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The Golden Age -- A Concert in the Park circa 1900

By David Marlatt

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Brass Quintet
Composed by David Marlatt. Brass Ensemble - Quintet; Part(s); Score. Eighth Note Publications. Contemporary. Duration 00:08:03. Published by Eighth Note Publications (AP.81-BQ27271).

Item Number: AP.81-BQ27271

ISBN 1554730112.

The Golden Age is a piece written in the carefree style of the music written in North America at the turn of the Twentieth Century. The concerts in bandshells throughout Canada and the United States contained such popular compositional types such as: theme and variations, orchestral transcriptions, waltzes, overtures, rags and marches. This suite takes a typical concert at that time, and puts it all in a single, multi-movement work. In general, this piece was conceived in the "old style", with the instrumentation common at the turn of the 20th Century. Cornets would be more suitable rather than trumpets.

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