Samples of Compositions and Arrangements
By Floyd Richmond
 
Jazz Piano Solo for A-Train
These are a links to an “improvised” piano solo which I wrote for “Take the A Train.”
http://floydrichmond.com/jazz/atrain-piano-solo.mp3
http://floydrichmond.com/jazz/atrain-piano-solo.pdf
 
Orchestral Introduction to Holy, Holy, Holy (with electronic instruments)
http://floydrichmond.com/compositions/Holy-Orchestra.mp3
http://floydrichmond.com/Holy-Orchestra.pdf
 
Theme and Variations (Amazing Grace)
http://floydrichmond.com/compositions/AmazingGrace-ThemeAndVariationsForBrass-FR.mp3
http://floydrichmond.com/compositions/AmazingGrace-ThemeAndVariationsForBrass-FR.pdf
 
Tune for Two Guitars
https://www.noteflight.com/scores/view/1182a0e6b229ee438b89a85e50aab50cbccbf865
 
Asymmetric Meter Conducting Test
https://www.noteflight.com/scores/view/4b4409f77e5a1f9ce722a9817cad21e74d86a378
 
Blues Duet
This is a link to a simple original blues duet that I wrote upon first using NoteFlight.
https://www.noteflight.com/scores/view/8d2b4bb6952d5b6cb839872eecb1b0d62c526618
The song is titled, Blues for Two Trumpets, but the arrangement on NoteFlight is set to flute and clarinet, which give better MIDI sounds.
 
Carol Of The Bells - arranged for Brass Quartet
http://floydrichmond.com/compositions/CarolOfTheBells-Brass.mp3
http://floydrichmond.com/compositions/CarolOfTheBells-Brass.pdf
http://floydrichmond.com/compositions/CarolOfTheBells-Brass.mus
 
Comprehensive Contemporary Popular Arrangements and Compositions:
I and/or my students (under my supervision and editing) composed or arranged over 40 songs in popular styles, illustrating each decade since the 1940s.  The book, Learning Music Using GarageBand on the iPad, was published by Alfred in 2015.  You may find links to the lead-sheets and wav files for those songs here:  http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb.

40s Blues (for illustration)
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/01_Blues/01-Blues-Melody.pdf
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/01_Blues/01-Blues.wav
 
50s Doo Wop (for illustration)
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/05_Doo_Wop_w_Guitar/05-DooWopGuitar-Melody.pdf
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/05_Doo_Wop_w_Guitar/05-Doo_Wop_w_Guitar.wav

60s Rock (Note: by Derrick and Katie Baughman under my direction)
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/06_Feelin_Great/06-FeelinGreat-Melody.pdf
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/06_Feelin_Great/06-Feelin_Great.wav

70s Classic Rock (for illustration)
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/07_Better_Now/07-BetterNow-Melody.pdf
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/07_Better_Now/07-Better_Now.wav

80s Dance Music (Note: by Derrick and Katie Baughman under my direction)
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/10_I_Just_Want_To_Dance/10-IJustWantToDance-Melody.pdf
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/10_I_Just_Want_To_Dance/10-I_Just_Want_To_Dance.wav

90s, 00s Rock Ballad (for illustration)
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/12_Love_is_Forever/12-LoveIsForeverMelody.pdf
http://floydrichmond.com/alfred/gb/12_Love_is_Forever/12-Love_is_Forever.wav
 
Original Worship Songs
For one, see this: http://www.floydrichmond.com/GodOfAllTheAges.mov
Notation lead-sheet for one: http://www.floydrichmond.com/GodOfAllTheAges.pdf
Comprehensive list: http://floydrichmond.com/.
 
Theory Worksheets:
http://floydrichmond.com/chaptertest23.pdf
http://floydrichmond.com/chaptertest23.wav
 
Original Jazz Tune - Written March 27, 2016
http://floydrichmond.com/IChooseToBelieve.pdf
http://floydrichmond.com/IChooseToBelieve.sib
http://floydrichmond.com/IChooseToBelieve.mus
http://floydrichmond.com/IChooseToBelieve.wav


Additional material available upon request.