Welcome to the homepage for SEMPRE MUSIC.
SEMPRE MUSIC specialises in music for woodwind, trumpet and mixed ensembles. It's aim is to give instrumentalists and teachers the opportunity to play music arranged and
composed as a result of many years experience of teaching in schools and performing professionally.
We are able to offer you a unique service. The ensemble arrangements are flexible and can be re-arranged to suit your own particular ensemble.
You can down load an order form here.
Have you visited our audio samples page to hear some of our latest titles?
Our sales in North America, Canada and Mexico are now being handled by Theodore Presser Company at www.presser.com. For enquiries in Europe and the rest of the world, either contact us direct or use one of the links below.
Toccetta is a new arrangement for SAAATB saxophones. This is a shortened version of the famous Toccata and Fugue by J S Bach and contains a swing-style fugue.
If you are looking for new saxophone music for next term, we have a new arrangement for saxophone quintet Made in the Spirit (this is also available for clarinet quintet). This arrangement includes Down by the Riverside, Steal Away and When the Saints come marching in. We now have another saxophone quintet arrangement, Let's Face the Music and Dance. Please contact us for details.
We have also just published a new arrangement which would be ideal for concerts. Over to You uses the main themes from 4 famous overtures: William Tell, The Master Singers, Brahms' Academic Festival Overture and the Can-can from Orpheus in the Underworld. There are 3 separate instrumental versions for saxophone, clarinet and brass.
We have 2 new saxophone arrangements - Easy Does It for Saxophone Choir by Melanie Thorne and Four Movements from the Holberg Suite by Greig for Saxophone Septet. The Holberg has also been arranged for Clarinet Septet.
Our latest Saxophone Octet St Paul's Suite by Holst, arranged by Elizabeth Drury has just been published. If you would like to see some sample pages - please get in touch.
Have you seen the new Interview with Sempre Music in the latest CASS magazine written by John Robert Brown? If not, visit www.John-Robert-Brown.com in his articles section.
We have several new titles for various combinations of instruments. Our latest new compositions Summer Sketches for flute ensemble, The Three Glens for solo flute, Six for Sax are six saxophone duets. Our latest arrangement is Summertime which has been scored for Flute ensemble and separately Saxophone octet. 42nd Street has been arranged for both Saxophone and Clarinet Septets. Pagrietto is a set of variations on the famous theme by Paganini and can be found in the quartet section for Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone. We Saw the Sea is a medley of sea shanties arranged for Flute quartet and also larger Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone ensembles. This piece is great fun for concerts.
For larger ensembles in particular, we have arrangements of The Post Horn Galop, Corelli Concerto Grosso No 1 and a new composition scored for a concerto gross style ensemble, Reely-around.
"After the Sun is one of Melanie Thorne's best works for saxophone ensemble" Richard Ingham CASS magazine - visit our reviews page. This work is available for both saxophone and clarinet quartet & septet; flute choir.
Yabadidoo by Melanie Thorne. This is available for AAT, AAAT or SAAT saxs; 3 Bb Cl or 4 Bb Cl; 2 Fl & 2 Bb Cl. See reviews.
'Classical Gas' an arrangement of this famous piece by Mason Williams. Available for SAATTB saxs and Eb or Bb/3Bb/Bb or Eb Alto/Bb bass clarinets. See reviews.
Site last updated October 2013