contest pieces

  1. C

    2019 Area test piece discussion thread

    I seem to remember a thread like this last year so I thought I would try my hand and create one for this year's test pieces. I'll be playing Holst's First Suite at Stevenage and I'm largely unimpressed (as I imagine many 3rd section players/conductors are!) in its selection as a 3rd section...
  2. J

    New to British Brass World

    Hi, I am Juergen, grew up (musically speaking) in a German town band of 50 where my father still plays trombone, starting with trombone at the age of 12. I spent some time in the Early Music scene playing baroque trombones, and then had some time off, after coming to Britain. I restarted...
  3. K

    wind band contest pieces for brass band?

    Do you know contest pieces from the wind band repertoire that have been arranged for brass band? I've just recently discovered El Camino Real by Alfred Reed, arr. Frode Rydland which I really like, and wondered if there's more. Brass bands have always played arrangements of orchestra pieces...
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