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. 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!" Score & parts. -the arranger
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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. 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...
Early 20th Century. Written in 1901 this comical work is subtitled as a "Characteristic March, Cakewalk, or Polka." Humorous technical passages in the tuba, glissandos and the passing of melodic material throughout the ensemble help to create a rollicking cakewalk. -pc
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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. Chace Music was commissioned by Brass Ring for a concert in celebration of the inauguration of William Chace as the 14th President of Wesleyan University. Chace is a scholar of the writings of James Joyce. Funfare for a President is an amusing piece that quotes twelve of the more famous tunes mentioned throughout Joyce's writings, specifically: Finnegan's Wake; Love's Old Sweet Song; Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye; La Cidarem La Mano; Ballyhooley; On Coronation Day; See The Conquering Hero...