Quickies for Sale!
Bring the energetic music and humor of The Huskies Pep Band to your own band! The quickies in this series, also known as music shorts or shorties, are arranged specifically for short breaks during athletic events that beg for crowd energizing music. A variety of music styles and genres are represented by the series, allowing you the director to choose music that best fits your band and your crowd. Each quickie captures the quintessential elements of the original composition and is voiced for maximum projection. These quickies are easily memorized and can be played at a moment’s notice. Whether it is a change of possession in football or a timeout in basketball, these quickies will get your band and the crowd up and on their feet!
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Pyotr Tchaikovsky (arr. Nicholas Enz)
A definite crowd energizer! This is the well known finale to the Tchaikovsky’s famous 1812 Overture. It is a band favorite because everyone has a fun, energetic, AND loud part! Cannon part included. (60 seconds)
HOMEWARD BOUND (aka The Holy Grail Anthem)
Jack Trombey (arr. Nicholas Enz) – Listen
Homeward Bound is one of the most recognized anthems from the 1975 British classic comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail. This arrangement recently earned the approval of the cast from the US National Tour of Spamalot (an encore performance of the quickie incited galloping amongst the cast and crew)! This is one of the Huskies Pep Band’s most requested quickies — and it will be for you too! Grab a pair of coconut shells for authenticity… (30 Seconds)
IN THE HALL OF THE MOUNTAIN KING
Edvard Grieg (arr. Nicholas Enz) – Listen
This quickie from Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite is one of the most identifiable selections of music in Western music. From film to video games, this piece of music has been used to build energy and excitement in a myriad of venues. It begins slowly and mysteriously then accelerates to a frantic pace. (30-90 seconds)
KOROBEINIKI (aka Tetris Music A)
Traditional Russion Folksong (arr. Andrew Stephens) – Listen
This Russian folksong is one of the infectious tunes from the classic video game Tetris. The faster the tempo, the more tension and excitement you create! In addition to the original key of A minor, an easier version in the key of F minor is included. (30-90 seconds)
Trumpet Range (A minor):
Trumpet Range (F minor):
All quickies are published by Odds and Enz Music, LLC. Copyrights and permissions have been obtained from appropriate parties when necessary.