20th Century (1914). Classic British military march well known as a theme from the old film Bridge on the River Kwai (and some very old Getty Gasoline commercials!). Originally for standard concert band, here set for brass quintet by Arthur Frackenpohl in the key of C major (concert key) which keeps the range of each instrument quite playable. Optional snare part included. Larger print makes it easy to read. Duration 3:25 minutes. -cdp/pc (score sample pages)
20th Century. Original compositions for brass quintet Dixieland jazz style. Includes three original Dixieland titles by Dennis Armitage: Let's All Take It Easy; Complaining Blues; Sailing. Optional drum set part included.
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20th Century. Armenian composer Alexander Arutiunian. This colorful work illustrates the cultural settings and traditions of the Armenian people. Movements entitled: Morning Song; Drinking Song; Song of Grief; Wedding Procession. Straight mute required for trumpets. Trombone part in tenor clef. -cdp The four movements which comprise "Armenian Scenes" are pictures of Armenian life: "Morning Song", "Drinking Song", "Song of Grief", "Wedding Procession" illustrate the cultural settings and traditi...
Romantic. Everyone knows the Ode To Joy melody, but no one will expect to hear it over Johann Pachelbel's famous deceptive chaconne! A warm, unique adaptation of the immortal classic, this famous theme from Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 is a crowd pleaser anywhere and anytime. Duration 2:00. -the publisher
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Cesare Bendinelli. 1542-1617. For five baroque trumpets or standard brass quintet [211.01]. Optional tympani part included. Cesare Bendinelli, who was probably born around 1542, served as a trumpeter at the court of Vienna and was then chief trumpeter ("Obrister Trommeter") at the Munich court from 1580 until his death in 1617. His manuscript trumpet method of 1614, Tutta L 'arte della Trombetta (facsimile published by Editions Bim) is the earliest trumpet method now known. (For further biograph...
20th Century. Dance Suite is the last work to be written (mostly in late 1989) by the composer. Each movement is dedicated to a choreographer-friend. More than a piece d'occasion, there are other layers of meaning in the work since each movement had its origin in other formats. These are mostly anniversary pieces composed for family and friends. -the publisher (score samples)
Here is a suite of Christmas music that will work nicely into every brass quintet [w/timpani] library. The Moravians are well known for their robust musical heritage, so when Dr. Brown has delved into their tradition and musical legacy he brought back with him a superb piece of music and a delightful addition to the brass quintet and Christmas music literature. Score & parts. -the publisher (score sample pages)
20th Century. Musical representations of six of Aesop's fables including: The Hawk and the Nightingale; The Middle-aged Man and His Two Mistresses; The Cat and the Rooster; The Piping Fisherman; The Piping Fisherman; The Fox and the Leopard; The Lion andthe Bear. The text of the fables is provided and may be used as program notes. Each fable may also by recited by a member of the ensemble or a narrator prior to performing the accompanying movement. Because of the programmatic subject matter and t...
Baroque. Popular French dance tune from the period. As recorded & performed by the Solid Brass. Can be played by either a 10-part brass choir with percussion (timpani & triangle) or a standard brass quintet. Unique parts provided for both settings. Percussion parts are optional.
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Baroque. Marc-Antoine Charpentier was a French composer active in the late 1600's. He was a contemporary (though not a friend) of Lully. The Te Deum is perhaps his most well known work to brass players, and the Prelude is popular for its grand fanfarish character. In addition to standard concert use, this work is appropriate for weddings, graduations and other ceremonial occasions. Trumpets in C.
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Christmas. This jump swing version of Hark the Herald Angels Sing will definitely get the toes of listeners tapping. The tuba introduces the style, by playing a bass line a la Sing, Sing, Sing. Each instrument enters with the same riff that the tuba introduces at the beginning of the piece. Fun! -the publisher
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20th Century (1988). Adaptation of a work originally composed for concert band, here set by the composer for brass quintet, organ and percussion (optional though preferable). See YouTube for some band performances to get a taste of the work. -cdp
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20th Century. Percussion consists of suspended cymbal and bells, plus tympani (separate player). Based on Schubert's Sanctus from his German Mass in F this arrangement lends itself to the expressive qualities of the modern brass quintet. -the publisher
The following substitution parts are included: French horn in the key of Eb; Tuba in the key of Eb treble clef.
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21st Century (2009). Serengeti is named for the area in east central Africa that is one of the most fascinating environments on earth. The composition can be thought of as illustrating three scenes from this region. The first movement, "Endless Plains" suggests the vast grassland that is much of the Serengeti and the activity of a day on these plains. Serengeti becomes a different place when darkness falls. The second movement, "Twilight" attempts to capture the beauty and mystery of that time. I...
Romantic. Transcription of a work originally for organ alone, here for organ and 4-part brass plus timpani. Includes organ score, one 4-part brass playing score (in C), as well as individual brass and timpani parts. The trombone 2 part is written for tuba doubling in places, making this also appropriate for performance by brass quintet. -cdp Possible formations include • 202.00 • 211.00 • 201.01 • 210.01 • 202.01 (tuba doubles trombone...
21st Century. For 3 trombones, euphonium, tuba and 2 percussion. Nicola writes: "This original composition has been my inspiration during the time I was at Joe's home on Highmount Ave in Nyack, NY. I met his beautiful cat, I noticed all the details, when he walked, when he jumped and when he purred. Every part of the piece is the representation of the cat. At the end, I included a quotation from the cat of the fable Music Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev." (computer simulation)
20th Century. Broadway. Jazz. Nice straight forward arrangement with solo and soli parts in the upper four voices, with a nice "sax soli" type shout chorus towards the end. Trumpets require straight mutes. Optional drum set part included. Substitution parts included: part 3 in Eb; parts 4 & 5 in Bb treble clef. score & parts.
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Late Romantic/20th Century. French composer. Originally written for solo organ, this popular piece presents a conversation between two contrasting ranks of pipes, or "Choeurs" on the organ. This transcription effectively assigns the brass quintet one of the choeurs while the organ retains the other. The overall effect is a well integrated conversation between the organ and the brass. Includes optional tympani & percussion (triangle & cymbal) parts. This version in G major (concert key). French h...
Christmas. This is an arrangement of the classic Christmas carol by Franz Xaver Gruber, "Stille Nacht (Silent Night)". Gruber composed the piece on Christmas Eve of the year 1818 in Austria. By request I've included B-flat and C trumpet parts. Although the percussion part is optional it's highly recommended because it adds beautiful sonic elements to the overall performance. -the publisher
Christmas. After a short introduction, Up on the Housetop kicks into a catchy, latin flavoured version of this children's favourite Christmas carol. Great latin rhythms and melody spread around make this as fun to play as it is to listen to. -the publisher
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Christmas. This clever collection of "tropical delights" will add something different to a brass quintet Christmas concert. Optional percussion parts have also been included to add to the island feel. With singing parts for the group - you can even get the audience to participate. No stuffed shirts here! Score & parts. -the publisher (score sample pages)
Commissioned by the Carolina Brass. Sections entitled: Fanfare, The soul of every living being shall bless Your Name; Tango, When Israel went forth from Egypt; Fughetta, How goodly are your tents, O Jacob.
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Christmas. We Three Kings has been set here as an upbeat, jazz waltz. The tuba, trumpet 2, and horn introduce a variation of the traditional `oom-pa-pa' feel of a waltz. The melody is passed between the trombone and trumpet 1. Something a little different in the Christmas gig books. -the publisher
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20th Century. Hardly any other musical style is that much associated with special attributes as funk is: a fancy outfit, a hot hairdo and an out-of-the-way mode of behaviour. I Gotta Funk, Buddy also features an optional drum part. Why don't you ask a drummer buddy of yours to even fit an improvised drum solo into the piece? This might prompt the audience to jump up to their feet. -the publisher