|Albam|| Geological Survey
20th Century. Jazz. Composed for Emory Remington and the Eastman Trombone Choir in the 1960's, this work uses stylistic elements from the rock and jazz idioms, elements that were not typically found in the traditional "legit" music of the time. Remington embraced the work in accordance with his belief that his students should be capable of meeting every type of performance demand. This work was recorded by the Eastman Trombone Choir on their landmark 1971 LP, The Eastman Trombone Choir, and later re-released on the 1996 CD The Legacy of Emory Remington and the Eastman Trombone Choir. The performance is directed by Rayburn Wright, then director of Jazz Studies at the Eastman School.
As the title suggests, this work is an exploration of some of the sounds that were emerging in rock music. Having more of a Funk character, no one will ever confuse this work with anything from Buddy Holly or The Beatles. The funk and fusion sounds of Chicago or Earth, Wind & Fire might make a better comparison. The elements are similar, including (especially) rhythms, open "power chord" harmonies and an agressive tempo.
Geological Survey is set for twelve trombones in three separate TTTB choirs. Straight mutes are required.
|Anonymous|| Sonata Trombono Solo e Basso (Weiner)
One of only two seventeenth century solo sonatas for the trombone, this work has been published twice in recent years (1978 and again in 1999 as the "Saint Thomas Sonata"). This urtext edition corrects the errors present in these earlier editions, at the same time offering suggestions for apparent errors in the original manuscript. Includes solo parts in alto and tenor clef, plus critical commentary.
|ENS082||Trombone & Piano||$12.00|
|Bach||3-Part Invention No 4 (Miller) [111.00]||ENS057||Brass Trio||$10.00|
|Bach|| Air from Suite No 3 (McCarty)
Baroque. Bach's popular Air on the G String here arranged for quartet. The bass trombone performs the moving bass line while the three tenors realize the upper string parts.
|Bach|| Arioso from Cantata 156 (McCarty)
Baroque. Well known tune is here presented in a melody-accompaniment type arrangement. Though the first part largely carries the melody, the other parts, especially the tenors, have interesting and varied lines of their own. Clefs are TBBB.
|Bach|| Chorales (22) (Fetter)
Baroque. A collection of 22 standard chorales as harmonized by J.S. Bach. Includes Christ lag in Totenbanden, Jesu Meine Freude, Gelobet seist du Jesu Christ and others. Score and four separate parts. Clefs are TBBB.
|Bach|| Chorales (24) - Complete (Miller)
Baroque. Set of 24 4-part chorales arranged for three trombones. Complete in one volume. Replaces two previously issued sets of 12 chorales each (ENS302 and ENS303). Includes a set of three individual parts & separate score. Trombone trio. Also appropriate for euphonium trio (EEE) or tuba-euphonium trio (EET).
|Bach||Chorales (24) v.1 (Miller)||ENS063||Bassoon Trio||$8.00|
|Bach||Chorales (24) v.2 (Miller)||ENS062||Bassoon Trio||$8.00|
|Bach|| Contrapunctus 10 Variant (Kelleher)
Baroque period. Formerly titled "Contrapunctus 14," this work is actually a variant of Contrapunctus 10 and now carries the title "Contrpunctus 10 Variant." It is definitely not number 14, well known as the final, unfinished Contrapunctus of the "Art of the Fugue." This work has obtained the number "14" most likely as a publication error made sometime after Bach's death. We know an early keyboard edition, edited by Carl Czerny (1791-1857) included this Contrapunctus 10 Variation as "Contrapunctus 14." This error was propogated in the titling of this edition. Regardless of its pedigree, this work is solid and substantial, and as a variant of 10, employs all the features of the other fugues of the collection. All of the Contrapuncti were originally written in 4-part SATB open score form, and are now believed to have been intended for performance on the harpsichord. This transcription is in the original key of Dm.
|Bach||Fugue 5 from the Well Tempered Clavier (Fetter)||ENS418||Trombone Quartet||$5.00|
|Bach|| Fugue 9 from the Well Tempered Clavier (Ross)
Baroque period. Ithaca College Brass series No 1.
|Bach|| Fugue in Cm, BWV 537 (Wilcox)
Veteran arranger Norm Wilcox sets one of his favorite fugues for trombone quartet. The C minor fugue is especially well suited for brass in that it has a somewhat compact range and is linear in nature. Also available for brass quintet (ENS073) and trombone quintet (ENS506).
|Bach|| Fugue in Cm, BWV 537 (Wilcox)
Veteran arranger Norm Wilcox sets one of his favorite fugues for trombone quintet. The C minor fugue is especially well suited for brass in that it has a somewhat compact range and is linear in nature. Also available for brass quintet (ENS073) and trombone quartet (ENS434).
|Bach|| Fugue in Cm, BWV 537 (Wilcox)
Veteran arranger Norm Wilcox sets one of his favorite fugues for brass quintet. The C minor fugue is especially well suited for brass in that it has a somewhat compact range and is linear in nature. Also available for trombone quartet (ENS434) and trombone quintet (ENS506).
|Bach|| Fugue in Dm (Myers)
The D minor Fugue, from the Toccata in Dm, is one of the first transcriptions of any fugue for trombone quartet. This arrangement is a setting of the third (Allegro) movement of the Toccata in Dm, BWV 913 (originally for keyboard). Richard Myer's setting is well suited to this ensemble. it has been recorded by the Four of a Kind Quartet on the Summit Records CD of the same name.
|Bach||Fugue in G, from Toccata in G (Myers)||ENS301||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Bach||Guide to the Cello Suites - CD ONLY (Lusk)||ENS066CD||Trombone Composer Folio||$10.00|
|Bach|| Guide to the Cello Suites, w/CD (Lusk)
Full title is "The Trombonist's Guide to the Cello Suites of J.S. Bach." Written specifically for trombonists, this edition of the cello suites is divided into several parts. The first part is a discussion of the suites and how a trombonist might approach them. This part includes some basic exercises in this regard, as well as a discogrpahy of notable cello recordings. The next section is a transcription of Suite No 2, edited for breathing and double stops. The third part is the largest - a complete set of all six suites in a clean, unedited format, allowing the trombonist to make their own choices. The fourth part is a CD recording of Mr. Lusk performing Suites 2 and 4 in the entirety, plus all the musical examples from the text.
|ENS066||Trombone Composer Folio||$24.95|
|Bach||Jesu, Meine Freude (Halverson)||ENS502||Trombone Quintet||$15.00|
|Bach|| O Sacred Head Now Wounded (Hanson)
Bach's Passion Chorale set in two versions, typically performed as a pair. Recorded by the Eastman Trombone Choir.
|Bach|| Passacaglia in Cm, BWV 582 (Hunsberger)
Opening Passacaglia portion of the famous Passacaglia & Fugue in C minor, BWV 582 originally for organ. For eight trombones in one choir. Upper parts alternate between bass and tenor clefs. Requires strong ensemble skills. One of the most popular trombone octets ever published. Recorded by the Eastman Trombone Choir on their 1971 LP and re-released as The Legacy of Emory Remington on CD.
|Bach|| Pieces (5) from Anna Mag's Notebook (Frackenpohl) [111.00]
Written for the Philadelphia Brass Trio in ca. 1971. Includes five movements from the Notebook for Anna Magdelena Bach: Musette; Aria; Polonaise; Minuet; March. Trumpet in Bb.
|Bach||Polonaise (Pulis)||ENS411||Trombone Quartet||$12.00|
|Bach||Polonaise (Pulis)||ENS312||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Bach||Prelude & Fugue No 16 from WTC (Miller)||ENS420||Trombone Quartet||$12.00|
|Bach||Sarabande, from English Suite No 5 (Kelleher)||ENS320||Trombone Trio||$10.00|
|Bach||Short Pieces (3) (Fetter)||ENS419||Trombone Quartet||$12.00|
|Bach|| Two-Part Inventions (12)/ARCHIVAL COPY (Miller)
Contains 12 of the 15 2-Part Inventions, missing are numbers 10, 12 and 13. Uses tenor clef for the 1st part and bass for the second. Parts align with right and left hands in the original piano score. Keys are not changed, and octaves are generally the same throughout. In score form.
|Bach|| Two-Part Inventions (15) (Miller et al)
Revised and expanded version of our popular "Twelve Two Part Inventions" (ENS202) originally published in 1965. This new edition includes everything found in the original, plus the three missing inventions. Also, the layout of each has been expanded from one page to two. Many of Bach's original ornaments have been added, and a guide to their proper use is included. Uses tenor clef for the first part and bass for the second part. Suitable for for two tenors or tenor & bass trombones. All inventions are in the original keys. Replaces our old catalog number ENS202.
|Barber|| Adagio, op 11 (DePaolo)
20th Century/Tonal. This arrangement of the Adagio for Strings takes advantage of the singing quality of the trombone, as well as its range and tessitura characteristics. Arranged for alto (or tenor), 5 tenors and 2 basses. Tenor parts all have some tenor clef along with bass clef.
|Bavicchi||Preludes, op 21||ENS019||Trombone Unaccompanied||$5.00|
|Beethoven|| Drei Equali
Romantic period. Beethoven's only original work for trombone ensemble. Published one step below the original keys (first movement in C minor). All parts in bass clef. Optional tenor clef part included for 1st trombone (i.e. BBBB or TBBB). Score & parts.
|Beethoven|| Trio, from Trio op 9, Quartet op 4 (Delisse)
Adapted and arranged from the String Trio, op 9 and String Quintet, op 4. All three parts use both bass and tenor clef.
|Borden|| Dialogues (15) [101.00]
The Fifteen Dialogues of David Borden, composed for Bb Trumpet - Tenor Trombone duo, have become a modern classic in the years since their initial publication in 1962. Each Dialogue is a self standing work which can be performed in concert alone. Several Dialogues can be performed together to create a larger work. All 15 are challenging for both musicians, and often utilize mixed meters, moderately extreme range and tricky rhythms.
|Bruckner||Adagio from Symphony No 7 (Friedman)||ENS430||Trombone Quartet||$12.00|
|Bruckner|| Aequale No 1
Romantic. Original work for trombone trio. Also appropriate for euphonium trio (EEE) or tuba-euphonium trio (EET).
|Butts||Fanfare & Ballad [330.01 or 303.01]||ENS036||Brass Septet||$12.00|
|Chase|| Oneita [10 trombones]
20th Century (1973). Winner of the first International Trombone Association Composition prize.
|Chase|| Passacaglia [10 trombones]
20th Century/Tonal. A modern interpretation of a 17th and 18th century form that features variations over a ground bass.
|Childs|| Variations sur une Chanson (1965)
The complete title is Variations sur une Chanson de Canotier. This is an original work, written in 1965 for the Montreal Brass Quintet. A true "Theme & Variations" setting, it is in seven movements (theme followed by six variations). Each of the variations are quite elaborate, making use of mixed meter, no meter, and contemporary performance techniques such as flutter tongue and wide range half-valve glisses. As such, this is a work for the advanced quintet that has strong ensemble skills (variation V alternates between 3/4 and "follow the leader" free meter).
|Cobine|| Trilogy for Brass
0th Century. In 3 movements - Dialogue; Blues & March. Dedicated to the Montreal Brass Quintet.
|Concone|| Legato Studies (40) (Miller)
A popular alternative to the Bordogni/Rochut Melodious Etudes. These 40 vocalise transcriptions are good for development of lyrical style as well as rhythm and technique. Set in bass clef.
|Corelli||Trio Sonata, op 1/10 (Osborne)||ENS309||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Corelli||Trio Sonata, op 1/11 (Osborne)||ENS310||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Corelli|| Trio Sonata, op 1/5 (Osborne)
A four movement work for players. Clefs are TTB. Bottom part can readily be performed on a tenor trombone, with or without F attachment.
|Corelli||Trio Sonata, op 3/2 (Myers)||ENS330||Trombone Trio||$10.00|
|Corelli|| Trio Sonata, op 3/2 - Mechanical Rights (Myers)
Timings: 1:46 1:07 2:01 2:10 Total = 7:04
|Cornette||Trio No 1||ENS324||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Cornette||Trio No 2||ENS325||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Cornette||Trio No 3||ENS326||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Croley||Divertissement||ENS033||Bass Trombone & Piano||$12.00|
|Daniels||Andante & March [211.11 w/percussion]||ENS030||Brass Sextet||$12.00|
|Debussy|| Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Saunders) [alto, tenor or bass]
20th Century. Popular piano work transcribed for solo trombone. Set in the original key. Includes two separate solo parts for alto/tenor and bass trombone.
|ENS069||Trombone & Piano||$12.00|
|Debussy||Girl with the Flaxen Hair (Saunders) [treble or bass clef]||ENS118||Euphonium & Piano||$12.00|
|Dempster||Quartet No 1 for Brass [202.00]||ENS012||Brass Quartet||$12.00|
|DiLasso|| Adoramus Te, Christe (Miller)
Trombone trio. Also appropriate for euphonium trio (EEE) or tuba-euphonium trio (EET).
|Diemer|| Psalm 1
A slow, expressive single movement work suitable for bass or tenor trombone. Organ can readily be substituted with piano. Duration: approx 3.5 minutes.
|ENS081||Bass Trombone & Piano||$12.00|
|Diemer||Psalm 122||ENS070||Bass Trombone & Piano||$15.00|
|Donovan||Sonata [formerly NMC091]||ENS080||Tuba & Piano||$20.00|
|Dufay||Gloria (Kelleher)||ENS422||Trombone Quartet||$12.00|
|Edwards|| Introductory Studies in Tenor/Alto Clef
Subtitled "Before Blazhevich," this book uses a mixture of exercises and short etudes to help teach tenor and alto clef quickly and effectively. Using a system of "guidepost notes," students learn a few easily recognizable pitches and then progress smoothly to more challenging material. The first main section of the book focuses on tenor clef (75 exercises); the second on alto clef (36 exercises). Six final etudes use all three clefs. Special sections are devoted to the skills of reading B-flat treble clef and bass clef transposed as tenor clef down an octave. Unlike other popular methods, these original exercises and etudes avoid rote learning and "playing by ear." Most of the etudes include pedagogical commentary and also serve as good musical character studies. Melodies sometimes take unexpected turns to keep students on their toes. Can also be used as sight-reading practice for more advanced students. 56 pages.
"Great book, well organized. A very interesting and useful step by step method to learning clefs. Particularly useful is Brad's idea of guidepost notes. Highly recommended!"
|Edwards|| Lip Slurs-Exercises for Tone & Technique
Lip Slurs is an 84-page comprehensive supplement for any trombone (or euphonium) player wishing to build technique and improve tone quality. The difficulty ranges from basic to virtuoso. It includes three main sections:
1. Slow Slurs - To build tone, improve range and develop control;
2. Fast Slurs - To build facility throughout the range of the instrument;
3. Lip Slur Melodies - Etudes reminiscent of the Bordogni vocalizes with an interesting twist: all the legato phrases can be played completely with natural lip slurs.
In his book "Lip Slurs," Brad Edwards has taken an important part of the trombone player's daily routine and added clarity to it. His approach is sensible, the exercises are comprehensive and the result is undeniably positive. Kudos to Brad Edwards for this excellent addition to the trombone repertoire; he has brought the concept of the lip slur forward to the post-modern trombonist who may have mistakenly thought that he already understood the subject well enough.
"I think it is the best comprehensive lip slur book I have ever used. I would recommend this book for all levels beginning through professional and tenor through bass, just great!"
I've been making my way through your Lip Slurs book, and I'm really excited about it. You have hit the nail on the head with this approach, and I think it will become a staple in the etude repertoire. Every chance I get, I've been telling trombone players to watch for its publication. You should consider putting it in treble clef and selling it for trumpet and horn players. Consider how many books we play on trombone that were originally for trumpet or horn.
|Ewald|| Quintet No 1, op 5 (Miller)
Russian born Victor Ewald (1860-1935) was not a musician by trade. Rather, he was an engineer who had music as his advocation. An amateur cellist and hornist, he wrote several brass quintets for the conical brasses common in his day. One presumes he took part in their performance as well. This edition of this popular work has been edited by Donald Miller from the original version (2 cornets, altohorn, tenorhorn, and tuba) for the modern brass quintet of 2 Bb trumpets, F horn, trombone, and tuba. Set in three movements (Moderato; Adagio non troppo lento; Allegro moderato) the Quintet is a staple in the literature, requiring strong individual and ensemble performance skills.
|Faure|| Pavane, op 50 (Bollinger)
Faure's popular Pavane here transcribed for six tenors and two basses (or alto, five tenors & two basses). All tenor parts are in tenor clef. Requires a strong first player as the range reaches high F#.
|Frackenpohl|| Brass Trio [111.00]
Four movement concert level work: Prelude (lively march feel), Air (lyrical), Scherzo (waltz in one), and Finale (slow intro to march tempo). Moderate range (horn does go into bass clef briefly), octave slurs, some meter shifts. pleasing melodies which modulate mid-phrase. Written for the Philadelphia Brass Trio in 19. Score & parts. Duration: 10' 50".
|Francisque||Suite from Tresor d'Orphee (Raph)||ENS424||Trombone Quartet||$12.00|
|Frazeur||Divertimento||ENS040||Trombone & Piano||$8.00|
|Frescobaldi||Canzona I (Fetter)||ENS328||Trombone Trio||$10.00|
|Frescobaldi||Canzona II (Fetter)||ENS329||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Fux|| Sonata a3, E.68 (Weiner)
For 2 violins, trombone & basso continuo. A very nice piece that was probably written shortly before Fux' appointment as court composer in Vienna. It is somewhat similar to the Bertali sonatas for the same formation. This sonata has never been published before, and is thus not the same work as published by Kagarice Brass Editions.
|ENS101||Mixed Chamber, 4 Parts||$18.00|
|Gabrieli|| Canzon Noni Toni (Fennell) [633.00 in 3 choirs]
This transcription by Frederick Fennell of Gabrieli's Canzon Noni Toni in Twelve Voices utilizes three identical choirs. Each choir consists of a brass quartet comprised of 2 trumpets in Bb, F horn, and tenor trombone. The work is a classic example of the echo technique for which Gabrieli is so well known, with the three choirs echoing one another right from the outset. The work is in 4/2 and is 77 measures in length. It has been edited by Mr. Fennell for dynamics, articulations, and phrasing.
|Gabrieli||Lieto Godea (1587) (Smith) [404.00 or 224.00]||ENS042||Brass Choir||$15.00|
|Gabrieli, A|| Ricercar del Duodecimo Tuono (Friedman)
Late Renaissance. Written in an imitative style "on the 1th Tone." Appropriate for concert or church performance.
|Gabrieli, A|| Ricercar del Duodecimo Tuono (Weiner)
Late Renaissance. Written in an imitative style "on the 12th Tone." Appropriate for concert or church performance. Completely revised edition reflects the latest scholarship for this important work. Includes a short commentary and editor's notes. For 202.00 or 211.00 quartet. Trumpets in C or Bb.
|Glinka|| Cavalry Race (Ross)
Romantic. Ithaca College Brass series No 2.
|Grieg|| Funeral March (Rose)
Written for the funeral of a close friend, this work became popular in the brass community partly due to recordings made by the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Here, Don Rose has carefully captured the essence of those performances in this edition.
|Handel||Arioso (Pulis)||ENS305||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Handel||Bouree (Pulis)||ENS313||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Handel||Chorales (4) (Miller)||ENS405||Trombone Quartet||$12.00|
|Handel||Gigue (Osborne)||ENS307||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Handel|| Prelude (Pulis)
|Handel||Sarabande (Pulis)||ENS304||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Hartley|| Canzona (1969)
20th Century/Tonal. One of the earliest modern works specifically written for the trombone choir. The Canzona evokes images of Gabrieli while using a modern, but very tonal harmonic structure. Powerful and succinct, this work makes a good opener. All parts are in the bass clef. Recorded by the Eastman Trombone Choir on their CD Legacy of Emory Remington. All parts in the bass clef.
|Hartley|| Caprice (1967)
Single movement work employing active quick rhythms and some mixed meter. Piano and trumpet have many contrasting episodes. Written for Robert Levy, a champion of new music for trumpet. 130 measures in length at quarter = 120.
|ENS037||Trumpet & Piano||$12.00|
|Hartley|| Celebration 2001 [12 trombones]
21st Century/Tonal. Written in honor of longtime Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra bass trombonist Byron "B.B." McCullough and performed at his memorial service in 2001. The work is a jubilant full choir fanfare somewhat similar in nature to the composer's now classic 1969 composition, Canzona for Trombone Octet (ENS050). For eight tenors (clefs ATTTBBBB) and four basses. Duration: approx 2 minutes.
|Hartley|| Concerto for Three Trombones & Band
Commissioned in 1966 by the Clarence, NY Central High School Band, Norbert Buskey, director, together with Ensemble Publications, Inc. Includes full score and complete set of parts for Concert Band. Instrumentation is 3 solo trombones, 3 flutes (1 alternates with piccolo), 2 oboes, 3 Bb clarinets, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 alto saxes, 1 tenor sax, 3 trumpets, 4 horns, euphoniums, tuba, double bass, tympani, percussion.
|ENS032||Trombone Trio & Band||$85.00|
|Hartley||Divertissement (1965)||ENS022||Brass Quintet||$15.00|
|Haugland|| Rondo Breve
Composed in 1965, Rondo Breve has become a popular trumpet trio, appearing on contest lists and recitals. The work is indeed short as the title implies, with all 82 bars in one movement. The combined range is compact (trumpet 1 ranges e1 to a2; trumpet 3 ranges a to d2) allowing this piece to be performed by both intermediate and advanced trumpeters. It is graded as a "3" on the New York list (out of a range of 1 to 6, 6 being the most difficult).
|Haydn|| Achieved is the Glorious Work (Miller)
Classical. Extracted from the oratorio "The Creation," this work is one of our most popular trombone quartets. Recorded by the Four of a Kind Trombone Quartet on their CD Four of a Kind on Summit Records. All parts in bass clef.
|Haydn||Presto (Osborne)||ENS323||Trombone Trio||$10.00|
|Haydn||Trio, from Baryton Trio 123, Quartet 32 (Delisse)||ENS315||Trombone Trio||$12.00|
|Haydn||Trio, from Piano Sonata 49, 4tets 63, 37 (Delisse)||ENS316||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Haydn||Trio, from String Quartets 63 & 37 (Delisse)||ENS317||Trombone Trio||$8.00|
|Hessen|| Intrada (Miller)
Moritz von Hessen (1572-1632) wrote this work for 4 cornetti. The "cornet" of Hessen's day was a wooden instrument much like a modern recorder, but with a cupped mouthpiece and wrapped in leather. It had a gentle yet clear tone, and because of its fingerhole construction, was fully chromatic. This edition, extracted from Das Erbe Deutscher Musik Landschaftsdenkmale Kurhessen, for modern trumpets is set in the key of F (G if performed on Bb trumpets). It has been edited for phrasing and dynamics. Set in 4/2, the rhythms are easy to perform, and the range of the first part does not go above top space G. The fourth part is required to perform many low G's and one low F.
|Hessen||Pavana del Tomaso di Canora||ENS503||Trombone Quintet||$15.00|
|Hogg|| Sonatina for Tuba
||ENS028||Tuba & Piano||$15.00|
|Hogg||Variations (1968)||ENS056||Bassoon & Piano||$8.00|
|Holst|| Jupiter Chorale, from The Planets (DePaolo)
A straight forward transcription of the stately chorale section from the Jupiter movement of The Planets. In this arrangement, the chorale "ends" with a full cadence, unlike the original where the chorale segues into a scherzo recapitulation. Makes a great processional. This setting was used as the bridal march at the arranger's wedding. Includes an optional repeat and a cut for perfect processional timing. Also known as the (Methodist) hymn tune 900 "I Vow to Thee My Country", "O God of All Creation" or "O God Beyond all Praising."
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