for tuba and wind ensemble

by Amparo Edo Biol

Concerto for tuba and wind ensemble inspired by three foundational geometric figures. The first movement, Cube, is based on groups of four, and equal square presences. The second movement, Sphere, is based on the circle of fifths and round shapes. The third movement, Pyramid, is based on groups of three and triangular pitch shapes.

Commissioned by Spanish Tuba and Euphonium Association (AETyB)

Dedicated to Javier Edo Mañó

Winner of the International Women’s Brass Conference Prize in Tempe, Arizona (2019).

A reduction version for tuba and piano is also available

Year: 2016

Duration: 14 min.

Difficulty: 4.5

I. Cube
II. Sphere
III. Pyramid

Solo tuba
2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes (2nd doubles English horn), 2 bassoons
4 clarinets, Eb clarinet, bass clarinet
2 alto sax, 2 tenor sax, baritone sax
4 horns, 4 trumpets, flugelhorn, 3 trombones, bass trombone, euphonium, tuba
timpani, 4 percussionists, violoncellos (opt.), double basses (opt.)

Buy a digital copy of Foundations for tuba and wind ensemble. The Full Score product includes the open conductor score for study and analysis. The Score and Parts product includes the full score and all individual parts for performance.