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2021-2022 Catalog
MUN 3163: Brass Band

Course Description for Brass Band

MUN3163: Brass Band
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Prerequisite:  Instructor permission In this course the student will become familiar with classic literature for the traditional British Brass Band. This ensemble will feature up to thirty musicians and will use traditional brass band instruments in performance, including cornets, flugel horns, tenor horns, baritone horns, euphoniums, trombones, tubas and percussion. The student will be exposed to a wide selection of the literature for brass band from its' nineteenth century origins to the present, in order to gain a broad understanding of the repertory. Emphasis will be on developing the brass band's musicial and technical range, and its potential for musical expression through rehearsals and performances. This course may be repeated up to a total of ten credits. (A material fee od $35 will be assessed.)