20th Century. Jazz. Based on Mendelssohn's Wedding March, this medium-tempo, late-40's style 2-chorus chart works well as a humorous swing-stle recessional or an encore. Intermediate technical challenges, but first trumpet does play up to high C above the staff towards the end of the chart. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 046942 Grade: Grade 4 - Intermediate Price: $7.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
20th Century. A new take on what might be old fashioned square-dance tunes, this four-minute piece is bright and saucy, capturing the hoe-down flavor of a western barn-raising (complete with off-beat clapping feature). Freshly modern and surprising in its modulations, this piece is a sure audience-pleaser. Score & parts. - the publisher (score sample pages)
20th Century. Inspired by the famous pirate Blackbeard, this humorous piece includes major and minor keys, jig-like rhythms and a contrasting short rubato section before returning to the quick moving 6/8 meter. Moderate range. Duration is approximately 3:00. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 033413 Grade: Intermediate Price: $12.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
20th Century. This cheerful work is inspired by the vintage American bicycle and frequently features the French horn as the melodic lead. Written in cut-time with several playable key changes and dexterous technical passages in the first trumpet. Duration is approximately 3:00 minutes. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 035618 Grade: Grade 4 - Intermediate Price: $18.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
20th Century. Almost a march but not quite, the humor in this piece lies in its unexpected turns and modulations. Chromatic shifting harmonies lead your ear in fresh directions with practically every phrase. Composed by former Naval Academy arranger Paul Burrucker - the publisher Clever rhythmic interplay between players, active/technical playing especially for trumpets and French horn, moderate range, inspired by the US Naval Academy's Worden Field. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 035619 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $12.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
21st Century (2011). Yes, it's what you think. Lively, up-tempo chart with tons of rhythmic activity. Slow middle section and Funky ending. Quality concert repertoire, running to 6:30 in length. Trumpets use harmon mutes. (Composer's MySpace page - opens new window).
20th Century. Composed for the United States Air Force Brass Quintet. This exciting "tour de force" uses driving ostinati and sparkling chromatic flourishes. Chromatic Fantasy was premiered by the U.S.A.F. Brass Quintet at the Eastern Trombone Workshop.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 029634 Grade: Price: $18.50 Availability: Ships in 10 to 14 Days
20th Century. Lyrical passages are juxtaposed with fanfare-like sections to create a dramatic and festive atmosphere. Written for the opening of a performing arts high school in Florida, this exciting composition was winner of the 1991 "Erik Satie Award"of New York City. Score & parts.
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Category: Brass Quintets Item: 029635 Grade: Grade 6 - Advanced Price: $18.50 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
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...
21st Century (2017). This composition features a spirited antiphonal theme juxtaposed with an enchanting lyrical theme and mixed meter transitions interspersed throughout. It is fun to perform and enjoyable to hear, and is ideal for competitions and engaging concert programs. For standard brass quintet, piano, bass & drums. -the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets w/Rhythm Section Item: 115763 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $20.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Late Renaissance/Early Baroque. One of the most well known of William Byrd's works here transcribed for brass quintet. Starts slow and stately but later requires a good deal of individual technical facility and ensemble cohesion to be successful. Includes optional extra bass clef part to expand from quintet to sextet.
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Reniassance. Trumpets in C. Earl of Oxford's March is one of the most well known selections from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, a collection of over 300 keyboard works from the Elizabethan period of the 16th Century. Mr. Denroche's arrangement for standard brass quintet of 2 trumpets in C, horn in F, trombone (bass clef) and tuba is appropriate for advanced performers and is about 3 minutes in length. -the publisher
Late Renaissance/Early Baroque. Bryd's vocal music is so satisfying largely because of his brilliance in composing music that brings the text to life. In this motet, Gaudeamus omnes, from the Gradualia of 1605, he uses spirited rhythms, playful counterpoint and joyous ascending melodies to envision the singing of angels as they celebrate the Feast of All Saints holiday.
Renaissance. For standard 211.01 brass quintet (2 trumpets, 1 horn, 1 trombone, 0 euphoniums, 1 tuba). William Byrd's Gloria has been arranged by Dr. Richard Roper for standard brass quintet. The work is a perfect example of Renaissance polyphony at itsbest. Each part is an independent line that miraculously all mesh together into an array of glorious sound. The 5 minute work is appropriate for moderately advanced performers. -the publisher
Baroque/20th Century: Composed by Vladimir Vavilov around 1970. It is a musical hoax generally misattributed to Baroque composer Giulio Caccini. Vavilov himself published and recorded it on the Melodiya label with the ascription to "Anonymous" in 1970. It is believed that the work received its ascription to Giulio Caccini after Vavilov's death. - Wikipedia As performed by the Magnifica Brass Quintet, based in France. Trumpets in C. (live performance).