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Kelly, Bryan: Brass Bagatelles.


Four Pieces for E flat Tenor Horn or B flat Baritone or Euphonium and piano.
(Treble and Bass clef parts are provided for Euphonium).

Standard: Intermediate
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Skilfully written for a range of instruments that suffer from a dearth of repertoire, Bryan Kelly’s Brass Bagatelles offer a variety of enticing moods and styles at an intermediate level that will ensure their popularity amongst brass players of around Grades 4 to 5 standard.

The first two movements – a stern minuet and rollicking march – take a tongue-in-cheek look at aspects of ceremonial music. The third, marked ‘Tenero’ is more introspective, a winsome tune in lilting rhythm. The finale is a gig that contrasts wicked offbeat accents with smooth melody – very typical of this composer – and ends with a splendid glissando from the piano.

Many of Bryan Kelly’s pieces for brass have featured on examination syllabuses over the years – reflecting his talent to create fresh, approachable music that delights students, teachers and examiners alike.

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