Armed Forces Medley for Trombone Quartet
Includes Anchors Away, Semper Paratus, Off We Go into the Wild Blue Yonder, Caisson Song, Marine Hymn.
(Jan. 31, 2019)
Would you like to perform new and engaging music carefully crafted for your brass ensemble? Here at Music For Brass.com, we've created over 600 pieces of beautiful sheet music to fit your playing style, ability, and venue.
Band Directors and Teachers: we selected items from our catalog we feel would be interesting for young musicians, and sorted them into difficulty levels from beginner to college. You can find them under "Young Brass."
Church Music Directors: we have a wide range of music available for Christmas and Easter services. You might also be interested in the fanfares, hymns, and brass & organ works under "Specialty Brass."
Our music is available for immediate download in PDF format after placing a secure order on our website. Just browse or search the catalog to find your music, and you'll soon be able to use it to practice, play for family, or perform at holiday events, corporate functions, church services, or on the concert stage!
We Gather Here Together for Brass Quartet, Keyboard, and Congregation
Your church will reopen, the singing will eventually resume, and this piece would be a great choice! Based on the popular hymn music "Thaxted" by Gustav Holst, with lyrics penned by the composer, the arrangement can also be used to accompany other texts for Thaxted such as O God Beyond All Praising, Three Days, As the Bread of Life Is Broken, or O Spirit All-Embracing (YouTube).
(Aug. 11, 2020)
Trombones To Go for Trombone Quartet, or Three Trombones and Tuba
Our low brass ensemble recently decided to stop playing Lassus Trombone, after reading a blog post by Douglas Yeo and learning how racist it is. We needed another humorous piece to demonstrate the trombone glissando, so Brad wrote one! You can enjoy our premiere performance on YouTube, and get the sheet music here.
(Aug. 11, 2020)
Army of the Nile for Trombone Octet
Kenneth J. Alford's famous march, with two bass trombones! The arranger has recorded a really nice YouTube video.
Ave Maria for Various Brass Trios
This arrangement includes trios for trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium and tuba. Could be suitable for virtual band classes in the fall, as you can mix and match parts as needed.
The Stars and Stripes Forever for Brass Trio
A custom arrangement we did for trumpet, trombone, and tuba.
(July 24, 2020)
Oh When the Saints for Trombone Choir with Tuba and Drums
Here's a really fun arrangement, and if you like, the arranger has put a recording on YouTube you can play along with! Just note that the printed version has one more measure than the recording (bar 51).
(July 12, 2020)
Game of Thirds for Trombone Quartet
This beautiful piece is great for those groups wanting to work on intonation from a distance.
(July 10, 2020)
Pictures at an Exhibition for Brass Quintet
Is your quintet ready for the ultimate challenge? Now you can try this complete arrangement of Pictures, with all the movements. Includes trumpet parts in Bb and C, and an alternate keyless horn part. Enjoy!
(July 9, 2020)
I have pulled all Lassus Trombone products from our catalog, after having my eyes opened to its racist origins by an enlightening Cherry Classics email, and this blog post by Douglas Yeo … Brad Howland
(June 29, 2020)
Lift Every Voice and Sing for Brass Sextet
A great arrangement of this inspirational music, with fermatas carefully placed for group singing.
(June 27, 2020)
Norwegian Memories for Trumpet and Piano
Norwegian Memories for Horn and Piano
Includes Waltz by the Sea, Waterfalls, and Evening Snowflakes. The first two movements could be tackled by good high school students, while the third movement is more of a college-level piece.
(June 22, 2020)
Quintets for Humanity for Brass Quintet
Four beautiful pieces by a composer who hopes they make a difference in the world. Includes Five for One (Horn Feature), Collective Consciousness, Five for All, Something Beautiful (Tuba Feature).
(March 26, 2020)
Andante Cantabile for Brass Quintet
The second movement of Tchaikovsky's String Quartet Op. 11 sounds even better when played by brass!
Dance Suite from The Fairy Queen for Brass Quintet
Five movements from Purcell's famous opera based on A Midsummer Night's Dream.
La Cinquantaine for Brass Quintet
Also known as The Golden Wedding, this lovely music was apparently written with the 50th anniversary in mind.
Five for One for Brass Quintet
Here's a piece full of hope and beauty (something the world needs right now), and it features the horn! (YouTube)
(Mar. 17, 2020)
Bossa at the Bush for Trumpet Quartet (YouTube)
Dreamin' for Trumpet Quartet
Fugue in C Major for Trumpet Quartet
Trumpet Fugue for Trumpet Quartet
1st Movement from Telemann Concerto for Trumpet Quintet
Some great new selections from one of our arranger/composers.
(Mar. 2, 2020)
Nostalgia for Two Trumpets
Short Term Memory for Two Trumpets
Round out your duet collection with these fun little pieces! Nostalgia is high school-level, while Short Term Memory is more advanced (YouTube).
(Feb. 24, 2020)
Two Hymns for Palm Sunday for Brass Quintet
This creative arrangement first presents Hosanna, Loud Hosanna, then All Glory, Laud and Honor, then combines them with a descant.
(Feb. 18, 2020)
Basic Brass for Brass Quartet with Alternate Parts
Are your first year students looking for a bit of a challenge? Here are five pieces arranged for beginners, with parts for other band members who want to join in. Includes Ode to Joy, Trumpet Tune, When the Saints Go Marching In, Pachelbel's Canon, and Red Hot Brass.
(Jan. 31, 2020)
Four More for Easter for Brass Quintet
A follow up to last year's Four for Easter, your congregation can sing along with three expert accompaniments, and enjoy the hymn prelude for brass quintet alone. Includes Easter Hymn (Jesus Christ is Risen Today), St. Alban (Welcome, Happy Morning!), Maccabaeus (Thine be the Glory), and Hymn Prelude: Christ Arose (Low in the Grave He Lay).
(Jan. 20, 2020)
World Music Book for Trombone Quartet
We are pleased to present this new publication of traditional folk music from around the world! Includes Sho'sholosa (South African Folk Song), Arirang (Korean Folk Song), Ca' the Yowes (Scottish Folk Song), Livan Polkka (Finnish Folk Song), El Condor Pasa (Andean Folk Song), Rorogwela (Baegu Folk Song, Solomon Islands, Oceania), and Shenandoah (North American Folk Song).
(Jan. 6, 2020)
Christmas Medley, Vol. 2 for Trumpet Quartet
This follow-up to our very popular first volume includes Joy to the World, Coventry Carol, and We Three Kings of Orient Are.
(Dec. 2, 2019)
Christmas March Medley for Brass Quintet
Your audience will greatly enjoy this lively rendition of Joy to the World, Angels We Have Heard On High, and O Come, All Ye Faithful!
Christmas March Medley for Salvation Army or Brass Band Sextet
A six-part version of the above, that also includes parts for standard brass sextet.
(Nov. 28, 2019)
Triptych for Brass Quintet
A cool piece for younger musicians, playable by good middle school students or above. Alternate parts are included in case you don't have a standard brass quintet on hand.
Achieved is the Glorious Work for Low Brass Ensemble
The national anthem of the trombone quartet! Now arranged for five players with some conical forces.
(Nov. 26, 2019)
Fanfare: Spirit on the Lake for Brass Quintet and Percussion
This rousing fanfare, appropriate for many festive occasions, can be performed with 3 or 4 percussionists (snare, cymbals, timps, bass drum). A commission in celebration of the City of Sheboygan's Sesquicentennial, it is dedicated to the people of Sheboygan, Wisconsin. (YouTube)
(Nov. 20, 2019)
Two Hanukkah Songs for Trombone Quintet
Celebrate the festival of lights with this new arrangement for trombones! Includes Light the Lights and Dance of the Lights (YouTube)
Overture to King Arthur, or The British Worthy for Brass Quintet
Range is moderate in this arrangement, with some valve work for the trumpets.
(Nov. 4, 2019)
Three Ayres for Brass Quintet
A very playable arrangement from Courtly Masquing Ayres Composed to 5 Parts by English composer and cornett player John Adson. Good for diverse occasions!
(Oct. 31, 2019)
Ave Verum Corpus for Trombone Choir
This four-part arrangement could in theory be played by a quartet, but it's intended for choir and sounds beautiful with doubled parts.
(Oct. 24, 2019)
Carol of the Bells for Trombone Choir
An arrangement of the traditional Ukrainian Carol known as "Schedryk" for trombone quintet or choir.
(Oct. 23, 2019)
Trombone Christmas Fantasy for Trombone Choir
This advanced-level mash up of seven favorite carols is great for university trombone choir, local trombone/low brass ensemble, or just your typical Jingle Bones celebration! You'll need a strong lead player for Trombone 1, with parts in alto and tenor clef. Contrabass trombone is ideal for Trombone 6, but not necessary.
(Oct. 22, 2019)
Once in Royal David's City for Brass Quintet
A beautiful arrangement with some nice lines.
Te Deum for Brass Quintet
Piccolo trumpet is recommended, but a strong player might manage on Bb or C trumpet.
English Gigue for Brass Quintet
Music apparently composed by Tchaikovsky for the Nutcracker, but discarded! It's a catchy dance number nevertheless.
(Oct. 21, 2019)
Trumpet Carols for Trumpet Trio
Great for your next trumpet player get-together! Includes The First Noel, Angels We Have Heard on High, Old Time Rockin' Carols, Jingle Bells, Ukrainian Bell Carol, We Wish You a Merry Christmas.
(Oct. 17, 2019)
Christmas Sing-a-long Medley for Brass Quintet, Organ, Percussion, Drum Set, and Your Congregation!
Includes Angels We Have Heard on High, The First Noel, Away in a Manger, O Little Town of Bethlehem, and Go Tell It on the Mountain. The arranger wrote the percussion parts so that if there is only one player available he/she can start on timpani, then move to chimes, then move to the drum set for the big finish on "Go Tell It."
(Oct. 16, 2019)
Deck the Hall for Brass Ensemble and Drum Set
Here's a swinging version of a traditional favorite.
(Oct. 15, 2019)
O Death Rock Me Asleep for Brass Quintet
Would your students like to play a gruesome piece of Renaissance music for Halloween, while learning about female composers in history? This song was written by Anne Boleyn, 2nd wife of Henry VIII, while waiting for her execution.
(Oct. 11, 2019)
Get To Funk! for Five Brass and Drum Set
A great addition for our new jazz brass music page.
Heads Up Dance for Trombone Quartet
Good teaching piece for more advanced students to learn 7/8 time.
Prelude 22 ala Swing for Brass Quintet
Some jazzy Bach...
Trumpets Take Flight for Trumpet Duet with Orchestra
Uplifting and triumphant, with soaring lines that go way up there, this piece needs a trumpet soloist with excellent high chops!
(Sept. 24, 2019)
Meine Lippen, Sie Kussen So Heiß for Brass Ensemble
The popular soprano aria from Lehar's opera Giuditta.
Dance of the Hours for Trombone Quartet
Bass trombonist's will love this arrangement from the opera La Gioconda by Amilcare Ponchielli. Also known as "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh. Here I am at Camp Granada," and before that appearing in the movie Fantasia (YouTube).
(Sept. 19, 2019)
My Baby Just Cares for Me for Brass Ensemble
The jazz standard originally written for the 1930 movie Whoopee!, later becoming a top 10 hit in the UK. This arrangement is available for buyers in most countries, but not the United States or some countries with very long-term copyright rules.
(Sept. 13, 2019)
The Handmaiden's Tale for Trombone Quintet
A pretty little jazz waltz, not to be confused with a similarly named book and TV show.
(Sept. 12, 2019)
The Dam Busters March for Brass Quintet
That great march from the epic war movie The Dam Busters. This arrangement is available for buyers in "Life + 50-years" countries only (such as Canada) due to copyright rules.
(Sept. 11, 2019)
Berceuse for Solo Trombone and 9-piece Brass
This lullaby for tenor from the opera Jocelyn by Benjamin Godard sounds lovely on trombone.
(Sept. 10, 2019)
The Liberty Bell for 10-piece Brass and Drums
A fine arrangement of a great march.
(Sept. 9, 2019)
The Harmonious Blacksmith for Trombone Quartet
The popular movement from G.F. Handel's Suite No. 5 in E major.
Celebration March for Trombone Trio
A swing march – it's fun to play!
Sonata Duodecima á 5 for Brass Quintet
Music of German Baroque composer Johann Rosenmüller.
Vid Frösö kyrka for Brass Ensemble
Could this be one of the prettiest pieces ever arranged for 10 brass instruments?
(Sept. 6, 2019)
Intermezzo No. 2 for Brass Quintet
Beautiful classical music by the Russian composer Vasily Kalinnikov.
The Entertainer for Brass Quintet
A well-edited arrangement in C Major.
Daisy Bell (A Bicycle Made for Two) for Brass Quintet
That song made famous by the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey...
(Aug. 30, 2019)
Berliner Luft for Brass Quintet
Das macht die Berliner Luft, Luft, Luft!
(Aug. 24, 2019)
Grizzly Bear Rag for Brass Quintet
A light-hearted alternative to The Entertainer, great for casual or outdoor gigs.
(Aug. 22, 2019)
Killian Quintet No. 1 for Brass Quintet
Here's a rewarding piece for advanced players in three movements, with a complete live recording provided by the composer.
(Aug. 20, 2019)
Nuptiale for Five Brass
Getting married this summer? Here is some beautiful music to accompany your service, with soaring lines that bring to mind songs of Richard Strauss.
(Aug. 2, 2019)
American Patriotic Medley for Brass Quintet and Organ
Includes Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory, America the Beautiful, and God Bless America.
(Aug. 2, 2019)
Serenade for Brass Quintet
Are you looking for something similar to the Ewald quintets, but different? Try this beautiful work in three movements by Oscar Straus! Available for buyers located in Canada, Australia, Japan and other Life+50 year countries, plus the United States.
(July 29, 2019)
Four Gabrieli Canzon per Sonares for Brass Octet
These beautiful editions of antiphonal music, well crafted with alternate parts, are perfect for your brass ensemble's summer Cathedral recital. Here is a nice recording of the Romagna Brass on YouTube. Order any three Canzon per Sonares and receive a 20% discount in your shopping cart!
(July 25, 2019)
Trust for Trombone Quartet
This exciting music is for more advanced players, with first trombone range to high C and D. According to the composer: "Trust is the story of two strangers becoming friends. The story follows a path of doubt and betrayal, but after self reflection, trust is granted and friendship prevails." We recorded this piece for YouTube.
(July 20, 2019)
Chorale for Brass Quartet and Organ
This majestic, contemporary music is very suitable for recitals, preludes or postludes.
(July 15, 2019)
One Swingin' Trumpet for Solo Trumpet and Full Orchestra
5 Jazzy Duets for Trumpet and Trombone
5 Jazzy Duets for Two Trumpets
Skipping Around for Trombone Trio
Little Light Swing for Brass Quintet and Drums (alternate brass band-style parts also provided)
Swing with brass!
(July 11, 2019)
Three Pieces of Five Part Blowing Music for Brass Quintet
An arrangement of instrumental music by German composer Johann Pezel. Useful for diverse occasions!
(July 8, 2019)
Reflections for Trumpet and Piano
Here's a modern piece that looks back to early music – modal in character with flavors of the East. The three movements (Toccata, Aria, March) bring out the triumphant and lyrical aspects of the instrument. Great for recitals, competitions or auditions.
(July 4, 2019)
Concerto for Horn and Piano
Miniature for Horn and Piano
These contemporary pieces are quite beautiful. The composer has provided excellent sample recordings horn players are sure to enjoy!
(July 3, 2019)
Be Thou My Vision for Brass Trio
Playable by conical or cylindrical brass groups
Twas in the Moon of Wintertime for Trombone Trio
An epic arrangement of The Huron Carol
Loren Diggs: A Waltz for Trombone Quartet
There aren't many waltzes written for four trombones: this is a good one!
(July 2, 2019)
Revoici venir le Printemps (Here Again Comes the Spring) for Brass Quintet
Appealing music from the Renaissance, with a catchy meter change.
(June 28, 2019)
Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Memories of the Alhambra) for Brass Quartet
This popular Spanish guitar music sounds beautiful arranged for brass.
(June 27, 2019)
Seven Duets for Horn and Trombone
Seven Duets for Trumpet and Horn
Seven Duets for Trumpet and Trombone
Seven Duets for Two Trombones
Seven Duets for Two Trumpets
Seven Duets for Two Horns
This set of easy arrangements includes The Old Prague Fanfare, Intrada, Ode To Joy (Beethoven), Pomp and Circumstances (Elgar), Minuet from Don Giovanni (Mozart), Minuet from Water Music (Handel), and The Alphabet (Mozart). The pdf sample is one complete free duet!
(June 26, 2019)
Stepping Up To Bach for Various Brass Duets, Trios, and Quartets
Here is a set of 16 arrangements suitable for strong high school players or above. The brass duets are both parts on each page, while the trios and quartets include separate parts.
(June 24, 2019)
Twilight at the Zocalo for Trombone Quintet and Percussion
New on YouTube is this cool piece suitable for college-level players or above. First trombone goes up to high C, and bass trombone down to pedal G with some challenging valve work (you might want to use two players who take turns).
(June 19, 2019)
Four for Easter for Brass Quintet
Your congregation will love singing along with these three accompaniments, and listening to the hymn prelude for brass quintet alone. Includes Llanfair (Jesus Christ is Risen Today), St. Kevin (Come, You Faithful, Raise the Strain), Lancashire (Lead On, O King Eternal / The Day of Resurrection), and Hymn Prelude: Lyngham (Sing, Choirs of New Jerusalem).
(March 29, 2019)
4/4 pour 4 de MSS for Trombone Quartet
Now on YouTube, this lighthearted piece is suitable for college-level players, or strong high school players if first trombone has a good high Bb.
(March 17, 2019)
Shaker Tune Variants for Euphonium and Piano
This beautiful work for college-level players (or strong high school players with a consistent high G) is now on YouTube. Great for recitals!
(March 11, 2019)
Everlasting Arms for Brass Quintet
To Mock Your Reign for Brass Quintet
A gospel rendition of the popular hymn Leaning on the Everlasting Arms, and an arrangement of the English melody To Mock Your Reign, O Dearest Lord – suitable for Easter.
(Mar. 4, 2019)
45 Progressive Tenor Clef Studies for Trombone
5 Jazz Studies and 4 Wynton Transcriptions for Bb Trumpet
12 Jazz Trumpet Solo Transcriptions for Bb Trumpet
Jazz Scale Studies for Treble Clef Instruments
We added a new page today for brass instrument study books. Feel free to check out the small-but-growing selection!
(Feb. 15, 2019)
Were You There When They Crucified My Lord? for Brass Quintet
Easter March for Brass Quintet
Two more options for Easter: a beautiful new arrangement of Were You There, and a jaunty Easter March juxtaposed with The Strife is O'er and Christ the Lord is Ris'n Today.
(Feb. 8, 2019)
Christ the Lord is Ris'n Today for Brass Quartet
Here's a rousing arrangement for your upcoming Easter service, available to download in a set with God Our Father, We Adore Thee. Your congregation will love singing along with brass! We added a YouTube video today.
(Feb. 1, 2019)
Armed Forces Medley for Trombone Quartet
Includes Anchors Away, Semper Paratus, Off We Go into the Wild Blue Yonder, Caisson Song, Marine Hymn.
(Jan. 31, 2019)
Buzzing Up for Brass Quintet
Band teachers: your younger players will love this piece! Great for students who are capable in the keys of Bb, F and C. Includes Gentle Breeze, Buried Treasure, March to the Ancient Monuments, Old Song, After Midnight, and The Bee's Journey.
(Jan. 25, 2019)
Sumer Is Icumen In for Brass Sextet
It may be mid-winter, but summer is coming! This useful teaching arrangement, intended for younger players, comes in two versions: one in duple meter, the other triple meter.
(Jan. 14, 2019)