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Brass Quintet (Parts)

By Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

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Brass Quintet
Composed by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-). Classical. Part. 136 pages. Chester Music #MUSSOS01269. Published by Chester Music (BT.MUSSOS01269).

Item Number: BT.MUSSOS01269

Brass quintets are exuberant almost by definition, and Davies's certainly does not disappoint. It has, though, the rarer quality of being a consistent, gripping and fully developed work: a piece as substantial as one might expect a string quartet to be. There are three movements, of which the first is a romping Allegro with a slow introduction. Then comes a slow movement with vividly alive duetting from the trumpets, and the finale is again fast, except for a passage of questioning before the end. Set of parts. This is a special item which is made to order. Please e-mail our Mail Order Department for further information.

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