Listen while following the score here: (52) Airpower! by Dr. Daniel Thrower, for Brass Quintet & Percussion - YouTube
An extremely artistic and challenging composition, fit to feature on any concert, both for the general public and academic circles, "Airpower!" is cleverly titled to honor MSgt Alex Serwatowski, an Air Force tuba player, upon his retirement.
“Airpower!” is about 4’30” in duration, which is a fairly substantial single-movement work for brass quintet. The tempo never varies through the entire work, though with rhythmic augmentation and mutation the effect of tempo changes is present. The technical demands are difficult for all the players. This piece works the tuba into the melody and technical passages as much as any other player.
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