Foster, Stephen (Mase) Selections from The Social Orchestra

Brass Quintets

  • Foster, Stephen (Mase)

    Selections from The Social Orchestra (Mase) [212.00 or 211.01]

    Romantic. Americana. Includes Stephen Foster favorites Quadrille No 3; Would I Were With Thee (a trombone-bass trombone/tuba duet); Happy Land; Oh Summer Night; Quadrille No 4; Old Folks Quadrille. Extracted from a larger purpose-written volume of instrumental shorts. Arranged for and recorded by the American Brass Quintet. Bottom part is intended for bass trombone but tuba is appropriate as well. -Raymond Mace c.o. the publisher

    Tuneful melodies, variety of styles and meters. Intermediate technical challenges, though the first and second trumpets, which possess most of the melodic material throughout, do have more aggressive fingering and flexibility challenges. Score & parts. -pc

    (program note & score sample pages)

    • Category: Brass Quintets
    • Item: 053932
    • Grade/Level: Intermediate
    • Price: $29.95

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