Brass Quintet

Valerie ColemanUmoja – A Kwanzaa Celebration

 
 
Valerie Coleman is a distinct voice in a new generation of African-American artists who combine African-American heritage and urban culture to contemporary music. This original composition, a “groove-based” melody, calls for unity through the tradition of call and response. (Umoja is the Swahili word for “unity” and is the first day in the African-American celebration of Kwanzaa).

Suited for:

         

For Brass Quintet, 5 minutes.
BR5-0340 . . . $32.00


Paquito D’RiveraFour Pieces for Brass Quintet

 
 
Four pieces for brass quintet by Grammy-winning Latin jazz artist, Paquito D’Rivera. The contrasting movements are: Wapango (Afro-Mexican huapango dance), Danzón (the national dance of Cuba), El Cura (jazzy piece dedicated to Cuban jazz guitarist, Carlos Emilio Morales), and Sofia (based on a Bulgarian dance rhythm). These pieces will be a unique and challenging addition to brass quintet repertoire and work equally well as a collection or individually as encore or demo selections. Recommended for all advanced brass quintets in search of new crowd-pleasers.

Suited for:

       

For Brass Quintet, 16 minutes.
B5-0201 . . . $40.00


Paquito D’RiveraVals Venezolano

 
 
Jack Brownell’s new virtuoso arrangment of Paquito’s well known, lively, synopated, Venezuelan waltz (dedicated to Venezuelan composer and guitarist Lauro). A perfect recital opener or encore! Trpt. 1 doubles on piccolo trumpet.

Suited for:

       

For Brass Quintet, 3-4 minutes.
BR5-0720 . . . $26.00


Paquito D’RiveraVals Venezolano

 
 
Jack Brownell’s arrangment of D’Rivera’s lively, syncopated, Venezuelan waltz. A perfect recital opener or encore! Trpt. 1 doubles on piccolo trumpet.

Suited for:

       

For Brass Quintet, 3-4 minutes.
BR5-0740 . . . $26.00


Marin MaraisLe Basque

The famous one minute encore piece used by horn virtuoso Dennis Brain, who called it “a little French dance which also happens to be the shortest piece I know”. A horn feature, arranged by Adam Lesnick.

Suited for:

     

For Brass Quintet, 1 minutes.
B5-9601 . . . $10.00


Fela SowandeObangiji

A brass quintet transcription of a West African Yoruba anthem by the Nigerian organist/composer, Fela Sowande (1905-1987). Transcribed by Adam Lesnick.

Suited for:

         

For Brass Quintet, 4 minutes.
BR5-0958 . . . $23.00

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