BRASS BAND - Polo Gitano from "Andalusian Scenes"

Tomas Breton
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
4 minutes
Classical music
Brass band
Instrumental parts
Not available

There's been a recent revival of interest in the Spanish composer, Tomas Breton, who was popular during the latter part of the 19th Century. This is the second movement from his suite called Andalusian Scenes (Escenas andaluzas) evoking the character of Southern Spain. It's a dance in the form of a flamenco, and although sounding pleasant, has some clever writing throughout,

I've dedicated this piece to Ray Tennant, one of the foremost conductors of brass bands in Scotland and the UK. Hope he likes it!

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