by Joseph Kreines and Robert Hansbrough


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A comprehensive anthology of meticulously selected and graded literature for wind band. It contains hundreds of outstanding works appropriate for elementary through professional–level ensembles and will acquaint directors with a wide spectrum of quality literature both standard and new. Each recommended work contains pedagogical, stylistic and form indicators. In addition, the text contains a section on recommended marches and optional concert material.


“ . . . a great tool to find information on significant wind band literature at all grade levels.”

NEIL E. JENKINS, Florida Bandmasters Association, Executive Director

“The information contained in the book is extremely helpful, accurate and concise.”

FRANK L. BATTISTI, Conductor Emeritus, New England Conservatory Wind Ensemble

“ . . . a publication that should be in the library of every band director seeking annotated listings of wind literature for every level.”

RAY CRAMER, Emeritus Director of Bands, Indiana University

“Joe Kreines knows more about band music than anyone I have ever known. When former students call me about asking about a piece of music my first question to them is, ‘Is it in Joe’s book?’”

DR. BOBBY ADAMS, Director of Bands Emeritus, Stetson University

“ . . . will surely introduce you to new works and remind you of forgotten gems that are worthy of study and performance.”

RODNEY DORSEY, Director of Bands, University of Oregon

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