Christmas. Popular arrangement of the famous holiday tune which features a creative layering of bell tones in the first section, and a contrasting medium swing section, in the last half. Charming final decrescendo and tuba tag concludes the piece. Moderate technical challenges and range although the first trumpet does ascend to high C above the staff at one point. Score & parts. -pc (score sample pages)
Christmas. For standard 211.01 brass quintet with optional percussion. Includes alternative parts for brass band. Trumpet parts in Bb or C, Horn in F or Eb, trombone in bass clef or Bb treble clef; bass clef, Eb or Bb treble clef bass parts. Score & parts.
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Christmas. Jazz. Latin. After a brief introduction in 3/4 time, this creative arrangement of the popular holiday song is set in a Bossa Nova feel and then changes to a Samba. Melodic material passed from first trumpet, to horn, and trombone. Moderate range, some complex rhythmic challenges. Playable keys although the piece does finally move to Gb major (concert key). Layout of the notation makes this edition easy to read Optional flugelhorn part sub for horn. -pc
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Jazz. This arrangement of "When the Saints Go Marching In" was created to be a feature concert version of the classic traditional folk hymn. It develops the basic theme from a "bluesy" gospel call played by a solo trombone through a series of transformations culminating in a dramatic orchestral style finale which reflects the triumphal implications of the song's words. Along the way, the tune is performed as a simple lyric melody, a Chorale, a Cakewalk, a Strut, a Fugue, Dixieland Jazz and a Big...
Traditional English. Creative use of reverse pyramids (motivic cascade) in the opening. Lilting quality mostly in 6/8 with long lyrical melodic phrase in the trumpet then passed to the French horn. Well-detailed and active accompanimental textures throughout. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 070260 Grade: Advanced Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Traditional German. Polka. Uptempo setting for brass quintet where the tune is in the upper parts with a nice counter-melody in the trombone, 16th note "trills" in the horn and a traditional oom-pah bass line in the tuba. Score & parts.
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20th Century. Commissioned by the Houston Symphony Brass Quintet. This music was specifically written to display the instruments of the brass family. The movements may be performed continously as a suite. Or, for demonstration purposes, the director may introduce each instrument (and performer) immediately prior to its solo movement. - the composer 20th Century (1964). American composer. Movements entitled: Exhibition; Lament; Frolic; Waltz; Balad; Finale. Trumpets require straight mutes. Feat...
20th Century. A dramatic tone poem for brass quintet by Kerry Turner, The Casbah of Tetouan was conceived during a visit to Morocco in the summer of 1988. Rich sonorities, challenging technical passages, variety of timbres, moods, tempi and key signatures. Unusual effects included such as whistling (or Chinese bell), and fingernails on the bell (or tambourine). Exciting final wind up will bring the audience members to their feet! Straight mute required for all instruments. Duration is ap...
20th Century (1991). Kaitsenko was an exclusive warrior society of the Kiowa Indians. The Kaitsenko vowed to each other to die only in battle with their enemies. It was the desire of the composer to capture the drama of the Kaitsenko pact. The "Song" is an authentic Indian chant pertinent to old Satank's song of death: "The old men say the earth only endures. You spoke truly, you are right" -the publisher
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20th Century. Richochet is a ten minute work for advanced quintet. A crowd-pleaser, it is composed of three sections which are loosely associated with the following themes: Ricochet, Repose, and Rodeo. While not being strictly programmatic, the work captures and depicts the energy and dynamic spirit of the people and life in the old west. Although the trumpet parts are notated for C trumpets, the composer encourages the use of other trumpets (i.e. Bb, D, Eb, or Piccolo) for sections at the discre...
Renaissance. English composer and organist. Short contrapuntal work featuring rapid tonguing motives in the first half of the piece, and a switch to rhythmically complex triplet figures in the second half. All parts have active parts with technical challenges. Duration: 1:40 minutes. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 046015 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $14.50 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
20th Century. Treatment of a 19th Century American folk tune. After the opening call to post by the first trumpet (and muted echo from the second trumpet), this lively arrangement takes off and undergoes many stylistic changes: moderate swing, tempo di valse (a la J. Strauss), tempo di marcia, flowing 6/8 barcarolle, and a return to the march and the opening swing section. Bell tones, horse laugh (whinny), flutter tonguing and frequent key changes. Trumpets require harmon mutes. Horn requires mut...
With optional piano/organ, drums and percussion. Includes: • STANLEY: Trumpet Voluntary • TRADITIONAL: Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen • TRADITIONAL: Il Silenzio • TRADITIONAL: So nimm denn meine H„nde • HANDEL: Arioso
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 112009 Grade: Intermediate Price: $39.95 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours