21st Century (2009). This work is my second essay for brass quintet, composed in 1993 and revised in 2009. The four movements are named for differing types of metal from which, historically, the instruments have sometimes been made or veneered. But thesemovement titles, (Brass, Silver, Copper and Gold) are only points of inspiration. The music itself presents four movements of contrasting tempos and coloration. -the composer
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20th Century (1975). The Quintet No. 1 for brass instruments was composed in 1975 when I was teaching at a university, though it was not premiered until many years later. The piece is the first of several for brass instruments. It is in three contrastingmovements of a neo-Classical style, similar to the works of Hindemith. Score & parts. -the publisher (score sample pages)
21st Century (2007). A set of four dances based upon traditional folk melodies from a region in Germany called Frankenland. Generally late-intermediate to early-advanced in difficulty, with some mixed meter.
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21st Century. Turmmusik, meaning tower music, is music played from a church tower by a local band of musicians. It originated in 16th century Germany, where the music performed was usually a chorale played by wind instrumentalists. Brass performances were the most common according to the surviving music, though all kinds of instruments were featured in turmmusik.
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20th Century (1968). Trumpet parts can be played on C trumpet, or on A piccolo. Exciting technical work featuring quickly changing meters, double tonguing, complex rhythmic figures, frequent call and response interplay, contrasting "lento" section, and return to opening material. -pc
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21st Century. "The instrumentation was expanded to include pitch pipes, triangle and small suspended cymbal. Before the performance the players donned heavy boots they had kept near their chairs throughout the evening, the better to project the rhythmic stomps that punctuate the first section of the score. It was all good fun." -the publisher (score sample pages)
20th Century. Programmatic work depicting scenes in Vermont. Movements entitled: The Streets of Montpelier; Window Shopping; The Golden Maples; Playing for the Camera; The Proud Grandmother. Score & parts.
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Traditional Christian hymn tune. Built around a brass quintet nucleus with piano accompaniment, this series is designed to provide practical yet creative resources for church musicians. The arrangements in this series are crafted by some of today's leading arrangers, and they are worthy considerations for preludes, offertories and general service music. They are accessible for most church, school and community brass ensembles. -the publisher
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3 Trumpets/Organ/2 Trombones/Brass Quintet/Piano Proclaim His glory with the triumphant sounds of brass and ivory. Lloyd Larson expertly captures the celebration of the hymn's text in this regal arrangement. As is true of all Brass and Ivory selections, this piece is written so that it may be adapted to the brass musicians available in your congregation. With a supportive piano accompaniment, all levels of musicians can partake in the merriment.
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