Romantic. Arrangement of the final song, "4. Die Zwei Blauen Augen" (tempo indication is Alla Marcia) from Songs of a Wayfarer (Lieder Eines Fahrendes Gesellen). As recorded & performed by the Solid Brass. Can be played by either a 10-part brass choir with timpani or a standard brass quintet. Unique parts provided for both settings. Percussion parts are optional. Score & parts. (score sample pages)
Baroque. The Concerto in D minor by Alessandro Marcello (brother of Benedetto) is an early 18th-century work originally for oboe, strings, and continuo. The earliest surviving manuscript is actually a keyboard arrangement by J.S. Bach, BWV 974 from around 1715. The work was first published under the composer's name in 1717 in Amsterdam as a Concerto a Cinque (concerto in five parts). Keith Terrett has skillfully arranged this gorgeous 8-minute work of three movements (Fast-Slow-Fast) for brass ...
Baroque. Trumpet 1 is piccolo (or Bb). Psalm XIX: The Heavens Declare was written by the Italian composer, writer, and theorist Benedetto Marcello (1686-1739). By profession Marcello served as a governor and chamber-lain in Italy, although he is well-known for his harsh satires of contemporary coposers, such as Vivaldi and Lotti, As a composer, Marcellp was ingenious and imaginative; his works include opera liberettos, concertos, vocal music, and psalm settings in cantana style. This particular p...
This beautiful hymn has been arranged to feature the horn player in the brass quintet. This arrangement opens with a short introduction then proceeds through several verses. Each verse is scored differently for interest with the melody wanders throughoutthe ensemble. -the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 108121 Grade: Grade 2 - Late Elementary Price: $15.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
Adventures come in many forms---whether it be a Greek, Persian, or Indian, etc. hero heading off on a mission or a sailor embarking on a dangerous trip across uncharted waters, the call to adventure is what gets it all started. This piece is heroic and noble with many "characters" found along the way. Each section represents a new person, foe, or obstacle that the hero must face. As an ensemble, you could discuss which section could represent which of these characters. -the publisher
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The dragon dance is often part of a parade during Chinese New Year and other special events. It is performed by a team of skilled dancers using poles to manipulate a long flexible figure of a dragon. The colorful display combined with driving percussive music is a truly amazing spectacle to see. There are four different dragons represented here in David Marlatt's composition---each with a unique character and personality, and then are combined in different ways musically. Arranged for brass quint...
21st Century. A lyrical piece inspired by the view of our planet from space. This work features the quintet in a peaceful mood and offers the opportunity for some soloistic playing by the trumpet players. The 2nd trumpet part is best played on flugehorn allowing for a blending of the four lower voices contrasted by the single bright trumpet sound. Score & parts. - the publisher (score sample page)
21st Century (2019). Firescape by David Marlatt is the third piece in a series of "elements" inspired works. Through music it demonstrates the various characteristics of fire described by the titles of each section: "Hephaestus: God of Fire," "By the Glow of a Candle," and "Wildfire!" -the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 129826 Grade: Grade 5 - Early Advanced Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Sounding very patriotic in nature, For Those Who Have Served by David Marlatt would make an ideal selection to be performed at a reflective event or simply to pay homage to the thousands of men and women who have served in the military or front line workers during times of crisis. The noble theme is first heard in a solo flugel horn before moving to a more full sonority. Another theme with a very different feel is introduced before the flugel horn sound brings this lyrical piece to peaceful concl...
This majestic piece depicts a King's procession through a Medieval town. Grand and triumphant, the king parades past his subjects waving and greeting them. This piece allows for all members in the ensemble to have a section of melody, all with using justthe first six notes. Score & parts. -the publisher
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Category: Brass Quintets Item: 114810 Grade: Intermediate Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
21st Century (2014). North Shore Boulevard is a street in Burlington, Canada, near where settlers landed their ships and established roots in the early 1800s. This piece is split into sections depicting the people and the events that occurred at that time. Full of character and interesting rhythms, this unique overture would work equally well for concert or contest use. -the publisher
Reesor Park is an energetic overture full of rhythmic drive and interest for all players. A majestic opening quickly turns into a driving fast section with shifting rhythms. The gentle slow section brings a sense of calm with the melody floating over theharmonies in the horn and trombone. There is a return to the fast energetic material which drives the piece towards the exciting ending. This work is accessible to musicians in their first few years of playing. - the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 113246 Grade: Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
The Dragon King, China's first emperor, was crowned in 221 BC. He unified the various states throughout the country and led with an iron hand. Some of the massive projects he ordered were the construction of the Great Wall of China, a new palace, and an enormous tomb containing the famous Terracotta Army. This work captures the grandeur and boldness of this leader and features the use of the pentatonic scale, giving this piece an Asian feel.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 078225 Grade: Price: $15.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days
Shaped by Time is a short fanfare/overture to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Coledale Public School in Unionville, Canada. It opens with a brief fanfare section before breaking into a fun, shifting upbeat feel with melody and rhythmic interest found throughout the ensemble. Score & parts. - the publisher
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Category: Brass Quintets Item: 106755 Grade: Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
A solar storm (or solar flare) is a large explosion in the Sun's atmosphere releasing massive amounts of energy. This shifty, rhythmic piece is colorful and bold with great material in all sections. It is split into four main sections: Sunspots * Ode to Helios * The Carrington Event * Aurora Borealis. Each section has its own character. The chant-like "Ode to Helios" features the quintet singing a chant creating a haunting mood before returning to more energetic and heroic sections. Fun to play, ...