Blow & Blast
Group music therapy for
frustrated adult learners
The Blow & Blast repertoire
includes a high proportion of relatively easy
woodwind ensemble music that nonetheless produces a
rewarding effect in performance.
Some of our woodwind ensemble
music is now available to purchase in digital form.
The music is ideal for:
Small school woodwind groups,
particularly those involving younger pupils or
in situations where potential rehearsal time may
Families or groups of
inexperienced woodwind players who would like to
make music together and require effective pieces they can
manage without the need for expert guidance
Staying on top of the
pieces include arrangements of traditional tunes,
chamber and classical works.
items designed for the 'Introductory' group
have been specially prepared to include some parts
for players with a very restricted note range.
Everyone should feel valuable, regardless of their
Predominantly, notes and rhythmic concepts are kept
music itself is not too challenging, players can
focus on developing good ensemble skills.
is some judicious doubling between parts to give
support and build confidence.
Buy some of our sheet music
for mixed woodwind ensemble
delighted to announce that some of our woodwind
ensemble music is now available to purchase in
digital form, via the scoreexchange website -
visit this now. A number of the
introductory level pieces are available free of
- Buy your own set of parts to play
with friends or family
- Print out an individual part for
You can also use the Scorch viewer to play back the
score - or an individual part - at different speeds.
Try playing along or familiarise yourself with
particular bars you find tricky.
just a few of the woodwind workshop items are
available - but more will be coming soon.
How to find what you are looking for:
- The 'Buy Blow & Blast Music'
link at the bottom of this page will take
you to Trona's profile page on the
Scoreexchange website. Scroll to the foot of
this, to the section 'score catalogue'
- Select the 'small mixed woodwind
ensembles' folder in the file tree.
- Select the appropriate
sub-folder - 'easy' = B&B Introductory
level; 'moderate' = B&B Intermediate level -
then choose a title.
- The score should open using a
viewer called Se-view. If you want to
print parts, or download them to an
electronic gadget, you can stay in this
system. If you are hoping to play back
the score/your part, click on the tab for
the Scorch viewer instead. (This
should install automatically. If not,
the Scoreexchange website should offer it to
- With either system, there are
various pieces of information given above
the score itself. One of these is a
list of 'instrumental parts'. To see
an individual part, click on the appropriate
link - e.g. 'Part 2: Oboe/Flute - in this
Buy Blow & Blast Music
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