I can't wait for the band version of...

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by timbloke, Apr 17, 2005.

  1. David Pegram

    David Pegram Member

    Music to the Contender would make a great arrangement in the right hands
  2. flugeldude666

    flugeldude666 Member

    ave satani from the omen

    that would be interestring
  3. flashbarry

    flashbarry Member

    I have done an arrangement of the main John Williams theme of Superman available from www.bernaertsmusic.com playable by all bands.
  4. Tack7

    Tack7 Member

    I always thought if someone could get to grips and arrange some of Pink Floyds material it would be good. Anyone fancy a go?

  5. Anno Draconis

    Anno Draconis Well-Known Member

    Funnily enough, I've been wondering about doing bits from "The Wall", I can't decide whether this is a superb idea or a nightmare :confused:

    Anyone got any thoughts on whether or not it might work?
  6. Will the Sec

    Will the Sec Active Member

    See how things start?

    National Express, by Neil Hannon, aka The Divine Comedy, arranged for Trombone Solo (and embarrassed cornets) by Tim Paton, was played by Tim Benson and the tMP band at Pontins last night.
  7. TheMusicMan

    TheMusicMan tMP Founder Staff Member

    Golden Brown - Stranglers!!
  8. super_sop

    super_sop Supporting Member

    wasat then??:tongue:
  9. timbloke

    timbloke Member

    Ok so I got National Express out of this thread... how about?

    Some Guillimots - particularly Sao Paulo, which is fast becoming my fav track.

    The second movement from Tchaikovsky 5 - Horn Solo

    Barber's adagio for strings for brass
  10. flashbarry

    flashbarry Member

    Arranged by myself and available from www.obrasso.ch

    Merry Christmas
  11. AndyFlugel

    AndyFlugel New Member

    Coldplay's "Fix you" would make a good Brass arrangement in my humble opinion - would obviously require some improvisation, but it could work
    Last edited: Dec 17, 2006
  12. stephenmrry

    stephenmrry Member

    wallace and gromit for youth band i have arranged a simple quartet version but what about a fullband version
  13. Vickitorious

    Vickitorious Active Member

    I'm pretty sure it has already been done..

    Not sure who by though... :confused:
  14. Hells Bones

    Hells Bones Active Member

    It has been done, A Grand Day out, we played it in our brass ensemble.
    Full BB parts we just did a miniature version lol
  15. Valvecap

    Valvecap Member

    Trying to keep the customer satisfied - Simon and Garfunkel

    Heard a jazz band play it few months back - needs damn good bass bone and sop but doesnt sound too hard....
  16. joelrn

    joelrn Member

    Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No.3 for me, although I hate to think what the solo part would be like, and think it would be well beyond the technical capabilities of any band. Can't see it happening unfortunately
  17. Will the Sec

    Will the Sec Active Member

    I'm back to the point wher one asks "What's the point of bothering, when the publishers won't even give you the basic courtesy of an acknowledgement, let alone a reply?" :mad:
  18. sunny_jimbob

    sunny_jimbob Member

    Having had the yearly overdose of Santa Claustrophobia, I want a full version of Rootin' Tootin' Santa Claus! What a tune! But where is it from? I've never heard it anywhere other than in this piece.
  19. tubafran

    tubafran Active Member

    You need to get your CD collect upto date found the following versions on CD

    . A Rootin’ Tootin’ Santa Claus - Tex Beneke w/ The Miller Orchestra
    Pee Wee King - Rootin' Tootin Santa Claus - Pee Wee King's Country Hoedown (Bloodshot)

    plus it seems to be credited to a new Christmas film release this year Unaccompanied Minors
  20. Thirteen Ball

    Thirteen Ball Active Member

    My advice would be, try a different publisher!

    Whilst I realise the name on the cover is often big part of how we judge scores at a glance, getting new music out there is more important now than it ever was.

    Don't give up budding/amateur/experienced/professional composers/arrangers. The brass band world needs you!!

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