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Dirk Brossé

Dirk Brossé (arr. Dirk Brossé and Nicholas De Cock)

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General Info

Year: 2011
Duration: c. 7:50
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Metropolis Music Publishers
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $126.00   |   Score Only (print) - $27.00


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

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

Sir Dirk Brossé, music director at the Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra, is a versatile composer of orchestral and symphonic repertoire, chamber music, film and musical.

About the new series of 10 "Musical Postcards" for wind band, Dirk says the following: "Composing is a commitment; it is my life's mission. For me composing means creating a vacuum around myself and allowing myself to be submerged by impressions. It is a continual struggle between fantasy and reality, between dream and reality. Out of chaos of sounds and emotions I try to order my thoughts by juggling shreds of melodies, original chords, striking sound colours and alternating rhythms. Melody, harmony, rhythm and sound colours are finally balanced to generate a harmonious universe. This series of ten Musical Postcards' are a reflection of my travels, thoughts, discoveries and musical career so far, which has brought me around the globe. I look forward to you joining me on this voyage of discovery."

- Program Note from publisher


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


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