10 Piece Brass - What's your line-up

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Andrew Norman, Aug 27, 2009.

  1. Andrew Norman

    Andrew Norman Active Member

    Do you have a 10 piece Brass Group ?
    If so what is you line-up and what instrumentation do you prefer/need ?

    I assume that most line-ups (non-orchestral) will be:-
    4 x Cornets (perhaps doubling) - but how many parts ? 3 ?
    1 x Horn
    2 x Trombones
    1 x Euphomium
    1 x EEb Bass
    1 x Percussion
  2. BariPower

    BariPower Member

    I've done some before but its been:

    3 Cornets
    1 Flugel
    1 Horn
    1 Bari
    1 Trombone
    1 Euph
    1 Eb Tuba
    1 Perc

    I'm not sure if thats standard ?
  3. Independent Silver Band

    Independent Silver Band Active Member

    In our group we use;
    Eb Cornet
    3 Bb's divded
    2 Tenors
    2 Trombone
    1 Euphonium
    1 Tuba
  4. Vegasbound

    Vegasbound Active Member

    4 Trumpets
    1 horn
    4 Trombones
  5. westoe_horn

    westoe_horn Member

    When i've been playing in a brass band 10 piece its normally been:
    3 cornets
    Bass Trombone
    Eb Bass

    Having said thats these types of group are normally very flexible and you can adjust instrumentation to suite repertoire. So maybe an extra trombone for the baritone etc.
  6. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    we've got
    2 cornets
  7. towse1972

    towse1972 Active Member

    I play in a 10 piece group with some woodwind included. Its a recent thing for me but I must admit (as a hard and fast bander) but it gives a very different and almost velvety balance. I enjoy it.
    2 trumpets/cornets
    2 clarinette
    1 alto sax (Although one of the clarinettes doubles on alto sax depending on the piece)
    1 bass sax
    1 e flat tuba
    1 tenor trom
    1 bass trom
    1 drummer/perc

    I love these jobs, i really do, but i feel like I've been musically raped after!!! (Big, fat, knackered lips. I get paid though)
    It's good to do something different with a really HUGE catalogue of music.

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