21st Century (2012). This mournful piece is based on a Canadian folk song which is an account of the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, where the British, led by General Wolfe, captured Quebec City from the French, under General Montcalm. This lyrical arrangement makes use of rich harmonies influenced by jazz and pop music. There are some great solo sections to feature a talented flugel horn, cornet and euphonium member of the ensemble. -the publisher
Category: Brass Choirs (10+ Parts) w/Percussion Item: 099455 Grade: Price: $30.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
"Deep River" has been arranged here to feature the smooth sound of the flugel horn. This famous melody is supported by an interesting accompaniment with jazz harmonies and rhythmic pulse. Spirituals are ideal at church, or can be performed at a concert or competition. -the publisher
Category: Brass Choirs (10+ Parts) w/Percussion Item: 114799 Grade: Intermediate Price: $30.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Christmas. "The Holly and the Ivy" is a traditional English Christmas carol. The carol contains intermingled Christian and Pagan imagery, with holly and ivy representing Pagan fertility symbols. Holly and ivy have been important as English Christmas decorations for church use since at least the fifteenth century. This piece is flowing and smooth, quiet and reflective. Duration: 3:00 minutes. - the publisher
Category: Brass Choirs (10+ Parts) w/Percussion Item: 109760 Grade: Intermediate Price: $30.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
This beautiful folk song has been used as the melody for several popular hymns including: "I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say," "O Sing a Song of Bethlehem," "I Feel the Winds of God Today," and several others. It is a beautiful work that seems to float along both melodically and harmonically. This arrangement is opened by a solo voice with a sense of a lone player on the top of a hill surrounded by mist. The tune is then played in full quartet voicing leading to other variations. It ends as it began...
Christmas. Just a short introduction and the gorgeous natural flow begins, unfolding the familiar carol. Twice more it is repeated in chorale form, ending with a majesty of style which this melody deserves. Percussion parts with add a lot to the ensemble sound but are optional. -the publisher
Category: Brass Choirs (10+ Parts) w/Percussion Item: 113055 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $30.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel is an Advent hymn translated from the original Latin - Veni, Veni, Emmanuel first published in the 12th Century. The words and the music developed in separate paths and were linked together in a 1851 publication by Thomas Helmore. Jay Hilfiger's arrangement for 9- or 10-part brass ensemble and percussion (cymbals & side drum) is about 3 minutes in length and appropriate for intermediate to moderately advanced performers. Instrumentation is: • 3 Trumpets in B-f...
21st Century (2017). A karesansui is a Japanese rock garden which is an enclosed shallow sandbox containing sand, gravel and rocks. The sea is symbolized, not by water but, by sand raked in patterns that suggest rippling water. This short work is peaceful and reflective and accessible to young musicians. The major pentatonic scale is used as the basis for this composition which creates an interesting texture and evokes the sound of an ancient Japanese folk song. -the publisher
Category: Brass Choirs (10+ Parts) w/Percussion Item: 114847 Grade: Intermediate Price: $30.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Classic Spanish trumpet solo here for solo trumpet & brass ensemble. Possibly one of the most famous traditional Spanish works of music, La Virgen De La Macarena, the Bullfighter's Song is here arranged for solo trumpet, 10-part brass ensemble & percussion by Seattle Symphony trumpeter, Geoffrey Bergler. This work of about 6 minutes in length is for advanced players. Instrumentation is solo trumpet, 4 trumpets, 2 horns, 3 trombones, tuba & snare drum.
La Virgen de la Macarena is a traditional bullfighting song made famous by the great trumpet virtuoso Rafael Mendez. Many great players have performed this standard trumpet solo including Doc Severinson and The Canadian Brass. However the arranger's favourite version is a recording by Mr. Vincent Di Martino with the Band of the Battle Creek. There has been a short introduction added quoting part of Bizet's Carmen. This introduction serves to set up both the soloist and the famous bull tune. Ole. ...
20th Century. An original, single movement work from the mid 1960's that has become one of the standard in the repertoire. Tonal and approachable by audiences and players alike. Score & parts. -cdp
The arrangements are for organ with solo trumpet or brass ensemble and percussion. All parts are upper intermediate level with optional high notes for trumpets and horn. While the parts are not demanding, they have a level of artistry that is compelling to all of the performers involved. Instrumental options with organ include: solo trumpet; brass trio (2 trumpets and 1st trombone); brass quartet (2 trumpets and 2 trombones OR 1st trombone and tuba); brass quintet (All but horn, 2nd trombone or t...
Christmas. As recorded by The Boulder Brass and performed by the NY Philharmonic Brass. Arranged for 11 brass and perc: 4 tpt, 2 hn (double to 4), 3 tbn, euph, tuba, 2 perc. Two carols are intertwined. Powerful opening and ending. -the arranger
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Christmas. As recorded by The Boulder Brass and performed by the NY Philharmonic Brass. Arranged for 11 brass and perc: 4 tpt, 2 hn (double to), 3 tbn, euph, tuba, 2 perc. Opens with "Coventry", segues to a fantasia of "Carol of the Bells", and closes with the two carols played simultaneously ("Carol of the Bells" as a rhythmic motif). -the arranger
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Christmas. Sacred. Medley arrangement by Elizabeth DiSavino of the French carols Ding Dong Merrily on High, O Come O Come Emmanuel and Angels We Have Heard On High. Recorded by the Solid Brass on their CD, Christmas with Solid Brass. Optional parts for performance by standard 211.01 brass quintet. This is one of the finest arrangements of Christmas brass music I know. Score & parts. -cdp (score sample pages)
Christmas. Sacred. Medley arrangement of the German carols In Dulci Jubilo, Silent Night and Hark the Herald Angels Sing. Optional parts for standard 211.01 brass quintet. Recorded by Solid Brass on their CD, Christmas with Solid Brass. An excellent arrangement full of depth and character. -cdp
Comissioned by the Summit Brass and premiered at the first Keystone Brass Institute. Includes: America the Beautiful; This is My Country; BERNSTEIN America, from West Side Store; Swing Low, Sweet Chariot. Duration: 6:00 minutes.
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Romantic. Transciption of the famous march from the second act of the opera Aida. For 11 brass and percussion. Trumpet 1 is piccolo trumpet. Score & parts. Percussion requires as many as 4 players to cover timpani, bass drum, cymbals and triangle.
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Category: Brass Choirs (10+ Parts) w/Percussion Item: 087100 Grade: Advanced Price: $42.95 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
Christmas. Setting of the German carol "O Thou Joyful." Brass parts are straight forward and tastefully orchestrated. Organ and brass choir alternate back and forth and combine forces at various points. Optional for 423.01; 523.01; 434.01; or 534.01. Bb and C trumpet parts included. The last line of the first trumpet part is written for piccolo trumpet. Duration: 3:00 minutes.
This exciting excerpt from Lohengrin is uniquely arranged by Jay Friedman, principal trombonist of the Chicago Symphony. The off-stage presentation of both trumpet and trombone sections for the opening makes the piece a unique way to open a concert. The climactic buildup from off-stage trumpet calls to a hair-raising final section makes this one of THE most exciting pieces in the repertoire. Score & parts. (score sample pages)
Romantic. Waldteufel composed his beautiful Skater's Waltz in 1882, having been inspired by the "Cercle des Patineurs" or 'Rink of Skaters' at the Bois de Boulogne in Paris. The wonderfully orchestrated work is especially graceful, invoking scenes of winter and skaters falling to the ice. Angus Armstrong's very fine 8 minute arrangement is suitable for advanced performers and is scored for: Piccolo Trumpet in B-flat; C Trumpet & 2 Trumpets in B-flat; 2 Horns; 3 Trombones; Bass Trombone; Tuba; Tim...
21st Century. Written for the re-dedication and 100 year anniversary of Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox baseball club. The YouTube video link below is of the full performance by John Williams and the brass and percussion of the Boston Pops, performing live at the celebration. For 6 trumpets, 6 horns, 5 trombones, 1 tuba, timpani & percussion. (score sample 1) (score sample 2) (score sample 3) (YouTube. Opens new window)