Passacaglia and Fugue in C Minor for Symphonic Brass

Composer
J S Bach
Arranger
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
11 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Concert band / wind band
Instrumental parts
Not available
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One of Bach's finest organ works is given the symphonic brass treatment. In the same way as my arrangement of the Toccata & Fugue in D minor, this arrangement owes a debt to Eric Crees and his reworking of the piece for London Symphony Brass.

Organists and purists will object to my use of various tempi, particularly towards the end of the work, but I enjoyed the effect on the LSB recording, so I have recreated Crees' tempo choices on the Scorch score.

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