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Concertutti (Concerto for 3 Trumpets and Concert Band)

Classical • 2019
 
     
 

Concertutti (Concerto for 3 Trumpets and Concert Band)


69.00 USD

Seller Joseph Hasper
PDF, 4.47 Mb ID: SM-000346805 Upload date: 30 Jan 2019
Instrumentation
Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Oboe, Euphonium, Horn, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Snare drum, Glockenspiel, Triangle, Timpani, Xylophone, Cymbals, Bass drum, Bass Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone
Type of score
Full score, Parts
Publisher
Joseph Hasper
Difficulty
Advanced
Duration
11'0
Concertutti is a triple concerto for 3 Bb trumpets (with optional flugelhorn) and concert band. The solo parts are advanced, technical, difficult, and hugely fun to play! The band parts are modest in range and difficulty, designed to be playable by a good high school band. Duration: 11'00".

Concertutti is a portmaneau, a made-up word combining “concerto” (a composition for one or more soloists with a large ensemble) and “tutti” (everyone). To my knowledge this is the first concerto for three trumpets to have been composed in the past 250 years. (The only other triple concertos in the repertoire are one by J.S. Bach and two by Antonio Vivaldi.) The world premiere is scheduled for the Northwest Passage Trumpet Trio with the Grove City College wind ensemble in 2019.

Performance Notes:

Performance time: 11’15”

There are several other versions available. Each alternate version is also available as a solo for one trumpet and the respective ensembles:
Concertutti Symphonia – for three solo trumpets and orchestra
Concertutti Grosso – for three solo trumpets and symphonic concert band
Concertutti Meno – for three solo trumpets and piano

The Composer Joseph Hasper is an American composer of styles ranging from jazz to post-modern. His works have been performed by large and small ensembles in over 40 countries, including the Holland Symphony Orchestra, Reading Pops, Carolina Cool Jazz Orchestra, The Buddy Rich Band, Oklahoma School of Dance, Newburg Symphony, Coachella Valley Symphony, Symphonic Pops of Long Island, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Izmir Youth Orchestra, and countless other professional and educational ensembles. Among his most celebrated works are interactive and multimedia works such as WaTER Dance (for six dancers, six musicians, and interactive electronics), Movie Music (for any number of musicians, dancers, and live painters), and his ballet pieces Hope Dance, ABC Dance, and Les Jongleurs. His music has won awards from the Anton Stadler Composition Competition, the Parade of American Music Composers Competition, and the UNT 360 Jazz Initiative. He received grants from the American Music Center, the University of Oklahoma School of Music, and the Robberson Fund, and has been a guest composer at the Fresno New Music Festival. He currently teaches teaches music theory and composition at Grove City College.

Questions or comments about this piece are encouraged! You may contact Joseph Hasper at jhasper@josephhasper.com. For inquiries about commissioning a work for your group please visit www.josephhasper.com or contact the composer.
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