Tag Archives: euphonium

Drive

Euphonium soloist Fabian Bloch performs a number of items, including Simon Dobson’s Drive – Euphonium Concerto No. 1.  Read more

Dream Times

Steven Mead - Dream Times (2016)

Released in the summer of 2016, Dream Times is the first new album from Steven Mead in two years. Many of the works are brand-new compositions receiving their first performances, and others are new arrangements. The recording has a theme of music and dreams, giving it a fascinating feel.  Read more

Lyrical Virtuoso

Steven Mead - Lyrical Virtuoso (2016)

Renowned euphonium virtuoso Steven Mead teams up with Belgian ensemble Brassband Buizingen (Musical Director Luc Vertommen) for a set of euphonium solos, several arranged by MD Vertommen.  Read more

Forte

Forte - Derick Kane

Euphonium virtuoso Derick Kane presents a collection of euphonium solos and features, backed by Dr. Stephen Cobb and the International Staff Band.  Read more

Evans and Starkes Featured at Govan Band Weekend

Govan Band Weekend May 2016

The Govan Band (Bandmaster Chic Ramsay) welcomed Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans and euphonium soloist John Starkes, both of Boscombe Band, as special guests for Band Weekend, 27 – 29 May 2016. Dr. Evans is well-known in Salvation Army and wider brass circles as an outstanding conductor, trainer, pianist, and composer. Starkes is familiar with Govan, having attended the corps for several years prior to his relocation to Bournemouth.   Read more

Nocturne and Dance

For euphonium and piano, this work, commissioned by David Childs, explores the interaction between the two instruments through a dream-like Nocturne and a rhythmic Dance.  Read more

Jazz Disasters

Written for virtuoso David Childs by Alan E. Williams, this euphonium solo with piano accompaniment is a kind of collision between rhythms inspired by Bartók and Stravinsky and a funk-fusion feel in the middle section.  Read more

Kuklos

This innovative work for solo euphonium and tape (digital playback), composed by Deri Roberts, is based on the idea of a performer practicing in an empty hall, beginning and ending with the instrument in its case.  Read more

Analyse and Interpret

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This work for unaccompanied solo euphonium is written without bar lines and without any performance instructions. The intention of composer Paul McGhee is to give the performer as much musical freedom as possible, as indicated by the title of the piece.  Read more