Symphony for Brass

(1978)

by Malcolm Arnold

Description
brass ensemble of 10 players
Duration
25
Genres
Brass Ensemble
Instrumentation
ptpt.3 tpt.hn.3 trbn.btrbn.tuba
First Performance
8.7.79, Cheltenham Festival: Philip Jones Brass Ensemble/Howard Snell
Availability

Score 0-571-57115-8 (fp) on sale, parts on special sale from hire library

Programme Notes

Malcolm Arnold is well known to brass players as a composer of often extrovert sounding music specially suited to the bright colors obtainable from brass instruments. . .The first symphony that was written for the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble is in four movements. The music explores a wide range of moods from brilliant and brash to wistful. The work culminates in a vigorous double fugue, both fearsomely difficult to play and exciting to listen to. Philip Jones Please contact Philip Jones for permission to use this.

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