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.
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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
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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
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Possibly the most famous Traditional Spanish/Mexican song. This arrangement is by Seattle Symphony trumpeter Geoffrey Bergler. This work of about 6 minutes in length is for advanced players only. This work features 1st trumpet. Trumpet parts are in Bb. This virtuoso work was made famous by Raphael Mendez.
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Christmas. Popular arrangement of the famous holiday tune which features a creative layering of bell tones in the first section, and a contrasting medium swing section, in the last half. Charming final decrescendo and tuba tag concludes the piece. Moderate technical challenges and range although the first trumpet does ascend to high C above the staff at one point. Score & parts. -pc (score sample pages)
Christmas. For standard 211.01 brass quintet with optional percussion. Includes alternative parts for brass band. Trumpet parts in Bb or C, Horn in F or Eb, trombone in bass clef or Bb treble clef; bass clef, Eb or Bb treble clef bass parts. Score & parts.
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Christmas. Jazz. Latin. After a brief introduction in 3/4 time, this creative arrangement of the popular holiday song is set in a Bossa Nova feel and then changes to a Samba. Melodic material passed from first trumpet, to horn, and trombone. Moderate range, some complex rhythmic challenges. Playable keys although the piece does finally move to Gb major (concert key). Layout of the notation makes this edition easy to read Optional flugelhorn part sub for horn. -pc
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Jazz. This arrangement of "When the Saints Go Marching In" was created to be a feature concert version of the classic traditional folk hymn. It develops the basic theme from a "bluesy" gospel call played by a solo trombone through a series of transformations culminating in a dramatic orchestral style finale which reflects the triumphal implications of the song's words. Along the way, the tune is performed as a simple lyric melody, a Chorale, a Cakewalk, a Strut, a Fugue, Dixieland Jazz and a Big...
20th Century. Commissioned by the Houston Symphony Brass Quintet. This music was specifically written to display the instruments of the brass family. The movements may be performed continously as a suite. Or, for demonstration purposes, the director may introduce each instrument (and performer) immediately prior to its solo movement. - the composer 20th Century (1964). American composer. Movements entitled: Exhibition; Lament; Frolic; Waltz; Balad; Finale. Trumpets require straight mutes. Feat...
20th Century. A dramatic tone poem for brass quintet by Kerry Turner, The Casbah of Tetouan was conceived during a visit to Morocco in the summer of 1988. Rich sonorities, challenging technical passages, variety of timbres, moods, tempi and key signatures. Unusual effects included such as whistling (or Chinese bell), and fingernails on the bell (or tambourine). Exciting final wind up will bring the audience members to their feet! Straight mute required for all instruments. Duration is ap...
20th Century (1991). Kaitsenko was an exclusive warrior society of the Kiowa Indians. The Kaitsenko vowed to each other to die only in battle with their enemies. It was the desire of the composer to capture the drama of the Kaitsenko pact. The "Song" is an authentic Indian chant pertinent to old Satank's song of death: "The old men say the earth only endures. You spoke truly, you are right" -the publisher
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20th Century. Richochet is a ten minute work for advanced quintet. A crowd-pleaser, it is composed of three sections which are loosely associated with the following themes: Ricochet, Repose, and Rodeo. While not being strictly programmatic, the work captures and depicts the energy and dynamic spirit of the people and life in the old west. Although the trumpet parts are notated for C trumpets, the composer encourages the use of other trumpets (i.e. Bb, D, Eb, or Piccolo) for sections at the discre...
Renaissance. English composer and organist. Short contrapuntal work featuring rapid tonguing motives in the first half of the piece, and a switch to rhythmically complex triplet figures in the second half. All parts have active parts with technical challenges. Duration: 1:40 minutes. -pc
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