Raymond Burkhart

Seven Brass

Titles are listed in alphabetical order.
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Difficulty rating: E=Easy; M=Medium; A=Advanced
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1103 Deo Gracias, Anglia
E
2:45
$20.00
An easy setting of the 15th century English carol.
Instrumentation: 2 Bb trumpets, baritone TC (or horn), 3 trombones, tuba, 2 timpani, triangle, suspended cymbal, and handbells
Also available for Eight Brass #1104

Deo Gracias, Anglia is also the second movement of Three Renaissance Carols Reborn, for Eight Brass (#1106) or Ten Brass (#1133).


1100 First Noel, The
E+
3:00
$14.00
A septet version of the intimate arrangement for trumpet ensemble which was played for many years by the Disneyland Fanfare Trumpeters (#1004). Also for brass quintet (#1080)

1099 I Saw Three Ships
A
1:40
$14.00
I Saw Three Ships is a version for seven brass of the last and most challenging of the trumpet ensemble arrangements Ray made for the Disneyland Fanfare Trumpeters (#1007 for nine trumpets). This traditional English melody is treated three ways, from a slow and tender opening, to a rollicking 6/8 feel, and culminating in breathtaking bell tones and rapid scales ripping through the trumpet's upper range. This arrangement quickly became the group's signature number. There are also versions for brass quintet (#1083) and ten brass (#1046).

1033 Italian Postcards
M+
6:00
 
$17.00
  I. Roma. Sunrise at the Colosseum
M-
2:00
  II. Venezia. Lovers in a Gondola
M
2:00
  III. Milano. A Crowded Marketplace
A-
2:00
Italian Postcards is in three movements, each named for a memorable scene in a popular Italian city, as if the music were highlighting the pictures on three picture postcards Italian Postcards was commissioned by the Humboldt State University Brass Chamber Music Workshop, Tony Clements, Director. Instrumentation: 2 Bb tpts, 2 hns, 2 tbns, tuba, with alternate trombone parts for Horn 1 and 2 and an alternate. horn part for Tbn 1.
Instrumentation: 2 Bb tpts, 2 hns, 2 tbns, tuba, with alternate trombone parts for Horn 1 and 2 and an alternate. horn part for Tbn 1.
Also available for:
The second movement, "Venezia," is available separately for these instrumentations:

1069 Love Letters
M+
9:30
 
$22.00
  I. First Love
M+
2:00
  II. Missing You
M+
4:00
  III. "Dear John"
M+
3:30
The First Place Winner of the 2004 inaugural Humboldt State University Brass Chamber Music Workshop Composition Contest. Uplifting, wistful, humorous. Also available for brass quintet (#1068).

1101 Swingle Bells
A
1:45
$14.00
Swingle Bells features the tubist in a big swing tune. Also available for brass quintet (#1079), nine brass (#1146), and ten brass (#1043).

1098 Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
M
4:00
$20.00
A fast-slow-fast fantasy on the popular old English Christmas carol. It is a brass septet version the third movement of Three Renaissance Carols Reborn #1106 for Eight Brass.
Instrumentation: 3 Bb Trumpets, Horn, 2 Trombones, and Tuba.
Also available for:


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