Romantic. Considered to be the first composer to break from the dominating influence of the Italian style of opera, Carl Maria von Weber has been called the father of German opera. And yet his operas represent a small part of his total output of music. He wrote only seven operas of which three have survived as "repertoire" works: "Freischtz", "Euryanthe", and "Oberon". Of these three "Freischtz" is by far the most popular, its melodies and melodrama bordering at time on becoming caricatures. Th...
Renaissance. Includes Hark All Ye Lovely Saints; Cease Now Delight; Hence Care, Thou Art Too Cruel; Sweet Heart Arise. For standard 211.01 brass quintet, with optional parts for Eb horn, treble clef trombone, and treble & bass clef Eb tuba.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 057113 Grade: Intermediate Price: $17.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
21st Century (2007). Composed in 2007 for Dr. William Mann, Trifecta is a lively, multimetric trombone feature piece for brass quintet. It was premiered by the Missouri Brass Quintet in November of 2007. The piece is written in rondo form with an introduction and concludes with a tenacious, albeit brief, coda section. It was recorded by William Mann and Maureen Horgan on Moe's Bit o'Blues. -the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 099092 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $19.95 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
20th Century (1985). American composer Henry Wolking's sparkling Jazz Overture for Brass Quintet includes three important jazz styles within its 6-minute length: the Blues, Ballad and Samba. Its rich harmonies and rhythmic vitality combine to produce a full yet transparent ensemble sound. This makes it a perfect vehicle for less experienced performers of intermediate/advanced levels to explore the genre. -the publisher (sample pages)
"Mannequin Challenge is a work for brass quintet inspired by the participatory video fad in which a group of people are shown posing stock-still for the camera while music is playing in the background. It became a social media participating video fad in November 2016 (with the hashtag #mannequinChallenge). Since then it has had become a world-wide phenomena, sort of like the Ice-Bucket Challenge, which I considered writing about, but then got cold feet. This work inverts the mannequin challenge s...
21st Century (2013). Sinfoniae Metamorphose are interpretations for Brass Quintet of J. S. Bach's Two-Part Inventions No's 4, 8, 1, 10 and 9. Though this is the preferred order for the work to be performed in its entirety, any single invention stands on its own, and may be played in any order the quintet chooses. -the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 098348 Grade: Price: $25.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days