I've fallen behind my normal posting pace, so here is a quick catch-up:
Basically, thank you all for making this class so much fun! I am glad we do some serious score study/listening to three landmark works (Poulenc, Tomasi, Etler) and I hope you all get to perform these works sometime.
Claire gave us a nice outline of here Listening Session on March 22. Here are some links related to her presentation:
Gerhard Meinl's Tuba Sextet - We heard track 16 of "Tuba!"
Dave Gannet, "Tubas From Hell" - We heard tracks 1 and 4
Monarch Tuba/Euphonium Quartet "Metamorphosis"
Toby Hanks "Sampler" Stevens - Dances and Tomasi "To Be or Not to Be"
Velvet Brown "Velvet" - We heard "Deep River"
Daniel Perantoni "Daniel in the Lions Den" - We heard the St. Louis Brass Quintet
Taj Mahal - "The Real Thing" - We heard "Big Kneed Gal"
Aaron Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Janacek - Sinfonietta
Youngblood Brass Band "Unlearn" track 2
Brian's Presentation on Early Brass was very entertaining. Here are a few links related to it:
London Serpent Trio
London Gabrieli Brass Ensemble
Sir Tom Jones