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Morrison Chamber Music Center: American Brass Quintet
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Morrison Chamber Music Center: American Brass Quintet

Friday, Apr 19, 2013 8:00p

Now in its 51st season, the American Brass Quintet is an icon in the brass world. Its rich history includes performances in six continents and all 50 of the U.S. and premieres of more than 100 brass works. In the last decade, mini-residencies have brought its expertise to young musicians and institutions worldwide. Commissions are considered among the most significant contributions to modern brass quintet repertoire. Adson, Weelkes, Morley, Wilbye, Lacerda, Sampson, Maurer, Monteverdi, Tower.

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The American Brass Quintet made its debut in 1960, when brass chamber music was relatively unknown to concert audiences. This necessitated building a repertoire almost from scratch -- in stark contrast to the modern-day string quartet, which has some 300 years of literature to choose from....
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