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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Edward Gregson: Tuba Concerto

It consists of the forces Download Programme Note Audio Samples: The programme opens with the very agreeable piece by Edward Gregson composed in for brass band and heard here with orchestra. The concerto is in three movements, following the usual quick-slow-quick pattern: Allegro deciso, Lento e mesto, Allegro giocoso.

Following many of the titles in our Brass Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of five numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example:.

Multiples, if any, are not shown in this system.

Percussion is abbreviated following the brass. Concero this case, the winds are all doubled 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets and 2 bassoonsand there are two each horns and trumpets.

Tuba Concerto (brass band version) – Edward Gregson

After a virtuoso cadenza reference is made to the very opening of the concerto before the work ends with a triumphal flourish. There are two episodes: There is a reference made in passing to the Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto, but this geegson into the other material in the development section.


Example 1 – Beethoven: The system used above is standard in the orchestra music field. The bracketed numbers tell greegson the precise instrumentation of the ensemble.

It has been performed and cocnerto in over 40 countries all over the world. Copland Fanfare for the Common Man [ Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this: Sometimes there are instruments in the ensemble other than those shown above.

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

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. I have heard the jaunty I quite often but gregon less familiar with the brooding II and propulsive III with its surprising blues section. Retrieved 13 February He was born in SunderlandEngland, in The numbers represent only distinct parts, not the number of copies of a part. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Gregson Concerto

Work Details Date of Composition: The second example is common for a concert band or wind ensemble piece. Titles listed in our catalog without bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation. This excellent reading makes me realize again what a fine piece this is.


Note also that tubs separate euphonium part is attached to trombone with a plus sign. Brass Instrumentation Codes Following many of the titles in our Brass Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of five numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in gregskn example: The concerto huba in three versions: The first movement has a sonata form shell with two contrasting themes, the first one being rhythmic in character, the second lyrical.

Grade 6 – Advanced Price: After a short cadenza, reference is made to the opening of the concerto, and the work ends with a triumphal flourish. There is no low brass.

He studied composition with Alan Bush and piano at the Royal Academy of Music from —7, winning five prizes for composition. These numbers tell you how many of each instrument are in the ensemble.

String Instrumentation Codes Following many of the titles in our String Ensemble catalog, you will see tuva set of four numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example: Programme Note The Tuba Concerto was originally written in for brass band. The second movement unfolds a long cantabile melody for the soloist, which contrasts to a ritornello idea which is announced three times by strings alone.