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Symphony for Brass (Koetsier)

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Jan Koetsier

Jan Koetsier

This work bears the designation Opus 80.

General Info

Year: 1980
Duration: c. 15:00
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Editions BIM
Cost: Score and Parts (print) – CHF60.00


1. Allegro – 5:40
2. Larghetto – 5:00
3. Rondo – 4:15


B-flat Trumpet I-II-III-IV
Horn in F
Trombone I-II-III-IV


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The Symphony for Brass op. 80 was commissioned by Philip Jones, premiered in Regensburg Feb. 21st, 1980, and recorded in 1981 on Focus on PJBE. by the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble. Today it has become a masterpiece of the international brass ensemble repertoire.

- Program Note from publisher

Commercial Discography

State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • University of Denver (Colo.) Lamont Wind Ensemble (Joseph Martin, conductor) - 12 October 2020
  • University of Kansas (Lawrence) Wind Ensemble (Paul Popiel, conductor) – 12 October 2017

Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Koetsier, J. (1979). Brass Symphony, Op. 80 (1979)[score]. Éditions BIM: Switzerland.