Somewhere between Jazz and Tango is a composition in three movements arranged for Brass quartet. Starting softly with solo lines the piece builds crescendo wise resulting in a pleasant theme reminding one of a dance. The composer tried to create aperfect balance between each solo voice and the ensemble. There are elements of counterpoint woven within jazzy melodies and rhythmic structures of tango representing a true musical marriage somewhere between jazz and tango. -the publisher
20th Century. Commissioned by the low brass section of the Vancouver Opera. In three movements: Boogie/Valse (ABA form with a waltz between the Boogie section); T'anguish (Tango with the melody mostly in the 1st trombone); Louie's Jig (a Fiddler's Jig fopr low brass).
Category: Brass Quartets Item: 086088 Grade: Advanced Price: $20.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
21st Century. For trombone trio with tuba, or trombone quartet. The 4th part is perfectly playable by bass trombone. This work is based on the interval of a perfect 5th. It is a "soundscape that is lush & mysterious."
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Romantic Period. Begins with a quiet fanfare in the trumpet and horn, and then launches into a brisk presto in 4/4 time. Light staccato playing at a soft dynamic, with sudden bursts of fortissimo. Some technical fingering passages in the first trumpet,but generally intermediate level depending on tempo chosen. Moderate range. Trombone part contains some tenor clef. -pc
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Romantic. For low 3 trombones & tuba. Vittorio Monti's most famous work has finally been transcribed for the instrument it should have been written for - the tuba. Of course, if your group has a whiz-bang trombonist, they could play the solo part themselves, giving the tuba/bass trombonist the third part. The solo may be interpreted freely, and octave-hopping is strongly encouraged - this is, after all, a piece designed to show off your mastery of your instrument. Whatever you like, just go for i...