STRING ORCHESTRA

Both compositions on this page have links to videos on YouTube where you can

follow the score while a recording plays and the pages turn automatically.

Several of my orchestral compositions have been recorded for commercial release by prominent European

orchestras (see links at bottom of entries to discography entries for those that are already available)

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HILL COUNTRY RHAPSODY

Hill Country Rhapsody - Richard E Brown
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Grade: 5

Duration: 6:45

Price: $47.00 

 

Publisher: Black Squirrel Music

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"Commissioned by Trinity University, in San Antonio, Texas, this is a medley of famous Appalachian fiddle tunes arranged for string orchestra. The tunes used are Drunken Hiccoughs, Sally Gooden, Five Miles from Town, Molly BakerChicken Reel, Sally Johnson, Uncle Joe, Leather Breeches, and Wag'ner." (from the preface to the score)

“Interest is divided well between sections of the orchestra. Highly recommended.” (publisher’s promo)

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SERENATA FOR STRINGS

Serenata for Strings - Richard E Brown
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Grade: 6

Duration: 11:00

Price: $40.00 

 

Publisher: Dacker Music

Contemporary style work in five movements.                                                          PREVIEW ON YOUTUBE

 

The individual movements, with their locations on the audio track, are listed below.


1. Prologue          0:00
2. Scherzo            3:17
3. Nocturne          4:40
4. Tarantella       7:40
5. Epilogue          9:49

This composition is also available scored for chamber orchestra with winds and percussion.

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Recording by Brno Philharmonic Orchestra, Robert Kruik, conductor

Scheduled for release on Orchestral Masters Vol. 8 in early 2022 by Ablaze Records