Sheet Music – £ – The score for Tuba Concerto for tuba and wind band, by Edward Gregson. This work is dedicated to John Fletcher. Edward Gregson (born 23 July ), is an English composer of instrumental and choral music, Trumpet Concerto, Saxophone Concerto, Concerto for piano and wind · Blazon, Clarinet Concerto, Violin – Tuba Concerto (brass band version); – Tuba Concerto (wind orchestral version); – Variations on. 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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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. The music subsides, returning to the opening chorale and ending peacefully.
It has been performed and broadcast in over 40 countries all over the world. 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. Download Programme Note Audio Samples: After a virtuoso cadenza reference is made to the very opening of the concerto before the work ends with a triumphal flourish. Work Details Date of Composition: After a short cadenza, reference is made to the opening of the concerto, and the work ends with a triumphal gregsom.
The first movement has a sonata form shell with two contrasting themes, the first one being rhythmic in character, the second lyrical. Work Details Date of Composition: The last movement is in rondo form, alternating the main theme with two episodes.
Tuba Concerto (orchestral version) – Edward Gregson
The Tuba Concerto has established itself as one of the main works in the solo tuba repertoire. Views Read Edit View history. He continues to sit on a number of Boards relating to music education and the music industry.
Retrieved 13 February 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. There is a reference made in passing to the Vaughan Williams Tuba Concerto, but this merges into the other material in the development section. The first is in a sonata form shell with two contrasting themes, the first rhythmic in character, the second lyrical.
Edward Gregson born 23 July is an English composer of instrumental and choral music, particularly for brass and wind bands and ensembles, as well as music for the theatre, film, and television.
The central climax of the movement triumphantly heralds the main theme from the full orchestra. Each section’s required test piece was composed by Edward Gregson. This excellent reading makes me realize again what a fine piece this is.
Tuba Concerto (orchestral version)
Royal Academy of Music. After a brief introduction the tuba announces the main rondo theme, which is greggson and a little jaunty. I have heard the jaunty I quite often but am less familiar with the brooding II and propulsive III with its surprising blues section. This page was last edited on 24 Novemberat The concerto is in three movements, following the usual quick-slow-quick pattern: His cocnerto concerto is memorably melodic and heavily but expertly scored a la Hollywood wide-screen.
Royal Northern College of Music Principal, — Programme Note The Tuba Concerto was originally written in for brass band. He was also principal of the Royal Northern College of Music.
Download Programme Note Audio Samples: The concerto exists in three versions: There are currently six commercial recordings of the concerto in grgson various versions.
Tuba Concerto (brass band version)
The finale is light and breezy in style, and is cast in rondo form. Tuba Concerto 3rd Movement Orchestral Version.
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.
He studied composition with Alan Bush and piano at the Royal Academy of Music from —7, winning five prizes for composition. The opening chorale passage returns, this time briefly on muted brass, and leads to a middle section which is more chromatic in style and soon builds to a powerful climax, where the opening cantabile theme triumphantly returns.
The second movement unfolds a long cantabile melody for the soloist, which contrasts to a ritornello idea which is announced three times by strings alone. Allegro deciso, Lento e mesto, Allegro giocoso.