21st Century. Imagine floating among the clouds on a beautiful summer afternoon. Making lazy circles and simply floating on the breeze. Making a pass over people standing on the ground watching until finally floating off into the distance to some place .. . bigger than the sky. - the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 134552 Grade: Intermediate Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
20th Century. Jazz. Based on Mendelssohn's Wedding March, this medium-tempo, late-40's style 2-chorus chart works well as a humorous swing-stle recessional or an encore. Intermediate technical challenges, but first trumpet does play up to high C above the staff towards the end of the chart. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 046942 Grade: Grade 4 - Intermediate Price: $7.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
This congregational hymn setting is part of the Presbyterian Association of Musicians Series, and is based on the hymn tune KINGSFOLD. Stanzas one and three are in unison, stanza two can optionally be sung by SATB voices using the standard hymnal harmonization. (These voices could be the choir or just the congregation invited to sing in parts.) Stanza four is unison with optional soprano descant. A festive piece despite the minor key, this arrangement is full of word painting, infectious rhythms,...
20th Century. A new take on what might be old fashioned square-dance tunes, this four-minute piece is bright and saucy, capturing the hoe-down flavor of a western barn-raising (complete with off-beat clapping feature). Freshly modern and surprising in its modulations, this piece is a sure audience-pleaser. Score & parts. - the publisher (score sample pages)
20th Century. Inspired by the famous pirate Blackbeard, this humorous piece includes major and minor keys, jig-like rhythms and a contrasting short rubato section before returning to the quick moving 6/8 meter. Moderate range. Duration is approximately 3:00. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 033413 Grade: Intermediate Price: $12.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
20th Century. This cheerful work is inspired by the vintage American bicycle and frequently features the French horn as the melodic lead. Written in cut-time with several playable key changes and dexterous technical passages in the first trumpet. Duration is approximately 3:00 minutes. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 035618 Grade: Grade 4 - Intermediate Price: $18.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
20th Century. Almost a march but not quite, the humor in this piece lies in its unexpected turns and modulations. Chromatic shifting harmonies lead your ear in fresh directions with practically every phrase. Composed by former Naval Academy arranger Paul Burrucker - the publisher Clever rhythmic interplay between players, active/technical playing especially for trumpets and French horn, moderate range, inspired by the US Naval Academy's Worden Field. -pc
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 035619 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $12.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
21st Century (2011). Yes, it's what you think. Lively, up-tempo chart with tons of rhythmic activity. Slow middle section and Funky ending. Quality concert repertoire, running to 6:30 in length. Trumpets use harmon mutes. (Composer's MySpace page - opens new window).
21st Century (2019). BRASS MINIATURES for brass quintet by Howard J. Buss is in 4 short movements inspired by light and images reflected on polished brass: On the Edge, Refractions, Facets, and Illuminated Reflections. In 2018 the composer found a box labeled "1974" in a storage closet. It contained a collection of long-lost scores he had composed 4-1/2 decades earlier. Upon examining the music it was apparent that in these works was a trove of youthful musical ideas that could be developed, poli...
20th Century. Composed for the United States Air Force Brass Quintet. This exciting "tour de force" uses driving ostinati and sparkling chromatic flourishes. Chromatic Fantasy was premiered by the U.S.A.F. Brass Quintet at the Eastern Trombone Workshop.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 029634 Grade: Price: $18.50 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
20th Century. Lyrical passages are juxtaposed with fanfare-like sections to create a dramatic and festive atmosphere. Written for the opening of a performing arts high school in Florida, this exciting composition was winner of the 1991 "Erik Satie Award"of New York City. Score & parts.
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Category: Brass Quintets Item: 029635 Grade: Grade 6 - Advanced Price: $18.50 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
20th Century. Musical representations of six of Aesop's fables including: The Hawk and the Nightingale; The Middle-aged Man and His Two Mistresses; The Cat and the Rooster; The Piping Fisherman; The Piping Fisherman; The Fox and the Leopard; The Lion andthe Bear. The text of the fables is provided and may be used as program notes. Each fable may also by recited by a member of the ensemble or a narrator prior to performing the accompanying movement. Because of the programmatic subject matter and t...
TRIBUTE TO STEPHEN FOSTER "A Medley of Six Favorites" arranged for brass quintet by Howard J. Buss. Stephen Collins Foster (1826-1864) is often referred to as "the father of American music." Many of his songs serve as a window into the spirit of America in his day. Others are exquisitely sentimental. Whether or not one approves of the lyrics of his minstrel songs, the enduring beauty and vitality of his melodies cannot be denied. In addition to the 6 Foster songs in this arrangement, Buss interje...
Classical. The Praeludium, Fuga, & Ciacona (BuxWV 137) is a work by Dietrich Buxtehude. One of his most frequently played organ works, arranged here for brass quintet, was preserved in a collection of works copied by Johann Christoph Bach. The prelude isremarkable for its form, featuring an extended pedal solo at the opening followed by a chaccone section after the customary fugue. Buxtehude`s Praeludium opening has one of the most exhortatory improvisatory utterances` ever to have begun one of ...
21st Century (2017). This composition features a spirited antiphonal theme juxtaposed with an enchanting lyrical theme and mixed meter transitions interspersed throughout. It is fun to perform and enjoyable to hear, and is ideal for competitions and engaging concert programs. For standard brass quintet, piano, bass & drums. Score & parts. -the publisher (score sample pages)
Reniassance. Trumpets in C. Earl of Oxford's March is one of the most well known selections from the Fitzwilliam Virginal Book, a collection of over 300 keyboard works from the Elizabethan period of the 16th Century. Mr. Denroche's arrangement for standard brass quintet of 2 trumpets in C, horn in F, trombone (bass clef) and tuba is appropriate for advanced performers and is about 3 minutes in length. -the publisher (sample pages)
Late Renaissance/Early Baroque. One of the most well known of William Byrd's works here transcribed for brass quintet. Starts slow and stately but later requires a good deal of individual technical facility and ensemble cohesion to be successful. Includes optional extra bass clef part to expand from quintet to sextet.
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