Philip Allen Sparke (born 29 December ) is an English composer and musician born in / Gaudium; The Prizewinners for Brass-Band; / Fantasy for Euphonium; / A Concert Prelude; Capriccio. Buy Fantasy for Euphonium and by SPARKE P at Concert Band Sheet Music. The Fantasy for Euphonium and Brass Band was written in , I believe, and has been played by countless euphoniumists since then.

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Philip Sparke

Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Back before I was very familiar with the brass band world in England I purchased this LP at that time I would purchase just about any LP that had a euphonium solo listed on its jacket.

Updated at Learn how and when to remove these template messages. The time now is Sparke has a knack for writing music that is attractive the audience and a good challenge for the player s. Philip Allen Sparke born 29 December is an English composer and musician born in London, philp noted for his concert band and brass band music. Views Read Edit View history.

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The Modern Brass Band: They gave the premiere on 22 November in the Stadttheater Bremerhaven, in the presence of the composer. Go to Profile Mark as Read. From the s to the New Millennium. The video of Craddock and the Yorkshire Band is actually a copy of the LP recording with still slides for a little visual interest: Recording Options for Good Quality This page was last spafke on 31 Decemberat Please help improve it by revising it to be neutral and encyclopedic.


The work alternates an atmospheric recitative with a driving allegro section.

This leads to an ‘Allegro giusto,’ still based on the opening motif of a minor 3rd which unifies the whole piece. Retrieved 4 November It was not published for wind band, so my performances of this piece used the USCG Band brass and percussion sections. Solo Euphonium with Band of Players: November Learn how and when to remove this template message.

World premiere by director Dr.

Write a headline for your review here: It is a good chance to hear the piece played when it was still new, and played by someone whom I assume consulted with the composer about the performance. Saunders in Goodwell, OklahomaUnited States.

Alone Yet Not Alone – Video Discussion for Euphonium and Tuba. Fanfare De Vooruitgang Stiphout. Enter the code below: I was absolutely delighted when I heard it, and immediately set about ordering it to perform with the Coast Guard Band. Afntasy Good Average Bad Terrible.

His pieces have been selected for various sections, both at the area contests and the national finals. I have just added Ian’s performance of the Fantasy to my Euphonium Videos page.


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Despite of our lack of brass-band style instruments, the piece worked nicely with this ensemble. I have a warm association with this piece. Tuba String Bass Timpani Percussion 1 snare drum, 2 temple blocks Percussion 2 suspended cymbal, bass drum, xylophone, vibraphone, glockenspiel Program Notes An atmospheric ‘Lento’ sets the scene for a folk-like theme from the soloist with an almost Scottish feel, which is freely played over a drone. Unfortunately, this video has been removed.

Three Great Historic Euphonium Books The Fantasy for Euphonium and Brass Band was written inI believe, and has been played by countless euphoniumists since then. Discussing the Adams Custom Euphonium by Davidus1. Contentious material about living persons that is unsourced or poorly sourced must be removed immediatelyespecially if potentially libelous or harmful.

Fantasy for Euphonium – Philip Sparke

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