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Other Ensembles

Carol Of The Bells – Arrangement – Trombone quartet or Saxophone quartet – Moderate – $10

The classic Christmas carol.

Chaconne – Original composition – Woodwind quintet plus string bass – Difficult – $20

My modern take on this very classic musical form, originally meant as accompaniment for a speech. But I think it stands well on its own.

Christmas Time Is Here – Arrangement – Trombone quartet or Saxophone quartet – Easy – $10

The classic tune by Vince Guaraldi.

Greensleeves – Arrangement – Trombone quartet or Saxophone quartet – Moderate – $10

The classic Christmas carol.

Grinch/Grandma – Arrangement – Trombone quartet or Saxophone quartet – Moderate – $10

A medley with a short bass trombone feature for Grinch followed by short rendition of Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer.

O Holy Night – Arrangement – Trombone quartet – Easy – $10

A very straight-forward arrangement of the classic Adolph Adam tune.

Clara Schuman’s Prelude In B-Flat Major – Arrangement – Brass quintet – Moderately difficult – $20

A beautiful prelude by one of the 19th century’s most prominent female composers and performers.

Study in B-Flat – Original composition – Trombone quartet – Extremely difficult – $40

A microtonal composition specifically scored as Alto-Tenor 1-Tenor 2-Bass. This piece has a high degree of pitch-adjustment, based on using 11-limit just intonation, and notated in Mixed Sagittal. Score and parts includes instructions on reading the notation. The alto part could be performed on tenor, but I recommend it on alto, and to have Tenor 1 be a small bore tenor trombone and Tenor 2 be a large bore, to maximize the timbral variety in a performance.

Sun Gift – Original composition – Cello trio – Easy – $20

A very pretty minimalist composition. Performance tempo is very flexible, but approximately 6 minutes long. This is technically microtonal, but the degree of unusual pitch-adjusting is very minimal. I have a computer-rendered performance here.

Sweet Love – Arrangement – Trombone quartet or Saxophone quartet – Moderately difficult – $20

The classic tune by Anita Baker. Mostly variations on the main theme, but includes toward the end a vamp with improvisation in 2nd trombone.

The Christmas Song – Arrangement – Trombone quartet or Saxophone quartet – Moderately difficult – $20

The classic tune by Mel Torme and Robert Wells.

Two Chorales For Brass Quintet – Arrangement – Easy – $10

This is a very simple arrangement of Low In The Grave He Lay and Christ The Lord Is Risen, Today, Sons; suitable for background music church services.

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