Renaissance. Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643) composed this madrigal in 1605. It appears in the fifth of his eight books of madrigals and is one of his most famous. Cruda Amarilli are the first words in a soliloquy from the play Il pastor fido, which was published in Venice in 1589 by the dramatic poet Battista Guarini (1538-1612). The soliloquy translates as follows: Cruel Amaryllis, who with your name to love, alas, bitterly you teach. Amaryllis, more than the white privet pure, and more beau...
Renaissance. These three pieces taken from Monteverdi's opera "Orfeo" ("La favola d'Orfeo, 1607) were instrumental interludes to be played between scenes. The famous "Toccata", which Monteverdi also used in his Vespers of 1610 can be played alone as a fanfare or combined with the other two movements to create a mini suite. Score & parts (score sample page)
Romantic. Virtuoso transcription of a classic violin solo, here for solo trombone and brass quartet (5 parts total). Requires a strong trombone player (includes leaps, scales, arpeggios & extreme high register). Score & parts.
# solo trombone and brass ensemble
(score & trombone part sample pages)
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20th Century (1986). The Brass Quintet is in 4 continuous movements. The Scherzo, which comes second, is a Rondo mainly in 5/8 time, the 1st Episode being an English folk-dance tune, the 2nd a canon between horn and tuba, and the 3rd a rhythmical transformation of a song from Bizet's "Carmen". In the last movement, which is jazz influenced, each of the five instruments has a solo on a "12-bar blues" harmonic progression. Score & parts. -the composer (score sample pages)
THREE ELIZABETHAN MADRIGALS by Thomas Morley (1558-1602) are adapted and edited by Joel Raaen for Mixed Brass Quintet. Grade: 3 Duration: 2:38. Includes: • Now is the Month of Maying • O Grief Ev'n on the Bud • Sing We and Chant it
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 108107 Grade: Grade 1 - Elementary Price: $14.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
20th Century. Film. From the popular kids TV series Sesame Street, sung by Ernie. A clever and fun arrangement with special emphasis on the tuba part, makes this Scann arrangement perfect for kiddie concerts. Big kiddies love it too! -the publisher (score sample 1) (score sample 2)
This incredibly famous trumpet solo is now available for the developing brass quintet. The range demands have been reduced to allow younger performers to tackle this piece. The main melody is passed between the 2 trumpets and other sections have the musical line passed throughout the remainder of the group. Now this tune is accessible to not just professional brass quintets but the younger ensembles as well. -the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 108137 Grade: Grade 3 - Early Intermediate Price: $15.00 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
Baroque. Popularized as the theme to the old BBC program "Masterpiece Theater." Moderate technical challenges, but first trumpet must have a solid high C which appears each time this famous melody reoccurs. Score & parts. -pc
(score sample pages)
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 005141 Grade: Grade 4 - Intermediate Price: $19.95 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days