BRASS BAND TEST PIECES

 

ARABIAN NIGHTs - Fantasy on rimsky korsakov’s scheherazade by Stephen roberts 

Test piece for 2013 British Open and 2015 Grand Shield.

THE SNARING OF THE SUN  Stephen roberts

2nd section National Finals test piece for 2015.

A musical story about young Maui, the Polynesian demi-god, who captured the sun to stop it crossing the sky too fast. Originally written for the National Youth Brass Band of New Zealand and premiered in January 2015. Premiered in the UK at the 2nd section National Finals in September 2015.

Dur. 12’ 30”

Score & full set of parts £100.00

A4 Score £25.00

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Commissioned for the 2013 British Open Brass Band Championship. Dur. 16’ 30”

Score & full set of parts £130.00

A3 Score £37.50

REFLECTIONS ON SWAN LAKE  Stephen roberts

A tone poem commissioned by Karyn and Martin Mortimer, based on themes from Tchaikovsky’s ballet Swan Lake.

The piece represents a contest between the ‘deceptive’ qualities of virtuosity and the ‘pure’ qualities of melody. Dur. 16’ 30”

A3 size score & full set of parts £ 140.00

A3 Score £ 40.00 (Click here for opening pages)

Special offer 2 x A3 score and parts £160.00

A4 study scores £10.00