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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



Lincoln Music Publications - What's New 180801

Four Brand New Releases & Four Revised Transcriptions!
If you are planning music for an upcoming "Oktoberfest" event the following may all be appropriate: Ein Prosit - German Waltz (Oktoberfest) Medley - Pizzicato Polka - Edelweiss - Tales from the Vienna Woods - Blue Danube - Alte kameraden or "Old Comrades" - Redtezky March and Sweet Caroline! Bump, Bump, Bum...

Ein Prosit (traditional German Folk Song) arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This the most popular beer drinking song in Germany and perhaps the entire world. It is a must have at any Oktoberfest celebration or wherever adult beverages are being enjoyed!  It is an advanced intermediate arrangement with a playing time of 2:30. 
 
Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss II and Josef Strauss, transcribed here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quinte by Kenneth Abeling. This is an advanced intermediate transcription of the Strauss’ playful little polka. Although of the classical persuasion, it is both appropriate as a concert novelty piece and as an Oktoberfest selection!  Playing time approximately: 3:00. 

 
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 intermediate level difficulty but programmable for advanced ensembles as well. Playing time 2:00  

 
German Waltz (Oktoberfest) favorites arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is a collection traditional German waltzes and highly appropriate for Ocktoberfest-sh,  or any other beer drinking occasions! The popular titles include: Im Munchen Steht Ein Hofbrauhaus, Schneewalzer, Du, Du, liegst mir am Herzen and Oh du lieber Augustin. This is an advanced intermediate arrangement but suitable for professional musicians as well!! Playing Time 3:20. 
Diferencias sobre 'Guárdame las vacas' by Luis de Narváez. Originally written for the vihuela, this theme and variations has been adapted here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet and Woodwind Quartet by Kenneth Abeling. This Spanish, Renaissance era selection is a more advanced piece and a little tricky, but fun to play and showcases the entire ensemble!  Playing Time 3:30.  
Radetzky March, Op. 228 transcribed by Johann Strauss I for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet transcribed by Kenneth Abeling. This is an advanced intermediate to easier advanced level arrangement and very suitable for Oktoberfest performances and variety of other occasions. 
C. Teike's Alte Kamaraden or “Old Comrades” is one of the most popular German marches of all time and perfect for “Oktoberfest-ish” gigs! Transcribed for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling.
Antonio Vivaldi’s very popular Concerto in D Major RV 93. Originally written for Lute, Violin, Cello and Harpsichord, this selection takes on an entirely new life in this arrangement for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet and Organ by Kenneth Abeling.  The movements are: I. Allegro - II. Largo - III. Allegro. This is an easier advanced piece and suitable for both general performance, in its entirety or in parts, and for secular as well as sacred settings. Playing Time approximately 10:15 
Antonio Vivaldi’s Chamber Concerto in D Major RV 99. Originally written for Recorder, Violin, Oboe, Bassoon and Harpsichord, this arrangement is for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet and Woodwind Quartet with optional Organ parta by Kenneth Abeling.  The movements are: I. Allegro - II. Largo - III. Allegro. This is an advanced piece and suitable for both general performance. in its entirety or in parts, and for secular as well as sacred settings. Playing Time approximately 9:50.  
Mozart's universally known Serenade in G, K. 525 'Eine kleine Nachtmusik' or, a little night music for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet and Woodwind Quartet by Kenneth Abeling. The movements are: I. Allegro, II. Romance: Andante, III. Minuet-Trio: Allegretto and IV. Rondo. This is an advanced level selection and appropriate for many performance applications either in its entirety or singular movements.