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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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Lincoln Music Publications - What's New 240101
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2 New Arrangements!
13 Featured Arrangements


Basin Street Blues written by Spencer Williams, first published in 1926 and made famous by a Louis Armstrong recording in 1928 is a Dixieland favorite. This arrangement for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet features solo sections by all in the ensemble and a fun read for the professional Quartet while still being accessible to younger or less experienced musicians.

Suite Española, Op. 47, No. 4. Cadiz (Canción) by Isaac Albéniz transcribed for Clarinet Quartet. This is an advanced intermediate to advanced transcription of another of Albéniz’s most beloved piano pieces.

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

Blue Moon by Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers, arranged by Kenneth Abeling for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is an ageless standard most audiences will remember.  It’s an advanced intermediate to easier advanced level arrangement depending on the ensemble you choose.

Claude Debussy’s lovely "La plus que lente" for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is an advanced intermediate to advanced transcription. Technically none of the individual parts are extremely demanding, but it does require a somewhat mature ensemble to play musically.

Irving Berlin’s lovely “A Pretty Girl is like a Melody” arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet will please your audiences and your ensemble will enjoy playing it as well.

A Closer Walk with Thee for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet is a quintessential New Orleans funeral dirge that has numerous playing applications and an all-time Dixieland favorite. This arrangement is suitable for professional musicians and reachable by less experienced ensembles.

City of Stars from La La Land, Music by Justin Hurwitz and Lyrics by Benj Pasek & Justin Paul arranged for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is an intermediate level arrangement of a multi-award winning, modern day movie musical classic!

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!.

Solace (A Mexican Serenade), transcribed here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling, is one of Scott Joplin's most popular rags. Audiences may recognize this melody from the Academy Award winning movie The Sting.  

Sing-along Medley #3, arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet is a collection 5 timeless Old Time classics from the years, 1926 and 1927. The Titles in this Medley/Collection are; “Ain’t She Sweet”, “The Best Things in Life Are Free”, “Me and My Shadow”, “Side by Side” and “Five foot Two Eyes of Blue”. 

Sweet Georgia Brown, Lyrics by Kenneth Casey and Music by Ben Bernie & Maceo Pinkard arranged for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet. This is a more advanced arrangement of the 1925 Jazz standard / Popular tune. The song is perhaps most recognized as the theme song of the basketball comedy team the Harlem Globetrotters.

Fiddle Tunes, Square Dance, Hoedown Medley or whatever you care to call it, here for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is a medley of three Bluegrass standards including “Liberty”, “Arkansas Traveler” and “Turkey in the Straw”.  This arrangement makes a great novelty or encore piece in some situations. It passes the original melodies and variations equally amongst all members of the Quartet and while being challenging, is equally as fun to play!

Gershwin Medley, Music by George Gershwin arranged for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling. This is a collection of four popular songs by George Gershwin to include, "Somebody Loves Me", "Swanee", "The Man I Love" and "Fascinating Rhythm". It is a Moderate to Moderately difficult arrangement and is suitable for general performance.

Come Fly With Me Words & Music by Sammy Cahn & James Van Heusen and arranged here for Brass Quintet, Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, Saxophone Quintet, String Quartet, Woodwind Quartet, and Woodwind Quintet by Kenneth Abeling.  This is an intermediate to advanced intermediate level arrangement of a jazz standard.

 

Lincoln Music Publications - What's New 231201
2 New Arrangements!14 Featured Christmas Arrangements


I’m in the Mood for Love, music by Jimmy McHugh and lyrics by Dorothy Fields arranged for Clarinet Quartet. This is an intermediate to advanced intermediate level arrangement of this cute little song first introduced in the movie Every Night at Eight. It has since been recorded both as a vocal and instrumental by dozens and dozens of artists.

Bergamasque Suite (L.75) 4. Passepied by Claude Debussy transcribed for Clarinet Quartet, Saxophone Quartet, String Quartet and Woodwind Quartet,.This is an advanced ensemble level transcription.