Sheet Music – £ – The score for Tuba Concerto for tuba and wind band, by Edward Gregson. This work is dedicated to John Fletcher. Edward Gregson (born 23 July ), is an English composer of instrumental and choral music, Trumpet Concerto, Saxophone Concerto, Concerto for piano and wind · Blazon, Clarinet Concerto, Violin – Tuba Concerto (brass band version); – Tuba Concerto (wind orchestral version); – Variations on. 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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This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat Tuba Concerto 3rd Movement Orchestral Version. Download Programme Note Audio Samples: Retrieved from ” https: His music has been performed by many orchestras and ensembles worldwide, including in the UK: I concerro heard the jaunty I quite often but am less familiar with the brooding II and propulsive III with its surprising blues section.
The programme opens with the very agreeable piece by Edward Gregson composed in for brass band and heard here with orchestra. The last movement is in rondo form, alternating the main theme with two episodes.
The central climax of the movement triumphantly heralds the main theme from the full orchestra. After a short cadenza, reference is made to the opening of the concerto, and the work ends with a triumphal flourish.
Tuba Concerto (brass band version)
He studied composition with Alan Bush and piano at the Royal Academy of Music from —7, winning five prizes for composition. He was also principal of the Royal Northern College of Music. The concerto exists in three versions: There are currently six commercial recordings of the concerto in gregsonn various versions. The orchestral version was made in but did not receive its first performance until when it was premiered by its dedicatee, John Fletcher, at the Scottish Proms in Edinburgh with the Scottish National Orchestra, conducted by Sir Alexander Gibson.
The finale is light and breezy in style, and is cast in rondo form. 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 his clarinet and violin concertos.
Edward Gregson born 23 July is an English composer of instrumental and choral music, particularly for brass and tubs bands and ensembles, as well as music for the theatre, film, and television.
Tuba Concerto (Wind Band) (Score)
After a virtuoso cadenza reference is made to the very opening of the concerto before the work ends with a triumphal flourish. Views Read Edit View history. This excellent reading makes me realize again what a fine piece this is.
The music subsides, returning to the opening chorale and ending peacefully.
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Work Greggson Date of Composition: Retrieved 13 February From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Work Details Date of Composition: After a brief introduction the tuba announces the main rondo theme, which is dance-like and a little jaunty.
The second movement unfolds a long cantabile melody for the soloist, which contrasts to a ritornello idea which is announced three times by strings alone.
The comcerto is in three movements, following the usual quick-slow-quick pattern: The Tuba Concerto has established itself as one of the main works in the solo tuba repertoire. The first of these is a broad sweeping tune, the second is jazz-like in style with prominent solos for the clarinet and vibraphone in conjunction with the tuba. There are two episodes: