Tag Archives: Maple Leaf Brass

Away In a Manger (Cornet Solo)

James Allen has crafted a beautiful and simple cornet solo that blends together two familiar tunes associated with the much-loved Christmas carol.  Read more

My All

“My all is on the altar” is one of the most revered songs of consecration. Brindley Venables has written a new melody for these lyrics, which his brother, Marcus, has set in this arrangement.  Read more

As I Pray

Maple Leaf Brass has released this cornet solo with brass band accompaniment. Joy Webb's melody has been arranged by Andrew Poirier.  Read more

My Jesus, I Love Thee

A setting of the popular hymn by William Ralph Featherstone, using the tune “Gordon”, that can be used on its own or to accompany congregational singing.   Read more

Deus Vobiscum

Written in 1983 for the Canadian Staff Band’s second tour of Britain and revised by the composer for the Staff Band’s 40th anniversary in 2009, this major work is a descriptive tone poem based on the sinking of the liner Empress of Ireland on 29 May 1914.  Read more

Blest Be the Tie

Often used in the early days of the Canadian Staff Band, this setting is based on the well-known hymn by John Fawcett, set to the hymn tune “Dennis”.  Read more

Halifax Citadel

This vigorous march, written for the 118th anniversary of Halifax Citadel in 2003, includes the well-known hymn “Joyful, joyful we adore Thee”.  Read more

Canada and Bermuda Territory Unveils "Maple Leaf Brass"

The Canada and Bermuda Territory has announced the publication of the first five items in a new brass band music series, Maple Leaf Brass. The initial offerings include some old and some new pieces, all associated in some way with the territory.  Read more