The Chicago Brass Quintet's repertoire includes nearly 400 works. It reaches from the renaissance to today and includes original works for brass, commissions and arrangements for the Chicago Brass Quintet alone and with Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Organ, Piano, and The Brown Singers Gospel Quintet. The programs which follow include a sampling of performances given within the past year.

La Mourisque Tylman Susato ( 1500- 1564)
The Music of Bach Johann Sebastian Bach ( 1685-1750)
Chorale
Bouree
Sonatine
Fugue
arr. Samuel Adler
arr. James Mattern
arr. Jan Bach
arr. Irving Rozenthal
Suite Debussy Claude Debussy (1862-1918)

La Petit Negre
Adagio
Reverie
Golliwog’s Cakewalk

arr. James Mattern
Sonata Breve James Mattern (1937- )

Moderately Fast
Scherzo
Very Slow
Moderately Fast

 
--INTERMISSION--
Swing Low Traditional - arr. Daniel Anderson
Four Works Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)

March
Adagio
Song of the Balalaika
Gallop

arr. James Mattern
Adagio from Concerito de Aranjuez Joaquin Rodrigo (1901 - 1999)
arr. James Mattern
The Sound of Music Richard Rogers (1902 - 1979)
arr. John Mindenmen


Handel Suite George Frederich Handel (1685 - 1759)
Overture to Rinaldo
Total Eclipse
Sound an Alarm
 
Centone #11 William Boyce (1710-1779)

Allegro Assai
Moderato e dolce
Allegro

arr. Verne Reynolds
Rest Ralph Vaughn Williams (1872-1958)

Brass Quintet #1(1961)

Malcolm Arnold
Allegro Vivace
Chaconne
Con Brio
 
--INTERMISSION--

Holst Suite Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
March
Song Without Words
Song of the Blacksmith
 
Tribute to Gilbert and Sullivan
Sr. Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)
A Nightingale Sang in Barley Square
A. Markowitz
Phantom of the Opera
Andrew Lloyd Weber (1948)


Music of Baroque Masters  
Fanfare
Sonata Pian e' Forte
Fanfare
Prince of Denmark's March
Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Giovanni Gabrieli (1554-1613)
Gottfried Reiche (1667-1734)
Jeremiah Clarke (1673-1707)
Solemn Entry Richard Strauss (1864-1949)
Primeval Light (from Symphony 2) Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)

Toccatta from Fifth Symphy for Organ

Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)
--INTERMISSION--

Concerto in G minor for Organ Francis Poulenc
arr. James Mattern
Swing Low
Traditional
arr. Dan Anderson
Elegy for Trumpet & Organ Oistein Sommerfeldt (b. 1919)
Old American Songs Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
The Dodger
Simple Gifts
Ching-a-Ring Chaw
 
Stars & Stripes Forever John Phillip Sousa (1854-1932)


Suite from Porgy and Bess  
Introduction and Summertime
A Boat Dats Leavin’
Strawberry
I Can’t Sit Down
George Gershwin
Old American Songs Aaron Copland

The Dodger
At the River
Ching A Ring Chaw
Simple Gifts

 

The Greatest Gift

Daniel Toles
We shall Behold Him  
Swing Down Chariot  
Song of Praise Doris Brown
--INTERMISSION--
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Traditional
arr. Dan Anderson
Three Rags Scott Joplin

The Entertainer
When Your hair is Like the Snow
Pineapple Rag

 
How Great Thou Art  

Amazing Grace

 
When the Saints Go Marching In  


Allegro Antonio Vivaldi
Folk Song Suite

Bela Bartok

Magyar Tanc
Melody
Song of the Fox
The Swinherd's Dance

arr. James Mattern

El Amor Brujo

Manuel DeFalla
arr. James Mattern

Excursions

Samuel Barber

Un Poco Allegro
Slow Blues Tempo
Allegro Molto

 
Dancing to Restore an Eclipsed Moon
From Shadowcatcher
Eric Ewazen
arr. For Brass & Piano by E. Ewazen
--INTERMISSION--

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot Traditional
arr. Dan Anderson
Sute for French Horn, Tuba & Piano Alec Wilder

In a Jazzy Style
Berceuse
Hoe-Down
Ching a Ring Chaw

 
Four Rags for Piano & Brass Scott Joplin

The Entertainer
Maple Leaf Rag
When Your Hair is Like the Snow
Pineapple Rag

 
Stars & Stripes Forever John Phillip Sousa


Variations on “Good King Wenceslas” Ronald Foster
Suite from "The Nutcracker" P.I. Tchaikovsky
March of the Toy Soldiers
Chocolate
Trepak
 
Christmas Around the World arr. James Mattern

Joy to the World
Away In the Manger
Gesu Bambino
Christmas Bells
Infance du Christ
Troika

 
Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson
--INTERMISSION--

Silent Night Franz Gruber
arr. James Mattern
The Cristmas Suite Maury Laws

Save a Little Christmas
Carol
Waltz for Christmas
One Star in the Night
Parade of the Christmas Toys
Tivoli Bells

 
Patapan Traditional
Hallelujah Chorus George Fredrick Handel
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