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Our Most Popular Music

All sorts of music have been arranged, adapted, and written for Brass Quintet, from hymns to Broadway tunes. The pieces listed here have proven, over the years, to be some of our most requested and most popular. A glance at the composers and arrangers will easily show why.

This listing gives some examples from our library — for a complete review of our continually expanding repertoire, please contact us.

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Music Listed by Popularity

#  Composer  Arranger  Title
1 Gershwin, George Gale ♫Summertime from “Porgy and Bess Suite”
2 Traditional Henderson ♫Amazing Grace
3 Bernstein, Leonard Gale West Side Story ( ♫Tonight)
4 Texidor Dalmaa, Jaime Endsley Amparita Roca
5 Pollack, Lew Gale ♫That's A-Plenty
6 Waller, Fats Norris Ain't Misbehavin'
7 Sousa, John Philip Cable A Sousa Collection ( ♫Stars and Stripes Forever)
8 Ellington, Duke & Strayhorn, Billy Gale Duke Ellington Suite, Vol 1: Satin Doll, Take the A Train, In a Sentimental Mood
9 Lennon/McCartney Dedrick All You Need is Love, When I'm 64, Michelle, I Am the Walrus, With a Little Help from My Friends, Come Together, Yesterday
10 Krell, W. H. Frackenpohl Mississippi Rag
11 Joplin, Scott Iveson Three Rags for Five
12 Bonfa, Luiz Lipton ♫Manha de Carnaval (A Day in the Life of a Fool) from "Black Orpheus"
13 Rodriguez, M. Kompanek La Cumparsita
14   Nagle Polka Festival: Beer Barrel Polka, Pennsylvannia Polka, Too Fat Polka
15 Traditional Snell When The Saints Go Marching In
16 Handy, W. C. Frackenpohl St. Louis Blues
17 Mancini, Henry Frackenpohl The Pink Panther
18 Pollack, Lew Cooper That's A Plenty
19 Gershwin, George Holcombe I Got Fascinating Rhythm (Medley)
20 DeCosta, Harry Henderson Tuba Tiger Rag
21   Gillis Just a Closer Walk
22 Lipton, Bob   ♫Chicken
23   Rosenthal Little Brown Jug
24 Berlin, Irving Frackenpohl Alexander's Ragtime Band
25 Berlin, Irving Villanueva God Bless America
26 Dedrick, Christopher   A Simpler Life
27 Fogelberg, Dan Clark Guitar Etude No. 3
28 Menkin, Alan Judge Belle and the Prince (Beauty and the Beast) from "Disneyland Suite"
29 Cheetham, John   Scherzo
30   Frackenpohl Patriotic Selections: Star Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful, You're a Grand Old Flag
31 Piazzolla, Astor Lipton Libertango
32 Hicks, Michael   Prolepsis
33 Copland, Aaron Davis Simple Gifts – Variations on a Shaker Tune
34 Elfman, Danny & Clausen, Alf Slechta Theme from "The Simpsons"
35 Fucik, Joseph Denroche Entrance of the Gladiators
36 Holmes, Brian   Tales of the Cultural Revolution
37   Nagel "This Old Man" March
38 Nagle, Paul   Dixieland Revival Meeting
39 Von Tilzer, Albert Holmes Take Me Out to the Ball Game
40 Cable, Howard   Newfoundland Sketch
41 Ellington, Duke & Russell Chauvin Don't Get Around Much Anymore
42   Henderson Glory, Look Away
43   Iveson Frere Jacques
44 Kompanek, Sonny   Killer Tango
45 Piazzolla, Astor Escalada/Lipton ♫Verano Porteno
46 Traditional (Spiritual) Slechta This Little Light of Mine
47 Anderson, Leroy Baldwin Bugler's Holiday
48 Ellington, Duke Kosmyna It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got that Swing
49 Gershwin, George Henderson A Foggy Day/Nice Work If You Can Get It
50 Henderson, Luther   The Dog Gone Blues
51 Kamen, Michael   Quintet
52 Kaper & Jurmann Chauvin San Francisco
53 Miller, Glenn, Meachan, F.W., Parish, Mitchell Holcombe Salute to Glenn Miller: American Patrol, Moonlight Serenade, In the Mood
54 Turpin, Tom Swainhart A Ragtime Nightmare
55 Courage, Alexander/ Goldsmith, Jerry Judge Star Trek
56 DiLorenzo, Anthony   Fire Dance
57 Ellington, Duke Jarvis It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got that Swing
58 Joplin, Scott Frackenpohl The Easy Winners
59 Leiber & Stoller Chauvin Kansas City
60 Lennon/McCartney Gale Lennon and McCartney Suite: Medley of A Hard Day's Night, Penny Lane, Yesterday, Hey Jude
61 Lynch, Timothy   Menlo Fantasy
62 McKee, Kevin   Escape for Brass Quintet
63 Monterede Bergler La Virgen de la Macarena
64 Simons, Moises Adams The Peanut Vendor
65 Barnes, Arthur   Love Suite: Let's Fall in Love (Over the Rainbow, Horn Trio, Come What May, Them There Eyes, String Quartet, Young and Foolish, Violin Concerto)
66 Buffington, Jim Glasel Tying the Knot
67 Corea, Chick/Rodrigo Lipton Spain
68 Friedrich, G. W. E. Empire Brass American Brass Band Journal: Suite IV
69 Hagen Chauvin Harlem Nocturne
70 New Orleans Rhythm Kings Gale Tin Roof Blues
71 Sousa, John Philip Battles/Holcombe Washington Post March
72 Stein, Herman   Mock March
73 Tovey, Bramwell   Santa Barbara Sonata
74 Arlen, Harold Slechta If I Only Had a Brain
75   Cable The War Between the States 1861-1865
76 Calvert, Morley   Suite from the Monteregian Hills
77 Cheetham, John   A Brass Menagerie
78 Cole, Bob Holmes Under the Bamboo Tree
79 Cotton, I'lana   Speed Trap Blues (Fast curves, Just cruisin', Roadrunner)
80 Ward, Samuel A. Fels America the Beautiful
81 Fish, Mark   Alla Festiva for Brass Quintet
82 Friedrich, G. W. E. Empire Brass American Brass Band Journal, Suite I
83 Friedrich, G. W. E. Empire Brass American Brass Band Journal, Suite III
84 Handy, W. C. Henderson Beale Street Blues
85 Harline, Leigh Judge Pinocchio (When You Wish Upon A Star) from "Disneyland Suite"
86 Hawkins, Erskine Sabourin Tuxedo Junction
87 Holmes, Paul   Brass Quintet
88 Ives, Charles E. Singleton Four Songs for Brass Quintet: On the Counter, Side Show, Slow March, Tarrant Moss
89 King, Karl Reynolds Barnum and Bailey's Favorite March
90 Lecouna, Ernesto Slechta Malaguena from "Suite Andalucia"
91 Lennon/McCartney Baldwin Magical Mystery Tour, Penny Lane, Ob-la-di,Ob-la-da
92 Lipton, Bob   After Hours
93 Mills, Kerry Holmes Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis
94 Pinkard, Maceo Sellers Sweet Georgia Brown
95 Redding, Otis Adams Can't Turn You Loose
96 Schickele, Peter   Polka from "Hornsmoke"
97 Sousa, John Philip Battles/Holcombe Semper Fidelis
98 Sullivan Watkin Pirates of Penzance Suite
99 Traditional Slechta Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
100 Traditional Slechta Give Me That Old Time Religion
101 Traditional Simmons When The Saints Go Marchin' In
102 Von Tilzer, Harry Holmes Wait 'til the Sun Shines, Nellie
103 Waller, Fats Henderson Handful of Keys
104 Webber, Andrew L. Judge Phantom of the Opera
105 Weiss,George/Thiele,Bob Olson What a Wonderful World
106 Alrich, Alexis   Blue Gum Grove
107 Arlen, Harold Summit Over the Rainbow
108 Arnold, Malcolm   Quintet
109 Bartholomew, Greg   Voyageur Suite (Quand Jetais Chez Mon Pere, Le Retourdu Marie Soldat, La Bergere Muette)
110 Berlin, Irving Holmes All Alone
111 Berlin, Irving Holmes God Bless America
112 Berlin, Irving Holmes Let's Have Another Cup of Coffee
113 Blaha, Joseph   Brass Quintet
114 Bratton, John Lipton The Teddy Bear's Picnic
115 Broughton, Bruce   Three American Portraits (Napoleon Hill, Calvin Coolidge, William Tecumseh Sherman)
116 Byers, Rosemary Barrett   It's About Time! (Downtime, Time and Again, Stop Time, Maytime, Time's Up! (coda))
117 Chabrier, Emmanuel Frackenpohl Espana
118 Clark, Sondra   Two for Five for Brass Quintet
119 Copland, Aaron Empire Brass Buckaroo Holiday from Rodeo
120 de Abreu, Zequinha Marlatt Tico Tico
121 Deussen, Nancy Bloomer   Tribute to the Ancients
122 Ellington, Duke & Tizol Chauvin Caravan
123   Fels Hail, Stanford Hail!
124 Forsyth, Malcolm   The Golyardes' Grounde
125 Foster, Stephen Holmes Camptown Races
126 Foster, Stephen Gale Stephen Foster Medley
127 Frackenpohl, Arthur   Brass Quintet
128 Garner, Erroll Rollins Misty
129 Gellis, Herb   Mojave (Intrada, Desert Canyon, Morning March, Condor Soaring)
130 Gershwin, George Bass Rhapsody in Blue
131   Holmes Come Down, My Evening Star
132 Horner, James Gale/Villanueva The Music from "Titanic"
133 Horovitz, Joseph   Music Hall Suite
134 Kabalevsky, Dimitri Charpie Brisk Game
135 Kern, Jerome   Ol' Man River (from "Show Boat")
136 Key, Francis Scott Holcombe Star Spangled Banner
137 Korte, Karl   Introductions (for Brass Quintet)
138 Lennon/McCartney Holmes When I'm Sixty-Four
139 Lewis, Eddie   Gumbo Magic
140 Lipton, Bob   Coiled!
141 Lipton, Bob   EGA for Brass
142   Lipton You Are My Sunshine
143 Lynch, Timothy   Wedding Music
144 Monk, William Slechta Abide With Me
145 Mouton, Michael Holmes Yellow Bird (accordion feature)
146 Renwick, Wilke   Dance
147 Rimsky-Korsakow, Nicolas Cable The Flight of the Tuba Bee
148 Sherwin, Manning Gale A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
149 Stevens, John   Autumn from "Seasons (Symphony for Brass Quintet)"
150 Strauss, Johann Farkas Eljen A Magyar! Polka Op.332
151 Tiomkin, Buttoph, Lava, Evans, Livingston Chauvin TV Western Epic! (Rawhide, Maverick, F Troop, Bonanza)
152 Traditional Slechta Down By the Riverside
153 Traditional Gale Londonderry Air
154 Vejvoda Chauvin The Beer Barrel Polka
155   Villanueva Armed Forces Salute: Caissons, Anchors Aweigh, Semper Paratus, Marine Hymn, US Air Force
156 Waldren, W. G. Snuffy Lipton West Wing
157 Washburn, Robert   Quintet for Brass
158 Albeniz, Isaac Holcombe Malaguena and Serenata from "España"
159 Albeniz, Isaac Nowak Sevilla
160 Albeniz, Isaac Roberts Tango
161 (Arabic/Moorish) Lipton Lamma Bada
162 Arban, Jean Baptiste Treybig The Carnival of Venice
163 Arberg, H.W. Yoder The Army Goes Rolling Along (based on "The Caisson Song" by Brig. General Edmond Gruber)
164 Arutiunian, Alexander   Armenian Scenes
165 Baker, Buddy Judge Haunted House (Grim Grinning Ghosts) from "Disneyland Suite"
166 Ballard, Christopher   Brass Quintet: Andante, Molto Andante, Presto
167 Barnes, James   Divertissement
168 Beeman, John   Escapade for Brass Quintet
169 Bender, Mitchell   Soliloquy For Brass
170 Berlin, Irving Chauvin Alexander's Ragtime Band
171 Bernstein, Leonard Adams Danzon
172 Black, James Slechta When the Roll is Called Up Yonder
173 Blakelock, John   Tribute to Johannes Brahms
174 Bock, Jerry Gale Edelweiss
175 Bock, Jerry Holcombe Selections from "Fiddler on the Roof"
176 Bozza, Eugene   Sonatine
177 Bozza, Eugene   Trois Mouvements
178 Bulgarian (traditional) Lipton Hubava Milka
179 Bulgarian Folk Song Lipton Novo Cetvorno
180 Calvert, Morley Marlatt Suite on Canadian Folk Songs
181 Cannon, Hughie Henderson Bill Bailey
182 Carriker, Robert   Fanfare
183 Cervantes, Ignacio Lipton Te Quiero Tanto! (I Love You So Much!)
184   Chauvin Americana Medley No. I
185   Chauvin Americana Medley No. II
186 Cheetham, John   Colloquies
187 Copland, Aaron Lichtmann Grovers Corners (from the movie "Our Town")
188 Dahl, Ingolf   Music for Brass Instruments
189 Davis, Michael   Gotham
190 DeJong, Conrad   Essay for Brass Quintet
191 Dennis, Matt Chauvin Angel Eyes
192 Dickow, Robert   Anagrams
193 Dudley, Anne Judge Jeeves and Wooster
194 Fillmore, Henry Werden The Circus Bee
195 Fillmore, Henry Katz Lassus Trombone
196 Fisher, Fred Nagle Chicago
197 Flexer, Kaila Lipton Shepherd's Dream
198 Frackenpohl, Arthur   Brass Quintet No. 2
199 Garriguenc, Pierre   Quintet for Brass Instruments Op. 38
200 Ginastera, Alberto Smedvig, E Estancia
201 Gold, Ernest St. Pierre Exodus
202 Golson, Benny Morden Killer Joe
203 Gould, Morton Adams Pavanne
204 Grainger, Percy Kreines Grainger Suite
205 Granados, Enrique Marlatt Andaluza, Spanish Dance No. 5
206 Grieg, Edvard Smedvig, R Anitra's Dance from "Peer Gynt"
207 Grieg, Edvard Olson Funeral March
208 Grieg, Edvard Civil Suite for Brass Quintet (Wedding Day in Troldhaugen)
209 Harris, Arthur   Four Moods for Brass Quintet
210 Procol Harum (Reid/Brooker) Winner A Whiter Shade of Pale
211 Hermann, Bernard Lipton Psycho Prelude (from the movie "Psycho")
212 Hidas, Frigyes   Jatek-Play
213 Hine, Stuart Slechta How Great Thou Art
214 Hisaishi, Joe Lipton Spirited Away (from the movie "Spirited Away")
215   Holcombe The Metro Suite: New York, New York, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Meet me in St. Louis, Louis, The Streets of Laredo, San Francisco
216   Howarth Four Swiss Tunes
217 Husa, Karel   Divertimento
218 Ibrahim, Abdullah (Dollar Brand) Lipton Dollar Brand Fanfare
219 Jenkins, Karl Lipton Palladio (Theme for DeBeers Diamonds)
220 Jepson, Warner   Eight Trifles for Brass Quintet: Gov't Guys, I Never Thought I Would Lose You, Christmas Pleasant, Money Mad, Not Much Doin', My Wife is in Love with a Tree, Penance, Truckle Boogie
221 Jobim, Antonio Carlos Lang Wave
222 Jones, Collier   Four Movements for Five Brass
223 Key, Francis Scott   Star Spangled Banner
224 Lane, Nick   Nordic Suite
225 Lara Chauvin Granada
226 Lavallee, Calixa Cable La Rose Nuptiale
227 Lebow, Leonard   Four Movie Scenes
228 Lebow, Leonard   Popular Suite
229 Lennon/McCartney Hickey Variations on Themes by Lennon and McCartney: Norwegian Wood, Let It Be, Penny Lane
230 Lewis, Eddie   Texas
231 Lipton, Bob   Anti Anti (Antiphonal)
232 Lipton, Bob   Coney Island Express
233   Lipton Der Heyser Bulgar
234 Lipton, Bob   The Lost Song
235 Lipton, Bob   Watching the River Run (traditional Folk Song)
236 de L'isle, Rouget   La Marseillaise
237 Ludtke, William   Two Movements for Brass Quintet, Op. 89
238 Mancini, Henry Summit Days of Wine and Roses
239 May, Roger   The Agents
240 McBeth, W. Francis   Four Frescos for Five Brass
241 McKee, Kevin   Vuelta del Fuego (Ride of Fire)
242 Mercer/Raksin & Parish/Malneck/Signorelli Chauvin Laura's Stairway to the Stairs
243 Monk, Thelonius & Williams, Cootie Luis 'Round Midnight
244 Nash, Gary Powell   Romantic Prelude and Processional
245 New Orleans Rhythm Kings Gale The Royal Garden Blues
246 Oliver, "King" Bjornes, B Cornet Chop Suey
247 Original Dixieland Band Gale The Livery Stable Blues
248 Panella, Manuel Lichtmann El Gato Montes Pasodoble Torero (Spanish March for Brass Quintet)
249 Petrie, H. W. Holmes Asleep in the Deep
250 Piazzolla, Astor Lipton Milonga Del Angel
251 Pinkard, Maceo Sellers When Sunny Gets Blue
252 Previn, Andre   Four Outings for Brass
253 Rathburn, Eldon   The Nomadic Five
254 Reynolds, C. Winton III   Christmas Variations
255 Rhea, Tim   Suite for Brass Quintet
256 Rodgers, Richard/ Hart, Lorentz Shearing/Judge Blue Moon
257 Rodgers, Richard Gale Selections from "The Sound of Music"
258 Salinas, Horacio Lipton Alturas
259 Sanders, Robert   Quintet in B flat for Brass Instruments
260 Schickele, Peter   Brass Calendar
261 Schickele, Peter   Fanfare for the Common Cold
262 Schickele, Peter   Mozart on Parade
263 Schnyder, Daniel   Brass Quintet
264 Silver, Horace Holcombe Nica's Dream
265 Smith, Dan   Bar-B-Que Suite
266 Sousa, John Philip Frackenpohl The Stars and Stripes Forever
267 Stept, Sam Kosmyna Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
268 Strousse, Charles/ Charmin, Martin Moore Overture to "Annie"
269 Suessdorf, Karl Buckley Moonlight in Vermont
270 Tcherepnin, A.   Brass Quintet
271 Traditional Slechta This Old Man
272 Tull, Fisher   Coup de Brass
273 Tull, Fisher   Exhibition
274 Viitasaari, Jukka   Bothnian Rhapsody
275 Walker, Gwyneth   Raise the Roof!
276 Washburn, Robert   Five Miniatures for Five Brasses
277 Washington/Bassman Wuopio I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
278 Webb, Jim Moore MacArthur Park
279 Wilder, Alec   Brass Quintet No. 1
280 Wilder, Alec Bishop Effie Joins a Carnival
281 Williams, John Bjornes Summon the Heros
282 Willson, Meridith Slechta May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You
283 Wreede, Katrina   Arrival #1
284 Zador, Eugene   Brass Quintet
285 Zimmer, Hans Judge Earth (from the movie "Gladiator")
286 Zindars, Earl   Four Thoughts for Brass Quintet

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