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Arrangement of the week: One Day More

After a brief break from arranging, this week we're back with 'One Day More' from Les Miserables.  I originally arranged with for a project with an unconventional mix of instruments so I thought I'd rearrange a piano quartet version. This one isn't on Sheet Music Plus, so here's the video!

Arrangement of the week

Arrangement of the week: Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

This week's arrangement is 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy', made famous by The Andrews Sisters. This is another jazz band arrangement, showcasing each instrument, including a bass solo! Check out the video below and the music is available now on Sheet Music Plus, follow the link below.   https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/472174342179007726

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Arrangement of the week: Call Me Maybe

It's that time again! This we have a big band/jazz band with vocalist arrangement of Carly Rae Jepsen's 'Call Me Maybe'. I love the funky feel to it and could hear some brass stabs in the choruses so had to push my boundaries a bit and arrangement for a completely new ensemble set up to… Continue reading Arrangement of the week: Call Me Maybe

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Arrangement of the week: Bohemian Rhapsody

Happy Sunday everyone! This week's arrangement is a piano quartet version of Bohemian Rhapsody. I've done many arrangements of this over the years from duets to a piano quartet using saxophone instead of a viola. This one is for more conventional instrumentation. https://www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/472174342178728090/  

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Arrangement of the week: Chandelier

This week's arrangement is a string quartet version of Chandelier. I've arranged it in A minor to avoid sharps or flats to make this suitable for younger or less advanced players. However, there are a few double stops for those in the group who are more advanced with the idea that they could also just… Continue reading Arrangement of the week: Chandelier

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Arrangement of the week: A Thousand Years Part 2

So this week's arrangement is Christina Perri's A Thousand Years Part 2. Part 2 is a beautiful duet version of the original with male and female vocals. To replicate this, I've used a piano trio, with the strings carrying the vocal lines. A Thousand Years is currently a popular choice for weddings, thanks to Twilight: Breaking Dawn.… Continue reading Arrangement of the week: A Thousand Years Part 2