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Donald Coakley

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This is a great piece by Donald Coakley. He has taken commonly used compositional techniques and developed them into a three movement work. He had this to say about the piece: All these components...

  • CB975
  • Duration: 6:45
  • Grade 3
  • Concert Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$20.00

Donald Coakley has created a colourful and harmonically interesting arrangement of the French-Canadian folksong A la Claire Fontaine. Melodic material is found throughout the ensemble and none of t...

  • BC2340
  • Duration: 2:30
  • Easy
  • Brass Choir (3.2.2.1.1.perc)
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

Donald Coakley has created a colourful and harmonically interesting arrangement of the French-Canadian folksong A la Claire Fontaine. Melodic material is found throughout the ensemble and none of t...

  • BQ21104
  • Duration: 2:25
  • Easy
  • Brass Quintet
Arr. David Marlatt
$25.00

Donald Coakley has created a colourful and harmonically interesting arrangement of the French-Canadian folksong A la Claire Fontaine. Melodic material is found throughout the ensemble and none of t...

  • WWE1294
  • Duration: 2:25
  • Easy
  • Interchangeable Woodwind Ensemble
$35.00

Break Out is conceived in a Boogie Woogie style. This fun piece provides the opportunity to have young bands and . There are short feature solos for trumpet, alto sax and clarinet. This short piece...

  • CB2027
  • Duration: 1:35
  • Grade 1.5
  • Concert Band
$62.00

This is an exciting work by composer Donald Coakley. The driving rhythms, lots of percussion and powerful melodic material make this an excellent choice for either concert or contest use. The beaut...

  • CB2478
  • Duration: 7:10
  • Grade 3
  • Concert Band
$72.00

Woven within A Canadian Folk Rhapsody are four folk melodies chosen for their potential to interact successfully within the bounds of a single composition. They are part of the cultural heritage of...

  • CB2480
  • Duration: 5:30
  • Grade 4
  • Concert Band
$72.00

Another exciting composition by an exciting Canadian composer. Donald Coakley wrote Cantos in the 1970s and has now corrected previous errors in print and altered some sections. The title Cantos de...

  • CB986
  • Duration: 3:50
  • Grade 4
  • Concert Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$35.00

A dynamic work by a dynamic Canadian composer. Full of rhythmic and melodic interest, this brass band original is a fantastic addition to the repertoire. The tuneful melody is passed throughout the...

  • BB973
  • Duration: 3:30
  • Medium
  • Brass Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$30.00

A dynamic work by a dynamic Canadian composer. Full of rhythmic and melodic interest, this concert band original is a fantastic addition to the repertoire. The tuneful melody is passed throughout t...

  • BC2333
  • Duration: 3:30
  • Medium-Difficult
  • Brass Choir (5.4.3.1.1.perc)
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

This Celebration for Brass Quintet was arranged from a larger work entitled Divertimento for Violins and Cellos. Driving scalar passages and energetic rhythms are used to propel this piece. Donald...

  • BQ9726
  • Duration: 3:30
  • Medium
  • Brass Quintet
$60.00

A dynamic work by a dynamic Canadian composer. Full of rhythmic and melodic interest, this concert band original is a fantastic addition to the repertoire. The tuneful melody is passed throughout t...

  • CB9821
  • Duration: 3:30
  • Grade 3
  • Concert Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$20.00

A dynamic work full of rhythmic and melodic interest, this piece, original for concert band, is a fantastic addition to the repertoire. The tuneful melody is passed throughout the ensemble. It has...

  • TE26136
  • Duration: 3:30
  • Medium
  • 9 Trumpets and Percussion
Arr. David Marlatt
$25.00

Celebration was originally the final movement of Divertimento for Violins and Cellos. This work was a commission for a Suzuki string program in Paris, France. The robust nature of this movement len...

  • WWE2856
  • Duration: 3:30
  • Medium
  • Interchangeable Woodwind Ensemble
Arr. David Marlatt
$30.00

Full of rhythmic and melodic interest, this technical, showy original is a fantastic addition to the repertoire for saxophone ensemble. The tuneful melody is passed throughout the ensemble and even...

  • SE122
  • Duration: 3:30
  • Medium-Difficult
  • Saxophone Ensemble
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

Full of rhythmic and melodic interest, this technical and showy original piece is a fantastic addition to the repertoire for flute ensemble. The tuneful melody is passed throughout the ensemble and...

  • F15107
  • Duration: 3:30
  • Medium-Difficult
  • 6 Flutes
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

Full of rhythmic and melodic interest, this technical and showy original piece is a fantastic addition to the repertoire for sax quartet. The tuneful melody is passed throughout the ensemble and al...

  • SQ1684
  • Duration: 3:30
  • Medium-Difficult
  • Saxophone Quartet (SATB or AATB)
$65.00

Full of rhythmic and melodic interest, this concert band original is a fantastic addition to the repertoire. The tuneful scalar melody is passed throughout the ensemble and even low woodwinds and t...

  • CB13242
  • Duration: 4:00
  • Grade 3
  • Concert Band
$65.00

Full of rhythmic and melodic interest, this concert band original is a great addition to the repertoire. The tuneful scalar melody is passed throughout the ensemble and even low woodwinds and tubas...

  • FB1413
  • Duration: 4:00
  • Grade 3
  • Flexible Band Series
$78.00

This work was commissioned by Donald McKellar, Professor emeritus of Music Education and Director of Bands at the Don Wright Faculty of Music, University of Western Ontario. He commissioned A Dist...

  • CB27107
  • Duration: 9:30
  • Grade 3
  • Concert Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$35.00

This famous folksong has been brilliantly arranged for brass band. Melody is found throughout the ensemble and rhythmic variety keeps the piece interesting and exciting for both players and the aud...

  • BB2217
  • Duration: 2:30
  • Easy-Medium
  • Brass Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$30.00

This famous folksong has been brilliantly arranged for brass choir. Melody is found throughout the ensemble and rhythmic variety keeps the piece interesting and exciting for both players and the au...

  • BC2230
  • Duration: 2:30
  • Medium
  • Brass Choir (6.4.3.1.1.perc)
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

This famous folksong was brilliantly arranged as a concert band showpiece and has been adapted here for brass quintet. Melody is found throughout the ensemble and rhythmic variety keeps the piece i...

  • BQ21101
  • Duration: 2:30
  • Medium
  • Brass Quintet
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

This famous folksong was brilliantly arranged as a concert band showpiece and has been adapted here for clarinet quintet. Melody is found throughout the ensemble and rhythmic variety keeps the piec...

  • CC2133
  • Duration: 2:30
  • Medium
  • 5 Clarinets
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

This famous folksong was brilliantly arranged as a concert band showpiece and has been adapted here for trumpet quintet. Melody is found throughout the ensemble and rhythmic variety keeps the piece...

  • TE2172
  • Duration: 2:30
  • Medium-Difficult
  • 5 Trumpets
Arr. David Marlatt
$25.00

This famous folksong was brilliantly arranged as a concert band showpiece and has been adapted here for mixed woodwinds. Melody is found throughout the ensemble and rhythmic variety keeps the piece...

  • WWE2315
  • Duration: 2:30
  • Medium
  • Interchangeable Woodwind Ensemble
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

This famous folk song was brilliantly arranged as a concert band showpiece and has been adapted here for sax quartet. Melody is found throughout the ensemble and rhythmic variety keeps the piece in...

  • SQ1682
  • Duration: 2:30
  • Medium
  • Saxophone Quartet (AATB)
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

This famous folk song was brilliantly arranged as a concert band showpiece and has been adapted here for 2 flutes and 2 clarinets. Melody is found throughout the ensemble and rhythmic variety keeps...

  • WWE220170
  • Duration: 2:30
  • Medium
  • 2 Flutes, 2 Clarinets
$65.00

Elegiac Motives was commissioned in memory of David McGovern who died tragically at the beginning of his teenage years. The work is based on the tone row D-A-D-C-G-E, which are the note related let...

  • CB2039
  • Duration: 7:40
  • Grade 3
  • Concert Band
$62.00

Festive Occasion is a vibrant dynamic work that would be ideal for a competion. This shows everything that a band is capable of doing; clear ariticulations, powerful fortes and sensitive, well bala...

  • CB2481
  • Duration: 6:25
  • Grade 3
  • Concert Band
$12.00

As noted in the dedication, Four Colloquies was a birthday gift for a very talented French Horn player. The four movements represent four dialogues between the two instruments. The role of the p...

  • SH2520
  • Duration: 11:00
  • Difficult
  • F Horn and Keyboard
Arr. David Marlatt
$35.00

This is an exciting new concert march. This work has been dedicated to Cardinal Dougherty High School, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where the composer was the Director of Bands for several years....

  • BB2223
  • Duration: 3:00
  • Medium
  • Brass Band
$62.00

This is an exciting concert march. This work has been dedicated to Cardinal Dougherty High School, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where the composer was the Director of Bands for several years. Gre...

  • CB2258
  • Duration: 3:00
  • Grade 3
  • Concert Band
$54.00

This lovely Chippewa lullaby was first collected on the western shores of the Great Lakes at the beginning of the twentieth century. The original "Way Way" text was obviously intended to gently lul...

  • CB2035
  • Duration: 4:25
  • Grade 3
  • Concert Band
$8.00

A colourful duet for flute and clarinet written by Donald Coakley is another brilliant chamber piece. Quick running passages and light staccato articulations make this a piece that is truly fun to...

  • WWE973
  • Duration: 1:50
  • Difficult
  • Flute, Clarinet
$20.00

Icy Nights is a spatial piece. Whatever the venue, the first horn player can be next to the piano, on stage, in the traditional manner. The second horn can be placed in a gallery behind the audienc...

  • HE1355
  • Duration: 7:25
  • Medium-Difficult
  • 2 F Horns and Keyboard
$20.00

Written for Paul Brodie, this piece is designed in the form of a Baroque suite. Using both alto and soprano saxophones to expand the colour of the suite, Donald Coakley has created a brilliant work...

  • SS971
  • Duration: 10:55
  • Difficult
  • Unaccompanied Soprano and Alto Saxophone
$69.00

Another dramatic work by Donald Coakley, Jubilant Dialogue is all that you have come to expect from this Canadian composer. There are a number of interesting percussion parts that add to the power...

  • CB9822
  • Duration: 6:31
  • Grade 4
  • Concert Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

This famous Canadian folksong has been performed by choirs all over the world. Donald Coakley took this melody and created a brilliant arrangement for concert band. It was the band version that was...

  • BQ23151
  • Duration: 2:25
  • Easy
  • Brass Quintet (optional Percussion)
$35.00

The origin of this haunting folk song is not known. It was very popular in the northern lake country of Ontario, Canada. It was a well known song in the summer camps of the region, because of its e...

  • CB2471
  • Duration: 2:25
  • Grade 1.5
  • Concert Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$35.00

Lyric Essay is written in a neo-romantic style. It is a slow, reflective work with much opportunity for musical expression. This piece (originally written for concert band) has been performed all t...

  • BB2218
  • Duration: 3:10
  • Easy-Medium
  • Brass Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$30.00

Lyric Essay is written in a neo-romantic style. It is a slow, reflective work with much opportunity for musical expression. This piece (previously written for concert band) has been performed all t...

  • BC2232
  • Duration: 3:10
  • Medium-Difficult
  • Brass Choir (5.4.3.1.1.perc)
Arr. David Marlatt
$15.00

Lyric Essay is written in a neo-romantic style. It is a slow, reflective work with much opportunity for musical expression. This piece (previously written for concert band) has been performed all t...

  • BQ24165
  • Duration: 3:10
  • Medium
  • Brass Quintet (optional Percussion)
$60.00

Lyric Essay is written in a neo-romantic style. It is a slow, reflective work with much opportunity for musical expression. This piece (previously published by E.C. Kirby) has been performed all th...

  • CB2043
  • Duration: 3:10
  • Grade 4
  • Concert Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$20.00

Lyric Essay is written in a neo-romantic style. It is a slow, reflective work with much opportunity for musical expression. It has been arranged for 5 trumpets, 5 flugel horns and optional percussion.

  • TE27148
  • Duration: 3:10
  • Medium-Difficult
  • 10 Trumpets and Percussion
$15.00

Lyric Essay is written in a neo-romantic style. It is a slow, reflective work with much opportunity for musical expression. This version was adapted from the concert band edition by the composer fo...

  • WWQ2856
  • Duration: 3:10
  • Medium
  • Woodwind Quintet and Piano
$125.00

Masquerade was commissioned by the Hannaford Street Silver Band. This is a brass band whose personnel is composed top freelance musicians in Toronto, Canada. Mr. Coakley wanted to personalize the...

  • CB27115
  • Duration: 13:50
  • Grade 4
  • Concert Band
$45.00

A Mystical Way is a slow reflective work, with no particular programmatic content. It's designed to give young players an opportunity for sustained playing and tonal development.

  • CB29151
  • Duration: 3:00
  • Grade 1.5
  • Concert Band
$62.00

Now The Morning Is Begun was commissioned to celebrate the 150th anniversary of St. Michael's College School, a private Catholic high school for boys in Toronto, Canada. This work is constructed ar...

  • CB2487
  • Duration: 5:00
  • Grade 3
  • Concert Band
Arr. David Marlatt
$35.00

Composer Donald Coakley was asked by the Pastor of St. William's Roman Catholic Church, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to write a hymn based on verses he had written about the parish's namesake. Wh...

  • BB2226
  • Duration: 3:25
  • Medium
  • Brass Band
$62.00

Composer Donald Coakley was asked, by the Pastor of St. William's Roman Catholic Church, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to write a hymn based on verses he had written about the parish's namesake. W...

  • CB2259
  • Duration: 3:25
  • Grade 4
  • Concert Band
$10.00

This piece explores the range, dynamic capabilities and technical fluidity that is available to a clarinetist. Set in four movements and exploring many different styles, this is a great work for th...

  • SC971
  • Duration: 2:00
  • Medium-Difficult
  • Clarinet and Keyboard
$35.00

Regal Salute is a stately march in a processional style. Strong melodic material supported with a steady rhythmic feel propel this work. This piece would make a great first march for a young band.

  • CB2470
  • Duration: 2:30
  • Grade 1.5
  • Concert Band
$9.00

Sleep, Softly Dream is dedicated to the son of friends of the composer. It was written at the time of his birth. The instrumentation relates to the parents who are gifted musicians, one an oboist t...

  • WWE974
  • Duration: 2:25
  • Medium
  • Oboe, Violin
$50.00

Songs For The Morning Band is a work in three movements for bands at the grade one and a half level. The first movement is entitled The Answered Question (with a nod to Mr. Ives). This movement...

  • CB2798
  • Duration: 7:50
  • Grade 1.5
  • Concert Band
$150.00

This spectacular piece, commissioned by the Markham District High School Wind Symphony, Bill Thomas conductor, is a large-scale dramatic work for concert band. Chromatic harmonies and dissonant int...

  • CB971
  • Duration: 0:00
  • Grade 6
  • Concert Band
$50.00

Suite For A Band Of Players is set in three movements, with the middle movement an arrangement of a well known Quebec folksong. The first movement, Latino, represents a synethesis of several Latin-...

  • CB2799
  • Duration: 8:20
  • Grade 1.5
  • Concert Band
$10.00

As the title suggests, this piece contains three dance-like movements that are very different in style. The fanfare figures are elegantly balanced against a smooth flowing line to create an interes...

  • ST976
  • Duration: 6:40
  • Medium-Difficult
  • Trumpet and Keyboard
$72.00

This new work by Donald Coakley is sure to catch the attention of the band world. This piece is an ideal choice for either a concert or contest. All parts are accessible to players of this difficul...

  • CB2044
  • Duration: 6:00
  • Grade 4
  • Concert Band
$20.00

A great new chamber piece by a great Canadian composer. Once again Donald Coakley demonstrates his flair for writing for brass instruments. Written for this unique combination of trumpet, horn and...

  • BD971
  • Duration: 7:45
  • Medium
  • Trumpet, Horn, Piano