com Father and Daughter is Nr. 1 of the Settings of Dance-Folksongs from the Faeroe Islands. “Composed in 1908-9, it is scored in the original for five solo voices, described … Read More

The Three Ravens
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Our new store is under construction. For ordering information, contact clragsdale@me.com   The Three Ravens is Nr. 41 of the British Folk-Music Settings. It is “lovingly and reverently dedicated to the memory of Edvard Grieg”, as are all the BFMS works. The piece … Read More

A Grainger Threesome
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“…a balanced set of lyric and lively works.” -The Instrumentalist, April 2007A Grainger Threesome is a Grade 3, well-suited for the mature junior high or high school band. Duration 5′.

Danny Deever
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Our new store is under construction. For ordering information, contact clragsdale@me.com   “…this set of tunes is a fine addition to the repertoire.” –The Instrumentalist, Feb. 2006 Danny Deever started life as a poem from the “Barracks Room Ballads” of … Read More

News
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On Friday night March 18 at 8:00 pm in the University of Colorado’s Macky Auditorium, the University of Arkansas Wind Ensemble, conducted by Dr. Christopher Knighten, will premiere Chalon Ragsdale’s new arrangement of Percy Grainger’s My Dark-Haired Maid for the … Read More

The Grainger Series
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Percy Aldridge Grainger (1882-1961) Percy Grainger envisioned unique techniques of orchestration for the band by writing for complete families of instruments. His contribution to the orchestration of the Symphony Orchestra was to create a new family of instruments from the … Read More

Old Home
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Buy Aux Arcs Music from C. Alan Join the Mailing List Lads of Wamphray Consortium Welcome to Aux Arcs Music!   We are a music publishing venture specializing in distinctive and exciting arrangements and compositions for the modern concert band. … Read More