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Works for Band By Vaclav Nelhybel


Order of listing:
Band, Marching Band, Band Plus

ADAGIO AND ALLEGRO
Publisher: Elkan-Vogel
Yr. publ.: 1966
Duration: ca. 7:00
Grade: 4
Recording: LP
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

AEGEAN MODES
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1977
Grade: 2
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

AGITATO E MARCIA (VN94)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 6:00
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

AGON
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1984
Duration: ca. 8:00
Grade: 4
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

ALASKA SCHERZO
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1972
Grade: 3
Remarks: Re-printed 2015 by Ars Nova Press

ALLEGRO CON BRIO (VN 141)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 7:00
Grade: 5
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

AMEN
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1979
Grade: 3
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

ANDANTE AND TOCCATA
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1966
Duration: 6:25
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

APPASSIONATO
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1966
Duration: 6:30
Grade: 3
Recording: LP, CD, non-commercial CD
Remarks: No percussion.
Contact nelhybel@epix.net

BALLAD
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 2
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

BALLAD (VN186)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

BENNY HAVENS (VN183)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 8:00
Grade: 4-5
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Arrangement of the West Point Song Benny Havens

BORN TO DIE
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1983
Duration: ca. 8:00
Grade: 3
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

CA IRA (Song of the French Revolution)
Publisher: Bourne Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Duration: ca. 4:00
Grade: 3-4

CANTUS
Publisher: Composers' Edition
Yr. publ.: 1989
Duration: ca. 12:00
Grade: 6
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CAUCASIAN PASSACAGLIA
Publisher: G. Schirmer, Inc.
Yr. publ.: 1967
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 4

CEREMONY FOR BAND (VN146)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 3
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CHORALE
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1965
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 3
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CHORALE AND ALLEGRO (VN 139)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 4:00
Grade: 3
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CHORALE VARIATIONS (VN7)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CHRISTMAS IN POLAND
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1983
Duration: ca. 7:00
Grade: 3
Recording: CD, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Re-issued in 2010 by Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
"Nelhybel has taken melodies that are not familiar to us and fashioned them into an excellent piece of concert music which is playable by the average high school band, but will constitute a big challenge to them..." (School Musician)

CHRISTMAS MARCH
Publisher: Pocono Mountain Music Publishing
Yr. publ.: 1998
Grade: 2-3
Remarks: An adaptation of Joy to the World .

CONCERTANTE
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1982
Duration: ca. 8:00
Grade: 3
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
"This music is tremendously challenging but not impossible for good junior high groups... Concertante would make an excellent contest choice, repaying many times over in musical value the time spent to perfect it for a concert or festival." (School Musician)

CORSICAN LITANY
Publisher: Bourne Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Duration: ca. 7:00
Grade: 4
Recording: CD, non-commercial CD

CRUSADERS
Publisher: Alfred Publishing
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 2
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CZARDAS (VN182)Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 2:00
Grade: 3
Remarks: An arrangement of CZARDAS by Vittorio Monti. Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CZECH SUITE
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1974
Duration: ca. 6:00
Grade: 2
Remarks: Re-issued 2005 by Alliance Publications

DANCE OF THE DEAD SOULS (VN108)
Publisher : Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 12:00
Grade: 5
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

DIVERTIMENTO FOR BAND (VN155)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: 7:30
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

DIXIE PARADE
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1974
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
"... a clever concert closer spotlighting the percussion section." (The Instrumentalist, November 1979)

DRAKE SUITE (VN129)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 9:00
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

EPITAPH
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 10:00
Grade: 6
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

ESPRESSIVO (VN130)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

EVENING SONG
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 2
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

FANFARES (Smetana-Nelhybel)
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
An abridged version of the overture to the opera Libuse.
"...Romantic harmonic tradition wrapped in a sparkling contemporary scoring that suits the band well...the work has a nice variety in color and dynamics and would serve ideally well on either end of a program..." (The Instrumentalist, August, 1976)

FANTASIA
Publisher: J. Christopher Mus ic Company
Yr. publ.: 1982
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 4
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
Three interpretations of Prelude I from Bach's Well-Tempered Clavier.
"The composer's great contrapuntal gift makes a whole new item of that material from the greatest contrapuntalist of them all, and it makes exciting creative material for good bands as well." (The Instrumentalist)

FESTIVE ADORATIONS
Publisher: Hope Publishing Company
Yr. publ.: 1988
Grade: 4-5
Recording: CD, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Hope Publishing Company
Based on A Mighty Fortress, Jesu Priceless Treasure, and Praise the Almighty

FESTIVO
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1968
Duration: ca. 6:00
Grade: 3
Recording: CD, LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Alfred Publishing Co.

FINALE
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 3-4
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
Based on When Johnny Comes Marching Home; Glory, Glory Hallelujah; and America.

FRENCH SUITE
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1982
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

HIGH PLAINS
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1972
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Counterpoint Musical Services

HOLIDAY IN GERMANY
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1982
Grade: 3
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
"The fun of this medley of music from Germany is that it has so accurately captured the spirit of the folk songs it uses. ...the piece is certain to be a favorite with audiences everywhere, and a particularly suitable teaching tool for young bands." (The Instrumentalist)

LENTO FOR BAND
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Yr. publ.: 2001
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 5
Recording: CD. (Contact Great Works Publishing)
Remarks: "Complex rhythms with fairly extreme ranges of this composition will challenge ensembles of any level." (The Instrumentalist, May 2003)

LYRICAL MARCH
Publisher: Bourne Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Grade: 2

MARCH IN COUNTERPOINT
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co.
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 3
Remarks:
Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MARCH TO NOWHERE
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co.
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 3

MARCIA DORICA
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1969
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 4
Remarks:
Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MONOLITH
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 10:00
Grade: 6
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks:
Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MUSICAL OFFERING (Bach-Nelhybel)
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Yr. publ.: 1997
Duration: 8:35
Grade: 3-4
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Based on three chorales by J.S. Bach: Jesu Priceless Treasure, Morning Star, Oh Sacred Head Now Wounded

OSTINATO (VN2)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 4
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

OVERTURE FOR BAND
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1985
Duration: ca. 9:00
Grade: 3
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

PARADE
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 2
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

PRAYER AND THANKSGIVING
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Yr. publ.: 1997
Grade: 3

PRELUDE AND FUGUE
Publisher: Frank Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1966
Duration: 6:30
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD

PROCESSION TO THE END OF TIME
Publisher: Southern Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1999
Grade: 4
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: "Written in 1992 by one of America's best immigrant-composers...this marvelous piece was premiered in 1993... superbly scored percussion... intricately scored lower brass and woodwinds." (Reviewer's Choice, The Instrumentalist, April 2000)

PROCESSIONAL
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 2
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

RELIGIOSO
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co.
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 2

RITUAL
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1979
Duration: 5:30
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
"A very effective number that is not too difficult. The percussion is especially well written..." (School Musician)

RUSSIAN CHANT AND DANCE
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1974
Duration: ca. 8:00
Grade: 3
Remarks: Reprinted in 2011 by Ars Nova Music Press

SAND-SILENCE-SOLITUDE (VN159)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 10:27
Grade: 5
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

SINFONIA RESURRECTIONIS
Publisher: Hafabra Music
Yr. publ.: 2013
Duration: ca. 25:00
Grade: 6+
Recording: LP, CD, non-commercial CD

SONGS OF PRAISE
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1997
Duration: ca. 8:00
Grade: 3
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
Based on God of our Fathers; Holy, Holy, Holy; Onward Christian Soldiers.

STAR SPANGLED BANNER
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Yr. publ.: 1997
Grade: 3
Recording: CD, non-commercial CD

SUITE CONCERTANTE
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1967
Duration: ca. 10:00
Grade: 3
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

SUITE FROM BOHEMIA
Publisher: Canyon Press
Yr. publ.: 1969
Grade: 2
Remarks: Available from Counterpoint Musical Services

SYMPHONIC MOVEMENT
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1966
Duration: ca. 7:00
Grade: 4-5
Recording: LP, CD
Remarks: Available from Alfred Publishing Co. 
"Many of Vaclav Nelhybel's works for concert band, including this one, are considered standards of the concert band repertoire.  During his working career, he often explored new approaches to composing and scoring.  Symphonic Movement is musically constructed in the form of an arch, with C as the tonal center for most of the piece.  It is often said that this work, while comparitively brief, is one of the most musically intense compositions for this medium."  (Alfred Music Publishing Catalog)

THREE REVOLUTIONARY MARCHES (Smetana-Nelhybel)
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1967
Recording: LP
Remarks: Contact Alfred Publishing Co.

TOCCATA IN D No. 1 (VN162)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

TOCCATA IN D No. 2 (VN170)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 3-4
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

TOCCATA IN E (VN167)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 7:00
Grade: 5-6
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

TRITTICO
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1965
Duration: 10:42
Grade: 5-6
Recording: LP, CD, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Alfred Publishing Co.

TWO SYMPHONIC MOVEMENTS
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1970
Duration: ca. 14:00
Grade: 4-5
Recording: CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

VALSE NOSTALGIQUE
Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co.
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 2

VARIATIONS ON ES IST GENUG (VN6)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 3
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

YAMAHA CONCERTO
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1971
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 3
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

YUGOSLAV DANCE
Publisher: Bourne Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1977
Duration: 4:15
Grade: 3

MARCHING BAND
Band, Band Plus

FANFARES (Smetana-Nelhybel)
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 2001
Grade: 3
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net
Based on the overture to the opera Libuse .

FINALE
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Grade: 3-4
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
Based on When Johnny Comes Marching Home; Glory, Glory Hallelujah; and America .

FUGUE TO THE MOUNTAINS
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1975
Grade: 2
Remarks:
Contact nelhybel@epix.net

BAND PLUS
Band, Marching Band

AGAPE (VN176)
Soloists, SATB Chorus, Wind Ensemble
Remarks: See Works for Chorus

AMEN FOR EVERYMAN (VN111)
SATB Chorus, SB Soloists, Band, Jazz Ensemble, Organ
Remarks: See Works for Chorus

AMERICA SINGS
SATB Chorus, Band
Remarks: See Works for Chorus

ANTIPHONALE
Band, Brass Sextet (3 Trumpets, 3 Trombones)
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1972
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC
Band, SATB Chorus
Publisher: Somerset
Yr. publ.: 1980
Grade: 3
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Hope Publishing Company

CANTICUM (VN35)
Band, SATB Chorus
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 15:00
Grade: 5-6
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CEREMONIAL MUSIC
Field Band, antiphonal Trumpet
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1967
Grade: 3
Recording: LP
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CHRONOS (VN38)
Band, Guitar, Piano
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 15:00
Grade: 6
Recording: CD, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net
"...fascinatingly complex..." (The Instrumentalist, March 2001)

CONCERT PIECE
Band, Solo Wind Instrument (Alto or Tenor or Baritone Saxophone, or Trumpet, or Trombone, or Baritone, or Tuba)
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1973
Duration: ca. 4:00
Grade: 3
Remarks: Available from Counterpoint Musical Services

CONCERTO GROSSO
Band, Tubas Solo (2 or more Tubas)
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1981
Duration: ca. 9:00
Grade: 4
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

CORNERSTONE FOR A NEW MOON (VN128)
SATB, Band, Piano, Organ
Remarks: See Works for Chorus

DIALOGUES
Band, Piano Solo
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1976
Duration: ca. 10:00
Grade: 4
Remarks: Reprinted 2006 by Ars Nova Music Press

ESTAMPIE
Band, antiphonal Brass Choir (2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones)
Publisher: Frank Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1966
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD

GOSPODI POMILUJ (VN173)
Band, SATB Chorus
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 3
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

GREAT IS THY FAITHFULNESS (Runyan-Nelhybel)
Band, SATB Chorus
Publisher: Hope Publishing Company
Yr. publ.: 1983
Grade: 3
Remarks: An arrangement of William M. Runyan's Great is Thy Faithfulness.

HALLELUIAH
Band, SATB Chorus
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1974
Duration: ca. 10:00
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

HE'S GOT THE WHOLE WORLD IN HIS HANDS
Band, SATB Chorus
Publisher: Somerset Press
Yr. publ.: 1981
Remarks: Available from Hope Publishing Company
Based on the traditional spiritual.

HYMN OF HOPE
Band (or Orchestra), SATB Chorus
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1971
Duration: ca. 6:00
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

INTROIT
Band, Chimes Solo
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1972
Duration: ca. 6:00
Grade: 3
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks:
Re-Printed 2015 by Ars Nova Press

JESU, PRICELESS TREASURE (Bach-Nelhybel) (VN168)
Band, SATB Chorus
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@ epix.net

LA DANSE DES FAUVES (VN178)
Clarinet, Oboe/English Horn, Bassoon, Band
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

LITURGY (VN101)
Band, Solo Voice
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

ORGANUM
Band, antiphonal Brass Choir (2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones)
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1973
Grade: 4
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

PRAISE TO THE LORD
Band, antiphonal Trumpets
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1975
Duration: ca.10:00
Grade: 4-5
Recording: CD
Remarks: Available from Counterpoint Musical Services

PRELUDE AND CHORALE
Band, Solo Instrument
Publisher: Alliance Publications
Yr. publ.: 1999
Duration: ca. 3:40
Grade: 3-4
Recording: CD
Remarks: Based on the 12th century chorale Svaty Vaclave.

RHAPSODY IN C (VN114)
Band, Piano Solo
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca.10:00
Grade: 5
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

SINE NOMINE
SATB, SATB Soloists, Orchestra, Band
Remarks: See Works for Chorus

SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT
Band, SATB Chorus
Publisher: Somerset Press
Yr. publ.: 1981
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: Available from Hope Publishing Company
Based on the traditional spiritual.

SYMPHONIC REQUIEM
Band, Bass/Baritone Solo
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1965
Duration: ca. 40:00
Grade: 6
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

THE SILENCE (VN171)
Band, Soprano Solo
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 15:00
Grade: 5-6
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

TOCCATA (Cernohorsky-Nelhybel) (VN36A)
Band, Organ
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca.5:00
Grade: 3-4
Recording: Non-commercial CD
Remarks: An arrangement of a toccata by Bohuslav Matej Cernohorsky (1684-1742).

TOCCATA FEROCE (VN9)
Band, Piano Solo
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 8:00
Grade: 5-6
Recording: LP, non-commercial CD
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net