Sunday, February 21, 2010

Listening Presentation

Listening Presentation
By Bonnie Varga

Mr. Sandman
- Brighouse and Rastrick Band
- British brass band, amateur musicians, and financially independent
- Regarded throughout the UK as an “elite” group, and are considered one of the most entertaining bands in the brass band world
- EIBB is doing this same piece on our next concert, complete with choreography!

A Mass for Mass Trombones: Kyrie (77 trombones) 1993-94

- Composed by Wendy Mae Chambers
- A requiem In memory of her father
- At the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City
77-Trombone Requiem
“In honor of Father's Day, Wendy Mae Chambers's "Mass for Mass Trombones: A Requiem for 77 Trombones" is to be performed tomorrow at 9 P. M. at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Amsterdam Avenue at 112th Street, Morningside Heights. The nine-movement work, dedicated to the composer's father, is constructed from the 13th-century Mass for the Dead. The audience will be surrounded by 11 choirs of seven trombones each, conducted by David Gilbert. Thomas Hutchinson is to perform a solo from the pulpit.” -NY Times

Mnozil Brass- Kill Bill-Theme to Green Hornet
- Originated in 1992 in Josef Mnozil’s tavern located in Vienna as an entertainment group
- Currently hold about 120 concerts around the world each year
- Notice how easy the trumpet player makes it look and sound!
- is their website. Make sure to hit the British flag in the upper right-hand corner… unless you’re fluent in German!

Mnozil Brass- Bohemian Rhapsody (excerpts)

Bugler's Holiday (with Cornet Trio) - By Leroy Anderson / arr. Michael Edwards
- Performed by the Eastern Iowa Brass Band

Concerto for Bass Trombone and Trombone Choir by Eric Ewazen
- Performed by the New Trombone Collective ensemble
- Comes from the “Trombone” CD from the set of 3
- For this CD, the musicians had to choose which piece they wanted to record in order to display their own strengths and tastes in music

Going, Going, Gong! for 2 trombones, piano, string bass, and percussion by J. J. Johnson
- Going, Going, Gong! - Bill Evans (piano), J.J. Johnson (trombone), Art Taylor (percussion), Tommy Williams (bass), Kai Winding (trombone)
- From “The Great Kai and J. J.” album

Montage, Mvt III Rondo by Peter Graham for brass band
- Black Dyke & International Staff Band
- Conductors: Dr Nicholas Childs & Dr Stephen Cobb
- Going to be performed by the EIBB on their next concert
- NABBA test piece in 2003 (North American Brass Band Association)

Serkan Çağrı & Fanfare Ciocarlia
- Fanfare Ciocarlia with guest clarinet soloist, Serkan Çağrı from Turkey

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