21st Century (2020). Turmoil by Ryan Meeboer reflects the title accurately: chaotic, extreme contrasts and loud. Although it presents several challenges, it is a piece designed to capture the interest of both young musicians and listeners. Fiery rhythmic drive and memorable melodies will make this a successful choice on a concert or contest. -the publisher
21st Century (2020). Utopia is a musical reflection of the bustling life of a big city. Ryan Meeboer's composition opens using fanfare-like chords, to represent the perfection of this wonderful place. Melody is found in many sections of the band givingopportunity for all the instruments to shine. -the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 132099 Grade: Grade 3 - Early Intermediate Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Western Fair is an energetic, uplifting piece that can be fun for both players to perform and listeners to hear. It is composed using two main melodies that are performed in many forms, combined in various fragments, and supported with different harmonic backgrounds, giving it new life each time it is heard. The piece slowly builds from a simple horn solo into an epic, cut-time feel in the middle before driving to an exciting ending. Written for brass quartet (trumpet 1 & 2, French horn, trombon...
The heather is one of the national flowers of Scotland. This purple flower flourishes in the damp, rainy weather of Scottish moorland, glens, and hills. The piece opens with the instruments imitating the drone of the bagpipes setting the stage for a lonesoloist. Throughout the remainder of the work the melody is passed to many voices. It is reflective and expressive. -the publisher
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Christmas. Have you ever wondered how Santa can get around everyone's house without making a sound? Ryan Meeboer's arrangement of Up on the Housetop is a musical depiction of what it would sound like if Santa was caught sneaking around. Every instrument gets an opportunity to shine in this piece, either by playing the melody or getting short solis. -the publisher
"Ceremonious" is a processional piece that focuses on the first seven notes learned in most method books. It is a great way to teach young performers about articulations, relationships between the instruments, and their role within the ensemble. All parts are easy to learn, so less time can be spent on learning the music, and more time can be focused on dynamic contrast and balance, articulations, and tone control. (1:20) -the publisher For standard 211.01 brass quintet (2 trumpets, horn, trombo...
The Lion Heart is a great way to describe one who is brave, be it a soldier, knight, or a member of society who risks their lives everyday to keep others safe. The piece is meant to be strong from start to finish, with some short contrasting sections. This fun symphonic march offers interesting parts for all. -the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 113053 Grade: Intermediate Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
This piece is a celebratory work composed to reflect a special occasion. Even though it uses just the first six notes learned by many players, the various articulations and dynamics used make this a terrific piece filled with many teachable moments.
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 113054 Grade: Intermediate Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
21st Century (2014). This terrific overture was commissioned by Ramer Wood Public School in honor of the school's 25th anniversary. This piece was composed to reflect both the history of the Ramer family and the celebration of the school's anniversary. It opens with material that is fanfare in nature to mark the special occasion. Fun and energetic, ensembles love playing these strong melodies. Score & parts. -the publisher
This carol first appeared in 1739 written by Charles Wesley. However, this is not the version that we all know and love today. The original was slow and solemn! This arrangement opens joyfully with a 3+3+2 rhythmic figure before moving into the main statement of the theme. There is an ornamented descant floating the theme to bring the work to a close. -the publisher
Category: Brass Quintets Item: 131323 Grade: Price: $15.00 Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
This fast-paced, fleeting movement from Mendelssohn's Songs Without Words Op. 102 no. 3 is a sprightly Tarantella in 6/8 time and has been beautifully arranged for brass quintet by Stephen Denroche. About 1-1/2 minutes in length for moderately advanced performers. Parts are supplied for C and B-flat trumpets. -the publisher
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21st Century (2014). For Bb or C trumpets. Includes sub parts for trombone (as euphonium) and tuba (as bass trombone). -cdp The Jubilee Fanfare I, II, and III, by Jean-Fran‡ois Michel are based on common musical themes adapted for three instrumental combinations: • Jubilee Fanfare I for brass quintet. • Jubilee Fanfare II for a symphonic brass section (444.01 plus timpani and percussion). • Jubilee Fanfare III for brass septet (223.00 or 222.01, timpani and pe...
21st Century (2011). The opening piece on a brass chamber music program can create the general atmosphere and determine the success of the concert. With Start!, Jean-Fran‡ois MIchel has hit the musical bulls eye with this concert opener. The frenzied tempo (with alternating 6/8 - 3/4 time signatures) of this brief work displays the rhythmic intensity and sound potential of the brass quintet in a manner that is certain to bring the audience to its feet. -the publisher (score sample pages)
Jazz. Swing. Six of the best-loved songs from the swing bandleader as recorded by the Canadian Brass. Includes Moonlight Serenade; A String of Pearls; Danny Boy; American Patrol; At Last; In the Mood. Score & parts.
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Category: Brass Quintets Item: 082562 Grade: Advanced Price: $50.00 Availability: Ships in 6 to 9 Days