Tag Archives: chamber music

What Music Looks Like / The Typwriter

Because sometimes we just need a little fun. The piece is called “The Typewriter,” and it’s by Leroy Anderson, who wrote pops orchestral pieces (“short, light concert pieces” according to Wikipedia). It’s performed by the Spanish ensemble Voces para la Paz[JC2] .

So You Want to Start a Brass Quintet

Or, perhaps more accurately, you want to start a chamber ensemble. Or perhaps any kind of musical ensemble. Who am I to say you can’t start a symphony orchestra? If that’s what you want, you can make it happen. Anyway, you want to start a group. But how? The task seems a bit daunting, right? […]

Drop the Needle / The Navy Hymn

To celebrate Independence Day here is the Navy Hymn (“Eternal Father, Strong to Save”) for tuba quartet. All parts played by me on a Yamaha YFB-822 F tuba and a Miraphone 188 CC tuba.