20th Century. Movements entitled: Processional; Malyenkiy Fanfare; Avanti!. Processional is in ABAB form alternates between stately duple fanfare and 12/8 section with call and response presentations of running triplets and ascending horn glissandos. Malyenkiy Fanfare is written in 3/4, is rhythmically complex, and returns to some of the material of the first movement. "Avanti" is a quicker fanfare in 2/4 and 3/4 featuring bell-tone pyramids, tuba glissandos, two against three rhythmic textures...
20th Century. Trumpetes in C. Energetic fanfare in 3/8 and 2/8 with intricate rhythmic layering such as cascading bell-tones, pyramids, cross-rhythms and hemiola. Subito dynamic changes and technical flourishes also add to the excitement and challenge of this unique 20th century brass quintet. -pc
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Baroque. Short prelude in F major in the Baroque style. John Blow (1649-1708) was an English composer, organist at Westminister Abby, and was Henry Purcell's teacher for a time. Substitution parts included: French horn substitution for Eb treble clef instruments; trombone substitution part for Bb treble clef instruments; tuba substitution part included for Eb bass clef and Eb treble clef instruments. -pc
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Romantic. Translated as "The sister," this high-spirited Italian march in 2/4 is a solid arrangement that features tuneful melodies, plenty of dynamic contrast, and is a rollicking addition to any concert program.
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21st Century (2006). “Mitia” was his intimate's nickname for Dmitri Shostakovich. “We have a happy life under the sun of Stalin’s constitution”. This prudently ironical quotation is taken from the private correspondence of the composer. It also represents the genesis of the title of my brass quintet, as well as its character of violence and oppression. The final giubilo is an explosion of joy and liberation. For the Soviets, he was an elitist composer of the bourgeoisie while the West considered ...
20th Century. This quintet begins slowly and expressively with detailed crescendo/decrescendo and other dynamic changes which add to the intricate textural writing. Occasional accented figures foreshadow the impending "Allegro Giusto ed Energico" sectionwhich showcases interesting rhythmic changes and motivic fragments passed throughout the ensemble. Energique gathers more speed in its final "Allegro Feroce" section which brings the piece to an exciting finish. -pc
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Baroque/Early Classical work in 5 movements. Canadian Brass series. The first movement begins with a stately Andante and transitions to an extended fugue in 9/8 marked "Spiritoso." Second movement, "Moderato e dolce," alternates the ornamented melody between the tuba and the French horn (1st trumpet tacet). Third movement is a lively Allegro (in 2/2) and is followed by the fourth movement marked "Moderato" which is reminiscent of the Clarke/Purcell Trumpet Voluntary. The final movement "Allegr...
19th Century (1848). A classic American folk tune. Also known as "Shaker Tune," "Shaker Melody" or "Shaker Hymn." This arrangement of Simple Gifts harkens back to Copland's treatment of this Shaker melody in Appalachian Spring. Shifting orchestrations allow for a variety of combinations of the five instruments with melodies passed around the ensemble. Moderate ranges, key signature and tempo changes throughout. Score & parts. -cdp (score sample pages)
19th Century (1848). A classic American folk tune. Also known as "Shaker Tune" or "Shaker Hymn." For trumpet, flugelhorn, horn, trombone (optional euphonium) & tuba. Straightforward homophonic writing. Moves through the keys of F Major, Gb Major to G Major.
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Romantic. Also known as "Lo How a Rose E'er Blooming." Chorales Prelude No 8, op 122, from 11 Organ Chorale Preludes. Scored for trumpet 1, trumpet 2 (optional horn), horn (optional trombone), trombone, euphonium/trombone (optional tuba). Typically performed as a standard 211.01 quintet. Score & parts. -cdp
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Romantic. Based on Gypsy melodies, this exciting and challenging version of Brahm's famous Hungarian Dances provides significant technical challenges for each instrument with the exception of the tuba which provides the "glue" to this creative quintet arrangement. 1st trumpet plays Bb piccolo trumpet. -pc
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Romantic. Advanced arrangement of the famous gypsy melodies by Brahms. Technical challenges lay primarily in the first trumpet part, with some melodic work distributed to the French horn. Solid arrangement of this exciting piece from the Romantic period. Trumpets in Bb or C. Substitution parts for French horn included in keys of C, Eb, Bb, and C bass clef. -pc
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Romantic. Jazz. "Ah, Budapest! Brahms' passionate, lyric melody transports me to eastern Europe. The very first notes of this great tune reveal its depth and beauty for brass. It burns along at a dance clip, then swings into jazz!" -the arranger
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Romantic. Transcription of the popular Intermezzo, from Fantasies for Piano, Op. 116. No. 6. This work begins with simple, expressive chorale section and moves to more elaborate "pianistic" texture with interweaving triplets and shifting melodic pairings. Technical demands are intermediate, but requires sophisticated musical interpretation. -pc
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Romantic. This arrangement of Brahms' famous lullaby features the first trumpet and the trombone. It begins fairly straight-forwardly, but morphs into a very colourful middle section featuring some unusual but pleasant harmony and rhythms, before finishing in a more traditional manner. It should not send your audience to sleep, but have them awestruck at the wonderful sounds that brass instruments can make. -the publisher
Romantic. Sophisticated orchestration of two of Brahms Romantic Motets. First motet is a chorale and fugue entitled "Es ist das Heil uns kommen her" (Salvation comes to us). Second motet is entitled "Schaffe in mir, Gott, ein rein Herz (Create In Me AClean Heart, O God)" and is divided into three sections: Andante Moderato; Andante, Espressivo; Andante/Allegro. -pc
20th Century. The movement titles reflect the spirit of historic American figures. The first movement which is inspired by American author "Napoleon Hill" is marked to played "Fast, with a positive mental attitude." Second movement, "Calvin Coolidge" is to be played "In a straightforward style; expressively laconic." Final movement "William Tecumseh Sherman," is written in alternating 7/8 and 4/4 meters, and is marked "Relentlessly aggressive." Trumpets and trombone require straight mutes, so...