21st Century (2014). Chorale Fanfare opens with a stirring fanfare section. This is followed by the the composer's original chorale melody which is true in style to the traditional chorales of J.S. Bach and so many others of the Reformation era. The chorale is presented in the organ, at first just the unadorned melody with each phrase adding more harmonic lines. Then it is richly voiced in four parts for the brass players. The fanfare motifs return and build to a glorious conclusion. The 3 minute...
Jazz. Medium swing setting of a popular song from the 1914 show The Girl from Utah. The song became a standard in the 1950's after being featured in movies and being recorded by Frank SImatra, among others. -cdp
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Somewhere between Jazz and Tango is a composition in three movements arranged for Brass quartet. Starting softly with solo lines the piece builds crescendo wise resulting in a pleasant theme reminding one of a dance. The composer tried to create aperfect balance between each solo voice and the ensemble. There are elements of counterpoint woven within jazzy melodies and rhythmic structures of tango representing a true musical marriage somewhere between jazz and tango. -the publisher
20th Century. Commissioned by the low brass section of the Vancouver Opera. In three movements: Boogie/Valse (ABA form with a waltz between the Boogie section); T'anguish (Tango with the melody mostly in the 1st trombone); Louie's Jig (a Fiddler's Jig fopr low brass).
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21st Century. For trombone trio with tuba, or trombone quartet. The 4th part is perfectly playable by bass trombone. This work is based on the interval of a perfect 5th. It is a "soundscape that is lush & mysterious."
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Romantic Period. Begins with a quiet fanfare in the trumpet and horn, and then launches into a brisk presto in 4/4 time. Light staccato playing at a soft dynamic, with sudden bursts of fortissimo. Some technical fingering passages in the first trumpet,but generally intermediate level depending on tempo chosen. Moderate range. Trombone part contains some tenor clef. -pc
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