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Selections from the Paul Barker Music Catalogue are new, sensibly priced, quality music for School Choirs, Training/Flexi-Bands, GCSE, A' Level, IB Solo/Ensemble Performance Examinations/Recitals. We help to make Music Education a little easier!

Selections from the Paul Barker Music Catalogue are new, sensibly priced, quality music for School Choirs, Training/Flexi-Bands, GCSE, A' Level, IB Solo/Ensemble Performance Examinations/Recitals. We help to make Music Education a little easier!
Pachelbel's Canon Rock  - (Flexiband Score & Parts)

Pachelbel's Canon Rock - (Flexiband Score & Parts)

‘Pachelbel’s Canon Rock’ is a fun arrangement in a rock/popular style for Training Orchestras/Bands and Flexi-Ensembles. Strong melodic and harmonic lines supported by a robust rhythm section make this suitable for any combination of players. A fantastic way to introduce your band and audience to one of the most famous pieces ever composed! Ideal for GCSE Ensemble Performance for all examination boards! The Flexi-Band Pop Series allows conductors to mix and match orchestration to meet available resources. Piano, Drum Kit, Rhythm Guitar and Bass Guitar provide strong harmonic and rhythmical support for common combinations of C, Bb, Eb, F, Viola/Bass Clef instruments including lead guitars and Nuvo instruments.
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Dramatica (Violin Solo & Piano)

Dramatica (Violin Solo & Piano)

‘Dramatica’ is an explosion of emotional harmonies with a dramatic, heart-warming melodic theme. ‘Dramatica’ will brilliantly showcase the Violin Soloist with its passion and drive. Suitable for performance any time of the year. Also available in other solo versions with Keyboard for Viola, Cello, Flute, Lead Guitar, Lead Guitar and String Orchestra and spectacular Full String Orchestral arrangement. Ideal for GCSE Music Solo Performance!
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MASSive  - A Mass In Rock!  (Piano/Vocal Score

MASSive - A Mass In Rock! (Piano/Vocal Score

'MASSive' is scored for Soprano Solo, SAB Choir, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Section and Full Orchestra. Commissioned by the International Schools Choral Festival in 2013, this 20 minute work is guaranteed to be an explosive addition to any concert. 'MASSive' works in any flexible instrumental combination and includes a professional backing track for rehearsal and performance purposes. If you enjoy 'MASSive', check out the prequel 'Roquiem' on this site. Commissioned and recorded by the International Schools Choral Society Choir and Orchestra 2013. Studio recording features the Choir of South Island School (Hong Kong) and Jovita Leung (Soprano). Graphics by Alan Dickson. Video projection by Jay Fung Leung and Matthew Ng. Performances in Hong Kong, South Korea, Germany, China and the United Kingdom. "Pie Jesu' Awarded 'Commended Entry' in the 2014 UK Songwriting Contest. www.songwritingcontest.co.uk​
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MASSive  - A Mass In Rock!  (Piano/Vocal Score

MASSive - A Mass In Rock! (Piano/Vocal Score

'MASSive' is scored for Soprano Solo, SAB Choir, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Section and Full Orchestra. Commissioned by the International Schools Choral Festival in 2013, this 20 minute work is guaranteed to be an explosive addition to any concert. 'MASSive' works in any flexible instrumental combination and includes a professional backing track for rehearsal and performance purposes. If you enjoy 'MASSive', check out the prequel 'Roquiem' on this site. Commissioned and recorded by the International Schools Choral Society Choir and Orchestra 2013. Studio recording features the Choir of South Island School (Hong Kong) and Jovita Leung (Soprano). Graphics by Alan Dickson. Video projection by Jay Fung Leung and Matthew Ng. Performances in Hong Kong, South Korea, Germany, China and the United Kingdom. "Pie Jesu' Awarded 'Commended Entry' in the 2014 UK Songwriting Contest. www.songwritingcontest.co.uk​
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Celebration (Piano/Vocal Score)

Celebration (Piano/Vocal Score)

‘Celebration’ was commissioned for the English Schools Foundation 50th Anniversary in Hong Kong and does exactly what it says! A feel-good concert item for any joyous occasion guaranteed to raise the roof! Easy SAB vocal lines for choirs with optional children's choir unison line will make this a sure hit in your concert. Also available for Choir, Full Orchestra and Rock Band! Backing track minus SAB Voices also available. A spectacular contemporary addition to your concert! ​Duration: 2:30 Level: Intermediate Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal - Concert Finale - Celebration ​Orchestration: SAB Choir - Piano/Keyboard
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Pachelbel's Canon Rock  - (Flexiband Score & Parts)

Pachelbel's Canon Rock - (Flexiband Score & Parts)

‘Pachelbel’s Canon Rock’ is a fun arrangement in a rock/popular style for Training Orchestras/Bands and Flexi-Ensembles. Strong melodic and harmonic lines supported by a robust rhythm section make this suitable for any combination of players. A fantastic way to introduce your band and audience to one of the most famous pieces ever composed! Ideal for GCSE Ensemble Performance for all examination boards! The Flexi-Band Pop Series allows conductors to mix and match orchestration to meet available resources. Piano, Drum Kit, Rhythm Guitar and Bass Guitar provide strong harmonic and rhythmical support for common combinations of C, Bb, Eb, F, Viola/Bass Clef instruments including lead guitars and Nuvo instruments.
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Angels In The Wind

Angels In The Wind

A Christmas song suitable for all occasions and finalist in the UK Songwriting Competition 2013. Backing track available from www.paulbarkermusic.com
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Circle Of 5ths (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

Circle Of 5ths (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

A fun concert piece based around popular chord progressions for Training Orchestras, Bands and Flexi-Ensembles. This piece is instantly an audience hit and players will love the energy and drive it creates. Suitable for anywhere in your concert programme - anytime of year and also a great resources for GCSE Ensemble Performance! The Flexi-Band Pop series allows conductors to mix and match orchestration to meet available resources. Piano, drum kit and bass guitar provide strong harmonic and rhythmical support for common combinations of instruments in C, Bb, Eb, F and treble, bass and viola clefs.
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Dramatica (Cello Solo & Piano)

Dramatica (Cello Solo & Piano)

‘Dramatica’ is an explosion of emotional harmonies with a dramatic, heart-warming melodic theme. ‘Dramatica’ will brilliantly showcase the Cello Soloist with its passion and drive. Suitable for performance any time of the year. Also available in other solo versions with Keyboard for Viola, Violin, Flute, Lead Guitar , Lead Guitar and String Orchestra and spectacular Full String Orchestral arrangement. Idea for GCSE Music Solo Performance.
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Dramatica (Flute Solo & Keyboard)

Dramatica (Flute Solo & Keyboard)

‘Dramatica’ is an explosion of emotional harmonies with a dramatic, heart-warming melodic theme. ‘Dramatica’ will brilliantly showcase the flute Soloist with its passion and drive. Suitable for performance any time of the year. Also available in other solo versions with Keyboard for Viola, Cello, Violin,Lead Guitar, Lead Guitar and String Orchestra and spectacular Full String Orchestral arrangement. Ideal for GCSE Music Solo Performance.
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Stringtando (Solo Violin & Piano)

Stringtando (Solo Violin & Piano)

​‘Stringtando’ is a contemporary and lively orchestral work suitable for intermediate/higher level String Orchestras and smaller Chamber Groups. Wonderfully playful both melodically and harmonically together with an instantly memorable theme make this concert piece original and refreshing for both your players and audience. Backing track available minus Violin from www.paulbarkermusic.com Idea for GCSE/A'Level and IB Music Solo Performances ​Duration: 2:55 Level: Intermediate - Advanced Occasion: General Concert - Competition - Recital ​Orchestration: String Orchestra - Piano/Keyboard​
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Vivaldi's 4 Seasons 'Winter Ballad' (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

Vivaldi's 4 Seasons 'Winter Ballad' (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

‘Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons – Winter Ballad’ is another great arrangement in a rock/popular style for Training Orchestras/Bands and Flexi-Ensembles. Strong melodic lines of the famous ‘Autumn’ theme and modern harmonic lines supported by a robust rhythm section make this suitable for any combination of players and complement the other pop arrangements of ‘Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons’ in this collection. A fantastic way to introduce your band and audience to one of the most famous pieces ever composed! Ideal for GCSE Music Ensemble Performance ! The Flexi-Band Pop Series allows conductors to mix and match orchestration to meet available resources. Piano, Drum Kit, Rhythm Guitar and Bass Guitar provide strong harmonic and rhythmical support for common combinations of C, Bb, Eb, F, Viola/Bass Clef instruments including lead guitars and Nuvo instruments. See our many other titles in this series! ​Duration: 2:20 Level: Beginner - Intermediate (UK Grades 1-5 and USA Grade 2) Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal ​Orchestration: Flexi-Band - Mix and Match Orchestration - C -Bb - Eb - F -Viola/Bass Clef Nuvo Instruments - Piano - ​Lead & Rhythm Guitar Bass Guitar- Drum Kit - Tuned and Untuned Percussion​​​
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Vivaldi's 4 Seasons 'Autumn Rock' (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

Vivaldi's 4 Seasons 'Autumn Rock' (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons – Autumn Rock’ is another superb arrangement in a rock/popular style for Training Orchestras/Bands and Flexi-Ensembles. Strong melodic lines of the famous ‘Autumn’ theme and modern harmonic lines supported by a robust rhythm section make this suitable for any combination of players and complement the other pop arrangements of ‘Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons’ in this collection. A fantastic way to introduce your band and audience to one of the most famous pieces ever composed! Ideal for GCSE Music Ensemble Performance ! The Flexi-Band Pop Series allows conductors to mix and match orchestration to meet available resources. Piano, Drum Kit, Rhythm Guitar and Bass Guitar provide strong harmonic and rhythmical support for common combinations of C, Bb, Eb, F, Viola/Bass Clef instruments including lead guitars and Nuvo instruments. See our many other titles in this series! ​Duration: 2:20 Level: Beginner - Intermediate (UK Grades 1-5 and USA Grade 2) Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal ​Orchestration: Flex-Band - Mix and Match Orchestration - C -Bb - Eb - F -Viola/Bass Clef Nuvo Instruments - Piano - ​Lead & Rhythm Guitar Bass Guitar- Drum Kit - Tuned and Untuned Percussion​​​​​​​
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Hallelujah (Piano/Vocal Score)

Hallelujah (Piano/Vocal Score)

'Hallelujah!’ is the most fun you’re going to have with your Choir this year – Guaranteed! Sparkling vocal lines in Gospel style with rich warm harmonies– this piece is going to cause a sense of euphoria your audience and performers will certainly remember! Backing track minus SAB Voices and version for Choir, Full Orchestra and Rock Band also available! A spectacular contemporary addition to your concert! ​Duration: 3:00 Level: Intermediate Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal - Concert Finale - Celebration ​Orchestration: SAB Choir - Keyboard
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The Swing Katz (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

The Swing Katz (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

‘The Swing Katz’ is fun concert piece in a swing style for Training Orchestras, Bands and Flexi-Ensembles. Strong melodic and harmonic lines supported by a robust rhythm section make this suitable for any combination of players. ‘The Swing Katz’ would complement your concert programme to make your training group sound extra cool. Ideal for GCSE Music Ensemble Performance ! The Flexi-Band Pop Series allows conductors to mix and match orchestration to meet available resources. Piano, Drum Kit, Rhythm Guitar and Bass Guitar provide strong harmonic and rhythmical support for common combinations of including lead guitars and Nuvo instruments. See our many other titles in this series! ​ Duration: 1:35 Level: Beginner - Intermediate (UK Grades 1-5 and USA Grade 2) Occasion: Concert - General Performance - Informal Instrumentation: C -Bb - Eb - F -Viola/Bass Clef - Nuvo Instruments - Piano - ​Lead & Rhythm Guitar Bass Guitar - Drum Kit - Tuned and Untuned Percussion
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Dramatica (Viola Solo & Piano)

Dramatica (Viola Solo & Piano)

‘Dramatica’ is an explosion of emotional harmonies with a dramatic, heart-warming melodic theme. ‘Dramatica’ will brilliantly showcase the Viola Soloist with its passion and drive. Suitable for performance any time of the year. Also available in other solo versions with Keyboard for Violin, Cello, Flute, Lead Guitar, Lead Guitar and String Orchestra and spectacular Full String Orchestral arrangement. Ideal for GCSE Music Solo Performance!
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Dramatica (Electric Guitar Solo & Piano)

Dramatica (Electric Guitar Solo & Piano)

‘Dramatica’ is an explosion of emotional harmonies with a dramatic, heart-warming melodic theme. ‘Dramatica’ will brilliantly showcase the Lead Guitar Soloist with its passion and drive. Suitable for performance any time of the year. Also available in other solo versions with Keyboard for Violin, Viola, Cello, Flute, Lead Guitar and String Orchestra and spectacular Full String Orchestral arrangement. Ideal for GCSE Music Solo Performance!
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Dramatica (Violin Solo & Piano)

Dramatica (Violin Solo & Piano)

‘Dramatica’ is an explosion of emotional harmonies with a dramatic, heart-warming melodic theme. ‘Dramatica’ will brilliantly showcase the Violin Soloist with its passion and drive. Suitable for performance any time of the year. Also available in other solo versions with Keyboard for Viola, Cello, Flute, Lead Guitar, Lead Guitar and String Orchestra and spectacular Full String Orchestral arrangement. Ideal for GCSE Music Solo Performance!
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Dramatica (String Orchestra and Electric Guitar - Score and Parts)

Dramatica (String Orchestra and Electric Guitar - Score and Parts)

‘Dramatica’ is an explosion of emotional harmonies with a dramatic, heart-warming melodic theme. ‘Dramatica’ will brilliantly showcase the flute Soloist with its passion and drive. Suitable for performance any time of the year. Also available in other solo versions with Keyboard for Viola, Cello, Violin,Lead Guitar, Lead Guitar and String Orchestra and spectacular Full String Orchestral arrangement. Ideal for GCSE Music Solo and Ensemble Performance!
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Eine Kleine Rock Musik (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

Eine Kleine Rock Musik (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

Mozart’s ‘Eine Kleine Rock-Musik’ is another great ‘classical’ arrangement in our popular rock style series for Training Orchestras/Bands and Flexi-Ensembles. Built on the success of our ‘Pachelbel’s Canon Rock’ this piece develops Mozart’s main themes supported by a driving rhythmic section. This is a fantastic way to introduce your band and audience to one of the most famous pieces ever composed! Ideal for GCSE Ensemble Performance and General Concerts. The Flexi-Band Pop Series allows conductors to mix and match orchestration to meet available resources. Piano, Drum Kit, Rhythm Guitar and Bass Guitar provide strong harmonic and rhythmical support for common combinations of C, Bb, Eb, F, Viola/Bass Clef instruments including lead guitar and Nuvo instruments.
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MASSive- A Mass In Rock! (Conductor Score)

MASSive- A Mass In Rock! (Conductor Score)

'MASSive' is scored for Soprano Solo, SAB Choir, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Section and Full Orchestra. Commissioned by the International Schools Choral Festival in 2013, this 20 minute work is guaranteed to be an explosive addition to any concert. 'MASSive' works in any flexible instrumental combination and includes a professional backing track for rehearsal and performance purposes. If you enjoy 'MASSive', check out the prequel 'Roquiem' on this site. Commissioned and recorded by the International Schools Choral Society Choir and Orchestra 2013. Studio recording features the Choir of South Island School (Hong Kong) and Jovita Leung (Soprano). Graphics by Alan Dickson. Video projection by Jay Fung Leung and Matthew Ng. Performances in Hong Kong, South Korea, Germany, China and the United Kingdom. "Pie Jesu' Awarded 'Commended Entry' in the 2014 UK Songwriting Contest. www.songwritingcontest.co.uk​ Duration: 20 Min Level: Intermediate/Advanced Occasion: Large Scale Concert - Formal or Informal (Full Work or selected movements) Instrumentation: SAB Choir - Soprano Soloist - Full Orchestra - Rock Band with Lead Guitar Solo
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MASSive - A Mass In Rock! (Instrumental Pack Minus Conductor Score)

MASSive - A Mass In Rock! (Instrumental Pack Minus Conductor Score)

MASSive' is scored for Soprano Solo, SAB Choir, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Section and Full Orchestra. Commissioned by the International Schools Choral Festival in 2013, this 20 minute work is guaranteed to be an explosive addition to any concert. 'MASSive' works in any flexible instrumental combination and includes a professional backing track for rehearsal and performance purposes. If you enjoy 'MASSive', check out the prequel 'Roquiem' on this site. Commissioned and recorded by the International Schools Choral Society Choir and Orchestra 2013. Studio recording features the Choir of South Island School (Hong Kong) and Jovita Leung (Soprano). Graphics by Alan Dickson. Video projection by Jay Fung Leung and Matthew Ng. Performances in Hong Kong, South Korea, Germany, China and the United Kingdom. "Pie Jesu' Awarded 'Commended Entry' in the 2014 UK Songwriting Contest. www.songwritingcontest.co.uk​ Duration: 20 Min Level: Intermediate/Advanced Occasion: Large Scale Concert - Formal or Informal (Full Work or selected movements) Instrumentation: SAB Choir - Soprano Soloist - Full Orchestra - Rock Band with Lead Guitar Solo
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Rondo All Swing! (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

Rondo All Swing! (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

Built on the success of our ‘Pachelbel’s Canon Rock’ this piece develops Mozart’s main themes supported by a driving rhythmic section. This is a fantastic way to introduce your band and audience to one of the most famous pieces ever composed! Ideal for GCSE Music Ensemble Performance ! The Flexi-Band Pop Series allows conductors to mix and match orchestration to meet available resources. Piano, Drum Kit, Rhythm Guitar and Bass Guitar provide strong harmonic and rhythmical support for common combinations of C, Bb, Eb, F, Viola/Bass Clef instruments including lead guitar and Nuvo instruments. See our many other titles in this series! ​Duration: 2:50 Level: Beginner - Intermediate (UK Grades 1-5 and USA Grade 2) Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal ​Orchestration: Flexi-Band - Mix and Match Orchestration - C -Bb - Eb - F -Viola/Bass Clef Nuvo Instruments - Piano - ​Lead & Rhythm Guitar (Chords/TAB) - Bass Guitar Drum Kit - Tuned and Untuned Percussion​​​
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