Brass Trio

French Quarter Snapshots
by Zack Smith
Price: $20

This original work by Zack was the winner of the 2012 Humboldt Brass Chamber Music Workshop Composition Contest.  It is a 4 movement piece that evokes different aspects of the French Quarter in New Orleans.  The opening movement, "As the Morning Fog Lifts", is a gentle, somewhat French-modern statement and introduces several themes which work their way throughout the composition.  "Ol' Levee Stomp", the second movement, is a saucy blues inspired by the playing of Louis Armstrong.  The trombone also is heavily featured.  The third movement, "Voodoo Dance", is a very Twentieth-century modern construction piece with an urgent eighth note line that pulsates to the climax.  "Funeral Function" is the last movement and wraps up the piece the way all things are concluded in New Orleans -- with a parade and an "Amen".  Total running time for the work is about 9 minutes.

(A brass quintet version is also available.)

Includes French horn substitute part for alto sax.

Listen to a recording of
Movement 1: "As the Morning Fog Lifts"
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Movement 2: "Ol' Levee Stomp"
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Movement 3: "Voodoo Dance"
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Movement 4: "Funeral Function"
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3 Methods of Delivery

Download the arrangement from the link in your immediate confirmation e-mail as an Adobe PDF file and pay no shipping fee! Receive the arrangement as an e-mail attachment.  A $2 handling fee will be included.
(May take 1-2 days.)
Receive the printed sheet music in the mail.
(An additional shipping charge will apply plus a printing charge of $8.)

Print the sheet music yourself (PDF download).

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