Edward Gregson (b. ) represents the younger school of composers who are bridging the gap between the romantic music played by many of the brass and. There is a reference made in the development section to the opening theme of Vaughan Williams’s Tuba Concerto, but only in passing. The second movement. Print and download in PDF or MIDI TUBA CONCERTO. Edward Gregson concerto for Tuba, composed in for famous British tubist John.

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Tuba Concerto (brass band version) – Edward Gregson

In this case, the winds are all doubled 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets and 2 bassoonsand there are two each horns and trumpets. The system used above is standard in the orchestra music field.

It consists of the forces It has been performed and broadcast in over 40 countries all over ggregson world. Percussion is abbreviated following the brass. These numbers tell you how many of each instrument are in the ensemble.

Royal Northern Hregson of Music Principal, — Grregson are two episodes: Example 3 – MacKenzie: The orchestral version was made in but did not receive its first performance until when it was premiered by its dedicatee, John Fletcher, at the Scottish Proms in Edinburgh with the Scottish National Orchestra, conducted by Sir Alexander Gibson.


Titles with no bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation. He continues to sit on a number of Boards relating to music education and the music industry.

TUBA CONCERTO ( Gregson ) – Parts & Score – Just Music – Brass Band Music and CDs

After a brief introduction the tuba announces the main rondo theme, which is dance-like and a little jaunty. The concerto is in three movements, following the usual quick-slow-quick pattern: Download Programme Note Audio Samples: Note the inclusion of the saxes after bassoon for this band work.

The opening chorale passage returns, this time briefly on muted brass, and leads to a middle section which is more chromatic in style and soon builds to a powerful climax, where the opening cantabile theme triumphantly returns. Woodwind Instrumentation Codes Following many of the titles in our Wind Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example: Work Details Date of Composition: After a short cadenza, reference is made to the opening of the concerto, and the work ends with a triumphal flourish.

Sometimes strings are simply listed as “str,” which means strings.

The first of these is a broad sweeping tune, the second is jazz-like in style with prominent solos for the clarinet and vibraphone in conjunction with the tuba. The central climax of the movement triumphantly heralds the main theme from the full orchestra.


Tuba Concerto (brass band version)

There is a reference made in passing to the Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto, but this merges into the other material in the development section.

Sometimes there are instruments in the ensemble other than those shown above. His tuba concerto is memorably melodic and heavily but expertly scored a la Hollywood wide-screen. The concerto exists in three versions: Letters that are duplicated as in A cojcerto this example indicate multiple parts.

The concerto is in three movements, following the usual, quick-slow-quick pattern: Allegro deciso, Lento e mestoAllegro giocoso.

Typically, orchestra scores have the tuba linked to euphonium, but it does happen where Trombone is the principal instead. The first set greyson numbers before the dash represent the Woodwinds. Download Programme Note Audio Samples: Titles listed in our catalog without bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation. Grade concedto – Advanced Price: This is standard orchestral nomenclature.

His music has been performed by many orchestras and ensembles worldwide, including in the UK:

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