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Picture This

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

THIS SHOW REQUIRES COPYRIGHT PERMISSION TO PERFORM

Difficulty Level: Medium-Advanced, Grade 5/6

Style: Contemporary Arrangements

Original Arrangements by Tim Hinton

Percussion Written by Nathan Sundberg

(Commissioned by the Lone Star HS Band, Frisco, TX, Tim Golden, Director)

Great Gate, Ballet of the Chicks, Hut of Baba Haga (from "Pictures at an Exhibition" by Mussorgsky), Ostinato (from "Mikrokosmos, Sz. 107" by Bartok), Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, op. 43 by Rachmaninoff

Using frames and art as a connecting conceptual thread, this show features great music that requires a lot of your musicians.  But the payoff in a virtuoso performance could be great!  Music by Mussorgsky, Bartok, and Rachmaninoff in a tuneful show that audiences will love!

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: The music in this show requires Copyright Permission to perform.  If you want to perform this show, contact me (at the bottom of this page) and I will explain to you how to proceed with requesting the permission to perform that music.  There is no guarantee that the rights will be granted again, though the chances are good.  The band program is responsible for securing the rights and paying all fees associated with them.

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds and Percussion – $1500 

Download Perusal Score – Picture This (PDF)

Arachnaphobia

Saturday, December 12th, 2015

THIS SHOW REQUIRES COPYRIGHT PERMISSION TO PERFORM

Difficulty Level: Medium-Advanced, Grade 5

Style: Contemporary Arrangements

Original Arrangements by Tim Hinton

Percussion Arrangements by Colin Brown.

(Commissioned by the White Knoll HS Band, Lexington, SC, Ken Turner, Director)

"1000 Airplanes on the Roof" by Philip Glass, "Evacuation" from "I Am Legend" by James Newton Howard, "The Jump" from "The Water Horse Legend of the Deep" by James Newton Howard

This creepy and fun show about spiders is one of my favoite all-times show, including a giant web and a band member attacked by spiders!  This show won the 2011 White Knoll HS Band their second consecutive South Carolina 4-A State Championship.

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: The music in this show requires Copyright Permission to perform.  If you want to perform this show, contact me (at the bottom of this page) and I will explain to you how to proceed with requesting the permission to perform that music.  There is no guarantee that the rights will be granted again, though the chances are good.  The band program is responsible for securing the rights and paying all fees associated with them.

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds and Percussion – $1500  Movements available individually for $500 apiece

Download Perusal Score Arachnophobia (PDF)

2011 White Knoll HS Band, Lexington, SC

Just Folks

Monday, December 7th, 2015

THIS SHOW REQUIRES COPYRIGHT PERMISSION TO PERFORM

Difficulty Level: Medium-Advanced, Grade 5+

Style: Contemporary Arrangement combining music of Copland with Folk Tunes

Original Arrangement by Tim Hinton

Percussion Written by Chris Gordon and Eric rath

(Commissioned by the Hays HS Band, Buda, TX, Tony Leflet, Director)

Here's what happens when you combine Copland's "Appalachian Spring" and "Billy the Kid" with classic American folk tunes!  Great energy, tuneful melodies, audience-friendly classic music with a contemporary twist!

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: The music in this show requires Copyright Permission to perform.  If you want to perform this show, contact me (at the bottom of this page) and I will explain to you how to proceed with requesting the permission to perform that music.  There is no guarantee that the rights will be granted again.  The band program is responsible for securing the rights and paying all fees associated with them.

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds and Percussion – $1500 

Download Perusal Score – Just Folks (PDF)

Christmas 2011

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

A NEW second version of the Christmas show was created in 2011. 

Difficulty Level: Medium-Advanced, Grade 4/5

Style: Contemporary Arrangements of Classic Melodies

Original Arrangements by Tim Hinton

Percussion Arrangements by John Cypert.

(Commissioned by the Whitewater H.S. Band, Fayetteville, GA – Jack Jean, Director)

Carol of the Bells / In the Bleak Midwinter / Nutcracker Ballet

A new updated version of this incredibly popular show, now with an innovative and clever version of the Nutcracker as a closing production.  This version features both a talented Alto Sax soloist and a trumpet virtuoso feature.  Both of these spots could be rewritten to feature YOUR most talented students, regardless of instrument.

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: Carol of the Bells requires Copyright Permission to perform.  If you want to perform this show, contact me (at the bottom of this page) and I will explain to you how to proceed with requesting the permission to perform that music. 

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds and Percussion – $1500

NOTE: Many of the props and guard equipment, including that amazing tree, may still be available to purchase.  This could save you much time and money!  Inquire ASAP for more info (at the bottom of this page.)  Take note, the tree begins the show quite short and grows in the finale of the show, just like in the original ballet!  It was Spectacular!

Download Perusal Score of Mvt. 1 – Carol of the Bells (PDF)
Download Perusal Score of Mvt. 2 – Bleak Midwinter (PDF)
Download Perusal Score of Mvt. 3 – Nutcracker (PDF)

Picture from original 2011 Production:

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Christmas

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium-Advanced, Grade 4/5

Style: Contemporary Arrangements of Classic Melodies

Original Arrangements by Tim Hinton

(Originally commissioned by the Irmo H.S. Band, Irmo, SC – Bruce Dinkins, Director)

Carol of the Bells / Nutcracker Suite / In the Bleak Midwinter / Epilogue

A very strong concept, played out with recognizable yet classic music and lots of energy and musicality.  One of the most popular and talked about shows I’ve ever written.

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: Carol of the Bells requires Copyright Permission to perform.  If you want to perform this show, contact me (at the bottom of this page) and I will explain to you how to proceed with requesting the permission to perform that music. 

Fee for the use of the music for the season:
Winds Only – $1000

Download Perusal Score Christmas Mvt. 1 – Carol of the Bells (PDF)
Download Perusal Score Christmas Mvt. 3 – In the Bleak Midwinter (PDF)
Download Perusal Score Christmas Mvt. 4 – Epilogue (PDF)

CHRISTMAS 1998 Irmo High School Band, Irmo, SC (Music & Drill)

 

Classical Favorites

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Difficulty Level: Medium-Advanced, Grade 4+

Style: Contemporary Arrangements of Classical Melodies

Original Arrangements by Tim Hinton

(Originally commissioned by the Heritage H.S. Band, Conyers, GA, Greg Gajownik, Director)

Grieg Suite (Piano Concerto / In the Hall of the Mountain King) / Nessun Dorma / Gaite Parisienne (Can-Can)

Filled with famous Classical melodies that have huge audience appeal and recognition, this show is a great way to do a serious Classical show while keeping the football fans engaged and entertained. (Featuring a dance line on the Can-Can finale always brings the house down!) 

Tim Purple Shirt squareNOTE: Nessun Dorma requires Copyright Permission to perform.  If you want to perform this show as it is shown here, contact me (at the bottom of this page) and I will explain to you how to proceed with requesting the permission to perform that music.  HOWEVER, I have written MANY wonderful classical ballads that would not require copyright permission, so we could also substitute something else for the ballad here, allowing you to use the show without the hassle and extra expense of pursuing copyright.  Contact me to discuss!

Fee to perform this music for the season:
Winds and Percussion – $1500
Winds Only – $1000  / Individual Selections available for $350 each

Download Perusal Score Classical 1 Grieg (PDF)
Download Perusal Score Classical 2 Nessun (PDF)
Download Perusal Score Classical 3 Gaite (PDF)