Raymond Burkhart

Nine Brass

Titles are listed in alphabetical order.
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Difficulty rating: E=Easy; M=Medium; A=Advanced
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1023 Ceremoniale for Brass and Percussion
M
4:00
$20.00
Commissioned in 1998 by the Tehachapi Community Orchestra, its quiet opening evokes images of gentle breezes in early morning. The inspiring main theme is presented simply, grows in beauty as it develops, and culminates in strength and glory. For nine or ten brass: 3 trumpets in Bb, opt. flugelhorn, horn in F, 2 trombones, solo bass trombone (opening cadenza provided), euphonium, and tuba.

1108 Elegy
A
6:00
$23.00
Bass trombone is the solo instrument in this work composed to honor Vic Steelhammer, a Los Angeles bass trombonist and friend of the composer who died in 2006 in a solo plane crash. Ranges from simple and subdued to involved and impassioned.For nine or ten brass: 3 trumpets in Bb, opt. flugelhorn, horn in F, 2 trombones, solo bass trombone (opening cadenza provided), euphonium, and tuba.

1147 First Noel, The
E+
3:00
 
$16.00
An amplification for nine brass of the intimate arrangement for trumpet ensemble which was played for many years by the Disneyland Fanfare Trumpeters (#1004). Also available for brass quintet (#1080) seven brass (#1100), and ten brass (#1045). 3 Bb trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones, bass trombone, and tuba.

1024 Hail Olympus
A
1:15
$14.00
Hail Olympus was commissioned in 1984 in honor of the 1984 Olympic Games held in Los Angeles. It is a stirring fanfare for brass ensemble, including mixed meters and requiring strong players. [3 Bb tpts, 2 hns, 3 tbns, tuba] Also available for ten brass (#1139).

1146 Swingle Bells
A-
1:45
 
$16.00
Swingle Bells features the tubist in a big swing tune. Also available for brass quintet (#1079) seven brass (#1101), and ten brass (#1043).3 Bb trumpets, 2 horns, 2 trombones, bass trombone, and tuba.

1026 Y2K Bug Blues, The
M
4:45
$16.00
The Y2K Bug Blues begins as a slow minor blues rock, featuring two trombone soloists. The middle double-time swing section features a trumpet solo. Written-out solos are provided. [4 Bb tpts, 3 tbns, bass tbn, tuba, w/3 alternate horn parts provided] There are also versions for brass quintet (#1073) and small big band (#1152).


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