Variations and Fugue on an Original Theme (Vita Aeterna Variations). Version for Brass Band, Op. 62 no. 2

Introduction and Theme.
Variation I. Adagio
Variation II. Allegro energico
Variation III. Tempo di valse in modo subdolo
Variation IV. Largo
Variation V. Adagio
Variation VI. Tempo di marcia
Finale: Fugue and Apotheosis. Allegro vivace

Commissioned by the European Brass Band Association, to serve as a test piece during the
European Brass Band Championships EBBC 2012, from May 1 to 6, in De Doelen in Rotterdam

Dedicated to Roger and Madeleine Lindelauf

Youtube:

Black Dyke conducted by Nicholas Childs

There are also versions for symphony orchestra and for symphonic wind orchestra, Op. 62 no. 2b, and for fanfare orchestra (Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRCVIMSFP0M&t=84s).

 

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