Michel Jean Francois South American Sketches Brb9

Jean-François Michel

South American Sketches

Samba, Bossa Nova, Salsa

for brass band

Level: intermediate
Duration: 8'
Series
Collection Jean-François Michel
Swiss Composers Series

BRB9b - Brass band score
CHF28.00
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BRB9c - Brass band parts
CHF49.00
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Typical South-American dances

These 3 South American Sketches are written in the style of three of the most typical South-American dances: the traditional samba, the bossa-nova (with its cool jazz flavor), both of Brazilian origin, while the more recent salsa (literally spicy “sauce”) represents an unbridled Afro-Cuban music fusion. All three dances have conquered the world thanks to the solar and rhythmical joy of living they transmit.

Instrumentation
Soprano Cornet Eb, Solo cornet 1 Bb, Repiano Cornet Bb, Cornet 2 Bb, Cornet 3 Bb, Flügelhorn Bb, Alto Eb solo, Alto 1 Eb, Alto 2 Eb, Baritone 1 Bb, Baritone 2 Bb, Trombone 1 Bb, Trombone 2 Bb, Bass Trombone, Euphonium Bb, Bass Eb, Bass Bb, Timpani, Batterie, Percussions, Xylophone
Composed
2012
Genre
popular
Published
2014
Movements
I. Samba (2')
II. Bossa Nova (2'30)
III. Salsa (3'30)
Publisher
Editions Bim
Jean-François Michel

Jean-François Michel (*1957)

Jean-François Michel, born in Switzerland in 1957 into a family of musicians, studied from 1965 to 1976 at the Fribourg Conservatoire in (Switzerland). In 1975 he was awarded the Bronze Medal at the International Music Competition in Geneva and, a year later, he was appointed Principal Trumpet of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra (Germany) where he... Read more