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. Score & parts. -pc (score sample page)
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 ...
The Heroic Suite is a rearranged compilation of pieces taken from various Telemann compositions for solo instrument and continuo (organ). In this arrangement, containing fifteen pieces, the solo voice is found in all the upper four voices and the continuo line is performed by the tuba. The pieces used in this arrangement are: Solemnity, Mercy, Valour, Sweetness, Tranquillity, Aria, Kindness, Minuet, Generosity, Loure, Majesty, Call to Arms, Love, Rejoicing, Jollity and Hope. -the publisher
20th Century. Transcription of the popular Spanish march for concert band. Driving vivace with shifting keys from minor to major. Light-hearted final melody in C major brings this crowd pleasing arrangement to its conclusion. Moderate range. Melodic andother technical musical lines distributed throughout the ensemble. Score & parts. -pc (score sample page)
21st Century (2016). Commissioned by Meredith Brown Alden and the American Composers Forum for the grand opening of the Mary Van Evera Visual Arts Center at Northland College (Ashland, WI), Northern Light opens with a splash, a brief suggestion of the gentle waves of Lake Superior, and then a broadly swinging theme. A playful treatment of the fanfare idea leads to antiphonal trumpets and general celebration. For standard 211.01 brass quintet (2 trumpets, 1 horn, 1 trombone, 0 euphoniums, 1 tuba)...
20th Century. Commissioned for Empire Brass in 1988 and dedicated to his father, Ted. This composition is an interweaving of 3 songs: Slow movement with slowly resolving dissonant harmonies Folk-like moderate tempo also containing dissonance Dance-like with a jazzy-swing feel. Duration: 14:00 minutes.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 083102 Grade: Price: $29.95 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
20th Century. Film Score. This prolific American composer brings us this exciting piece for brass quintet. From the original film score, The Plow that Broke the Plains. Contains: Prelude; Cowboy Songs ("Houlihan", "Laredo", "Git Along Little Doggies"); Blues; Finale ("We're Goin' to Leave Ol' Texas Now"). Score & parts. -the publisher If you like Copland, you'll love this chart. -cdp (score sample pages)
Renaissance. Thomas Tomkins was an organist and composer of early English church music in the late Renaissance. A student of William Byrd and highly respected among his contemporaries, Tomkins was a master of the English Anthem (the English equivalent tothe Latin motet). The "Full Anthem" is usually a work in contrapuntal style for unaccompanied chorus, as in the case of "When David Heard that Absalom was Slain". The expression of grief is movingly depicted in the extraordinarily beautiful settin...
A unique Latin treatment of "The Christmas Song" by Gary Slechta as recorded by Wayne Bergeron with the After Hours Brass on the CD "Music & Mistletoe". Trumpets parts actually written for flugelhorns, though trumpets may be used instead. Well-detailed use of dynamics, articulation and style markings to encourage expressive playing. Score & parts. (score & trumpet 1 part sample pages)
Christmas. Better known as "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire"...and "The Flinstones"...really...and it works! When you hear the melodies you'll see how these two charts are natural companions. As performed by the Harmonic Brass Quintet. Score & parts.
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Category: Brass Quintets Item: 085261 Grade: Intermediate Price: $25.95 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
21st Century. Broad, heroic chorale written for the ensemble for which it is named. Reminiscent of the Chris Hazel charts performed by the Philip Jones Brass. As performed by the Magnifica Brass Quintet. -cdp
Category: Brass Quintets w/Percussion Item: 091879 Grade: Price: $9.95 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
20th Century. A sonata in four movements, each associated with an aspect of Santa Barbara, California in the summer months (when the Music Academy of the West is in session). Movements include: Cakewalk on a Tightrope, Preacher on the Pier, Magic Horn Tango and State Street Stomp.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 058507 Grade: Price: $40.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
"Abide with Me" is a beautiful hymn has been arranged to feature all the members in a brass quintet with organ. This arrangement opens with a short introduction then proceeds through several verses. Each verse is scored differently for interest, with themelody wandering throughout the ensemble.
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Well known Spiritual & Christian hymn tune. Canadian Brass series. Trumpet 2 performs on piccolo trumpet. Begins with a free blues recitative by the first trumpet, moves to a slow gospel in 3, then a moderate 2-beat dixieland treatment, and concludes with a return to the free recitative and a brief, powerful, closing statement. Score & parts.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 018251 Grade: Grade 6 - Advanced Price: $20.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Well known Spiritual & Christian hymn tune. After a brief introduction, this dramatic arrangement allows the French horn to present the main melody, passing it next to the first trumpet. Changing accompanimental orchestration, modulations and subtle tempo changes give rich color to this arrangement. Moderate range but first trumpet does reach to a high B above the staff. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 064058 Grade: Intermediate Price: $15.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days