Adult Arrangements by Glen Newton
Other than Big Band Music

Vocal

Abilene SSAA a capella (July 11, 1967; commissioned and performed by the Big Rapids, Michigan, Sweet Adelines)
California Dreamin' SSATTB with piano, guitar, and bass (1969; performed by FarmHouse Fraternity and Gamma Phi Beta sorority in the Michigan State University Greek Sing competition)
Charade SSATB with combo (vocal parts September 9, 1972; revised October 29, 1994, to add guitar, keyboard, bass, and drums; performed by the Michigan Technological University Jazz Singers)
Dear Heart TTBB a capella (December 1971)
A Garden in the Rain TTBB a capella (November 1971)
The Golden Vanity ATB with rhythm guitar and bass (ca. 1966)
The Hungry Years baritone solo with TBB background vocals and rhythm guitar and bass (1976; recorded by Glen Newton)
Hurry Sundown SAATTB with piano (1969; performed by FarmHouse Fraternity and Gamma Phi Beta sorority in the Michigan State University Greek Sing competition)
Just Once in a Lifetime TTBB a capella (ca. 1967; performed by FarmHouse Fraternity in Greek Sing)
Let a Winner Lead the Way TTBB a capella (ca. June, 1971; performed by the Formalities, the 1973 SPEBSQSA Central States District Champions (Larry Knipfer, tenor; Doug Nichol, lead; Loren Harshbarger, baritone; Bob Thoennes, bass), and used as their theme song after their district win.
Mountain Dew TTBB a capella; later rescored for French horn quartet (barbershop version June 16, 1971; performed by the Formalities, the 1973 SPEBSQSA Central States District Champions; horn quartet August 26, 1978)
The Spirit of Christmas SATB with glockenspiel and vibraphone (August, 2002; composed by David Fury, copyright 2001 Son of Fury Music; submitted to the 2002 VocalEssence / American Composers Forum Welcome Christmas! Carol Contest)
Step to the Rear TTBB a capella (November 1971; performed by the Formalities)
Turn, Turn, Turn/
Come the Day
SSATTB with rhythm guitar and bass (1968; performed by FarmHouse and Zeta Tau Alpha sorority in Greek Sing)
The Virgin Mary
Had a Baby Boy
TTBB and classical guitar (November 30, 1975; performed by Jim Gresham, John Ehrstine, Glen Newton, and Paul at the United Church of Pullman, Washington)
What Kind of Fool Am I? TTBB a capella (ca. 1967; performed by FarmHouse Fraternity of Michigan State University in Greek Sing)

Instrumental

All Saints Go Marching Out 11-piece brass ensemble with percussion (4 trumpets (one doubling on piccolo trumpet), 2 French horns, 2 trombones, bass trombone, euphonium, tuba, and drum set); November 3, 2013; an arrangement of "When the Saints Go Marching In" for Metro Brass, first performed as a postlude for All Saints Day (November 3, 2013) at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Afton, Minnesota; later rescored for Big Band.
Air Pour les Trompettes brass quintet: 2 trumpets, horn, trombone, and tuba (ca. 1984; by J. S. Bach; performed by the Tarrant Moss Brass Quintet)
Birth of the Blues violin solo (1995; jazz chorus for Stephanie Newton's talent competition in the Michigan Tech Winter Carnival queen competition)
Canon in D violin, flute, trumpet, and cello (October 1, 1999; by Johann Pachelbel; performed at Guardian Angels church with Glen Newton on trumpet)
Dance trumpet solo with concert band (1979; original written by Carolyn Bayerkohler for trumpet solo with piano accompaniment; performed by Carolyn Bayerkohler, trumpet, with the Roseville Community Band at Alexander Ramsey High School in May, 1979, and on their tour of Ireland in June, 1979)
Dark Eyes 3 tenor saxes, trumpet, organ, drums (ca. 1969; recorded with Terry Miller on the tenor sax parts, Glen Newton on the rest
The Dreidel Song brass quintet: two trumpets, horn, trombone, and tuba (December 28, 2006; first performed at City View Elementary School, Minneapolis, December 21, 2007, with Glen Newton and Mike Manthei on trumpets, Ellen Sorenson on French horn, Hans Arleton on trombone, and Ron Rasmussen on tuba))
Gentle On My Mind 5-string banjo, guitar, electric bass, drums, two trumpets, trombone (ca. 1968; recorded by Glen Newton)
Gigue piano accompaniment and solo transcription for woodwinds or viola; originally created to accompany Stephanie Newton on violin, based on the version in the Suzuki method; written out for violin or tenor sax/soprano sax/clarinet with piano; also transposed to G Minor for viola solo with piano accompaniment (original May 15, 1987; by Veracini, from Sonata in D Minor; woodwind version 1989)
Happy Birthday young concert band (November 21, 1998; dedication says: "In Honor of Beth Riley's 18th Birthday")
Happy Companions
Schottische
scored for two clarinets, French horn, and bassoon; later rescored for two trumpets, horn, trombone, and tuba (a piano composition by Dorothy Newton, 1917, op. 4, published by W. A. Evans; woodwind ensemble arrangement 1981, performed by the House Brand Woodwind Ensemble 3/11/81, 3/12/81, and 4/21/81, with Dick Peik and Joe Stefani, clarinets, Glen Newton, horn, and Kate Saumur, bassoon; by the Ulysses Brass Quintet on the Jubilee II river boat, August 1981)
It's Getting Better 3 tenor saxes, 2 trumpets, organ (ca. 1969; recorded with Terry Miller playing the tenor sax parts, Glen Newton on the rest)
John Henry's Hammer two four-part trombone choirs; also scored for French horns replacing the first choir, and optional tuba, drums, and string bass (December 1997; a setting of the folk song "John Henry"; premiered by the Minneapolis Trombone Choir, February 22, 1998, at Judson Memorial Baptist Church in South Minneapolis; also performed by the Minneapolis Trombone Choir and the youth trombone choir, February 27, 2000, and again on March 9, 2008). Click here to hear a recording (1.6MB MP3) of the February 27, 2000, performance.
Let It Be Me five-part trombone choir (ca. 1980)
My Funny Valentine guitar and electric bass (ca. 1969; recorded by Glen Newton)
Pavane flute, three clarinets (two in B-flat and one in A), bass clarinet, and two classical guitars; later rescored for trumpet, flugelhorn, French horn, trombone, and tuba (1981; by Gabriel Faure; performed by the House Brand Woodwind Ensemble (with Glen Newton on classical guitar) at Sperry-Univac Roseville facilities 11/25/81 and Sperry-Univac Shepard Road facilities 12/14/81; rescored August 12, 1987 and performed by the Tarrant Moss Brass Quintet (with Glen Newton on flugelhorn) at Cindy Stenehjem and Hugh Sparks' wedding, September 12, 1987)
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer brass quintet: two trumpets, horn, trombone, and tuba (December 21, 2007; first performed at City View Elementary School, Minneapolis, December 21, 2007, with Glen Newton and Mike Manthei on trumpets, Ellen Sorenson on French horn, Hans Arleton on trombone, and Ron Rasmussen on tuba)
The Thunderer saxophone ensemble: SAATTB (October 26, 1986; by John Philip Sousa; performed on a Roseville Community Band concert)
Village des Jardins woodwind quintet: flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon (1985; composed for piano by Stephanie Newton, 1985)
When I'm 64 trumpet, trombone, tuba (ca. 1969; recorded by Glen Newton)

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