Renaissance. Hodie, resonant in tone and abounding with opportunity for each instrument to shine in solo roles, is excellent for Christmas concerts and is just as programmable the rest of the year. The high tessitura of these pieces scored for brass quintet make them a natural for the use of piccolo trumpets, alto trombone, and F tuba which together produce a lush, transparent sound. To give less experienced ensembles access to these works, Oliver also included parts for Bb (and C) trumpet and tr...
Baroque. Sweelinck spent his life in the Netherlands as an organist, composer and teacher. One of his greatest achievements was to assemble a four volume collection of polyphonic settings of all 150 psalms. This bright imitative work was originally for five voices and the translation to brass is a natural one. -the publisher
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Romantic (1899). Spanish. Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Memories of the Alhambra) is a "tremolo" study with a romantic, suitable and absolutely captivating melody. The procedure insists on repetition, placing the background on an ethereal line where Arabesque and rhythm prevail. -the publisher
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20th Century. Written for the Empire Brass Quintet by American composer Ira Taxin. Intricate rhythmic overlays, dramatic crescendos and subito piano effects. Extended upper range featured towards the end of the work by the first trumpet (up to high D# above the staff). Trumpets in Bb or C. Duration: 30 seconds.
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20th century (1973). This challenging work by Ira Taxin is dedicated to the Empire Brass Quintet and features asymmetrical and changing meters, sudden dynamic changes, rapid tonguing, and flutter tonguing, and much more. Most notably, the composer includes sophisticated rhythmic combinations to the extent that he sometimes includes cues and partial scores in the parts to make coordination of the ensemble easier. A great challenge for a mature group. Trumpet parts in C. Harmon mute required for...
21st Century (2013). Legendswas composed for the Eufonix Quartet. Legends are tales often tied to historical events or locations. Most often legends are believable, but not believed. The juxtaposition of a lush-romantic melody and a whimsical rhythmic motif, this work evokes the idea of grand story telling. -the publisher
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Romantic. A master of melodic expression, this hauntingly beautiful theme from Peter Ilyich Tschaikowsky's String Quartet No. 1 (Op. 11) is based on a Ukrainian folksong and is one of his most familiar works. Perfect for contest and recital programs. Duration 5:15. -the publisher
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Romantic. Tchaikowsky's popular Dance from his famous Nutcracker is here set for brass quintet with celeste (optionally with synthesizer, piano or organ). Standard 211.01 brass quintet. Trombone employs tenor clef.
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Romantic. Twelve movement work depicting the months of the year. Includes: • Januar (Am Kamin) • Februar (Karneval) • Marz (Lied der Lerche) • April (Schneegl”ckchen) • Mai (Main„chte) • Juni (Barcarolle) • Juli (Lied der Schnitter) • August (Die Ernte) • September (Die Jagd) • Oktober (Herbstlied) • November (Troika) • Dezember (Weihnachten)
Romantic. Transcription of the famous waltz from Tchaikowsky's romantic ballet, "Sleeping Beauty." Just as in the original orchestral work, this version begins with an extended crescendo which leads to the powerful low brass feature accompanied by alternating trumpet trills. Trumpets cover most of the melodic work. Frequent dynamic changes give plenty of opportunity to bring the romantic spirit of this popular piece to life. -pc
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20th Century (1910). For solo euphonium & TTTB trombone quartet (5 parts total). The solo part is not technically demanding, and could be played on trombone (see publisher notes below). -cdp Let My Prayer Arise, Op. 24, No. 6 was written in 1910 as part of the Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts. This predominately Eastern Orthodox Lenten ceremony is held in the evening during Holy Week, usually on Wednesday and/or Friday. These vespers are quite solemn and are preceded by a day of total fasting ...