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A.N. Abbott
Aaron T. Smith
Al Newman
Alex Ehredt
Alex Millet
Andrew Riggle
Arthur J. Michaels
B. Allen Schulz
Barton Cummings
Bernard H. Garfield
Brendan McConville
Bringle Cidel
Bruce R. Smith
Bruce W. Tippette
Carl E. Bolte Jr.
Chandler Wilson
Christopher Ciccioni
Daniel Perttu
Danny Williams
David Barton
David J. Sosnowski
David Yeagley
Diane Whitacre
Donald Coakley
Donald W. Sorah
Donna Hauge
Douglas D. Nott
Earl Gannon
Elizabeth Crawford
Eric Rath
Gary Bricault
George H. Rowe IV
George Roumanis
Gordon Spiers
J.D. Cavanagh
James Pellerite
Jeff Cortazzo
Jeff Frizzi
Jeffrey Parthun Sr.
John Thow
John W. N. Palmer
John White
Joni Greene
Josh Hummel
Jukka Viitasaari
Katherine Peters
KE Peace
Kevin Kastens
L.P. Laurendeau
Larry Henry
Laurie Perks
Les Taylor
Linda Phillips-Rogers
Louis Dekker
Louis F. Jendras
Marilyn Bliss
Mark Ballora
Marsha Chusmir Shapiro
Mary Jeanne Van Appledorn
Michael J. Glinka
Michael R. Oldham
Nancy Bloomer Deussen
Noah Potter
Nora Kile
Owen Heritage
Paul Read
Peter Terry
Phillip M. Hash
R. Christopher Teichler
R. Scott Troyer
Ralph Burkhardt
Randall Snyder
Ray Friendly
Richard Brasco
Rick Hirsch
Rob Shaver
Robert Mols
SantaFe Galloway
Smith, Aaron T.
Stas Omelchenko
Stephen Main
Steve Knight
Todd Aarons
Tom Kennedy
W.F. Rayer
William Campbell
William Rayer

Welcome to BRS Music.

Welcome to BRS Music. Take a look at our materials, listen to them and check back often with us for future releases. Each selection on our web site has an MP3 recording and a sample pages in PDF format. On this page you can see and hear some of our newest publications plus several that you may have missed in the past.

Hear the entire performance of Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse here.

BAND

You are listening to Four Horseman of the Apocalypse by Jeff Cortazzo for Trombone Quintet with Wind Ensemble. The piece was premiered by the Blue Ridge trombone Quartet on October 3, 2018 at the University of Arkansas with the University of Arkansas wind ensemble under the direction of Dr. Chris Knighten. Recent performances have been by the U. S. Army Band at the 2019 American Trombone Workshop. This is designed for groups who can perform at a grade 5 or 6 level. Take a listen to this piece. If should be on your program list for 2019-2020.

CHRISTMAS FOR BAND

From Tender Stem, is based upon the popular carol “Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming”, this stirring work is creatively arranged in a new harmonic setting and featuring various choirs of instrumental textures throughout. This is the usual excellent writing from Les Taylor

God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen is a Les Taylor arrangement. This is a contemporary treatment of this Christmas classic. Lots of percussion. Dynamite chart!

Silent Night Serenade has been arranged by George Roumanis. This is a combination arrangement of “It Came Upon The Midnight Clear”, “Silent Night” and “Away in the Manger”. A big Hollywood type of sound is projected in this excellent combination of all three Christmas classics. Features the first trumpet solo throughout the piece.

We Wish You A Merry Christmas A great finish to your holiday season. This selection progresses from the straight version into a rhumba followed by a swing section. Instrumentation includes jazz ensemble inside the normal concert band. Arranged by Al Newman.

CHRISTMAS FOR WOODWINDS

Silent Night, by Franz Gruber is a lovely presentation for your Christmas presentation. WW#403, $10.00. Grade 4, time 2’21”. Flute, Clarinet or Oboe, Piano with optional Chimes and Bells. Requires great musical control and scale skills. Be certain to listen to this selection.

Away In A Manger for Flute, Clarinet (or Oboe/Violin) and Piano.

Joy To The World, Variants on a Theme by G. F. Handel. Written for Flute, Clarinet and Piano with optional parts for double bass, orchestra bells, chimes, and vibes. Mallet parts could be performed using a synthesizer. You need to hear this selection.

We Thee Kings for Flute, Clarinet (or Oboe/Violin, flute) and Piano with optional Chimes and Bells. A flute clarinet cadenza is a highlight. A unique presentation for your Christmas program.

What Child Is This arranged for Flute, Clarinet, Alto Saxophone or Clarinet. Dissonant beginning followed by chorale section.

Christmas Trios for Saxophone Trio, can be performed as an AAT or AAB. Selections are Angels We Have Heard on High, What Child Is This, The First Noel, O Come, All Ye Faithful, Stille Nacht, Joy To The World.

Merry Christmas from the Flutes and Bells is for handbell choir and flute choir with piccolo, 3 fl., alto fl., bass fl., and opt. Contrabass flute. A happy review of various Christmas themes.

ORCHESTRA

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel for String Orchestra. This is an ideal setting for your Christmas program. Arrangement by Donald Coakley

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel. An arrangement for full orchestra of a traditional carol, this piece evokes feelings of inward reverence and tenderness punctuated by bursts of exuberant exaltation, and comes around full circle, ending with a meditative reference to another chant-like carol, “Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence.” Performed at the Midwest Clinic.

CLARINET CHOIR

The Holly and The Ivy/Wexford Carol arranged by clarinetist Katherine Peters Two medium level clarinet choir arrangements for your Christmas program.

In Dulci Jubilo for clarinet choir. Ideal material for your Christmas program.

Divertimento No. 14 K. 270, is the most sophisticated of Mozart’s sextets, or divertimenti, composed in January, 1777 while in Salzburg. This is his the fifth and final divertimento. Gary Bricault has arranged this clarinet ensemble which consists of 4 clarinets, alto-clarinet, and bass clarinet. This has been reviewed in the June issue of The Clarinet Magazine.

“Unravel”, Clarinet Octet, for clarinet ensemble consisting of two groups. Total instrumentation is 4 clarinets, 2 Basset Horns in F or alto clarinets, and 2 bass clarinets. Written by composer Noah Potter, you can read a review of this piece in the June issue of “The Clarinet Magazine” .where it states “This work should provide an unusual aural and visual experience for any audience. Highly recommended! Review done by Robert Chesebro.

WOODWIND QUINTET

Little March, is a contemporary march requiring technique. The audience will remember the melodic elements of this piece. College and professional ensembles will find a definite position for this selection in their programing. By Alex Millet.

SAXOPHONE CHOIR

Rialto Ripples, by George Gershwin. This saxophone arrangement by Gary Bricault provides the musicians the opportunity to experience the wonderful ragtime music of the Tin Pan Alley era. A great piece for an encore or to give variety to a heavy program.

Berceuse - Mvt II by Mikhail Ippolitov-Ivanov for saxophone choir. This provides the ensemble an opportunity to bring out the beautiful flowing main theme against the underlying moving harmony. Arrangement by Gary Bricault.

Karelia Suite has been arranged for saxophone choir by Gary Bricault. Jean Sibelius’s Karelia Suite, Op. 11 was written in 1893 for the Viipuri Students’ Association. The suite is one of Sibelius’s earlier works and remains one of his most popular.

SAXOPHONE QUARTET

Four Settings in a Primeval Forest, Written for Saxophone Quartet, Four Settings was composed in the summer of 2017. The music in each of the movements is loosely derived from the titles which evoke a scene in and around an old-growth forest. The many soloistic passages are distributed throughout the quartet and are designed to exploit the unique timbres that each saxophone provides even in the extremes of its range. Written by Jeff Cortazzo

ORCHESTRA

Fanfare and Remembrance is a large epic score with a blazing fanfare, It features a victorious opening, followed by a quiet hymn of remembrance on distant horns. This elegy builds to a climax and ends on a triumphant note of hope. On the Indiana State School Music Association contest list, group II. By Stephen Main.

Promenade by R. Christopher Teichler opens with a luscious clarinet solo followed later by an oboe solo and then the strings. This selection is written with consideration of the techniques of students. Performed at the Midwest clinic in 2010. Ideal for your concert. Listen here.

STRING ORCHESTRA

Revolutionary War Medley has been arranged for string orchestra. A medley of tunes from the Revolutionary War. Includes tenor drum. A good way to connect with a student’s history classes. Composed by Marsha Chusmir Shapiro. Also check out World War I March Medley for string orchestra and snare drum. Selections from the time period of World War I.

Gentlemen’s Waltz by Donna Hauge is ideal for your young string group. This has a great melody and a part for an advanced violin..

INVENTORY REDUCTION SALE

The Barley Grain – Band, Grade 3. Irish selections. Very nice program selection.

Fanfare in E Flat – Band, Grade 4+. Transcription of this organ piece. If you have the players go for it.

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