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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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13 Featured Arrangements


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.

“The Shadow of Your Smile”, Words by Paul Francis Webster and Music by Johnny Mandel arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling.  This charming song was first introduced in the 1965 film “The Sandpiper” and won the Grammy Award for Song of the Year as well as the Academy Award for Best Original Song.  This is an Intermediate to advanced Intermediate arrangement.

When Sunny Gets Blue, music by Marvin Fisher and arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet, is a timeless classic and a "must have" in any professional quintets Jazz library. This arrangement is also playable by younger or less experienced Quartets and Quintets.

“Sing-along Medley #2”, arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet is the second collection five “Tin Pan Alley” era songs arranged by Kenneth Abeling to include: “You Made Me love You” - “In the Good Old Summertime” - "Shine on Harvest Moon" - "Let Me Call You Sweetheart" & “April Showers".  This piece is of intermediate to advanced intermediate level difficulty and is perfect for performances for elderly audiences, as a music history-teaching tool for younger audiences as well as other nostalgic performance applications.

Zacatecas March or, La Marche De Zacatecas by Genaro Codina arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling.  Zacatecas March is a Mexican Patriotic Song, the anthem of the state of Zacatecas and considered to be the second national anthem of Mexico. This is an advanced intermediate arrangement and this delightful march and is suitable for general performance as well as Mexican ethnic and patriotic events. The Playing time can range from 1:48 to 4:30 depending on repeats, the D.C. and which of the two possible end points is chosen.

The Liberty Bell transcribed here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet, is another one of John Philip Sousa’s famous marches and the theme to the Monty Python TV series. This transcription is of intermediate to advanced intermediate level difficulty. 

Hands Across the Sea transcribed here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet, is another one of John Philip Sousa’s famous marches. This transcription is of intermediate to advanced intermediate level difficulty.

Mia & Sebastian’s Theme” from La La Land, Music by Justin Hurwitz arranged for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is an advanced intermediate to easy advanced level arrangement of a multi-award winning, modern day movie musical classic!

 

“Sweet Caroline”, Words and Music by Neil Diamond and arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. A timeless “Pop” classic that audiences love to “Interact” with.
 
This Masquerade, Words & Music by Leon Russell and arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This very beautiful song is one of Leon Russell's most popular of all time.  It has been recorded by various artists over the years most notably George Benson.  This is a Latin arrangement of the song and most ensembles will find it to be moderately difficult.

 
“Take On Me”, Music by Waaktaar and Magne Furuholmne and Words by Waaktaar, Furuholmne and Harket arranged here for BBrass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is an intermediate to advanced arrangement depending on the ensemble of the still very popular song created and made popular by the Norwegian Band a-ha.
Stylistic Variations on “Smoke on the Water”, Words and Music by Blackmore, Gillan, Glover and Lord and Paice arranged here for BBrass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. Both the performers and audience will find this advanced intermediate to advanced arrangement with its theme and three variations humorously appealing.
“Garry Owen” or “Garryowen” is a Traditional Irish Air and adopted as the official tune/march of the US 7th Cavalry Regiment arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is an advanced intermediate arrangement.
CHICAGO (That Toddlin' Town) by Fred Fisher arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This an advanced arrangement of Fisher’s tribute to the 2nd City and made popular by Frank Sinatra amongst others.