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Brass Thing, A

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Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman (arr. Richard Saucedo)

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Subtitle: From Serenada Schizophrana

General Info

Year: 2005 / 2007
Duration: c. 5:30
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Piano and orchestra
Publisher: Hal Leonard
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $85.00   |   Score Only (print) - $10.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Renowned film composer Danny Elfman entered the symphonic world with a flourish with his orchestral work Serenada Schizophrana. Commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra in New York, it was premiered at Carnegie Hall in 2005. The third movement (A Brass Thing) features an eclectic blend of styles and striking sonorities and is skillfully adapted for wind band by Richard Saucedo.

- Program Note from publisher

Serenada Schizophrana is a suite of six symphonic movements written by American film composer Danny Elfman in 2004. It was commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra, which premiered the work at Carnegie Hall in New York City on February 23, 2005. The work is Elfman's first major classical composition. A Brass Thing is the third movement of the suite.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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Works for Winds by This Composer

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