NABBA Test Pieces Announced

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by DublinBass, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. DublinBass

    DublinBass Supporting Member

    At the annual summer meeting of the North American Brass Band Association (NABBA) board meeting the test pieces were selected for the upcoming NABBA Championships on April 13 & 14, 2007 in New Albany, Indiana (near Louisville, Kentucky). The test pieces selected are as follows:

    Championship Section
    Dances and Alleluias (Philip Sparke)

    Honors Section
    The King of Elfland’s Daughter (Rodey Newton)

    Challenge/Open Section
    Crusade (Rieks van der Velde)

    Explorer Section
    Chorale and Toccata (Stephen Bulla)

    Youth Section
    A Swiss Festive Overture (Philip Sparke)

    Additionally, a new section was created, the Youth Open Section. This section allows for youth bands with non-standard British Brass Band instrumentation to compete in an aim to encourage youth brass banding. This section’s test piece is as follows:

    Youth Open Section
    Little Suite for Brass (Malcolm Arnold)
  2. gerry

    gerry Supporting Member

    Nabba 2007

    More news on:
    "CRUSADE" - Rieks van der Velde
    can be found on: in the "Concert Works" - item

    Lake Music Publications
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  4. TonyTuba

    TonyTuba New Member

    Looking forward to NABBA again this year. Looks like some neat music.

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