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    Keep The Rhythm Going - Neil Brownless

    Keep the Rhythm Going was written for Abingdon Concert Band during the 2020 Coronavirus pandemic as a tribute to musicians around the world who found ways to play together virtually in order to 'keep the rhythm going'. This exciting piece will be a great opener for any concert or contest programme and is available for both brass band and wind band. When performing the wind band arrangement the Cor Anglais, Eb Clarinet and Alto Clarinet parts are optional and can be omitted without affecting the music. The premiere performance can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/b6f7zRzxI7k The piece was premiered virtually on 19th November 2020 by 109 musicians from around the world from the following musical organisations:Abingdon Concert BandAbbey Brass BandAbergavenny Borough BandAbingdon and District Music SocietyAlnwick PlayhouseConcert BandAlnwick Symphonic Wind EnsembleAnything Goes Swing BandAshby Concert BandAylesbury Concert BandAylesbury Symphony OrchestraBacchus Wind OrchestraBanbury Symphony OrchestraBicester Concert BandBisham Concert BandBlaina Town BandBoobs and BrassBourne Concert Band of WokingBrass for AfricaBucks WindBurford OrchestraCastleton BrassCity of Cardiff Melingriffith Brass Band OrganisationCoquet Concert BandCorpo Bandistico G. Puccini - DLF BolognaDarlington Clarinet EnsembleDidcot Concert OrchestraDragon's Big BandDurham Miners' Association Brass BandEast Grinstead Concert BandGoring & Streatley Concert BandHalifax Concert BandHenley Symphony OrchestraJazz ColossusBig BandJupiter BrassKidlington Concert BrassLangtree SinfoniaNantwich Concert BandThe British Police Symphony OrchestraNew Buckenham Silver BandNottingham Concert BandNottingham Daytime OrchestraNottingham Symphonic WindsPaddock OrchestraPeebles Concert BandPotterspury Big BandReading Concert BandRoyal College of MusicRoyal Welsh College of Music & DramaSalvation Army West Midlands Fellowship BandSalvo BrassSaxophone SundaeSevenoaks and Tonbridge Concert BandShirley BandSlinfold Concert BandSouth Norfolk Youth Symphonic BandStockport Silver BandSuper BoneTewkesbury CamerataThame Concert BandThe Band of The Royal British Legion, LeistonVale Symphonic Wind BandTowcester Studio BandUniversity of Nottingham BlowsocThe University of Trinidad and TobegoWadhurst Brass BandWest Forest SinfoniaWeston BrassWindsor & Maidenhead Symphony OrchestraYorkshire Wind OrchestraYoung Musicians Symphony Orchestra...and some freelancers.

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    The Girl From Zamora - Goff Richards - Gavin Somerset

    When the name Goff Richards is attached to a piece of music, you can be certain that strong melodies & memorable themes will follow. This piece, never before released, is a wonderful cornet/flugel duet that congers up the images of a relaxed Spanish lifestyle, in this easy going, laid back gem of a concert item. Originally recorded by Alan Morrison on his CD 'Memorable Melodies", this duet is the perfect item for both bandstands and concert halls. Not to be missed!

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    The Baltic Way (Brass Band - Score and Parts) - De Haan, Jan

    In 1989, the demonstration named the Baltic Way also known as the Baltic Chain-- was held in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania by its citizens in a call for independence from the Soviet Union. On 23rd August 1989, some two million participants formed a human chain, hand-in-hand all the way from the Estonian capital of Tallinn its Latvian counterpart, Riga, through to the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius - six hundred kilometres long. It became the longest human chain ever created and turned out to be the final push needed for much sought-after independence. This historic event became the source of inspiration for this composition. The introduction of thefirst movement, 'Struggle for Independence', is based on a nocturne for piano by the renowned Lithuanian composer and painter Mikalojus Konstantinas iurlionis (1875-1911), thematic material from which has been incorporated throughout the whole composition. The melancholic beginning is followed by a powerful theme which reflects the resolve of the Baltic people. The sudden aggressive, dissonant chords and a dominant and--in rhythmic terms--contrary bass drum announce that the resistance is not going smoothly. Just for a moment, we hear the anthem of the Soviet Union in the lower brass, but this is relentlessly pushed to the background by the rest of the band playing the Lithuanian national anthem, 'Tautika giesm ' (Lithuania, our homeland). The second movement, 'Decades of Suffering', echoes life under the Soviet Union's thumb. In the pursuit of independence, a peaceful protest is planned in which a human chain is formed across the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. This 'Chain of Freedom' is depicted in the final movement of the work. Duration: 10.30

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    Islands in the Sky (Brass Quartet)

    Islands in the Sky (2012) is a three-movement work for Euphonium Quartet. Written in June 2012, the title is a metaphor of mountains, suggesting that they're so tall they're islands in the sky. The sublime Euphony Euphonium Quartet who the work was commissioned by were successful in gaining a place in the International Tuba & Euphonium Conference Ensemble Competition, held in Linz, Austria; a country particularly noted for its fair share of the Alps which proved the basis of the work.The first movement is a fierce journey on a glacier's edge - the drama of the music and constant rhythmic drive throughout suggests danger and the unknown. The second movement is calm and reflective, inspired by a beautiful Alpine Sunset, slowly going down between mountains and pine trees. Finally, the third movement takes the listener on a journey up the mountain to the peak, upon which a grandioso section is heard with the soaring melody that has been building up throughout the movement played in its entirety.

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    March - The Stewards (Brass Band) Dave Collins

    This rousing march by Dave Collins is a dedication to the remarkable group of volunteers - the unsung heroes - who, each year, organise and run the iconic Whit Friday brass band contests. They ensure that the heritage and tradition of this uniquely special event is not lost, preserving its ongoing and continued success. BrookWright is offering a 25% discount for bands who perform this march at the Whit Friday Contest. To claim the discount, please send a scan or photo of your band's adjudication card after the event to [email protected] Whit Friday, 'The Greatest Free Show on Earth', is synonymous with the brass band tradition. Its importance in the annual calendar to the players, supporters and spectators is vital to the Tameside and Saddleworth community. However, this mighty contest simply could not take place without the willing volunteers who dedicate their services year after year to keep this unique banding tradition going.Traditionally, on Whit Friday Morning, Hail! Smiling Morn (Roud #1346), also known as Praise Ye the Lord, is heard across the Saddleworth villages. This is where I have taken my inspiration, and the entire march is built upon quotes and references of this joyous work.The Stewards has many traditional elements drawing on the vast repertory of well-known marches, as well as some untraditional techniques and harmonies. The work aims to be a good test for the bands in its performance, but also fun and entertaining for the players and audiences alike - featuring a cheeky cornet solo, thunderous bass feature, and lyrical euphonium melodies, before concluding with a triumphant quote from the original source material.To you all who perform or hear this work, the stewards of the brass band tradition, HAIL! To view a follow-the-score video featuring Tredegar Town Band performing the work please visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CNgqvc534s PDF download includes score and parts, and comes in both A4 size and A5 landscape parts for marching purposes. A single page A5 conductor reduced score is also included. Sheet music available from: UK - www.brassband.co.uk USA - www.solidbrassmusic.com Difficulty Level: 3rd Section + Instrumentation: Soprano Cornet Eb Solo Cornet Bb Repiano Cornet Bb 2nd Cornet Bb 3rd Cornet Bb Flugel Horn Bb Solo Horn Eb 1st Horn Eb 2nd Horn Eb 1st Baritone Bb 2nd Baritone Bb 1st Trombone Bb 2nd Trombone Bb Bass Trombone Euphonium Bb Bass Eb Bass Bb Cymbals Side Drum Bass Drum

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    The Crown of Roses - Tchaikovsky - Len Jenkins

    Tchaikovsky wrote this in his 'Songs for Young People' in Moscow in 1883 to words by Pletchtcheev. The story it tells is about Jesus Christ when he was a young child, having a small wild garden in which roses grew. Passing children saw the roses and plucking them mockingly asked if he wove rose garlands in his hair. Christ says to take the roses, but to leave the thorns. Instead, they make a crown of these and forced it onto his head so that it bleeds, symbolic of what was going to happen later in his lifetime. The melody contains all the passion that we associate with Russian church music and is equally suitable for a contemplative Christmas or Passiontide. This arrangement is faithful to the four verses of the original lyrics, but with an optional ending half-way if preferred.

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    Tireless Flame, The - Jonathan Bates

    DIFFICULTY: 1st+. DURATION: 6'00". Commissioned by the Reg Vardy Brass Band for their 2019 appearance at the Brass in Concert Championships, held at The Sage in. Gateshead, 'The Tireless Flame' is an energetic and driven concert finisher inspired by the idea of a fire burning at different velocities. but never truly going out. The outer 2 sections are the work are in a minimalist style using effects typical of the style such as phasing. and development throughout, whilst the central section is almost hymn like in nature, showcasing the band's ability to control the . extremes of dynamics. .

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    For the Fallen - Karl Jenkins - Robert Childs

    For the Fallen is a setting of Laurence Binyon's famous ode honouring the war dead, familiar from Remembrance Day services, including the lines "At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them". In its...

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