Edward Gregson (b. ) represents the younger school of composers who are bridging the gap between the romantic music played by many of the brass and. There is a reference made in the development section to the opening theme of Vaughan Williams’s Tuba Concerto, but only in passing. The second movement. Print and download in PDF or MIDI TUBA CONCERTO. Edward Gregson concerto for Tuba, composed in for famous British tubist John.

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Edward Gregson: Tuba Concerto | Presto Sheet Music

This is standard orchestral nomenclature. The Tuba Concerto was originally written in for brass band.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The second movement begins with a chorale, but after the entry of the tuba it leads to a cantabile theme, softly unfolded by the soloist. Views Read Edit View history.

Edward Gregson – Tuba concerto

The first number stands for Violinthe second for Violathe third for Celloand the fourth for Double Bass. Thus a double reed quartet of 2 oboes, english horn and bassoon will look like this:.

Gregson Concerto 20th Century. Strings are a standard configuration 4 first violin, 4 second violin, 3 viola, 2 cello, 2 bass.

Typically, orchestra scores have the tuba linked to euphonium, but it does happen where Trombone is the principal instead. His music has been performed by many orchestras and ensembles worldwide, including in the UK: Strings are represented with a series of five digits representing the quantity of each part first violin, second violin, viola, cello, bass.

The orchestral version was made in but did not receive its first performance until when it was premiered by its dedicatee, John Fletcher, at the Scottish Proms in Edinburgh with the Scottish National Orchestra, conducted by Sir Alexander Gibson.


Gregson Concerto for Bass Trombone Solos w/Piano

It consists of the forces Work Details Date of Composition: Royal Northern College of Music Principal, — The first of these is a broad sweeping tune, the second is jazz-like in style with prominent solos for the clarinet and vibraphone in conjunction with the tuba. Download Programme Note Audio Samples: He continues to sit on a number of Boards relating to music education and the music industry.

Titles with no bracketed numbers are assumed to use “Standard Instrumentation. Also, it should be noted that Euphonium can be doubled by either Trombone or Tuba.

Note tuga that the separate euphonium part is attached to trombone with a plus sign. The concerto is in three movements, following the usual, quick-slow-quick pattern: He was concedto in SunderlandEngland, in After a short cadenza, reference is made to the opening of the concerto, and the work ends with a triumphal flourish.

The first number stands for Flutethe second for Oboethe third for Clarinetthe fourth for Bassoonand the fifth separated from the woodwinds by a dash is for Horn.

It has been performed and broadcast in over 40 countries all over the world. The bracketed numbers tell you the precise grehson of the ensemble. The system used above is standard in the orchestra music field. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Brass Instrumentation Codes Following many of the titles in our Brass Ensemble catalog, you will see a set of five numbers enclosed in square brackets, as in this example: Edward Gregson has written a lot of music for brass-the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble recorded his brass quintet years ago for Argo-and he is comfortable with concerto form, as witness the fine Chandos CD of his clarinet and violin concertos.


There he faced criticism for the appointment of Malcolm Layfield, previously a violin teacher at the College, to the post of Head of Strings, despite Gregson’s knowledge of allegations that Layfield had a history of sexual misconduct against students. The second example is gfegson for a concert band or wind ensemble piece. The opening chorale passage returns, this time briefly on muted brass, and leads to a middle section which is more conxerto in style and soon builds to a powerful climax, where the opening cantabile theme triumphantly conferto.

The central climax of the movement triumphantly heralds the main theme from the full orchestra. Thus, this string quartet is for 2 Violas and 2 Cellos, rather than the usual The last movement is in rondo form, alternating the main theme with two episodes.

Download Programme Note Audio Samples: After a virtuoso cadenza reference is made to the tubw opening of the concerto before the work ends with a triumphal flourish. In this case, the winds are all doubled 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets and 2 bassoonsand there are two each horns and trumpets.