Sonata XX a 22 - No. 213
Brass Choir or Ensemble - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Giovanni Gabrieli (1553-1612). Arranged by Randy A. Steinberg. Baroque Period. Score, Set of Parts. 118 pages. Published by Randy A. Steinberg (S0.118457).
Item Number: S0.118457
Giovanni Gabrieli was no mere composer. He was an event. The figure at the nexus of many things all coming together in one grand tide. The greatest church in the greatest city of Europe. Freedom of intellectual thought. A Venetian School of composers at the forefront of musical innovation. The printing press and musical publishing. A Doge (Chief Magistrate or Duke) willing to spend, and spend big, on musical pomp and ceremony. A dearth of wealth and money to fund the grandest celebrations. He was the leading Italian composer and organist in Venice at its greatest heights at the chasm between the end of the Renaissance and the beginning of the Baroque period in music. Presented here is a Canzona published around 1615 for 22 brass divided into 5 choirs. A variety of substitute parts are also included to handle the trombone and trumpet parts with French horns and tuba. One of Gabrieli’s larger works, this piece starts by showing off each choir individually and then combining them as the work leads to its final conclusion. A great piece for larger brass ensembles, full of antiphonal effects and its unusual setting for 5 choirs.
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