Music Inspired

Music with religious significance:

Bach, J. S. – 

    Cantata 79, Now Thank we all our God (11 or 16 piece)

    Cantata 4, Sinfonia and 1st mvt. (Christ lag in Todesbanden)

    Wir glauben all an’ einen Gott (We all believe in one God) BWV 680

    Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme BWV 645 (Wake, a voice is calling)

    Cantata 80, Sinfonia (Ein’ feste Burg ist unser Gott)

Biebl, Franz


    Ave Maria (low brass only)



    Prelude and In te domine speravi from Te Deum

Croft, William 


     Our God Our Help in Ages Past (2:00”)

Faure, Gabriel


    Libera Me from Requiem (arr. D. Bruce Erickson)

Harris, William

    Faire is the Heaven

Karg-Elert, Sigfried

    Nun danket alle Gott (Now thank we all our God)

    Praise the Lord with the Drums and Cymbals

Rachmaninov, Sergei

    3 movement Suite from Vespers (All night vigil)


    I need thee Every Hour (horn feature)

Schütz, Heinrich

    Herr, unser Herrscher (4:00”)

Seasonal/Christmas Music:

Anderson, Leroy


    Sleigh Ride

Handel, George F.

    For Unto us a Child is Born from Messiah


    Coventry Carol (arr. Roger Harvey)

Patriotic Music:

Armed Forces Salute - a tribute to all branches of the military

Holsinger, David

    On a Hymnsong of Philip Bliss (written for Senator McCain’s funeral)

Smith, John Stafford 

    The Star-Spangled Banner

Sousa, John Philip

    The Stars and Stripes Forever (arr. Michael Allen)

Ward, Samuel

    America, the Beautiful (optional singalong)

Ward, Samuel.Carmen Dragon

    America, the Beautiful

Pieces with Organ (from listing above):

Bach, J. S.

    Cantata 29, Sinfonia


    Sonata 19

Gigout, Eugene

    Grand choeur dialogue

Strauss, Richard

    Also Sprach Zarathustra (sunrise opening)

Barclay Brass Program Options

Music for all Occasions:

Bach, J. S.

    Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor BWV 582

    Cantata 29 Sinfonia (with organ)

​    March Cantata BWV 207a

Baker, Kent

    The Eternity Gate

Barber, Samuel

    Adagio for Strings

Byrd, William

    The Earle of Oxford’s Marche


    Prelude and In te domine speravi from Te Deum

Copland, Aaron 

    Hoedown from Rodeo

    Simple Gifts from Appalachian Spring

Crespo, Enrique

    Bruckner Etude for Low Brass (ed.)

de Falla, Manuel

    The Miller’s Dance from The 3 Cornered Hat

Debussy, Claude

    The Girl with the Flaxen Hair from Preludes, Book 1

Elgar, Edward

    Nimrod from Enigma Variations (11 or 13 piece)

Gabrieli, Giovanni

    Canzon in echo duodecimi toni

    Canzon in Double Echo (a12)

    Sonata 19 (with organ)

Gigout, Eugene

    Grand choeur dialogue (with organ)

Glinka, Mikhail

    Overture to Ruslan and Ludmila

Grainger, Percy

    Shepherd’s Hey

    Irish Tune from County Derry

    In Dahomey: Cakewalk Smasher

    The Man I Love

Holst, Gustav

    Jupiter “Hymn” from The Planets

Mozart, W. A. 

    Queen of the Night Aria from The Magic Flute (with soprano)
    Rondo alla Turca (tuba feature)

Prokofiev, Sergei

    The Montagues and Capulets from Romeo and Juliet

    March from The Love for 3 Oranges

Respighi, Ottorino

    Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite 1 (4 movements)

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nicolai

    Dance of the Tumblers from The Snow Maiden

Shostakovich, Dmitri

    Festive Overture

    Waltz No. 2 from Suite for Variety Orchestra

Soler, Antonio

    The Emperor's Fanfare from 6th Double Organ Concerto

Strauss, Richard

    Also Sprach Zarathustra (versions with or without organ)

Strauss, Christoph

    O Rex Gloriae a10 (2 choirs)

Tchaikovsky, Piotr

    Andante cantabile from Symphony No. 5

Walton, William

Anniversary Fanfare

Whitacre, Eric


Williams, John 

    Olympic Fanfare and Theme

    20th Century Fox Fanfare/Main Title

    Princess Leia’s Theme

    Imperial March

    Ben’s Death/TIE Fighter Attack (Here they Come)

    Throne Room and End Title

    March of the Resistance (The Force Awakens)

Wonder, Stevie

    You and I (euphonium feature, setting by Jacob Collier)

​​All arrangements by David J. Miller unless otherwise noted.