Brass Ensemble

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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

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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.”

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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.

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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.”

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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.

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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.

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