Premiere of Andrew Downes' Sonata for 8 Horns, University of New Mexico 1995 Composers' Symposium, March 29th 1995, 7.30pm, Keller Hall
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Sonata for Four Horns
Five Dramatic Pieces for 8 Wagner Tubas
Suite for Six Horns
Fanfare for a Ceremony
Sonata for 13 Brass
Suite for Brass Quintet No.1
Sonata for Brass Sextet
Toccata for Brass Band
FIVE DRAMATIC PIECES FOR 8 WAGNER TUBAS
Played by the French Horn section of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra.
Photo by Kreuzschnabel
FANFARE FOR A CEREMONY
Played by the Birmingham School of Music Brass Ensemble Directed by Frank Downes.
FESTIVAL FANFARE FOR SAVE THE CHILDREN
Played by Gemini Brass.
Birmingham School of Music (then Birmingham Conservatoire, now Royal Birmingham Conservatoire) (Photo by Bs0u10e01)
SONATA FOR 13 BRASS
Brass Ensemble of the Birmingham School of Music (now Royal Birmingham Conservatoire) conducted by Andrew Downes, Church of the Ascension, Hall Green, Birmingham, 1979
Birmingham Cathedral, where Suite No.1 for Brass Quintet was premiered.
SUITE FOR BRASS QUINTET NO.1
Premiere in Birmingham Cathedral by Cambrian Brass on Nov 9th 1983, as part of the Bernard Brown Memorial Concert.
Dvorak Hall, Prague where Andrew Downes Sonata for Brass Sextet was premiered by Stanislav Suchanek and the Czech Philharmonic Brass Sextet (photo By Nikol Kraft)
SONATA FOR BRASS SEXTET
Premiere in Dvorak Hall, Prague by Stanislav Suchanek and the Czech Philharmonic Brass Sextet on 21st February 2001.
TOCCATA FOR BRASS BAND
First performed by the Birmingham School of Music Brass Band in the Upton-upon-Severn Heritage Festival on 12th July 1975.
Subsequently performed by the Bessies o' th' Barn Brass Band and the National Youth Brass Band (this performance).