Euph solo's

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Chat' started by resus, Apr 15, 2005.

  1. resus

    resus New Member

    Can anyone help?

    Our Band (Becontree Brass) has a concert in July with the theme being the war years celebrating the 60th Aniversary of VE/VJ day.

    I wondered if anyone knew of a euph solo that would be apropriate for this type of concert??

    The commitee haven't asked me to play one but they are bass players!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :)

    The concert is at the Keneth Moore theatre Ilford, Essex 24th July at 7pm if anyone wants to come??
  2. mattster

    mattster New Member

    i think there is an old air varie called "the brigadier"(bit of an army theme!)
    i dont know who composed it but who ever it was also did "the cavalier".
    you could try to work "peace" by john golland into your programme.
    i dont think this era was really covered with any kind of brass band solos.

    good luck

  3. satchmo shaz

    satchmo shaz Active Member

    Long Eaton Nottingham
    what about Rule Brittania;)
  4. tubafran

    tubafran Active Member

    What about Benedictus (from the Armed Man) - by Karl Jenkins.

    "This is a powerful and compelling account of the descent into and terrible consequences of war. Commissioned for the millennium by the Royal Armouries and dedicated to the victims of the Kosovo crisis, this work is a contemporary example of a mass based on the 15th-century French song L’Homme Armé (The Armed Man)"

    (Committee member and bass player of our band)
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