With or without accompaniment this is a collection that players will enjoy practising and performing.
Winners Galore makes an ideal companion to a tutor book providing enjoyment as well as essential repertoire. It is the perfect addition to the wide range of titles found in Easy Winners.
... A Life on the Ocean Wave The Archers L'Arlesienne Prelude The Ash Grove Beethoven 9th Symphony Birdie Song Black Beauty Blackadder Bolero Ravel Bridal March Calon Lan Camptown Races CanCan Carnival of the Animals The Elephant Cornish Floral Dance Danny Boy Day Trip to Bangor Drunken Sailor Emmerdale Farm The Entertainer Fawlty Towers Flintstones Give Me Joy in My Heart Grand March Aida Hallelujah Chorus Happy Birthday Hava Nagila Hornpipe Humeresque I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside In Dulci Jubilo In the Mood Irish Washerwoman Kalinka Land of Hope and Glory Last of the Summer Wine Laural and Hardy Lily the Pink Linden Lea Little Donkey Mairi's Wedding March Slav The Marriage of Figaro Aria Mary Had a Baby Minder Miss Marple Mistletoe and Wine Monty Python Morning Peer Gynt Mozart Horn Concerto The Loco-Motion Pirates of Penzance March Muppet Show A Midsummer Night's Dream Ma Vlast Vltava A Midsummer Nigh's Dream Nocturne Nessun Dorma Old Shearer's Song Portsmouth Postman Pat Puppet on a String Radetzky March Russian Dance Spread a Little Happiness Teddy Bear's Picnic Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines Those Where the Days Tie Me Kangaroo Down Wombling Song Van der Valk We Wish You A Merry Christmas William Tell Winter Four Seasons
. . . An excellent book full of good, yet not too difficult tunes.
Reviewed Teaching Brass Music Teacher
For CD backing tracks and optional piano accompaniment see Next Titles.
The widespread popularity of Winners Galore can be attributed to many factors. Most importantly, young players and teachers alike appreciate that each title has been carefully arranged to suit the particular range, technique and characteristics of the instrument. They find the bumper collection of over seventy ever-popular tunes drawn from a wide variety of musical styles guaranteed to whet the appetites of players and audiences alike. There is something for players of all ages to dip into and enjoy.
Peter Lawrance had lessons with James Brown at the Royal Academy of Music after which he attended Liverpool and Reading Universities, studying composition with Hugh Wood and the horn with James Eastham. He then followed an extensive career in playing and teaching, including working as head of an instrumental teaching service and as an examiner for the Guildhall School of Music.
His educational music and compositions for brass, wind and orchestra have been widely published and performed.