Course Description for Brass Literature
Description: This course will examine and evaluate solo, ensemble, and orchestral brass literature, including music from all available styles and periods. Emphasis will be placed on the students' primary instrument of performance. A component of this study will include knowledge of available reference books which evaluate or list solos by difficulty level, texts, and information sources. The course activities provide a comprehensive knowledge of brass literature, and improve the students ability to identify the quality and value of compositions for study and performance.