The largest publisher of sheet music in the world, the Hal Leonard corporation was founded in 1947. Today they are known for their school orchestra arrangements of the latest Pops music. Their titles include the Essential Elements method (with corresponding concert pieces), along with music from recent hit movies like Aladdin, The Cider House Rules, Titanic, and Shakespeare in Love. They also offer arrangements of music from Broadway musicals, and the latest popular songs, such as the Rob Thomas and Santana hit, Smooth. Some of their arrangers include John Moss, Elliot Del Borgo, Calvin Custer, John Higgins, Larry Moore, and Paul Lavender.
For professional orchestras Hal Leonard also offers the new John Williams Signature Editions.
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Question: Hello! I am looking for a full score of John Williams Tuba Concerto! Is it available on hire or as rental material?
Answer: We only
have the tuba concerto with reduced piano accompaniment. We do not have
the individual conductor's score or full orchestration available.
Question: I have been wiating on the teacher's score and piano book to Avanced Techniques for almost a year. Any idea when they will become available? How is it possible for the part books be available and not the teacher score and piano? Shouldn't they become available at the same time?
Answer: The score
is in its final printing and binding stages and should be available within
a few weeks. The part book that was available one year ago was a preview
Question: I am the conductor of a small community orchestra and am trying to plan our Fourth of July Pops Concert. In previous catalogs, I see that John Williams' Summon of Heroes is in preparation, but now I can't even find it listed. Is it available now? If not, will it be available soon?
Answer: We have
many arrangements of Summon The Heroes: