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Instrument: Brass Ensemble

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StockholmLindberg, Byström, Tomasi, Bozza

Lindberg, Byström, Tomasi, Bozza
Lindberg, Byström, Tomasi, Bozza
Trombone section of Royal Stockholm Philharmonic

LondonCarols by Candellight

Vaughan Williams, Tavener, McDowall, Willcocks, Rutter
Hilary Davan Wetton; City of London Choir; Royal Philharmonic Brass

DüsseldorfTine Thing Helseth - Festliche Blechbläserklänge

© Daniel Weiseth
tenThing; Tine Thing Helseth

LondonLunchtime Concert - Jingle Bell Brass present Stan Kenton's album 'A Merry Christmas'

Lunchtime Concert - Jingle Bell Brass present Stan Kenton's album 'A Merry Christmas'
Carmichael: A Merry Christmas
Richard Ward; Unknown

MunichWeihnachten mit OperaBrass

Weihnachten mit OperaBrass
OperaBrass – Brass Players of the Bavarian State Opera; Frank Höndgen

LondonA4 Brass Quartet: a celebration of Christmas

© Benjamin Ealovega
Smetana, Darke, Cahn, Bartók, Poulenc, Kirkpatrick
A4 Brass Quartet

BudapestCanadian Brass Ensemble

Mozart, Bach, Traditional Argentinian, Peru, Venezuela, Traditional, Schumann, Traditional American, Bizet
Canadian Brass
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Brass ensemble Septura explores Ravel and Gershwin

Septura © Bethany Clarke
Why don’t brass ensembles have a regular presence in the classical concert scene, in comparison to string ensembles or at least woodwind ensembles? 
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Berlioz’ Grande Messe des morts opens Bergen International Festival

Ed Gardner © Thor Brødreskift
Berlioz’ gargantuan Grande Messe des morts with the Bergen Philharmonic and Edward Gardner opened the Bergen International Festival with deafening climaxes and even more resounding silence.
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Suntory Hall’s grand reopening with Rossini

Giuseppe Sabbatini © Suntory Hall
Several of Tokyo’s finest collaborate in successfully delivering a re-opening concert at Suntory Hall
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A thrilling Stravinsky showcase from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

RCS Voices © Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Woodwind and Brass from the Royal Conservatory of Scotland gave sparkling Stravinsky performances of his Octet, Symphonies of Winds and joined by RCS Voices for his Mass.
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A very long Late Night with BBC 6 Music

Dancers from Company Wayne McGregor perform with A Winged Victory for the Sullen © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
An interminable evening of self-regarding narcissism doesn't bode well for the supposed future of classical music: luckily, other options are available. 
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Onyx Brass: Tour de Brass reaches Durham

Onyx Brass: Tour de Brass © Robert Workman
Brass chamber music may sound like an alarming oxymoron until you hear the warm sound of Onyx Brass, who brought their Tour de Brass programme to Auckland Castle as part of Durham's annual BRASS festival.
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Balance and depth take center stage as the Festival of New Trumpet Music begins in Brooklyn

What compelled the composer to use this particular ensemble? Why does this musical texture work best for this moment? Is there a better one? Should I be able to hear more of what’s going on right now? Is that sound really coming from that instrument? These and other questions, uncommon or irrelevant in the context of a Beethoven symphony or a Haydn string quartet, were front and center Tuesd
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