Full Score for 16 elementary pieces for instrumental ensemble.
The Full Score does not contain all the instrumentation that is available, but only includes the B♭ and E♭ pitched instruments and Percussion.
The scoring is as follows:
|SOPRANO||1st Cornet B♭, Part I in C|
|ALTO||2nd Cornet B♭, 1st Horn E♭, Part II in F|
|TENOR||2nd Horn E♭, Baritone or Trombone in B♭, Part III in F, Part III in C|
|BASS||Bass E♭, Bass B♭, Part IV in C|
The following additional parts are also available:
- Euphonium B♭, Part V in C - This adds extra colour to the scoring, but is not essential for the arrangements to work.
- Percussion - Snare Drum, Bass Drum, Suspended Cymbal, Ride Cymbal, Tom-toms and Triangle.
- Piano Accompaniment - This includes all four essential parts in piano format to accompany, or rehearse, the performers.
In addition to the pieces there are basic exercises, musical terms and symbols which can be found at the back of each book. These are also included in the score.
First Things First provides a useful resource that will become a stepping stone in the musical development of many muscians.