A quintet for brass (two trumpets, horn, trombone and tuba) in five movements
- 10 minutes, 15 seconds
- Canzona: O magnum mysterium
- Sennet and tucket antiphon
- Clarion Call and Anfar
This work is a compilation of earlier material – five fanfares (Op.30 No.3 to No.7) combined with two choral pieces (Op.46 No.1 and No.2), re-composed for brass quintet.
Constantly changing combinations of instruments gives wide textural variety, and frequent use of mutes provides added sonority.
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