"Pensées" for Brass Quintet

from by Matthew Neil Andrews

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Composed spring and summer 1999, performed in the fall of 2000.

A first attempt at brass writing, exploring arch forms and octatonic counterpoint. I wrote a lot of difficult hockets for this one.

A lovely old Penguin paperback of the writings of the French philosopher/mathematician/gambler Blaise Pascal was my constant companion while I was thinking this piece up; hence the title.

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from Vanguard Recitals, released May 17, 2016
Composed and conducted by Matthew Andrews.

Performed by: Tim Nafzinger, first trumpet; unknown, second trumpet; Jeremy Strauss, horn; unknown, first trombone; unknown, second trombone.

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Works in progress hosted at: soundcloud.com/matthew-neil-andrews

Mr. Andrews (Math to his friends), composer-drummer-percussionist-producer-dj-arranger, is a member of Cascadia Composers and currently studies composition and percussion at PSU's School of Music. ... more

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