This song by Matt Redman and Jonas Myrin is one of the most popular modern hymns. This arrangement is written for Eurobrass and sets the beautiful melody in a meditative and rich texture. This version is in concert pitch (Posaunenchor) notation. German title: Zehntausend Gründe
Recorded by Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass with organists Diane Bish, Samuel Metzger, and Rebecca Kleintop Owens. Featuring 8 transcriptions by Ben Roundtree.
This opening fanfare to Monteverdi’s Vespers also appears as the Toccata from L’Orfeo. It is a showpiece for two Piccolo Trumpets. It has been recorded by Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass on The Best of Brass & Organ and Christmas in Europe.
This modern hymn by Getty and Townend has been set in as a powerful showcase for brass. This works with or without congregation, but Rhythm Section is a must.
This setting was written on the first anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks and adapted for Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass. After the brass introduction, the congregation sings 4 verses, building to a grand climax in praise of the God who is “Our shelter from the stormy blast, and our eternal home.”
This Chorale and Prelude is written on the hymn tune LOBE DEN HERREN. It contains Bach’s characteristic intricate counterpoint interspersed with phrases of the hymn tune. It was arranged for Tim Zimmerman and the King’s Brass and recorded at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Florida and has been released on their Classic Hymns CD.
This four minute suite incorporates movements from three of the four concerti that make up Vivaldi’s most famous work, The Four Seasons. The segments used are the Allegro from “Spring,” Largo from “Winter,” and Allegro from “Autumn.”
This simple and beautiful arrangement was originally written for choir by Bill Fasig, who worked with Billy Graham for over 30 years. It was arranged for brass in Bill’s memory and in thankfulness for his mentorship.
I wrote this arrangement after hearing a performance by Roger McMurrin and the Kyiv Symphony Chorus. This is considered the national spiritual song of Ukraine and was written in the 19th century. My arrangement is done as a prayer for peace and a tribute to the people of Ukraine.
This festive Baroque piece is set for a large brass ensemble.
Proclamation was composed by Ben Roundtree and rock musician and worship leader Dan Rebeiz. Its inspiration comes from the shepherds who heard the angelic announcement of Christ’s birth.
This setting was written for the Dominion Brass on the first anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks. After the brass introduction, the congregation sings 4 verses, building to a grand climax in praise of the God who is “Our shelter from the stormy blast, and our eternal home.”
This festive setting of the National Hymn was written for the Dominion Brass. It features fanfares and interludes to accompany the singing of all 4 verses.
This composition is based on a theme by Marty McCall – a chant which says “Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.” It was written for Eurobrass and performed on the 2012 tour of Germany. It begins quietly with the low brass and goes through several variations, concluding with the tune EASTER HYMN and a brilliant coda.
Hallelujah Fanfare combines the concept of Wagner’s “Gathering of the Armies” with several tunes containing “Hallelujah.” It begins with 4 antiphonal choirs, includes a backstage/offstage choir, and ends with everyone on stage in a rousing conclusion. Click the YouTube link below to see/hear a performance by The Dominion Brass.
This piece opens with the brass and organ alternating phrases. It was originally for organ alone, but its pomp and splendor lend well to the addition of the brass.
This serene setting features the percussion section and soloists at the beginning, builds to a climax, and then settles back to percussion and brass soloists. A very pretty tune that incorporates the refrain “O Come, Let Us Adore Him.”