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Michel Jean Francois South American Sketches Brb9

Jean-François Michel

South American Sketches

Samba, Bossa Nova, Salsa

for brass band

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


BRB9b - Brass band score
BRB9c - Brass band parts

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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.

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
I. Samba (2')
II. Bossa Nova (2'30)
III. Salsa (3'30)
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