for 8 brass instruments by Jan Koetsier
This suite of traditional Christmas tunes in the particular style of composer Jan Koetsier for 4 trumpets and 4 trombones, gives a particular colour to these well-known songs.
IV. Wer klopfet an IV. Wer klopfet an
VI. O Freude über Freude VI. O Freude über Freude
VIII. Quodlibet VIII. Quodlibet
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A Drum Song for solo percussion
In Icelandic, Frum means primary or embryo. This catching piece includes many percussion technics: single and double strokes, paradiddles, rolls, polyrhythms, and a variety of attacks, among others. Frum showcases the performer hence its widespread use in competitions and recitals.
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.