Suite from "The Perfect Fool"

Gustav Holst, arr Jay Friedman
(For large brass ensemble)

Jay Friedman's arranging skills are showcased in this exciting three-movement work for large brass ensemble. Although technically difficult in some parts, none of it is beyond the ability of a competent college-level player.

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An Alpine Symphony

Richard Strauss, arr. Jay Friedman
(For large brass ensemble)

Jay Friedman's dynamic arrangement of Strauss' Alpine Symphony is a major addition to the repertoire. With a duration of 30-35 minutes, it is an excellent work to place on the second half of a brass concert. It is scored for large brass ensemble consisting of 6 tpts, 6 hns, 4 trbns, euph, 2 tubas, tym, 4 perc, organ. The 6th tpt. has a major part doubling flugelhorn.

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A Strauss Fanfare

Richard Strauss, arr. Jay Friedman
(For large brass ensemble)

The Strauss Fanfare begins with the opening of Also Sprach Zarathustra, goes to the summit section of the Alpine Symphony and concludes with the coda of Symphonie Domestica. It provides an exciting conclusion to one of the most thrilling works in the symphonic repertoire. The Alpine Symphony is available on a rental only basis through this website.

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Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral

Richard Wagner, arr. Jay Friedman
(For large brass ensemble)

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Gathering of the Armies from "Lohengrin"

Richard Wagner, arr. Jay Friedman
(For large brass ensemble)

This exciting excerpt from Lohengrin is uniquely arranged by Jay Friedman, principal trombonist of the Chicago Symphony. The off-stage presentation of both trumpet and trombone sections for the opening makes the piece a unique way to open a concert. The climactic buildup from off-stage trumpet calls to a hair-raising final section makes this one of THE most exciting pieces in the repertoire.

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