Los Angeles, CA—April 7, 2017
Alfred Music, the leading publisher in music education since 1922, is proud to release Concert Band, Full Orchestra, and Choral arrangements from the award-winning musical Hamilton.
Critics are calling the Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award®, and GRAMMY® Award-winning musical Hamilton “the most exciting and significant musical of the decade. Hamilton is a musical about the life of American Founding Father Alexander Hamilton, with music, lyrics, and book by Lin-Manuel Miranda and others. In 2016, it was nominated for a record-setting 16 Tony Awards®, winning 11 (including Best Musical), and was also the recipient of the 2016 GRAMMY® Award for Best Musical Theater Album and the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
Jerry Brubaker has chosen six of the most musical selections from the Broadway show in the new Concert Band (Level 3) and Full Orchestra (Level 3.5) six-minute arrangements, including “You’ll Be Back,” “Helpless,” “My Shot,” “Dear Theodosia,” “It’s Quiet Uptown,” and “One Last Time.”
Also available is the nine-minute Hamilton: A Choral Medley, arranged by Lisa DeSpain. Available in SATB and SAB voicings, with coordinating SoundTrax CD. Titles include: Alexander Hamilton • My Shot • The Schuyler Sisters • The Room Where It Happens • Helpless • Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down).
Suite from Hamilton, for Concert Band is available for $77.00, Suite from Hamilton, for Full Orchestra is available for $75.00, Hamilton: A Choral Medley, SATB and SAB voicings are available for $4.99, and the SoundTrax CD is available for $49.99 at music retail stores, online retailers, and alfred.com.
Review copies are available upon request.