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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!
Celebration (Piano/Vocal Score)
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Celebration (Piano/Vocal Score)

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

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

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‘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.
Sheep May Safely Graze (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)
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Sheep May Safely Graze (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

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Bach’s ‘Sheep May Safely Graze’ is another great arrangement in a rock/pop ballad style for Flexi-Band and Orchestras and Bands of all sizes. Strong melodic lines using Bach’s famous vocal themes together with modern harmony 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 for voice! Also ideal for ensemble examination purposes. The Flexi-Band Classical 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, Treble/Viola/Bass Clef instruments including lead guitar and Nuvo instruments. More titles available from www.paulbarkermusic.com Copyright © 2018 Paul Barker ℗ 2018 Paul Barker Also available in digital and hard copy form from: www.sheetmusicplus.com www.jwpepper.com
Funk.Com (Fleix-Band Score & Parts)
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Funk.Com (Fleix-Band Score & Parts)

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‘’ is a fun concert piece based around popular chord progressions for Training Orchestras, Bands and Flexi-Ensembles. It has memorable riffs and exciting rhythms to get your musicians and audience into the ‘groove’! A great addition to your concert programme any time of year. Ideal for GCSE Solo and Ensemble Performance training/Flexi-Band performances. 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. ​Duration: 2:25 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 (Chords/TAB) - Bass Guitar Drum Kit - Tuned and Untuned Percussion​​​
Hallelujah (Piano/Vocal Score)
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Hallelujah (Piano/Vocal Score)

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'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
Hallelujah! (Score & Parts)
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Hallelujah! (Score & Parts)

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‘Hallelujah!’ is the most fun you’re going to have with your Choir and Orchestra this year – Guaranteed! Sparkling vocal lines in Gospel style fused with a rich orchestral arrangement and blazing Rock Band featuring a dynamic Lead Guitar Solo – this piece is going to cause a sense of euphoria your audience and performers will certainly remember! ​ Backing track minus SAB Voices 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 - Orchestra - Rock Band Featuring Lead Guitar Solos
Parallel Lines (Solo Alto Saxophone & Piano)
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Parallel Lines (Solo Alto Saxophone & Piano)

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‘Parallel Lines’ is a dynamic new work for Alto Saxophone and Piano inspired by minimalist stylistics which explore parallel motifs, harmony and angular themes. Suitable for all types of concerts, recitals and examinations throughout the year ​ Ideal for GCSE Music Solo Performance and general Training/Flexi-Band repertoire! Backing track and performance recording available from www.paulbarkermusic.com ​ ​Duration: 2.35 Level: Intermediate - Intermediate Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal - Examinations, Recitals and Competitions ​Orchestration: Alto Saxophone Solo - Piano
Parallel Lines (Oboe and Piano)
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Parallel Lines (Oboe and Piano)

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‘Parallel Lines’ is a dynamic new work for Oboe and Piano inspired by minimalist stylistics which explore parallel motifs, harmony and angular themes. Suitable for all types of concerts, recitals and examinations throughout the year. Ideal for GCSE Music Solo Performance and general Training/Flexi-Band repertoire! Backing track and performance recording available from www.paulbarkermusic.com ​ ​Duration: 2.35 Level: Intermediate - Intermediate Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal - Examinations, Recitals and Competitions ​Orchestration: Oboe Solo - Piano
Rondo All Swing! (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)
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Rondo All Swing! (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

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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​​​
RockAtude (Solo Electric Guitar - Rock Band - Full Orchestra)
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RockAtude (Solo Electric Guitar - Rock Band - Full Orchestra)

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'RockAtude' is an explosive high-end finale piece to feature your great rock musicians together with Orchestra guaranteed to make your musical event an electrifying experience! Suitable for school, college and professional orchestras alike. Ideal for GCSE Music Ensemble Performance! Can also be used in various reduced score format to suit most ensembles. Backing track available for your Lead Guitarist featuring Rock Band and also Full Orchestral Version from www.paulbarkermusic.com ​Duration: 2:40 Level: Intermediate Occasion: Concert - General Performance - Music Examinations Instrumentation: Rock Band (featuring Solo Lead Guitar) - Orchestra
Lament For Violin (Violin Solo & Piano)
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Lament For Violin (Violin Solo & Piano)

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‘Lament for Violin’ is an explosion of emotional harmonies and contrast with dramatic, lamenting melodic themes. This work will brilliantly showcase the Violin Soloist with its passion, dramatic melodic range and thematic contrast. Suitable for all types of concerts, recitals and examinations throughout the year. Ideal for Music GCSE Solo Performance and backing track and performance recording available from www.paulbarkermusic.com ​ ​Duration: 3.20 Level: Intermediate - Advanced Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal - Examinations, Recitals and Competitions ​Orchestration: Violin Solo - Piano
Lament For Cello (Solo Cello & Piano)
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Lament For Cello (Solo Cello & Piano)

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‘Lament for Cello' is an explosion of emotional harmonies and contrast with dramatic, lamenting melodic themes. This work will brilliantly showcase the Cello Soloist with its passion, dramatic melodic range and thematic contrast. Suitable for all types of concerts, recitals and examinations throughout the year. Ideal for GCSE Music Solo Performance and backing track and performance recording available from www.paulbarkermusic.com ​ ​Duration: 3.20 Level: Intermediate - Advanced Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal - Examinations, Recitals and Competitions ​Orchestration: Cello Solo - Piano
Lament For Viola (Viola Solo & Piano)
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Lament For Viola (Viola Solo & Piano)

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‘Lament for Viola' is an explosion of emotional harmonies and contrast with dramatic, lamenting melodic themes. This work will brilliantly showcase the Viola Soloist with its passion, dramatic melodic range and thematic contrast. Suitable for all types of concerts, recitals and examinations throughout the year. Ideal for GCSE Music Solo Performance and backing track and performance recording available from www.paulbarkermusic.com ​ ​Duration: 3.20 Level: Intermediate - Advanced Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal - Examinations, Recitals and Competitions ​Orchestration: Viola Solo - Piano
Pop Tastic (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)
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Pop Tastic (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

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Want to transform your Training/Intermediate Band/Orchestra into an audience-pleasing Pop sensation? Using a dynamic mix of original Disco and Rock themes ‘Pop Tastic’ is suitable anywhere in your concert programme any time of year! 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: 2:15 Level: Beginner - Intermediate (UK Grades 1-5 and USA Grade 2) Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal Instrumentation: C -Bb - Eb - F -Viola/Bass Clef - Nuvo Instruments - Piano - ​Lead & Rhythm Guitar Bass Guitar - Drum Kit - Tuned and Untuned Percussion​​
Parallel Lines (Clarinet & Piano)
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Parallel Lines (Clarinet & Piano)

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‘Parallel Lines’ is a dynamic new work for Clarinet in Bb and Piano inspired by minimalist stylistics which explore parallel motifs, harmony and angular themes. Suitable for all types of concerts, recitals and examinations throughout the year. Ideal for GCSE Music Solo Performance and general Training/Flexi-Band repertoire! Backing track and performance recording available from www.paulbarkermusic.com ​ ​Duration: 2.35 Level: Intermediate - Intermediate Occasion: Concert - Small/Large Scale - Formal or Informal - Examinations, Recitals and Competitions ​Orchestration: Clarinet in Bb Solo - Piano
Celebration (Score & Parts)
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Celebration (Score & Parts)

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‘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 vocal lines for choirs to learn combined with rip-roaring Orchestral and Rock Band accompaniment will make this a sure hit in your concert. This arrangement also includes an optional Children’s vocal line. ​ 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 - Children's Choir (optional) - Orchestra - Rock Band Featuring Lead Guitar Solos
Stringtando (Solo Violin & Piano)
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Stringtando (Solo Violin & Piano)

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

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‘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​​​
Rock Tube (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)
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Rock Tube (Flexi-Band Score & Parts)

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Everything you need to stage a powerful rock instrumental with driving rhythms and memorable themes. 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. 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 and Bass Guitar provide strong harmonic and rhythmical support for common combinations of instruments in C, Bb, Eb and F. Viola /BassClef clef included with Guitar Chords, Guitar Tab and Drum Kit notation. ​See our many other titles in this series! ​Duration: 2:20 Level: Beginner - Intermediate (UK Grades 1-5 and USA Grade 2) Occasion: Concert - Informal - Music Examinations Instrumentation: C -Bb - Eb - F -Viola/Bass Clef - Nuvo Instruments - Piano - ​Lead & Rhythm Guitar Bass Guitar - Drum Kit - Tuned and Untuned Percussion​