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Small Ensemble Sheet Music
for the Professional and Amateur Musician

Arrangements & Transcriptions for
Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet,
String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet.

By Kenneth W. Abeling



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Muskrat Ramble, Music by Edward “Kid” Ory for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet, arr. Ken Abeling.  This is a rather advanced arrangement of a chart you will find on anyone’s list of top ten best Dixieland songs ever written!

The Girl with the Flaxen Hair or La fille aux cheveux de lin by Claude Debussy transcribed for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet This is number eight of twelve in Debussy’s first book of preludes and inspired by a poem by Leconte de Lisle of the same name. This is advanced intermediate arrangement and suitable for a variety of performance applications. 

Paragon Rag by Scott Joplin transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is an advanced intermediate to easier advanced level transcription of another one of Scott Joplin's more popular rags!

This Tango by Isaac Albéniz is the second in the suite of six pieces originally written for piano entitled España Op. 165 transcribed here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. It is a charming little piece of an advanced intermediate level difficulty but programmable for advanced ensembles as well!

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling.  This is yet another in a series of timeless African American Spirituals. It is an Intermediate level arrangement and is appropriate for all religious services and Black History events.

The Entertainer, transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling, is perhaps Scott Joplin's most popular rags. Audiences may recognize this melody from the Academy Award winning movie The Sting.

Tea for Two, music by Vincent Youmans with lyrics by Irving Caesar arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This cute little number was first featured in the Broadway Musical “No, No, Nanette” and is a show tune standard. This is an advanced intermediate to earlier advanced “Cha Cha-ish” arrangement and is suitable for a variety of audiences.

Joshua Fought the Battle of Jericho arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling.  This is the final installment in a series of popular African American Spirituals.  It is an easier advanced level arrangement and is appropriate for all religious services and Black History events.  

Water Music Suite No. II in D Major (HWV 349) by George Frideric Handel transcribed for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet.  The Movements include: I. Overture (Allegro), II. Hornpipe, III. Minuet, IV. Lentement, V. Bourrée. Along with performance as a complete suite it is perfectly suited for use as individual movements, particularly for segments of Religious services or Wedding Ceremonies.

Embraceable You by Ira & George Gershwin for Clarinet Quartet arranged by Kenneth Abeling. This is a lovely and popular song by George and Ira Gershwin and first apart of the Broadway musical Girl Crazy. The arrangement of this timeless jazz standard is advanced intermediate to early advanced.

Rhosymedre from “Three Preludes Founded on Hymn Tunes” by Ralph Vaughan Williams for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet . “Rhosymedre” (Lovely), by Welsh Anglican priest John David Edwards, is a hymn tune named after the village of Rhosymedre in the County Borough of Wrexham, Wales. This is an intermediate level arrangement suitable for a variety of occasions to include; Weddings, Worship Services, Funerals and General Performance.