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Accent on Achievement Book 2 Overview

Accent on Achievement Book 2 Overview

Providing a smooth transition from Book 1, four pages of comprehensive review at the beginning provide a thorough reinforcement of previous materials, bringing your students up to speed no matter what method they were previously studying. Teach your students to play as ensemble musicians with plenty of ensemble playing opportunities. Create well-rounded musicians with reinforcement exercises that include duets, chorales, rhythm exercises, theory work, scale exercises, and more. Our students will be able to locate new concepts easily with the color-coding system.

To access audio and software for Accent on Achievement, Book 1, visit and enter this code: 00-17144_663344. To access audio and software for Accent on Achievement, Book 2, visit and enter this code: 00-18278_551166.

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Unique Features

  • Accent on Review: 4 pages of comprehensive review for a smooth transition from Book 1
  • 6 full-band arrangements
  • 26 different classical composers
  • 41 folk songs from 19 countries
  • Chromatics and range development
  • 7 technical exercises plus 2 additional pages!
  • Updated Accent on Interactivity Software available for download at
    • 3/8, 6/8, changing meters
    • Timpani included in the Mallet Percussion Book
    • Advanced snare drum rudiments
    • 4 national anthems

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Composer List

  • Alford : Colonel Bogey
  • Bach : Now Thank We All Our God
  • Beethoven; Theme from Violin Concerto in D
  • Bizet: Habañera from Carmen, March of the Toreadors
  • Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice
  • Dvo?ák: Finale from "New World Symphony"
  • Foster: Some Folks Do
  • Gounod: Soldier's Chorus from Faust
  • Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King
  • Handel: Water Music
  • Herbert: Italian Street Song
  • Mendelssohn: Theme from A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • Morley: Now Is the Month of Maying
  • Mozart: Aria from The Marriage of Figaro
  • Mussorgsky: Hopak from The Fair at Sorochinsk
  • Offenbach: Barcarolle from Tales of Hoffman
  • Rachmaninoff: Theme from Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Rimsky-Korsakov: Procession of the Nobles
  • Rossini: Overture from The Barber of Seville
  • Schubert: Theme from Unfinished Symphony
  • Sousa: High School Cadets, The Thunderer
  • Tchaikovsky: March from Nutcracker
  • Verdi: La Donna é Mobile
  • Vivaldi: Spring from The Four Seasons
  • Wagner: Bridal Chorus from Lohengrin
  • Ward: America, the Beautiful

Folk and World Music

  • American Songs: Billy Boy, Erie Canal, Go Tell Aunt Rhody, The Old Brass Wagon, Old Dan Tucker, Over the River and Through the Woods, The Pawpaw Patch, Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Simple Gifts, The Star-Spangled Banner (National Anthem),Yankee Doodle
  • French-Canadian: Il est né
  • French: Pat-a-pan, Triplet Song
  • German: O Tannenbaum
  • Israeli: Zum Gali Gali
  • Italian: Tarantella
  • Liberian: Sing Noel
  • Mexico: El Floron
  • Spanish: Fum, Fum, Fum
  • Sweden: Nu är det Jul Igen
  • Welsh: All Through the Night
  • Traditional: Oats, Peas, Beans, The Man on the Flying Trapeze, Merrily We Roll Along, America / God Save the Queen, Battle Hymn of the Republic
  • Christmas/Hanukkah: Deck the Halls, Up on the Housetop, I Saw Three Ships

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