William Himes

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by leisa, Nov 25, 2003.

  1. leisa

    leisa Active Member

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    has anyone tried the william Himes flugel-0horn concerto if so wht dya think i love it its great! :D
     
  2. Tenor-Steffen-DK

    Tenor-Steffen-DK Member

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    Nope, but Jubilance is a very good one aswell. Solo for cornet. You just have to hear it some times, and then it's really good!
     
  3. jd

    jd Member

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    Flug thing

    Hi Leisa. Have tanked through it and it is brill.
    Love William Himes in general and this under-played piece is one of his best.

    See ya soon,

    John. xxxx
    :lol:
     
  4. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

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    I remember playing that with yb2k. It was a very interesting piece for a young bass trombone who'd only been banding for 6 months...
     
  5. James McFadyen

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    His arr of Amazing Grace is stunning! I was going to arrange it, but compared to Mr Himes version, it would come second best, if even that.
     
  6. BobRalston

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    The Household troops band recorded a CD of William Himes music. I expect that World of Brass will post the details soon.

    Well worth a listen!
     
  7. PeterBale

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    The cd - Himes (revisited) - is currently on offer at a special price from the Household Troops Band website:
    http://www.51crescentroad.freeserve.co.uk/troops/recordings/himes.html

    It doesn't include "Jubilance" or the "Concertino for Flugel Horn", but there are some other very fine compositions well played by the band.
     
  8. leisa

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    its brill i love it!! im gonna do it at my college concert hopefully but we have to decide on 2 mvemnts cos its too long to put in fully...but its too hard to choose! :? :shock:
     
  9. cornetgirl

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    Sounds good - where can I get a copy?

    Rach x
     
  10. Okiedokie of Oz

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    There are some gorgeous moments in his arrangment of Amazing Grace. Other arrangers try to emulate that, but never succeed. But I suppose imitation is the greatest form of flattery....
     
  11. leisa

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    mine came from just music i think...but it took ages to get here i was gonna do it for one of my auditions so i thought i was ordirin it in advance wen i ordered it about 7 weeks before :roll:
     
  12. beard_4b

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    another good William Himes cornet solo is Caprice for Cornet which is very similar to Jubilance with a jazzy middle section and a bit of harmon mute work.

    The solo is played by Carl Saunders on the Household troops band cd Hime (revisited)
     
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    Does anyone know if Caprice for Cornet has been published yet?
     
  14. Fern

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    Hi Does any one know when 'Concertino For Flugel Horn' was written?? just I am hoping to play it for a uni assessment and they like to know when it was written.
    Fern x
     
  15. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

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    According to the preview for the 2010 RNCM Festival it was a 1992 commission from the River City Brass Band in Pittsburg.
     
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