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Polyphonic Brass – Brass Ensemble | UK

Polyphonic Brass are one of the UKs most sought after Brass ensembles.

The five members met whilst studying at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and since their formation have performed throughout the UK in most of the major concert venues including The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester and The Philharmonic Hall in Liverpool.

Brilliant virtuoso playing combined with their natural talent to entertain has made them firm favourites with audiences in theatres, concert halls and festivals throughout the UK.

As members of Live Music Now they also delight in presenting educational performances up and down the country introducing the joys of music played on brass instruments to children and adults alike.

Standard Length of Performance:

45 minutes to 1 hour per set.

Polyphonic Brass have a repertoire that covers all genres, including Renaissance, Barqoue, Ceremonial, Classical, Jazz and Swing.

Testimonials:

"Brilliant!"
- Buxton Festival

"A perfect mix of performance and explanation."
- Private Client

"One of the best things I have seen in twenty years of headship!"
- Private Client

"Talented communicators, engaging."
- Private Client

"The music was absolutely fabulous, and the interaction with the audience was excellent . . . first class musicians."
- Private Client

Repertoire Includes:

First Movement from the Double Trumpet Concerto (Vivaldi arr. J.Parkes)
Fancies, Toyes and Dreames (Farnaby arr. E. Howarth)
Pavane (Fauré arr. Steven Roberts)
Dance of the Tumblers (Rimsky-Korsakov arr. J. Pickering)
Brass Quintet (Malcolm Arnold)
Music for the Royal Fireworks (G.F. Handel arr. Steven Roberts)
Chanson de Matin (Edward Elgar arr. Roger Harvey)
Ruslan and Ludmilla (Glinka arr. A. Duncan)
Just a Closer Walk (Trad. Arr. Don Gillis)

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