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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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Work Details Date of Composition: While this instrumentation has come to be common, it is still not “Standard” as many Brass Dectets use very different forces, most often with more Horns than PJBE.

Instruments shown in parenthesis are optional and may be omitted. Letters that are duplicated as in A in this example indicate multiple parts. Strings are a standard configuration 4 first violin, 4 second cojcerto, 3 viola, 2 cello, 2 bass. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Gregson Concerto for Bass Trombone Solos w/Piano

Other Required and Solo parts follow the strings:. Example 3 – MacKenzie: In addition, there are often doublings in the Trumpet section – Piccolo and Flugelhorn being the most common.

Views Read Edit View history. There are currently six commercial recordings of the concerto in its various versions.

Edward Gregson: Tuba Concerto

Whenever this occurs, we will separate the first four digits with commas for clarity. Allegro deciso, Lento e mesto, Allegro giocoso.

He was also principal of the Royal Northern College of Music. The music subsides, returning to the opening chorale and ending peacefully. The first is in a sonata form shell with two contrasting themes, the first rhythmic in character, the second lyrical. Typically, orchestra scores have the tuba linked to euphonium, but it does happen where Trombone is the principal instead. The set of numbers after the dash represent the Brass.


He studied composition with Alan Bush and piano at the Royal Academy of Music from —7, winning five prizes for composition.

View Shopping Cart Woodwind Instrumentation Codes Following many concreto the titles in our Wind Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example:.

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 this example: The second example is common for gergson concert band or wind ensemble piece. After a brief introduction the tuba announces the main rondo theme, which is dance-like and a little jaunty.

Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this:. Edward Gregson has written a lot of music for brass-the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble recorded his brass quintet years ago for Argo-and he is comfortable with concerto form, as witness the fine Chandos CD of concreto clarinet and violin concertos. There gregon two episodes: Download Programme Note Audio Samples: The first number stands for Flutethe second for Oboethe conceeto for Clarinetthe fourth for Bassoonand the fifth separated from the woodwinds by a dash is for Horn.

The concerto is in three movements, following the usual quick-slow-quick pattern: Saxophoneswhen included in orchestral music they rarely are will be shown in the “other instrument” location after strings and before the soloist, if any. The opening chorale passage returns, this time briefly on muted brass, and leads to a middle section which is more chromatic in style and soon builds to a powerful climax, where the opening cantabile theme triumphantly returns.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. There he faced criticism for the appointment of Malcolm Layfield, previously a violin teacher grregson the College, to the post of Head of Strings, despite Gregson’s knowledge of allegations that Layfield had a history of sexual misconduct against students.

Edward Gregson – Tuba concerto

Tuba Concerto 3rd Movement Orchestral Version. 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 a set of four numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example: For orchestral music, saxes are at the end see Saxophones below. The first movement has a sonata form shell with two contrasting themes, the first one being rhythmic in character, the second lyrical. The central climax of the movement triumphantly heralds the main theme from the full orchestra.

I have heard the jaunty I gregxon often but am less familiar with the brooding II and propulsive III with its surprising blues section.