Amusing variations on Happy Birthday in a variety of styles, meters and key signatures. Some quick fingering passages, syncopated rhythms in the "rock" and finale sections. Treble and bass clef parts included.
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Baroque. High third tuba part, probably best played on a 4-valve euphonium (4th valve for some low E-flats). Fourth part is the chorale melody in mostly half notes and is easily playable on euphonium. -cdp
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21st Century (2006). The Prelude is a combination of fanfare and lyrical sections as well as tonal and polytonal harmonies. The Intrada features crisp, energetic rhythms and lyrical contrapuntal writing. Appropriate for concert or church performances. Duration is approx 5:30 minutes. -the publisher
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Jazz. Swing. As performed by the Melton Tubaquartett. High tessitura in all parts, especially parts 3 and 4 (tuba 1 & 2). This is probably best performed as a euphonium quartet (EEEE) or TTTB trombone quartet. -cdp
Romantic. Arranger Jonathan Oliver says, "Flight of the Bumblebee, written by Russian composer Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, was created as an orchestral interlude during Act 3 of his opera The Tale of Tsar Sultan. During this moment, a magical Swan-Bird changes Prince Gvidon into a bumblebee so that he can fly away to visit his father, who does not realize that his son is alive. The music has become more known as a virtuoso solo work for all forms of musical instruments and has even been included int...