Brass instruments

WorkInstrumentationWork Duration
Cirque du Brasse'air
  • New Orleans Brass Band
5min 30sec
The Dear Dream of a World Without Wars
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Brass Band
4min

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Cirque du Brasse'air

Imagine an eclectic mix of New Orleans brass bands, Oompah brass band and Circus bands - this charismatic piece explores the full range of colours and rhythmic drive available in this exciting lineup of instruments. Opening with a Funeral procession lead by the trumpet, then a characterful dark march, leading into an extended waltz section, reprised by the funeral procession.

Instrumentation: New Orleans Brass Band - 2x Bb Trumpets, 2x Tenor Trombones, Baritone Sax, Sousaphone (or Tuba), Percussion, Drum Kit
Style: New Orleans & Circus bands
Duration: 5min 30sec
Difficulty: Grade 3-4
Year: 2011
Commissioned by: Brass Knuckle Brass Band
Filed under: Jazz: Trio, Large Ensemble, Big Band; Brass instruments

The Dear Dream of a World Without Wars

Instrumentation: Symphony Orchestra
Duration: 4min
Difficulty: Medium
Year: 2017
Commissioned by: Robert Clements, Telopea Park School, Canberra, for their tour to France in remembrance of World War I
Filed under: Orchestral, Wind Symphony, Brass Band; School Ensembles
Instrumentation: Brass Band
Duration: 4min
Difficulty: Medium
Year: 2017
Commissioned by: Robert Clements, Telopea Park School, Canberra, for their tour to France in remembrance of World War I
Filed under: Orchestral, Wind Symphony, Brass Band; Brass instruments