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M144 "Allegro Energico" by Leonard Lebow
From the NYBQ files, this was one of the quintets' staples. Moderate rhythms, yet the hight trumpet tessitura makes this a piece for advanced players
Gr. 4+, $10.95 (UPC 636266702695)
M69 "Alleluia from Exultate Jubilate (2008) - Mozart/arr. by Robert Nagle.
Well known, briliant allegro concert solo piece for soprano, effectively arranged for brass quintet.
Grade 3, $10.95 (UPC 636266701049)
M18 Aria from Cantata No. 26 - Bach/Nagel
NYBQ series with a tuba feature. NYBQ Title
Grade 4,$8.00 (UPC: 636266701544)
M91 The Black Shield - C. William Wach
Your brass ensemble will love the sound of this quintet. In a minor key and reminiscent of the sound you would expect when watching a movie about knights in action. The modest range requirements and melodic line make this a great choice for concert or contest.
Grade 4, $8.95 (UPC: 636266702053)
M141 Bartock Brass - arranged by Robert Nagel
The first movement of String Quartet no. 4 is the source of this brass quintet. Contemporary sounding and rhythmically challenging. This is a piece for the
Grade 5, $15.95 (UPC 636266702664)
M137 Battle Hymn of the Republic - arranged by Robert Nagel
Robert has taken his very successful ensemble arrangement and redone it for Brass Quintet. For concert hall or church, this is great literature!
Grade 4+ $8.95 (UPC 636266702619)
M91 The Black Shield - C. William Wach
Your brass ensemble will love the sound of this quintet. In a minor key and reminiscent of the sound you would expect when watching a movie about knights in action. The modest range requirements and melodic line make this a great choice for concert or contest.
Gr.3+ $8.95 (UPC: 636266702053)
M70 Brass Trio No. 1 (1953) - Robert Nagle
(1-1-1-0). Try this Grade 4 brass trio for rhythmic excitement on your next concert.
Grade 4, $8.00 (UPC: 636266701056)
M32 Brass Trio No. 2 (1966) - Robert Nagel
(1-1-1-0). A rhythmically and melodically challenging contemporary work in four contrasting movements for advanced players.
Grade 5, $10.00 (UPC: 636266700585)
M100 Canon In D - Brass Quintet - J. Pachelbel, arr. Joe Keith
This familiar Pachelbel (1653-1667) piece features each instrument in the Quintet. The tuba leads, followed by horn, and then the trumpets take over alternating with each other and the trombone. An enjoyable work for every one. Weddings, concert, contest: an excellent choice.
Gr. 2 $6.95 (UPC: 636266702114)
M183 Canzona - G. Frescobaldi, arr. Joe Keith The theme is presented by the 2nd Trpt., and then the canon or fugal style begins with the balance of the quartet making a statement in turn. An attractive piece for concert or festival.
Gr.3 $9.95 (UPC: 636266703098)
M184 Canzona Dopo L’Epistola - Frescobaldi , arr. J Keith (NY)
This Brass Quartet has a slow chorale like opening that is followed by several variations in contrary style
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266703104)
C7 Canzona Prima a 5 - G. Gabrieli/arr. Glasel
A late rennaisance gem, this is the only 5 part canzona by Giovanni Gabrieli
Grade 3, $9.95 (UPC: 636266701407)
M45 Carol of the Drum - arr. by Robert Nagel
A popular Christmas carol in a slow march arrangement, eminently suitable for brass.
Grade 3, $9.50 (UPC: 636266700707)
M75 The Chili Ristra Tango - arr. C. Brandebury
"The New Mexico state song" arranged for brass quintet. Even Sousa arranged this song.
Grade 3, $12.95 (UPC: 636266701605)
M35 Chorale Prelude - J.S. Bach/arr. by R. Nagel.
Bach"s final composition, dictated just before his death. A beautifully expressive work of exalted feeling.
Grade 2, $8.50 (UPC:63626670615)
M44 Christ Lag in Todesbanded - Bach/Wilkinson
The perfect warm-up for any quintet
Grade 2, $6.95 (UPC: 63626670159)
M202 Christmas Fanfare/Easter Fanfare - Jack Kelly
Two Fanfares for quartet of 2 Trpts & 2 Trmbs, appropriate for a church program
Gr. 3+ $7.95 (UPC: 636266703289)
M11 Come, Ye Faithful (Gaudeamus pariter) - arr. Robert Nagel.
Brass quintet arrangement of a majestic 16th century humntune.
Grade 3+ $10.00 (UPC 636266701278)
M63 Concert Etude - Alexander Goedicke / arr. Robert Nagel
Well-known trumpet solo favorite, arranged for brass quintet (trumpet solo with brass quartet accompaniment) by Robert Nagel.
Grade 3, $10.00 (UPC: 636266700974)
M150 Concert Piece for Brass Septet - Robert Nagel
Recently discovered, Bob wrote this for the West Point band in 1945. All the brass are featured in a fanfare open ing, rhythmic low brass and a warm chorale
Gr.3 $13.95 (UPC: 36266702756)
M134 Concerto For Trombone - Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Nagel
Mr. Nagel has taken the 1st & 2nd movements of this famous concerto, and has arranged them for solo with brass quartet. Solo: Gr. 5, Accomp:
Gr. 4 $9.95 (UPC: 636266702589)
M62 Concertino for Brass Quintet - Robert Nagel
Three contrasting movements: moderate, slow and fast. Commissioned and premiered by the Aurora Brass Quintet, January, 1999. Also performed by the All-Star Brass Quintet at the University of Georgia Brass Quintet Competition, March, 1999. “... a fine piece for... brass quintets looking for challenging and attractive music to perform.” - I.T.G. Journal.
Grade 4, $15.50 (UPC: 636266700967)
M232 Contrapunctus II (fr. Art of Fugue) - J.S. Bach / arr. by R. Nagel.
Quite delightful, and a new edition to the catalog, from "Art of Fugue", as performed by the NYBQ.
Grade 3. $15.00 (UPC: 040962415573)
M24 Contrapunctus IV (fr. Art of Fugue) - J.S. Bach / arr. by R. Nagel.
An exceptional extended fugue from Bach"s monumental "Art of Fugue."
Grade 3, $9.95 (UPC: 636266700516)
C3 Contrapunctus IX (fr. Art of Fugue) - J.S. Bach, arr. J. Glasel
Comfortable ranges and more 3-part texture with a low ending make this arrangement less taxing than most Bach transcriptions. Exceptional piece for the High School ensemble.
Grade 3, $9.95 (UPC: 636266701520)
M176 Contrapunctus au Pair - D. Buxtehude/J. Keith
The opening theme of each Contrapunctus is followed by“ Evolutio” (Theme & Var.). Ranges are moderate, and the allegro tempo is easily managed. (2 Tpts, Hn, Tbn)
Gr. 4 $8.95 (UPC:636266703029)
M135 Conversations for Brass Quintet - Herbert Haufrecht
From the archives of the NYBQ, this is an exceptional piece for the contemporary advanced quintet.
Gr. 5 $12.95 (UPC: 636266702596)
M79 Coronation - Settings arr. Frost / j. Keith
A Favorite hymn, the perfect prelude for a festive occasion.
Grade 4, $10.95 (UPC: 636266701728)
M109 Courante in C - Brass Quartet - by Samuel Scheidt - trans. Joe Keith
For 2 Trumpets and 2 trombones - from an organ piece by Scheidt, this transcribes quite well for brass quartet, with lots of interplay between both trumpets and trombones.
Gr.3 $7.95 (UPC: 636266702336)
M12 Dance Music for Brass Quintet - J. Swan
Three Movements showcasing different dance styles - Montuno, Con Elegance, Time Step. Recital worthy!
Grade 4+ $16.50 (UPC: 636266701551)
M118 Dance Suite #2 from Terpichore - Michael Praetorous, ed / arr. Allan Dean
For brass quintet. This work was written for the St. Louis Brass, and is recorded on the CD Renaissance Faire. Playable by High School groups, this 4 movement work is perfect for any ensemble contest.
Grade 3. $10.95 (UPC: 636266702428)
M120 Dances for the Parister Tanzbuch - Pierre Attaingnant. Trans. / Arr. Allan Dean
for Brass Quartet (with optional percussion). These dances for 5 voices or instruments were collected by Pierre Attaingnant in 1530. Allan Dean has transcribed 4 of them for modern day brass quartet. This set has been recorded by the St. Louis Brass.
Grade 3 $12.95 (UPC: 636266702442)
M173 Dialogue and Fugue - Nicholas DeGrigny, arr. Joe Keith This is the piece that will make your good high school group sound professional.
Gr. 3+ $8.95 (UPC: 636266702992)
M20 Dichotomy (2012) - Scott Wilkinson.
Contemporary sound in this challenging work, dedicated to the Anasazi Quintet
Gr. 5 $13.50 (UPC: 636266701254)
M198 Die Mit Tranen Sean - J.H. Schein, arr.Joe Keith
From Schein’s sacred choral collection, “Fontana d’Israel, this is fugal in character , with beautiful melodic lines.
Gr.3+ $8.95 (UPC: 636266703241)
M28 Easter Contrasts for Brass Quintet (2001) - By Scott Wilkinson
Contains: Into the Woods My Master Went (Lutkin) and This Joyful Eastertide, artfully arranged.
Grade 3 $9.95 (UPC: 636266700547)
M27 Economy Band - David Van Vactor
Five contrasting pieces for trumpet(s), and percussion For large brass ensemble performance, order two or more sets. Serious, but fairly fight concert work. Title is misleading.
Grade 3, $9.50 (UPC: 63626670053)
M60 Encounters for Brass Quintet (1994) - By Bernhard Heiden.
Sure to become standard repertoire. A major work (duration: 15 min.) by a major composer, skilled at writing effective brass chamber music. Each of the five contrasting movements features a different of the quintet.
Grade 4/5 $16.50 (UPC: 636266700905)
M124 Fanfare for Banff - Robert Nagel
For a brass ensemble of 3 trumpets and 2 French horns. This was written by Mr. Nagel during a fall 1985 residency at the Banff Music Center in Canada. The piece was written utilizing the unique instrumentation that was available.
Grade 3+ $9.95 (UPC: 636266702480)
M117 Fantasia a"3 - John Hilton / trans. Robert Nagel
For brass trio (2 trumpets & F horn) from Hilton"s book of Ayres. A trombone part is included as an alternative for the horn part. As the arrangement was written for members of the NYBQ there are range maximums in all parts. Quality literature for a quality group.
Grade 4+ $9.95 (UPC: 636266702411)
M154 Fantasia for Brass - by Samuel Scheidt, arr. Joe Keith
With moderate ranges & no rhythmic challenges, this is a fine piece for your high school quartet.
Gr. 3 $7.95 (UPC: 636266702794)
M172 Fantasy on “Ein Feste Burg” - M. Praetorius arr. J. Keith
This well known chorale has been skillfully arranged for brass quartet. Great choice for any program!
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702985)
M208 Festival Prelude and Fugue - M Brosig, arr. Kelly
An excellent choice for the beginning HS Quintet. A melodic piece with moderate ranges.
Gr.2+ $9.00 (UPC: 636266703340)
M58 A Festive Praise - C. William Wach
Collection of contemporary fanfare for any occasion.
Grade 4/5. $9.95 (upc 636266700875)
M6 Four Moods for Brass Quintet (1957) - Arthur Harris
Excellent brass writing in an attractive chamber music style. A good audience piece.
Grade 4, $13.95 (UPC: 636266700899)
M16 Four Movements for Five Brass (1957) - Collier Jones
A very fine neo-classic style work. A favorite of the New York Brass Quintet (UIL-1)
Grade 4, $13.95 (UPC: 636266700455)
M181 Four Movements for Five Brass - N. del Girgny, arr. Joe Keith
Trumpet parts in C & Bb are provided for this setting extracted from del Grigny’s organ works
Gr. 3 $10.95 (UPC: 63626670307)
M22 Four Songs for Brass - Ludwig Maurer
A Romantic period work, good for bridging the programming gap between early brass music and the 20th century.
Grade 2, $14.50 (UPC: 636266700493)
M160 Fuga 5 for Brass Quartet - G. Reiche, arr. Robert Nagel
Arranged for 2 trpts. & 2 trmbs., with an alternate tuba part - performance possibilities are multiplied.
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702855)
M175 The Fugal Handle - Brass Quartet - arr. Joe Keith
Three Fugues in "minor" keys
Gr. 4 $9.95 (UPC: 636266703012)
M178 Fugal Suite - Brass Trio - Pachelbel, arr. Joe Keith
This medley of 4 fugues from the Magnificat comes with C & Bb Trpt parts. All parts get plenty of work, but you will notice the trombone stands out.
Gr. 3+ $8.95 (UPC: 636266703043)
M98 Fugue “A 5X2 - Brass Quintet - Nicholas De Grigny / transcribed Joe Keith
De Grigny (1672-1703) along with Francois Couperin rep resents the pinnacle of French Baroque organ tradition. These two short 5 part fugues taken from his Pieces d’ Orgue, are fine representatives of the style.
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702091)
M94 Fugue for Johann - J. Rembt, arr. Joe Keith
Rembt (1749-1810) was recognized as a fine organist who also wrote music for his instrument. This 4 voice fugue transfers quite well to today’s quartet, and is very typical of the period in which it was written. Great for contest or concert.
Gr. 3+ $5.95 (UPC: 636266700400)
M160 Fuga 5 - G. Reiche - arr. Robert Nagel
Reiche was best known as J S Bach’s trumpet player. He wrote a set of Fugues, of which this is the most famous.
Gr. 2 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702855)
M211 Fugue For Three - Buxtehude arr. Kelly
For 2 Trumpets & Horn (Trombone Alternate). A three movement setting of one of the masters organ fugues.
Gr. 3+ $8.50 (UPC: 040962415368)
M196 Gaudate Omnes - J P Sweelinck arr. Joe Keith
From “Cantiones Sacre” of 1619, this quintet is perfect for medium level players. Ranges and rhythms are only moderate. Excellent for concert or contest. Gr.3 $7.95 (UPC: 636266703227)
M80 Gesu Bambino - Pietro Yon, arr. Joe Keith
One of the most famous Christmas songs. Useful for any christmas program.
Grade 3 $10.95 (UPC: 636266701711)
M76 A Gift for Danny Boy - C. William Wach
Two famous folk tunes arranged for brass.
Grade 3. $13.50 (UPC: 636266701636)
M165 Gloria & Chromatic Fugue - Couperin/Telemann /J. Keith
Arranged from the organ works of these two Baroque masters, with moderate ranges & easy rhythms.
Gr.3 $10.95 (UPC: 636266702916)
M244 Glogauer Liederbuch - Trios for Trumpet, horn, and trombone. - arr. Allan Dean
Eight pieces arranged for the Yale Brass Trio by Allan Dean. Both Bb and C trumpet parts are included. A most interesting set of pieces, which can be played in almost any order. The Glogauer Liederbuch is a medieval songbook made up of 292 sacred and secular Songs and instrumental music, and was written about 1480. It is the earliest known surviving set of part books (descant, tenor, & contra tenor), and is an important source of 15th century musical material. The manuscript is named after the town of Glogau in Lower Silesia. Formerly kept at the Prussian State Library in Berlin, it was taken to Grussau Abbey, Silesia, in 1941 to protect it from Allied bombing. Under Polish sovereignty after the Second World War, it apparently disappeared until 1977, when the missing manuscripts were found to be in the Jagiellonian Library in Krakow. The members of the Yale Brass Trio, Allan Dean trumpet, William Purvis horn, and Scott Hartman trombone, played Allan Dean’s early music arrangements to open their annual concerts from 2007- 2019. Gr. 4 18.00 M162 Golden Suite - By Henri Sauguet Written in 1963 for the NYBQ by one of the best known French contemporary composers. Each member of the quintet Is showcased. With three contrasting movements, this is Quality literature for a quality group.
Gr. 5 $19.95 (UPC: 040962415627)
M162 Golden Suite - By Henri Sauguet
Written in 1963 for the NYBQ by one of the best known French contemporary composers. Each member of the quintet Is showcased. With three contrasting movements, this is Quality literature for a quality group.
Gr. 5 $19.95 (UPC: 636266702886)
M200 Grand March (Tannhauser) -Wagner arr. J. Kelly
From the opening fanfarish trumpet entrance, both players & audience will enjoy the sounds of Wagner.
Gr. 4 $9.95 (UPC: 636266703265)
M94 Hallelujah Fanfare - Scott Wilkinson / arr. Joe Keith
Open your concert with this marvelous extended fanfare.
Grade 4 $6.95 (UPC: 636266700394)
M147 Hark the Herald Angels Sing - Mendelssohn, arr. Joe Keith
In 2 sections, A straight forward setting followed by a fugal portion makes for a fun arrangement.
Gr. 4 $7.95 (UPC: 636266702725)
M96 Hymn to Joy - Brass Quintet - Beethoven, arr. Joe Keith
This familiar melody is an excellent choice for your High School Quintet to play for festival. A melody that everyone knows, moderate ranges and rhythms makes this one perfect for your high school ensemble.
Gr. 3+ $5.95 (UPC: 636266702060)
M55 Hymns for Brass - arr. by Robert Nagel
Hymns for Brass, as originally performed by Robert Nagel and The King"s Brass on Broadman Records. This fine collection of brass church music consists of eleven pieces by the great composers... Palestrina, Bach, Handel, Haydn, Beethoven, Von Weber,Mendelsohn, Sibelius and Vaughan William -- a tastefully arranged for two trumpets and two trombones by Robert Nagel. A definite "must! "for any brass ensemble library!
Grade 2, $10.95 (UPC: 636266700844)
M96 Hymn to Joy - Beethoven / arr. Joe Keith
The theme from the finale of the ninth symphony makes a perfet choice for brass quintet for and ensemble concert or contest
Grade 3+, $ 5.95 (UPC: 636266702060)
M210 Ich Ruf’zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ - Scheidt/Kelly
This chorale Fantasia is very lyrical with moderate r ranges & rhythms. (Tpt, Hn, Tbn, Tuba)
Gr.3 $9.00 (UPC: 040962415351)
M197 Io Mi Son Giovinetta - Monteverdi arr. Joe Keith
Transcribed from the 4th book of Monteverdi's madrigals. This is an excellent mid level piece for school or church from a Baroque master.
Gr. 3 $6.95 (UPC: 636266703234)
M148 In The Hall of the Mountain King - Grieg, arr. Joe Keith
This well-known theme from “Peer Gynt” is played by each instrument of the quintet. concert or contest, an excellent choice.
Gr.3+ $7.95 (UPC: 636266702732)
M34 Laudes - Jan Bach
Marvelous, "monumental" prize-winning major work in four movements. We think this is one of the most significant brass quintet compositions of the 20th century.
Grade 6, $23.50 (UPC: 636266700592)
M34S Laudes Extra Score: $11.00 (UPC: 636266700608)
M21 Little Brass Music (1963) - Gunther Schuller
(1-1-1-1). An avant-garde brass classic. Brief but awesome. Parts in score form.
Grade 6, $9.50 (UPC: 636266700486)
M174 Magnificat and Fugue - J.F. Dandrieu arr. Joe Keith
Transcribed from the French Baroque organist’s works-for 2 Tpts,, Horn & Trombone, use in concert or contest.
Gr. 3+ $ 8.95 (UPC: 636266703005)
M170 Magnificat and Fugue - J F Pachelbel - arr. Joe Keith
For 2 Trpts & 2 Trmbs, With moderate ranges & no rhythm challenges, this quartet is playable by the average group.
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702961)
M179 Magnificat Septimi Toni - J. Pachelbel / arr. Joe Keith
Pachelbel’s Fugues on the Magnificat provide the music for your trio (Trpt, Horn & Tbn) to showcase their talents.
Gr. 4 $7.95 (UPC: 636266703050)
M112 Marche Au Supplice (March to the Scaffold) - Hector Berlioz / arr. Joe Keith
For brass quintet. This makes a great showpiece fora quality group. The recognizable melodic line, and rhythmic vitality, will have your audience sitting on the edge of their chairs!
Grade 4 $9.95 (UPC: 636266702367)
M191 Melodies from Mexico - arr. Allan Dean
This staple of the St. Louis Brass features Mexican Folktunes including La Cucaracha & Mexican Hat Dance. A bit of choreography & some singing are included and will get your audience clapping & cheering.
Gr. 4 $13.95 (UPC: 636266703173)
M171 Memories of Spain – Hernando Cabezon / J. Keith
Medium level quartet for two trumpets, horn & trombone. Horn is featured in the opening, trombone in the finale- technical facility is featured
Gr. 3+ $8.95 (UPC: 636266702978)
M127 Midnight Sleigh Ride - Eddie Sauter / arr. Robert Nagel
Adapted for brass quintet and percussion from Prokofieff"s "Liutenant Kije Suite" This piece was made famous in the early "50"s by the Sauter-Finnegan Jazz Orchestra. With bells and whistles, this is truly a fun piece for any accomplished quintet to play.
Grade 5, $8.95 (UPC: 636266702510)
M74 Miniature Overture - William McCauley
Brass quintet (2-1-1-1). 1973. Fanfare-ish opening, several meter changes, solos in each part, quality writing
Grade 5, $13.50 (UPC: 636266701261)
M102 Mirabile Mysterium - Jacob Handl (Gallus) / Kenneth Singleton
Handl composed mainly sacred pieces while working at the Cathedral of St. Jan in Prague. MIRA BEL MYSTERIUM is a 5 part Christmas motet. It is a su preme example of tone painting in its description of the birth of our Lord. The unsettling chromaticism and dissonance gradually give way to a powerful and triumphant ending.
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702251)
M142 Music of Renaissance Spain - arr. Allan Dean
Each of the 7 movements features a different rhythm, and features different members of the quintet. Percussion is supplied by the quintet members themselves.
Gr. 3 $15.95 (UPC: 636266702671)
M193 Music of Stephen Foster - arr. Allan Dean
This inventive staple of the St. Louis Brass features the best of America’s melodic geniu.
Gr. 3+ $11.95 (UPC: 636266703197)
M209 My Soul Now Praise the Lord - Buxtehude/Kelly
This chorale prelude by the Baroque master is a fine concert or contest choice for the seasoned quartet. Arranged for two trumpets, trombone and tuba with alternate parts for horn & bass trombone.
Gr. 4 $12.50 (UPC: 040962415344)
M67 Noels (brass quintet) - arr. Scott Wilkinson
Creative settings of familiar Christmas carols infive movements: The first Noel, Silent Night, medley (I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Joy to the World), We Three Kings of Orient Are, Sing Noel.
Grade 3, $16.50 (UPC: 636266701025)
M155 Nun Loeb, Meun Seel, Den Herren - Buxtehude arr. Joe Keith
This arrangement of the baroque hymntunes and features horn & trombone; no range or rhythm problems.
Gr.3+ $6.95 (UPC: 636266702800)
M121 O Little Town of Bethlehem - arr. Robert Nagel For brass quintet.
Another NYBQ special arrangement, with elevated ranges and interesting rhythmic challenges in all the parts. "Tis the Season"! Better quintets will find this challenging arrangement worthwhile.
Grade 5 $9.95 (UPC: 636266702459)
M169 Pachelbel’s Fugues - Brass Quartet - arr. Joe Keith
Three fugues from the Baroque master’s organ works for trumpet, horn, trombone & tuba—Each instrument gets to play each of the three themes. With a flexible tempo, high school and college groups will enjoy the piece.
Gr. 3 $9.95 (UPC: 636266702954)
M29 A Pair of Fugues - J. Rembt, arr. J. Keith
Baroque organ music skillfully arranged for brass quartet (2 trumpets & 2 trombones).
Grade 3+, $6.95 (UPC: 636266701612)
M132 A Patriotic Medley - arr. C William Wach
The perfect brass quintet opener for the mid level high school group. America, America the Beautiful, and Battle Hymn will fill the audience with pride.
Gr. 3 $6.95 (UPC: 636266702565)
M166 Pavana Italiana - Antonio De Cabezon / Joe Keith
For two trumpets and two trombones. With each member of the quartet featured.
Gr. 3 $9.95 (UPC: 636266702923)
M57 Portraits in Brass for Brass Quintet - Scott Wilkinson.
Contrasting solo movements with brass quartet accompaniment: Tuba Cadenza Piccolo Trumpet -- Perpetuum Mobile; Trombone - Tarantella; Horn - Nocturne; Comet Waltz Flugelhorn - Blues, and Finale-Rondo. Note: Piccolo trumpet, and flugelhorn movements may be performed optionally on Bb trumpet.
Grade 5, $16.50 (UPC: 636266700868)
M56 Prelude and Dance (1996) - Leander Bien
An engaging work for brass trio, particularly suitable for college or university brass faculty recital programming. (1-1-1-0) and piano.
Grade 4, $12.00 (UPC: 636266700851)
M140 Prelude & Fugue No. 4 - J.S.Bach/C. Brandebury
As always, Bach is a preferred choice when choosing music for performance. For advanced quintets, with a beautiful melodic line, and moderate rhythms. High trumpet ranges cause this to be grade 5.
Gr. 5 $13.00 (UPC: 636266702657)
M156 Prelude and Fugue - Nicolas DeGrigny – arr. Joe Keith
This is a quality arrangement for the average H.S. Brass quintet from the pen of the French Baroque organist.
Gr. 3+ $7.95 (UPC: 636266702817)
M110 Promenade - Modest Mussorgsky / trans. Joe Keith
Transcribed for brass quintet, this famous melody is recognized by players and audiences alike. It makes for a great opener to any concert.
Grade 4 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702343)
M241 Psalm 23 – The Lord’s My Shepherd – from the Scottish Psalter – arr. Daniel Jones
For Brass Quintet (2 Trumpets, F Horn, Trombone, Tuba) This tune appears in many hymnals under this title and the hymntune “Crimond.” It originates in the Scottish Psalter of 1650. For concert or hymn accompaniment.
Gr. 3+ $9.95 (UPC: 040962415634)
M59 Quartet No. 6 for Brass - Wilhelm Ramsoe (1837-1895).
First modem publication of a gem of the nineteenth cent" Romantic period from the St. Petersburg school of brass composition of Ewald and Maurer. This three movement work, scored for two trumpets, trombone (optional horn part) and tuba, is a "must for any brass chamber music library.
Grade 4, $13.50 (UPC: 6362667000882)
C20 Quintet for Brass Instruments - J Hubbler
A 12-tone extended work in four movements for the virtuoso quintet. Dramatic juxtaposition is the essence of this music. Bass Trombone required.
Grade 6, $18.50 (UPC: 636266701421)
M235 Quartet for Brasses - Jack Kelly
Another quality brass ensemble for high school and college groups from this fine composer.
Gr. 3 $10.00 (UPC: 040962415603)
M185 Quintet No. 1 - Thom Ritter George
From the NYBQ library; five movements. Each in a different style. The music was discovered in the Nagel archives at Yale. Exceptional music for the superior group.
Gr. 5 $20.95 (UPC: 636266703111)
M130 Quintet for Brass Instruments - John Ware
Quality literature written for the NYBQ - found in Mr. Nagel’s archives-four movements (NYBQ Title)
Gr. 5 $17.95 (UPC: 636266702541)
M103 Regnum Mundi - Jacob Handl (Gallus) trans, Kenneth Singleton
("Kingdom of the world") is a hauntingly beaugiful motet in four parts from Opus Musicum, a large collection of motets publihed between 1586 and 1591. Transcribed for Brass Quartet of Trumpet 1 & 2, F Horn, Trombone (Euphonoum)
Grade 2, $6.95 (UPC: 636266702268)
M82 Renaissance Brass - arr. Keith
A five movement suite with pieces by Dowland, Franck, Presenti and Obrecht. This is a fine choice for concert or contest.
Grade 3+, $13.95 (UPC: 636266701742)
M157 Ricercar - Johann Pachelbel / arr. Joe Keith
Almost any HS ensemble will sound great when playing this arrangement. Few range or rhythmic problems and a lovely melodic line-fine choice for any performance
Gr3. $7.95 (UPC: 636266702824)
M108 Ricercar - Adrian Willaert / Ken Singleton
For brass trio, Willaert (1490-1562) was the Mestro de cappella at St. Mark’s in Venice. Although best-known for his vocal music, he composed a set of nine / three- voice imitative instrumental “Ricercari,” which were published in 1551.
Gr. 3 $6.95 (UPC: 636266702329)
M187 Ricercar and Canzona - Frescobaldi / arr. Joe Keith
Transcribed from Frescobaldi’s 1615 collection of Ricercari et Canzone, these two somewhat extended works pair nicely and make a first-class concert or contest selection. Gr.3 $10.95 (UPC: 636266703135)
M101 Ricercare - Johann Froberger / trans. Joe Keith
For brass quartet, Froberger (1616-1667) was a German Baroque composer, keyboard virtuoso and organist. This piece from his Libro quarto of 1656 is a four voice fugue, easy in rhythms, very moderate ranges and is suitable for young or inexperienced players.
Gr. 2 $6.95 (UPC: 636266702244)
M105 Roumanian Christmas Carols, Book 1, by Bela Bartok, Trans, Kenneth Singleton
Bela Bartok, Hungarian composer, wrote two sets of "Romanian Christmas Carols". The first set of 10 carols transcribed for Brass Quintet is a exciting tour-de-force that can be performed all year long. Transcribed for Brass Quintet of Bb Trumpet 1 & 2, F Horn, Trombone, Tuba
Grade 4 $10.95 (UPC: 636266702282)
M83 St. Anthony Chorale - Brahms, arr. J. Keith
A wonderful beginning quintet piece. The familiar melody and rhythms can be quickly mastered.
Grade 3, $6.95 (UPC: 636266701780)
C9 SainTs ALiVe! - J. Glasel
JAZZ, A mini-history of Jazz: variations on "The Saints in Gospel, March, Dixie, Swing, Bop and Rock styles. For quintet or stage band brass section (3 trumpets, 3 trombones) with optional parts for (acoustic) Bass and Drums. Fun to play!
Grade 3+ $14.50 (UPC: 636266701506)
M139 Saltarello - arr. Allan Dean
The St. Louis Brass often open the 2nd half of their program with this audience pleasing number. (2,1,1,1)
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702640)
M177 Sarabande, Courante & Gigue - Buxtehude arr. Joe Keith
From something quite stately to a more lively feel, this quartet, although rather short is just about perfect.
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266703036)
M8 Scherzo and Lied - Ludwig Maurer
This may be effectively combined with either "Three Pieces" (M5) or "Four Songs for Brass" (M22) to form a nice five or six movement suite.
(OH) (OMEA-B) *May be heard on NYBQ CD, (item no. Men-108).
Grade 2, $11.00 (UPC: 636266701209)
M97 Sinfonia Festiva - D. Gaithrop
Written as a commission for a wededing, this is a marvelous showpiece for both brass and organ. A three movement work with both lyrical and rhythmic sections. For brass quintet, organ and timpani.
Grade 5 $16.95 (UPC: 636269702077)
M92 Sometimes I"m Happy - V. Youmans / arr. Robert Nagel
The NYBQ used this as a short but fun encore. Your Quintet will enjoy this one!
Grade 3 $5.95 (UPC: 63622700370)
M136 Sonata No. 39 - Johann Pezel arr. Robert Nagel
Bob arranged this with the average high school quintet in mind - lyrical & rhythmically simple.
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702602)
M133 Sonata for Brass Quintet by Gen Parchman
Written for the NYBQ, this 3 mvmt. Suite is a contemporary piece for the quality quintet.
Gr. 5 $15.95 (UPC: 636266702572)
M13 Song, Chorale and March - Robert Schumann / arr. Robert Nagel
Excellent as basic ensemble training material for young brass players. (UIL-III, OMEA-C)
Grade 1, $8.00 (UPC: 636266700424)
M168 Song of the Caballero - Antonio de Cabezon - arr. J. Keith
Arranged for Brass Quartet of two trumpets horn & trombone. Two Spanish kings employed Cabezon even though he ws blind. Cabezon was called the Spanish “Bach.” Gr. 3 $7.95 (UPC: 636266702947)
M201 Suite Baroque - John Wilbye - arr. Joe Keith
Arranged with the average high school quintet in mind, with no range or rhythm problems.
Gr. 3 $11.95 (UPC: 636266703272)
M19 Suite for Brass - L. Lebow
Three contrasting movements - Barch, Blues and Reel (NYBQ Title)
Grade 5, $17.50 (UPC: 636266701759)
M30 Suite for Brass and Piano - Robert Nagel
(1-1-1-1). A solo showpiece movement for each instrument with piano, plus a brilliant ensemble finale, written in a conservative musical style. Newly improved printing.
Grade 4, $11.00 (UPC: 636266700561)
M159 Suite for Brass Quartet - M. Fischer & J. Rembt / Joe Keith
Three contrasting movements, Prelude, Fughetta & Postlude make up this short suite by two Baroque masters All instru- ments share a featured role
Gr.3 $9.95 (UPC: 636266702848)
M207 Suite for Brass Quartet - Hesse, Rheinberger & Rinck - arr. J. Kelly
(2 Tpt & 2Tbn) Four movements from the works of these German masters combined to make an excellent suite.
Gr. 3+ $9.00 (UPC: 636266703333)
M138 Suite for Four Brass Instruments - Don Owen (2 Tpt & 2 Tbn) Another of the marvelous ensemble pieces written for the members of the NYBQ; In three movements, contemporary yet very playable.
Gr. 5 $13.00 (UPC: 636266702626
M129 Suite From Hora Decima - Pezel arr. Robert Nagel
A 4 mvmt. suite for brass quintet, A NYBQ favorite. Quality literature for quality quintets.
Gr. 4 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702534)
M182 Theme and Variations B C - Del Castillo, arr. Joe Keith
Quartet for two trumpets, horn & trombone. Theme and 7 variations each in a different style & tempo, make this an interesting and fun piece to play.
Gr. 3 $10.95 (UPC: 636266703081)
M111 Three Contemporary Chorales - Robert Nagel
For brass quintet, another NYBQ arrangement. These original chorales are quite contemporary in their sound. Use them on concert or contese.
Grade 3 8.95 (UPC: 636266702350)
M2 This Old Man March - Robert Nagel
Lively variations on a will-known children"s folk son. Ideal for youth concert programs (UIL-II; OMEA-C) (NYBQ Title) (TX, OH)
Grade 2, $8.50 (UPC: 636266700479)
M143 Three Bartok Pieces - arr. by John Glasel
from the NYBQ archives, this is quality literature for the quality quintet
Gr. 4 $10.95 (UPC: 636266702688)
M111 Three Contemporary Chorales - Robert Nagel
For brass quintet, another NYBQ arrangement. These original chorales are quite contemporary in their sound. Usable for concert or contest.
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702350)
M161 Three Josquin Pieces for Brass Trio - arr. Conrad de Jong
Played individually or as a set of three, either way will be satisfying. Each is melodic with no rhythmic challenges. Fine for any program.
Gr. 3 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702879)
M17 Three Organ Fugues (2013) Rembt / arr. Joe Keith
Three short fugues from organ works by Johann Ernst Rembt (1749-1810), arranged for brass quartet (2 trumpets, 2 trombones)
Grade 3, $9.95 (UPC: 636266701704)
C1 Three Pieces - Holborne/Glasel Muy Lina, Pavan and Galliard
In contrapuntal Elizabethan style. Trombone may substitute for horn (NYBQ Title)
Grade 2. $8.95 (UPC: 636266701414)
M5 Three Pieces - Ludwig Maurer
Charming Romantic period music, which can be performed in the original 2-2-1-0 or in standard. brass quintet instrumentation. (TX) (UIL-I)
Grade 2, $13.50 (UPC: 636266700769)
M7 Three Pieces for Brass - C. William Wach
Fanfare, Romance and March
Grade 4, $8.95 (UPC: 636266701698)
M186 Three Psalm Settings - J H Schein arr. Robert Nagel
Mr. Nagel selected these from the Plethora that Schein wrote for organ & instruments.
Gr. 4 $13.95 (UPC: 636266703128)
M71 Three Salutations for Brass Quintet (1965) - Jack End
Three contrasting movements - a favorite of the Ney York Brass Quintet
Grade 5, $18.50 (UPC: 636266701155)
M25 Tournament Galop - Gottschalk / Kandel
The opening reads Presto Con bravura, and this is the feeling throughout th eentire arrangement. (NYBQ Title)
Grade 5, $13.50 (UPC: 636266701568)
M145 Trumpet Tune & Air - Purcell arr. Joe Keith
Brass Quintet arrangement of the familiar Purcell Tune for better high school quintets
Gr. 4 $8.95 (UPC: 636266702701)
M113 Two Canons - K553 & 554 - W.A. Mozart / trans Kenneth Singleton
Four F horns. Know as Ave Maria (K554) and Alleluis (K553), these 2 canons pair perfectly and are excellent material for concert or contest.
Grade 3. $7.95 (UPC: 636266702374)
M167 Two Christmas Chorales - D. Buxtehude, arr. Joe Keith
Brass Quartet (2 Tpts. Horn & Tbn) arranged from Buxtehude’s organ chorales=In Dulci Jubilo & Puer Natus est in Bethlehem=Perfect for Church or contest
Gr. 3+ $8.95 (UPC: 636266702930)
M116 Two Fantasias - Orlando Gibbons / trans Robert Nagel
NYBQ arrangement. Fantasia no. 1 is a duet for trumpets (Gr. 4+), and Fantasia no. 2 is for the remaining members of the quintet (horn, trombone, tuba / Gr. 4) Quality groups will enjoy thee fugal qualities of this Baroque work.
Grade 4+, $8.95 (UPC: 636266702404)
M158 Two Fugues - G. Jullien - trans. Joe Keith
These fugues from the pen of the French Baroque composer were arranged with the HS quintet in mind, With options in the 1st Trpt range, younger groups as well as the quality quintet can present a strong performance.
Gr. 3 $10.95 (UPC; 636266702831)
C8 Tying the Knot - J. Buffington
JAZZ. Based on Mendelssohn"s Wedding Marth, this medium-tempo, late 40"s style 2- chorus chart works as a recessional or encore.
Grade 2, $14.50 (UPC: 636266701513)
C25 Variations on a Folk Theme (1965) - R. Snyder
A moderately easy contemporary piece based on Greensleeves.
Grade 3, $14.50 (UPC: 636266701360)
M68 We Are God"s People (theme from Symphony No. 1) (2008) - Brahms / arr. Robert Nagel
Familiar song-like melody, well sutied for brass quintet, in concert or church performance.
Grade 2, $7.00 (UPC: 636266701032)
M180 William Tell Overture - G. Rossini arr. Joe Keith
The Lone Ranger rides again! Use this as your closing or encore piece and your audience will exit smiling and humming.
Gr. 4+ $10.95 (UPC: 636266703067)