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Kenneth Amis

Transcriptions / Arrangements

The following is a list of transcription and arrangements for large ensemble by Kenneth Amis. To sort the list by duration click on the header of the “Timing (in minutes)” column.

The “Level” column indicates the relative difficulty between pieces. Sort the list by difficulty by clicking on header of the “Level” column. The numbers in this column correlate to the average proficiency the following ensembles:

  1. Advanced middle school ensembles and up
  2. High school ensembles and up
  3. Advanced high school / collegiate ensembles
  4. Collegiate / professional ensembles

Large Ensemble

Large Brass Ensemble Arrangements
Title Composer Level   Timing
(in minutes)
Ola, o che bon eccho!
double brass quartet or double brass quintet
Recorded by Empire Brass on the The Glory of Gabrieli CD
Use the media player below to listen to Ola, o che bon eccho!.
Lasso(Lassus) 2 See and purchase this music 1.25
Seventy-Six (76) Trombones
trombone choir (4 parts) with optional percussion (crash cymbal, snare drum & bass drum)
Commissioned by Douglas Yeo
This is an abbreviated rendition of the theme and variations treatment of Seventy-Six (76) Trombones found on this site for other instrumental combinations. This arrangement contains only the themes from this famous song (no virtuosic variations) and, at only 2 minutes in length, makes for a great trombone quartet or trombone choir encore. Use the media player below to listen to the Seventy-Six Trombones for trombone choir.

Willson 3 See and purchase this music 2




Orchestral Arrangements
Title Composer Level   Timing
(in minutes)
Angels We Have Heard on High
vocal soloist (contralto, mezzo soprano or soprano voice) chamber orchestra
Brass quintet version recorded on the An Empire Brass Christmas: The World Sings CD and Christmas with the Master Chorale and Empire Brass CD

Traditional 3 See and purchase this music 5




Wind Band Arrangements
Title Composer Level   Timing
(in minutes)
The Art of Fugue
wind band
Use the media player below to listen to excerpts from The Art of Fugue.
The entire transcription contains the following individual selections:
Contrapunctus 1
Contrapunctus 2
Contrapunctus 3
Contrapunctus 4
Contrapunctus 5
Contrapunctus 6
Contrapunctus 7
Contrapunctus 8
Contrapunctus 9
Contrapunctus 10
Contrapunctus 11
Contrapunctus 12
Contrapunctus 13
Contrapunctus 14
Four Canons

Bach varies See and purchase this music varies
Slavonic Dance No.1, op.72
concert band
Use the media player below to listen to Slavonic Dance No.1, Op.72.
Dvorak   See and purchase this music 4.25
Slavonic Dance No.3, op.72
concert band
Use the media player below to listen to Slavonic Dance No.3, Op.72.
Dvorak   See and purchase this music 3.25
Slavonic Dance No.4, op.72
concert band
Use the media player below to listen to Slavonic Dance No.4, Op.72.
Dvorak   See and purchase this music 5
Slavonic Dance No.6, op.72
concert band
Use the media player below to listen to Slavonic Dance No.6, Op.72.
Dvorak   See and purchase this music 3.75
Slavonic Dance No.7, op.72
concert band
Use the media player below to listen to Slavonic Dance No.7, Op.72.


Dvorak   See and purchase this music 3.5


Choral Arrangements
Title Composer Level   Timing
(in minutes)
Angels We Have Heard on High
female chorus (single line - contralto, mezzo soprano or soprano voices) chamber orchestra
Brass quintet version recorded on the An Empire Brass Christmas: The World Sings CD and Christmas with the Master Chorale and Empire Brass CD

Traditional 3 See and purchase this music 5
Angels We Have Heard on High
female chorus (single line - contralto, mezzo soprano or soprano voices) with brass quintet, and 3 guitars (2 guitars and bass guitar [organ may be used instead of the 3 guitars]))
Recorded on the An Empire Brass Christmas: The World Sings CD
Use the media player below to listen to Angels We Have Heard on High.

Traditional 3 See and purchase this music 5
 

Transcriptions / Arrangements