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The Crime of Galileo By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This ballet suite for string orchestra and solo piano is programmatic to some extent, recalling events in the persecution of Galileo Galilei. In all but title, it is a piano concerto requiring a... More > virtuoso performer and a professional string orchestra. The work has not yet been premiered.< Less
Hort, ihr Herrn By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This is an arrangement of a 17th Century Chorale melody of French origins (first part) with a similarly old Swabian “Nightwatchman” folk melody appended to it (which constitutes the... More > second part).< Less
"Lovecraft" Symphony for Brass Choir and Percussion By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This is the complete score and parts for a three movement work for brass choir and percussion inspired by three stories ("The Festival," "The Nameless City," and "The Call of... More > Cthulhu") by H.P. Lovecraft. It is an exciting work with many "movie" moments that are enjoyed by audience and performers alike. Duration: approx. 17 min. To listen to an excerpt from the piece, click here.< Less
Spirit of the Place (for Brass Sextet) By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This is the complete score and parts for a five movement work for brass sextet based on a poem by Patricia Clark. It is part of a collection entitled "Ten Dedicatory Pieces for Brass... More > Sextet." The piece is about 10 minutes in length. This bound copy is meant as a "library" copy; owners may photocopy parts and score for personal and educational use as needed. To listen to an excerpt from the piece, click here.< Less
Ten Dedicatory Pieces for Brass Sextet By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This is the complete score and parts for a brass sextet. The first five pieces are very utilitarian and may be characterized as “Gebrauchmusik.” There are two fanfares, a... More > “meditation,” a chorale, and a “salutation”—basically music for use at various events. The last five movements are really a self-contained brass sextet of “concert music” based on a poem by Patricia Clark that may be read during or in between the movements (or the music can just be played as is of course). The first five are each about one minute in length, while the closing sextet is about 10 minutes in length. The last five are also available separately as "Spirit of the Place" for brass sextet. This bound copy is meant as a "library" copy; owners may photocopy parts and score for personal and educational use as needed. To listen to an excerpt from "Spirit of the Place," click here.< Less
Complete Music for Brass By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This compilation contains the scores and parts for all of the music for brass written by Kurt Ellenberger. This includes works for brass choir, brass quintet, brass sextet, trumpet trios of various... More > types, trumpet quintets, septets, and octets, and flugelhorn. This combined score is over 500 pages in length. Purchased separately these works cost over $200. This bound copy is meant as a "library" copy; owners may photocopy parts and score for personal and educational use as needed. To listen to excerpts from the various pieces included, visit the links elsewhere on this site.< Less
Three Inventions for Keyboard By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This is a collection of three inventions to be played on harpsichord, clavichord, or piano. They are modeled after the Bach 2-part Inventions, and indeed they borrow some melodic and rhythmic... More > materials from those wonderful works. They are, of course, very contrapuntal, with a sometimes pointed harmonic palette, which is always resolved by the end of the pieces. To listen to the first invention, click here.< Less
Nocturne No. 1 By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This is a nocturne for solo piano. It is written in a modern romantic style, very melodic and approachable, with a decidedly melancholic character in 5/4 meter. Pianists looking for modern music in... More > the style of Chopin or Szymanowski will enjoy this intermediate-advanced level piece.< Less
Nocturne No. 2 "The Unburied" By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This is a nocturne for solo piano written in a modern style reminiscent of Chopin or Szymanowski. It is a haunting piece, very introspective and lyrical which is very accessible. It is written for... More > intermediate-advanced level students of all ages. To listen to an excerpt from the piece, click here.< Less
Gormenghast Overture By Kurt J. Ellenberger
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This is the complete score and parts for an overture inspired by Mervyn Peake's magnificent "Gormenghast" trilogy. The instrumentation is for flute, clarinet, trumpet, two percussion,... More > violin, cello, and piano. It is a "groove-based" work that is very listenable and challenging for the ensemble. Violin and trumpet are featured soloist, but in this size ensemble, everyone has opportunity to shine.< Less