Brass Playing Concepts
for trumpet by Arturo Sandoval
The art of the brass musician is measured by the extent, the intensity and the quality of his mastery as well as the influence of his personality. The approach proposed here by Arturo Sandoval may appear simple. In fact, it is. As simple as is the solution to every problem, once it is found...
The Magician’s Shoes
A Musical Fable for woodwind quintet, piano and narrator by Richard Lane
A pair of shoes of a performing magician invite you on a journey of discovery and wisdom as they escape their shiny black box and set off to see what the world has to offer. In this enlightening and playful musical fable with its witty narrative and enchanting dialogues, Richard Lane prompts children as well as the child in all of us to get in touch with our innocence and purity regarding our point of view and truly remember that it's not always what it seems to walk in someone else's shoes.
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for trumpet and organ
René Oberson dedicated "Homo Somniens" [the man who dreams] to the trumpeter Jean-François Michel, who commissioned the work. The subtitle: "Man does not live, he is lived by his dreams, his chimeras ...". The titles of the four dreams are subjective; The four movements will perhaps arouse other dreams among the listener, who has his own sensitivity.
for brass band
This work, conceived in a masterful style of contemporary jazz, is a new musical and technical challenge for the world of Brass Bands. Thanks to this challenging spirit the world of brass bands is constantly developing this amazing musical virtuosity that characterizes it’s movement.