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Grading

The grading used in this catalogue is that quoted by the American magazine, The Instrumentalist, now widely accepted throughout the world as a guide to the standard of playing required to perform wind orchestra works.

Grade 1 Very easy AB 1-2: beginner school band level
Grade 2 Easy AB 3-4: second year school band level
Grade 3 Intermediate AB 4-5: established school/county band level
Grade 4 Advanced AB 6-7: good school/county band level
Grade 5 Difficult AB 7-8: university band level
Grade 6 Professional AB 8 +: conservatoire band level

Transpositions

All the works for wind orchestra include the complete range of alternative transpositions.

Delivery

UK: Orders are normally sent by first class post within twenty-four hours of receipt of the order.
Overseas: Orders are normally sent by air mail (printed paper rate), to arrive as quickly and as economically as possible.

Parcels can also be sent using an internationally tracked service to many countries, which will require an additional charge.

Delivery times are usually as shown, though cannot be guaranteed:

  • Western Europe 3 – 5 days
  • Eastern Europe 5 – 7 days
  • Rest of the World 7 – 10 days

Payment

Payments made by Visa, Mastercard or PayPal simplify currency exchange rates and avoid bank charges for money transfers, making payment easier for everyone! However, payment can also be made in sterling by cheque drawn on a UK bank or by electronic means in sterling directly to our bank account using the information on our invoices.

…and finally…

We are proud of our reputation for quick and efficient service and hope you will find the website interesting and informative. You are warmly encouraged to contact Jane Woolfenden for further help or advice.
jane@arielmusic.co.uk