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Chicago Brass Quintet Sample Program 2
Variations of a Theme by Henry Purcell
Benjamin Britten(1913-1976)
This is a new Chicago Brass Quintet arrangement of Benjamin Britten’s the Variation & Fugue from his “Guide to the
Symphony for Young Musicians” which has become a staple of the concert repertoire for Symphony Orchestras and most
recently has received an even wider audience as part of the sound track for Morning Kingdom.
Second Suite in F
Gustav Holst ( 1874-1934)
arr. David Sabourin
During Holst's earlier years as a composer, he took interest in folk music, and wrote many pieces based on folk tunes. The
Second Suite, written in 1911 and first published in 1922 was originally written for military band. Seven traditional tunes are
compressed into the four movements of Holst's suite
Folk Song Suite
Bela Bartok(1881-1945)
Bela Bartok was one of the giants of 20th Century composition, equally at home writing for small or massive forces. All of
Bartok’s music contains an intense dynamism and rhythmic strength. This collection is drawn from his Mikrokosmos and Dances
for Orchestra and reflects his fascination with folk song like melodies and harmonies.
Eric Ewazen
The work captures Eric Ewazen’s impressions of the beautiful city of Zagreb and the surrounding country side and was
influence by the lively culture and music of this wonderful Slavic region of Eastern Europe. Mr. Ewazen has made major
contributions to the world of brass music and currently teaches composition at The Julliard School of Music.
Swing Low
Swing Low
Arr. Daniel Anderson
Based on a traditional spiritual, Swing Low takes the quintet through many different treatments of the work form
new Orleans Second Line through Swing and Dixie styles.
Three Works by Joplin Suite
Scott Joplin (1868-1917)
Born near Texarkana, Scott Joplin eventually found his way to the American music centers of his time St. Louis, Chicago and
New York.Along the way he composed 44 ragtime pieces, two operas, a ballet and many works for chorus, making a unique
contribution to American music for which he was awarded the 1976 Pulitzer Prize posthumously. This little mini-suite is
composed of two rags, The Entertainer and Pineapple Rag framing the poignant choral work, When Your Hair is like the Snow.
A Night in Tunisia
Dizzy Gillespie (1917-1993)
Arr. Dan Anderson
Dizzy Gillespie’s contributions to the world of jazz as both a trumpeter and composer cannot be over stated. “Night in Tunisia"
was one of his signature pieces. The song appears as the title track of 30 CDs and is included in over 500 currently available
CDs. In January 2004, The Recording Academy added the Dizzy Gillespie & His Sextet’s 1946 Victor recording of “Night in
Tunisia” to its Grammy Hall of Fame.
The Sound Of Music
Richard Rogers (1902-1979)
The Sound of Music was the final collaboration between composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Oscar
Hammerstein II who passed away nine months after the opening. It is based on Maria Von Trapp's autobiography
The Story of the Trapp Family Singers. Through its’ many stage adaptations and film
it has become on the best loved examples of American Musical theater.