Summer Dances

Summer Dances : Score and parts

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Description

for brass quintet This cheerful six movement suite for brass quintet employs dance rhythms and themes throughout. With plenty of interplay between the instruments, this is approachable and rewarding music for both performer and audience alike.show more

Product details

  • Sheet music | 76 pages
  • 232 x 311 x 5mm | 260g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • 0193577836
  • 9780193577831

Table of contents

Maestoso-Allegro alla danza ; Allegretto preciso ; Allegro non troppo ; Moderato ; Lento con moto, e flessibile ; Allegro ritmicoshow more

About William Mathias

William Mathias was born in Whitland, Dyfed. He studied at the University College of Wales, and subsequently at the Royal Academy of Music. From 1970-1988 he was Head of the Music Department at the University College of North Wales, Bangor. Mathias musical language embraced both instrumental and vocal forms with equal success, and he addressed a large and varied audience both in Britain and abroad. He was also known as a conductor and pianist, and gave or directed many premieres of his own works. He was made CBE in the 1985 New Year's Honours. In 1992, the year of his death, Nimbus Records embarked upon a series of recordings of his major works.show more

Review quote

It is very exciting to come across a new work like the Summer Dances that is immediately playable and rewarding for the performers, yet accessible and interesting to an audience. It is simply fun, and I recommend it highly. * The Horn Call, April 1992 *show more