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Blue Work


Partita

for brass quintet

Year:  1967   ·  Duration:  8m
Instrumentation:  2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba

Year:  1967
Duration:  8m
Instrumentation  2 trumpets, horn, trombone,...

Composer:   John Ritchie

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About

This work for brass quintet (2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba) is in four movements starting with a Fanfare written for the 1967 World Ploughing Championship.


Difficulty note

Has previously been performed in the Schools' Chamber Music Contest.


Dedication note

for Neil Dixon


Contents note

I. Fanfare
II. Scherzo
III. Air
IV. Dactyl


Performance history

11 May 2007: Performed by Pelorus Trust Wellington Brass

Performed by The New Zealand Brass Quintet: Albert McKinnon, Michael Gibbs, Edward White, Barney Hamid, Kenneth Young

Performed by Victor Silverstone (trumpet), Michael Kirgan (trumpet), Hustin Hitchcock (horn), Douglas Cross (trombone) and Tom McCaslin (Tuba) at the University of Auckland University Music Theatre in Auckland, 2006