Christmas. Slow blues swing setting of this less common Christmas favorite. Optional rhythm section parts include piano, guitar, bass, tambourine & drums. Additional instrumental parts are included in a variety of keys for performances by ensembles otherthan a standard 211.01 brass quintet. -cdp
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Category: Brass Quintets w/Rhythm Section Item: 099965 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $42.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Also called The Ryans and the Pittmans, this popular Newfoundland folk song has been sung and danced to on the East Coast of Canada since the early 1900s. The lyrics tell of a sailor, named Bob Pittman, who wants to sail home to marry his sweetheart. Melody is found throughout the ensemble in this fun and rollicking tune. This folk song arrangement is part of a collection for young musicians celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary since joining Confederation. -the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 114840 Grade: Elementary Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
South African. This is a fun and rhythmic South African folk song that has been arranged for a standard brass quintet. Sections could also be repeated as many times as desired to allow for extensive hand drumming by guest percussionists, members of the group or even selected members of the audience.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 078240 Grade: Price: $15.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
This is a lesser known Christmas piece dating from around 1550. It is rhythmic and colorful with melody in several voices. The opening is a call and response between the trombone and the remainder of the group. There are some sections with some multiple tonguing, but the piece is not too difficult for a group to put together and be enjoyed by audiences. Score & parts. -the publisher (score sample pages)
Jazz. Music of the New Orleans Rhythm Kings arranged here for brass quintet. Well-detailed scoring in terms of articulations and dynamics, solo breaks and other active material passed around the entire ensemble. Duration: 3:30 minutes.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 024629 Grade: Grade 4 - Intermediate Price: $18.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
19th Century. Traditional American sea chanty folksong. A simple and elegant arrangement of the beautiful melody "Shenandoah" as recorded by the Canadian Brass on their CD "Stars and Stripes." Written for 2 flugelhorns, horn, trombone and tuba with optional offstage trumpets. Score & parts. -the publisher
(score sample pages)
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 083185 Grade: Price: $30.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
Movements entitled: Basle March; The Cuckoo (Italian/Swiss Folk Tune); The Old Castle; Zurich March. Basle March features delightful melodies and showcases technical challenges throughout the ensemble including sixteenth-note runs and triple tonguing (depending on the tempo chosen). Both trumpets occasionally play "hand over bell" in this movement. The Cuckoo is quick and lively and features the tuba imitating the bird by either playing a cuckoo instrument, or by blowing into cupped hands in th...
Early Jazz. If you are looking for a fast-tempo New Orleans style Dixieland chart, this arrangement by Jack Gale should fit the bill and is likely to put a smile on your face. Active parts for the top four voices, while tuba provides the "glue" in this lively piece. Second trumpet has brief solos throughout which pop out of the texture. Score & parts. -pc (score sample pages)
Traditional German. Polka. Uptempo setting for brass quintet where the tune is in the upper parts with a nice counter-melody in the trombone, 16th note "trills" in the horn and a traditional oom-pah bass line in the tuba. Score & parts.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 070256 Grade: Price: $15.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
Part of the Canadian Brass series and recorded by them, and The True North Brass. Features tuba in a solo role backed by the other four members of the quintet (5 players total). Cut time, key of C and lots of fun. Optional endings for extending or shortening the performance. Fun option for Octoberfest performances! (score sample 1) (score sample 2)
Style stays constant in this brass quintet arrangement by Jean Aud, but the ever lengthening phrase as the performers "add on more and more days" creates interesting hemiola, challenging syncopated rhythms, and opportunities for the arranger to experiment with a variety of orchestration changes. Moderate range. In the key of G major (concert key). Duration: 3:10 minutes. Score & parts. -pc (score sample pages)
Creative arrangement of the humorous holiday classic. Changing meters, imaginative orchestration, some double-tonguing in the trumpet parts, glissandi (horn rips), subito dynamic changes, and technical fingering and slide passages throughout the ensemble. Includes well-detailed dynamic and articulation notations as well as guiding notes to clarify when each player has primary melody part, or when they are to play underneath other members of the ensemble. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 021290 Grade: Advanced Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Christmas. As performed by the Georgia Brass, this lively arrangement provides technical challenges throughout the ensemble. Several key changes, quick fingering licks for the tuba, well detailed dynamics and articulations, melody passed around the quintet. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 064065 Grade: Advanced Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours