Turmmusik for Brass Quintet

Koch, Dagfinn



Turmmusik, meaning tower music, is music played from a church tower by a local band of musicians. It originated in 16th century Germany, where the music performed was usually a chorale played by wind instrumentalists. Brass performances were the most common according to the surviving music, though all kinds of instruments were featured in turmmusik.

Solo parts included: Trumpet in C 1, Trumpet in C 2, Horn in F, Trombone, Tuba