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  • Zoinks !   Zoinks ! by - John Kirk         above - rendered directly from the score "Its Behind You !" Zoinks ! is a Comedy Horror number.Scores available FREE in our M-M-Pot section of the Library.The version used for the rendering above was Zoinks Beta 2. ... To obtain the Score simply install the FREE MuseScore which is multi platform. and load in Zoinks Beta 2.Fix any issues you have (make it easier or harder / or add more radical dynamics, even change things ;) etc) then create the parts for your band.You can even look back and adapt the previous Alpha Builds.Comedy Horror has cast so many memorable characters throughout the ages, Leslie Nielsen as Dracula (Dead and Loving it), Bruce Campbel as ...
    Posted 28 Oct 2012, 10:12 by John Kirk
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Latest Scoring Tips

  • Dont forget the best bit Rhythm !Do NOT confuse 'Tempo' or Italian/German stave markings for RhythmBrass Bands really don't usually excel at RhythmBut.... that could change.... by the skill of your ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2012, 20:13 by John Kirk
  • Air Let the players breath It is all too easy to forget that brass players need to be able to take the opportunity to take in air if you expect them ...
    Posted 21 May 2012, 05:14 by John Kirk
  • Writing for Trombones If you have never played a Trombone it would be good practice to try one if only for a weekend.First suggestion is :-DON'T Give Trombones Chromatics if your ...
    Posted 1 May 2012, 03:35 by John Kirk
  • A Good Start Try to make your opening bars as easy as possible.A good start will instill confidence throughout the ensemble.Think about introducing the band to rhythms by way of call ...
    Posted 30 Apr 2012, 17:15 by John Kirk
  • Too High ? Don't write too highTry to keep your team within the stave.If you do venture above the stave try not to leave your player there for a long ...
    Posted 30 Apr 2012, 07:44 by John Kirk
  • Make it Fun Make It Fun !Many ways to make music fun.such as changing the names of typical markings on the score.Why not change:-Pianissimo -to- SoftomatoFortissimo -to- Blowhardissimo Other ...
    Posted 30 Apr 2012, 06:40 by John Kirk
  • K.I.S.S. Keep. It. Short. and Simple.Generally a piece of music for Juniors or Lower Section bands needs to be Shorter and Simplified.For a number of reasons.StaminaAttention Span ...
    Posted 30 Apr 2012, 05:42 by John Kirk
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20112012

there was £10 Million in the Youth Music Initiative (YMI) budget.

(Sorry Deadline Passed)

Any Brass Band in Scotland can apply

DIRECTLY for this Scottish Government fund.

You can use that money the way YOU want.

Use your OWN initiative.

Don't become a statisticians tool,

Obtain USABLE funding for youth DIRECTLY

For supporting YOUTH - Not Management



FMFK Latest Music

  • Zoinks !   Zoinks ! by - John Kirk         above - rendered directly from the score "Its Behind You !" Zoinks ! is a Comedy Horror number.Scores available FREE in our M-M-Pot section of the ...
    Posted 28 Oct 2012, 10:12 by John Kirk
  • Spooked !      Spooked !by - Chris BrownAbove - Rendered directly from the score Spooked !As we  move into Autumn from a less than sunny summer many bands undertake an Autumn concert....so why ...
    Posted 7 Sep 2012, 09:25 by John Kirk
  • My Nymph, The Dear My Nymph, The Dear Arranged by by - John Hind above - rendered directly from the score   My Nymph, The Dear John thought this would be an easy piece for youngsters. It ...
    Posted 19 Aug 2012, 13:27 by John Kirk
  • Dark Lake Dark Lake [Black] By - John Kirk Above Rendered Directly from the Score Dark Lake [Grey] By - John Kirk Above Rendered Directly from the Score Dark Lake On a theme by ...
    Posted 7 Aug 2012, 04:58 by John Kirk
  • Valve and Slide Charts   Both Valved Brass and Trombone Slide Charts available FREE to download in our Brass Basics section of the Library (and [quick view] at the bottom of this page) Our thanks ...
    Posted 30 Jul 2012, 19:43 by John Kirk
  • Puddle Dash Puddle Dash by - John Kirk Above - Rendered Directly from the Score   Puddle Dash by - John Kirk Remember Summer ?All the RAIN...... weather reports rain until September, will the competitors be ...
    Posted 26 Jul 2012, 16:17 by Evelyn Brown
  • Pavane   Pavane Gabriel Fauré Arranged as a Flexible Quartet by - Dave Honeywell Pavane A composition by the French composer Gabriel Fauré, written in 1887.Pavane is a classical favourite which was ...
    Posted 25 Jul 2012, 16:46 by Evelyn Brown
  • Cloisters Cloisters (Joseph Barnby) Arranged by - Norman Morley Presented by - Phil Driscoll Above - Rendered Directly from the Score Cloisters Joseph Barnby, a 19th century composer from York, England,  was a c ...
    Posted 14 Dec 2015, 14:19 by John Kirk
  • Thunder & Lightning Polka Thunder & Lightning Polka Strauss Arranged as a Flexible Quartet by - Dave Honeywell   Thunder and Lightning PolkaHere's an arrangement of a very popular Strauss polka from the productive pen ...
    Posted 19 Jul 2012, 15:14 by Evelyn Brown
  • Old Irish Folk Song   Old Irish Folk Song by - John Hind above - rendered directly from the score Old Irish Folk Song By - John Hind   This is a new arrangement of an old Irish folk ...
    Posted 15 Jul 2012, 00:03 by Evelyn Brown
  • The Cage   The Cage  composition by - John Kirk Above - rendered directly from the score Left - "The Cage" painting - By Tony Huggins-Haig The Cage (Lest we forget) About the Music and Painting ...
    Posted 1 Jul 2012, 09:27 by Evelyn Brown
  • Podium Parade Podium Parade by - Chris Brown above - rendered directly from the score   Podium Parade This latest, VERY topical, piece from the pen of Chris Brown is an adaptable composition which you ...
    Posted 18 Jun 2012, 06:03 by Evelyn Brown
  • Bethena Rag Bethena Rag by - John Hind above - Rendered Directly from the Score Bethena Rag The Bethena Rag has been described as "an enchantingly beautiful piece that is among the greatest of ...
    Posted 16 Jun 2012, 15:46 by Evelyn Brown
  • Diamonds & Torches Diamonds & Torches by - Lee Morris above - rendered Directly from the Score Diamonds and Torches The Queen's Jubilee weekend may be over but the Olympic Games are just ahead of ...
    Posted 18 Jun 2012, 04:12 by Evelyn Brown
  • March - Bonchester   March - Bonchester by - Barry Brookes Above - Rendered Directly from the Score Something fresh for your march booksBarry Brookes created a fabulous march and awarded it the name 'Bonchester'in ...
    Posted 8 Jun 2012, 14:20 by Evelyn Brown
  • Robin Adair Robin Adair By - Chris Brown Above - rendered directly from the score The lady in the picture above looks SO wistful..no wonder....her love has gone away to sea and ...
    Posted 29 May 2012, 15:36 by John Kirk
  • Jubilee Jubilee by - Robin Langdon above - rendered directly from the score Jubilee A great little number ideal for Jubilant Juniors throughout our Jubilee and Olympic Summer Available FREE to download, Print ...
    Posted 31 May 2012, 12:39 by John Kirk
  • Heroes     Heroes - by Andrew NormanAbove - Rendered Directly From The Score Heroes - A very Processional and Professional piece ideal for any Olympic Themed concert. Happily achievable for many Junior Bands.Heroes ...
    Posted 26 May 2012, 06:46 by John Kirk
  • Calibration Calibration ... 15 minutes by - John Kirk   Above ..Rendered directly from the score 1) Geometry 2) Chronometry 3) Relativity Calibration.... A three part voyage into fundamental constants calibrating our existence. Progressive ...
    Posted 27 May 2012, 09:45 by John Kirk
  • Auld Lang Syne Auld Lang Syne by - John Hind Above -  Rendered Directly from the Score Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang ...
    Posted 15 May 2012, 03:15 by John Kirk
  • Lord The Light Of Your Love Lord the light of your Love is shining, in the midst of the darkness shining, Jesus light of the world shine upon us, set us free by the truth ...
    Posted 10 May 2012, 14:37 by John Kirk
  • Teacups   Teacups by - John Kirk Above - Rendered Directly from the Score Photo Left - John Kirk and Niece Teacups ! What a great ride ! This piece was inspired by a grand day out ...
    Posted 8 May 2012, 13:01 by John Kirk
  • Fanfare for the Common Child   Fanfare for the Common Child by - John Kirk Above - Rendered directly from the Score Fanfare for the Common Child  An achievable opener for good Junior Bands We all have the ...
    Posted 10 May 2012, 16:03 by John Kirk
  • Lochaber M-M-One  Lochaber No More   (M-M-One)by Chris Brown   Our First M-M-One Offering(Music Minus One)Taken from Lochaber No More by Chris BrownWe provide a Soloist ...
    Posted 14 Apr 2012, 12:45 by John Kirk
  • Bunnies   Bunnies by - FMFK above - rendered directly from the score Bunnies is a very simple piece for Juniors.Available FREE from our Brass Basics section of the library.The Soloist should ...
    Posted 6 Apr 2012, 02:58 by John Kirk
  • Deep Harmony   Deep Harmony Handel Parker Arranged by - Phil Driscoll Above - Rendered Directly from the Score Phil Driscoll created this simple arrangement of Deep Harmony for learners in the junior band at ...
    Posted 21 Mar 2012, 01:25 by John Kirk
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FMFK Editorial

  • M-M-Pot Open Source + Creative Commons Licensing  = The Music Melting PotFollowing on from recent feedback from one of our valued contributors,Phil Driscoll,who suggested that we could mirror the success ...
    Posted 14 Aug 2012, 14:15 by Evelyn Brown
  • FMFK Olympic Summer ....and...they're off ! Here we are at last,after many years of intense planning,the whole country is now gripped in Olympic fever and the opening ceremony is upon ...
    Posted 27 Jul 2012, 03:55 by Evelyn Brown
  • Opportunity Opera   Opportunity Opera In this year of Creative Scotland 2012 here is an opportunity for young brass players of certain instruments, namely trombones, tubas, trumpets and French horns ( the brass instruments ...
    Posted 15 Jun 2012, 11:43 by Evelyn Brown
  • All4Brass All4BrassThe brass band world is well served by websites which keep us all informed of the 'goings on' in many aspects of banding life but there is always room ...
    Posted 14 Jun 2012, 14:49 by Evelyn Brown
  • FMFK HD Sound Font     FMFK has joined once more with MuseScore Our last project saw the development of bespoke Brass Band template scores for UK Band and Salvation Army Formats. As part of the ...
    Posted 11 Jun 2012, 05:16 by John Kirk
  • FMFK Join SNF  The Ultimate Common Riding Commences Sat, 30/06/2012 - 07:00 am... until very very very late What is a common riding ?A Common Riding is an annual event celebrated ...
    Posted 19 Jun 2012, 05:59 by Evelyn Brown
  • Croft Music   FMFK Contributor Chris Brown has revamped his website - Croft Music There's quite a lot of new compositions and arrangements, Also adding some "Music Minus One" items. It would be ...
    Posted 1 May 2012, 17:47 by John Kirk
  • The 3 Rs Above- Gil-Scott Heron Above - Flava Fav Above - Snoop Dogg Reading, Writing and Rhythm Throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland, many Brass Bands have intakes of youth each year. We ...
    Posted 1 May 2012, 02:46 by John Kirk
  • MuseScore Brass Templates FMFK has got together with MuseScore to provide you with a range of Brass Band Templates. When you create a new composition, MuseScore 1.2 includes Brass band templates that ...
    Posted 28 Apr 2012, 12:16 by John Kirk
  • St. Georges Day Special   St. GeorgeSaint George's Day is the feast day of Saint George. It is celebrated by various Christian churches and by the several nations, kingdoms, countries, and cities of ...
    Posted 23 Apr 2012, 07:06 by John Kirk
  • Calibration Calibration ... 15 mins by - John Kirk   ..Rendered directly from the score 1) Geometry 2) Chronometry 3) Relativity Coming Soon to FMFK Calibration.... A three part voyage into fundamental constants calibrating ...
    Posted 26 May 2012, 04:10 by John Kirk
  • Free Robert Green Apart from providing a nourishing source of FREE music for our established and emerging youthful Brass Bands,FMFK has over the months raised awareness of many other good causes.The ...
    Posted 15 Mar 2012, 13:13 by John Kirk
  • M-M-One Music Minus OneThe MMO concept is not a new idea and Play-Along-Books with accompanying CDs have been in existence for many years as a fun, confidence building ...
    Posted 11 Mar 2012, 11:13 by John Kirk
  • Burns Night Special Robert Burns - National poet of ScotlandJanuary the 25th is Burns Supper night.  Burns suppers are most common in Scotland and Northern Ireland, but occur wherever there are Burns Clubs ...
    Posted 25 Jan 2012, 04:08 by John Kirk
  • Help For Scotland   Help For Scotland FMFK has been contacted to illuminate some progressive opportunities. We have been asked to let colleagues and arts/music organizations know of the extended deadline date for ...
    Posted 22 Jan 2012, 02:54 by John Kirk
  • Welcome aboard ! FMFK Admin Assistant Evelyn Brown Evelyn Brown Evelyn has kindly accepted the task of aiding the development of FMFK by providing much appreciated administrative help. Evelyn is a cornet player ...
    Posted 9 Jan 2012, 04:57 by John Kirk
  • Mailing List Our first mailing list has been sent out. From time to time, When we have something you need to know we will send out the occasional mail. To Register for ...
    Posted 23 Dec 2011, 16:06 by John Kirk
  • The FMFK 'A Team' A Big Thanks To our founding contributors. Andrew Norman Lee Morris John Hind Robin K Langdon Chris Brown Barry Brookes Francis Clifford Craig Roberts Keith Griffin Colin Evans FMFK has ...
    Posted 30 Nov 2011, 08:09 by John Kirk
  • Xmas Hero's   Be a Hero this Xmas. Share your Xmas compositions with us. FMFK would like to offer a showcase for your Xmas compositions and arrangements. Get your work noticed. Share Xmas ...
    Posted 7 Nov 2011, 15:49 by John Kirk
  • United in Song 123sing! Cymru at the Wales Millennium Centre This October, Making Music Wales and Ty Cerdd, in association with Classic FM, are inviting brass musicians and singers from across Wales to ...
    Posted 16 Sep 2011, 12:07 by John Kirk
  • 1st Prog Brass It looks as if the first past the finishing line could be an 'In House' Prog Brass Score. Over the past month since a discussion on the TMP Forum. Talk ...
    Posted 29 Aug 2011, 17:39 by John Kirk
  • FMFK Forum Forum Now Open HERE   FMFK now has a forum which we hope will be useful to everyone We are looking for Moderators - so register and get in touch More important ...
    Posted 11 Mar 2012, 12:00 by John Kirk
  • Success ! Music for the Common Man Free Music For Kids was set up only a few weeks ago and already the site is appearing vibrant with library sections starting to fill ...
    Posted 21 Aug 2011, 16:27 by John Kirk
  • Brass Xmas - CD Following the HUGE Success of the Borders Xmas CD. The same winning team have a new idea for Xmas 2012. Yes - Xmas 2012 A bit of history first. In September ...
    Posted 24 Aug 2011, 02:16 by John Kirk
  • Prog Brass at the Fringe F.M.F.K. at the Edinburgh Fringe in 2012Brass Band participation in the arts is virtually unheard of, yet Brass organizations throughout the UK have huge dormant potential ...
    Posted 24 Aug 2011, 02:15 by John Kirk
  • Super Smashing Great Check out our updated links page .. Hurray !
    Posted 24 Aug 2011, 02:16 by John Kirk
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