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Accent on Achievement French Horn, pub. Alfred

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Volume 1 - This is a beginning book for Horn in F. Includes CD, 64 pages.

Accent on Achievement is a revolutionary, best-selling band method that will excite and stimulate your students through full-color pages and the most complete collection of classics and world music in any band method. The comprehensive review cycle in books 1 & 2 will ensure that students remember what they learn and progress quickly. Also included are rhythm and rest exercises, chorales, scale exercises, and 11 full band arrangements among the first two books.

Accent on Achievement meets and exceeds the USA National Standards for music education, grades five through eight.

This series for band contains five different student books and plenty of supplemental materials. Accent on Achievement, Books 1 & 2 contain lesson materials that teach your beginning students how to play their instruments. Book 3 is arranged by key signature and features exercises and chorales in 12 major and 12 minor keys.

  •  5 full-band arrangements
  •  Solo with piano accompaniment
  •  22 different classical composers
  •  49 folk songs from 19 countries
  •  Chorales in the keys of Concert B-flat, F, E-flat and A-flat
  •  6 creativity exercises (composing and improvisation)
  •  15 duets
  •  2 pages of rhythm clapping exercises
  •  2 pages of exercises for rests
  •  Scales & thirds in 4 keys
  •  7 technical exercises plus 2 additional pages!
  •  8 theory exercises

Book 1 Composer List

  • Bach - Minuet
  • Beethoven - Ode to Joy from "Symphony No. 9"
  • Billings - Chester
  • Brahms - Theme from "Symphony No. 1"
  • Clarke - Trumpet Voluntary
  • Dvorak - Theme from "New World Symphony"
  • Elgar - Pomp and Circumstance
  • Foster - Camptown Races
  • Gliere - Russian Sailor's Dance
  • Grieg - Morning from "Peer Gynt"
  • Handel - Hail, the Conquering Hero
  • Haydn - Surprise Symphony
  • Humperdinck - Hansel and Gretel Chorale
  • Mozart - March from "Rondo Alla Turca"
  • Offenbach - Finale from "Orpheus" (Can-Can)
  • Rossini - William Tell Overture
  • Sibelius - Finlandia
  • Sousa - Medley: High School Cadets, Manhattan Beach
  • Strauss, J. - Southern Roses
  • Tchaikovsky - March Slav
  • Verdi - Anvil Chorus from "Il Trovatore"

 Book 1 Folk and World Music (by Country)

  •  African - Kum Ba Yah
  • American -
    • Amazing Grace
    • Donkey Round
    • Shoo Fly
    • Bile Them Cabbage Down
    • Skip To My Lou
    • Tom Dooley
    • On Top of Old Smoky
    • This Old Man
    • Polly Wolly Doodle
    • Bill Grogan's Goat
    • Aura Lee
    • Liza Jane
    • Long Time Ago
    • When the Saints Go Marching In
  • Australian - Kookaburra, Botany Bay
  • Canadian - Alouette
  • Chinese - Jasmine Flower
  • Czech - Stodola Pumpa
  • English - London Bridge, Shepherd's Hey, Hot Cross Buns
  • French - Frère Jacques, Au Claire de la Lune, On the Bridge at Avignon
  • German - Lightly Row
  • Hawaiian - Aloha Oe
  • Irish - Wearing of the Green, When Love is Kind
  • Israeli - Hatikvah
  • Italian - Carnival of Venice, Bella Bimba
  • Jamaican - Mary Ann
  • Japanese - Sakura
  • Korean - Arirang
  • Mexican - La Bamba, Las Mananitas, Chiapanecas
  • Russian - Song of the Volga Boatmen
  • Scottish - Ye Banks and Braes of Bonnie Doon
  • Ukrainian - Minka, Minka
  • Traditional - Chopsticks, The Snake Charmer, It's Raining It's Pouring, Reuben and Rachel
  • Holiday - Jingle Bells, Good King Wenceslas, Jolly Old St. Nicholas, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, Dreydl Song

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