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


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:


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