Full Band arrangements playable by a 10 Piece

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  1. BenDuke

    BenDuke New Member

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    My band have a few 10 piece jobs booked for this year but we dont have any music in the library specifically written for 10 Piece ensemble. Does anybody have any suggestions as to pieces that are written for full band that also work as a 10 Piece?

    Thanks
     
  2. The Wherryman

    The Wherryman Active Member

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    Just Music has got a lot of 10 part music here
     
  3. trumpetmike

    trumpetmike Well-Known Member

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  4. jockinafrock

    jockinafrock Active Member

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    We did Goff Richards' Doyen at an ensemble comp, and it worked really well.
     
  5. tubafran

    tubafran Active Member

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    Sorry to mention he who must not be named (not Sonorous) but Bernaerts arrangements of almost anything are thinly scored enough to easily get away with a 10 piece - we've used them with a 6 piece set up
     
  6. Aussie Tuba

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  7. Pennine Music Publishing

    Pennine Music Publishing Member

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    We have quite a few pieces that although are written for full band, work equally as well with reduced numbers (between 8-10 players). Here are some of our most popular...

    (Is this the way to) Amarillo
    A Gaelic Blessing
    Albion Treasures
    All By Myself
    Be Still
    Can-Can
    Colours of the Wind
    Haven't Met You Yet
    Nearer My God To Thee
    Run (Light up, light up) **NEW**
    Wedding Music
    'Morning' from Peer Gynt

    All are great pieces that give you two piece for the price as one as they can be played as the full band arrangement or with reduced numbers.
     
  8. Andrew Norman

    Andrew Norman Active Member

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    Most of the arrangements at www.pdfbrass.com are also playable by 10 piece ensembles.
     
  9. James Yelland

    James Yelland Active Member

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    The Vaughan Williams English Folk Song Suite, and Malcolm Arnold's Little Suites Numbers 1 and 2 are all do-able with only five parts, so ten parts should be a doddle!
     
  10. Vegasbound

    Vegasbound Active Member

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    The Superbrass parts are available through June Emmerson!
     
  11. Nigel Hall

    Nigel Hall Supporting Member

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