Sonata Piano e Forte

Sonata Piano e Forte

By Giovanni Gabrieli / arr. Eric Swisher Brass Choir Score & Parts Item: 81-BC2968
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This well-known sonata by Gabrieli has been performed and recorded by many brass ensembles. This arrangement utilizes the idea of Renaissance consorts. While modern brass instruments are not generally used in true consorts, one can group instruments according to bore shape, thus approximating a consort. To that end, the first choir uses cylindrical instruments (2 trumpets and 2 trombones) while the second uses conical instruments (flugelhorn, 2 euphoniums and tuba). This will yield a well-balanced and blended sound within each choir while allowing the listener to follow the performers through the contrasting timbres of the two choirs.


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Series: Eighth Note Publications
Composed by: Giovanni Gabrieli
Arranged by: Eric Swisher
Ensemble: Brass Choir
Format: Score & Parts
Instrumentation: 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, flugelhorn, 2 euphoniums and tuba
Page Count: 32
Item Number: 81-BC2968
ISBN 10: 1-55473-462-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-55473-462-7
UPC: 685462014637

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