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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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.
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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)