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Works for Small Ensembles

WORKS FOR SMALL ENSEMBLES BY
VACLAV NELHYBEL
Order of listing:
Small Ensembles, Octets and Septets, Sextets

SMALL ENSEMBLES

ADAGIO FOR ORGAN AND BRASS (VN14)
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Remarks: Available on rental from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

BEAR DANCE (VN32)
Piccolo, 2 Clarinets, 3 Saxophones, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Vibraphone, Xylophone, Timpani
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 2-3
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CANTUS ET LUDUS
Piano Solo, 17 Winds, String Bass, Percussion
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1973
Duration: ca. 16:00
Grade: 5-6
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Reprinted in 2005 by Ars Nova Music Press

CHORALE AND DANZA
Clarinet Choir
Publisher: Leblanc
Yr. publ.: 1964
Duration: 3:00
Grade: 4-5
Recording: CD
Remarks: Available from Southern Music Company

CHORALE FOR BRASS AND PERCUSSION
3 Bb Trumpets, 2 Horns, 3 Trombones, Baritone, Tuba, 4 Percussion
Publisher: General Music
Yr. publ.: 1965
Recording: LP
Remarks: Contact Colgems-EMI Music, Inc.
Based on a Hussite chorale.

CONCERTANTE
Solo Flute and Harp, 16 Winds
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Remarks: Available on rental from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
(See Articles, "Nelhybel Premiere" by Donna Milanovich)

CONCERTATO FOR HORN (VN172)
Horn, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, String Quartet
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

CONCERTINO DA CAMERA
Violoncello Solo, 2 Flutes, Alto Flute, Piccolo, Oboe, English Horn, 2 Horns, Piano, 3 Percussion
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1972
Duration: ca.11:00
Grade: 5-6
Recording: LP, Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net
"This extraordinary piece... is rhythmically exciting, technically brilliant, and musically satisfying." (The Instrumentalist, February 1973)

CONCERTINO
12 Percussion Players, 2 Pianoforti
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1981
Duration: 18:50
Grade: 5-6
Recor ding: Cassette
Remarks: Reprinted 2005 by Ars Nova Music Press

CONCERTO ANTIFONALE FOR BRASS ENSEMBLE
4 Trumpets, 3 Horns, 5 Trombones, 2 Tubas
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1966
Duration: 10:54
Recording: LP, Cassette
Remarks: Contact Alfred Publishing C o.

CONCERTO SPIRITUOSO NO. 1
12 Flutes, Harpsichord (and/or Electric Piano), Voice
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1976
Duration: ca.15:00
Grade: 4-5
; Recording: LP, Cassette
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
Also available for 12 Saxophones, Harpsichord (and/or Electric Piano), Voice (titled CONCERTO SPIRITUOSO NO.2).

CONCERTO SPIRITUOSO NO. 3 (VN40)
Solo Voice (Bass), Wind Ensemble, 5 Instrumental Soloists (Electric Violin, English Horn, Horn, Tuba, Vibraphone)
Publisher: Barta Music (R)
Duration: ca. 17:00
Grade: 5-6
Recording: LP, Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

DESIGNS FOR BRASS
3 Bb Trumpets, 4 Horns, 3 Trombones, Baritone, Tuba
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Yr. publ.: 1966
Remarks: Re-issued 2011 by Cimarron Music

DIVERTIMENTO FOR FIFTEEN WINDS
5 Trumpets, 4 Horns, 4 Trombones, Euphonium, Tuba
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Yr. publ.: 2001
Grade: 4-5

FESTA DI DISCORSI CONCERTANTE (VN79)
17 Winds, Guitar, Piano, Percussion
Publisher: Barta Music ( UP)
Duration: ca.54:00
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net
A 10-part work featuring various combinations of the listed instruments.

GLORY OF THE LORD
3 Trumpets, 3 Tro mbones, Tuba, Timpani
Publisher: J. Christopher Music Company
Yr. publ.: 1981
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

GRAND INTRADA
6 Trumpets, 4 Trombones
Publisher: Joseph Boonin
Yr. publ.: 1977
Recording: LP, Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

HELP FROM THE HILLS (VN84)
Clarinet Choir, Saxophone Quartet
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

INTRADA FOR BRASS (VN133)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

LES CLOCHES DE NANTES (VN121)
Handbells, Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, English Horn, Bassoon, Horn, Timpani, Chimes, 2 Voices (F & M)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca.5:00
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MOTET AND PAVANE
Brass Septet (or Brass Choir), Percussion
Publisher: Franco Colombo
Yr. publ.: 1966
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MUSICA DA CAMERA FOR JAZZ BAND
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Dura tion: ca.7:00
Grade: 5-6
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MUSIC FOR A TOURNAMENT
Brass, Percussion
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1975
Duration: ca. 4:00
Grade: 3
Recording: LP, Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MUSIC FOR BRASS AND PERCUSSION (VN13)
16 Brass, 5 Percussion
Publisher: Barta Music (R)
Duration: ca. 8:15
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MUSIC FOR PIANO AND WOODWINDS
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Remarks: Available on rental from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

MUSIC FOR 12 TRUMPETS (VN74)
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

MUSIC FOR WINDS, PIANO AND
PERCUSSION (VN10)
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Duration: ca. 12:00
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Available on rental from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

MUSIC FOR 37 WOODWINDS AND PIANO (VN 33)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

NOCTURNE (VN21)
English Horn, 2 Clarinets, 2 Saxophones, Horn, Tuba, Bells, Vibraphone, Xylophone
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 7:00
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

OSTINATO (VN19)
Piccolo, Eb Clarinet, Bb Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Snare Drum, Xylophone, Vibraphone
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Grade: 4
Remarks: This is a version for small ensemble of "Ostinato" for band (VN2). Contact nelhybel@epix.net

PRELUDE AND CHORALE ON SVATY VACLAVE
Solo Trombone, Brass, Organ
Publisher: Alliance Publications
Yr. publ.: 1993

RECITATIVE AND TOCCATA (VN93)
Organ, Brass, Percussion
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

RICERCARE
Clarinet Choir, Saxophone Choir
Publisher: Leblanc
Yr. publ.: 1966
Remarks: Available from Southern Music Company

SLAVIC DANCE (VN184 )
Alto Saxophone and Percussion Ensemble
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

SLAVIC MARCH FOR BRASS AND PERCUSSION
3 Trumpets, 3 Horns in F, 3 Trombones, Baritone, Tuba, Percussion
Publisher: General Music
Yr. publ.: 1965
Recording: LP
Remarks:
Contact Colgems-EMI Music, Inc.

SOUNDPIECE
6 Trumpets, 4 Horns, 4 Trombones, 2 Euphoniums, 2 Tubas, Timpani and 5 Percussion (Tom-Toms, Sleigh Bells, Snare Drum, Orchestral Bells, Bass Drum, Xylophone, Timbales, Vibraphone, Chimes, Crash Cymbals, Tam-Tam)
Publisher: Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
Yr. publ.: 2003
Duration: ca. 6:00
Grade: 5
Recording: LP, Cassette
Remarks: "This outstanding work...features interesting lines that are appropriately difficult for each instrument, occasional meter changes, detailed articulation markings, effective dynamic contrasts, as well as melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic interest throughout. This well-conceived piece is a great introduction to the music of a legendary composer."The Instrumentalist , May, 2005

SUITE NO.1
Clarinet Choir
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1971
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

THREE FOR FOUR (VN72)
Soprano Solo, 3 Flutes, 3 Clari nets, Piano
Remarks: See Solos, Vocal

THREE INTRADAS FOR BRASS CHOIR
Publisher: General Music
Yr. publ.: 1964
Remarks: Contact Colgems-EMI Music, Inc.

TOCCATA (VN15)
(Cernohorsky-Nelhybel)
Brass Octet, Organ, Percussion
Publisher: Barta Music (R)
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net
Based on a toccata by Bohuslav Matej Ce rnohorsky (1684-1742).

TOCCATA FOR HARPSICHORD
Harpsichord, 13 Winds, Percussion
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1973
Duration: ca.8:00
Grade: 5
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Contact nelhybel@epix.net

VARIANTS ON A CZECH LOVE SONG
Woodwind Choir, Piano
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1973
Duration: 8:30
Remarks: Available from Alliance Publications

OCTETS AND SEPTETS
Small Ensembles, Sextets

A MIGHTY FORTRESS
2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, Organ
Publisher: Agape
Yr. publ.: 1977
Duration: ca. 4:00
Grade: 5
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Based on Ein' Feste Burg by Martin Luther.
Available from Hope Publishing Company

AURIEL VARIATIONS
Flute, Oboe, English Horn, Bassoon, 3 Clarinets,Vibraphone
Publisher: Barta Music (P)
Yr. publ.: 1979
Duration: ca. 7:00
Grade: 4-5
Recording: LP, Cassette
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.
"... a welcome addition to the chamber wind repertoire." (The Instrumentalist)

CANZONA
4 Baritones, 4 Tubas
Publisher: Great Works Publishing
Yr. publ.: 1997
Remarks: "This chamber piece...will challenge fine high school players and work well with college low-brass ensembles." (The Instrumentalist, Sept. 2000).

FRENCH SUITE
8 Horns
Publisher: Cimarron Music
Year publ.: 2006
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 4
Recording: Cassette

NUMISMATA
2 Trumpets, 2 Horns, 2 Trombones, Tuba
Publisher: General Music
Yr. publ.: 1965
Recording: LP
Remarks: Contact Colgems-EMI Music, Inc.

OCTET
Tuba, Bass Guitar, String Quartet, Percussion
Publisher: Barta Music (P)
Yr. publ.: 1979
Duration: ca.15:00
Grade: 6
Recording: Cassette
Remarks: Available from Ludwig Music Publishing Co.

THREE PRELUDES
2 Trumpets, 2 Horns, 2 Trombones, Tuba
Publisher: Pocono Mountain Music Publishing
Yr. publ.: Not yet published

TOWER MUSIC
8 Trombones
Publisher: Joseph Boonin
Yr. publ.: 1977
Recording: LP, Cassette
Remarks:
Contact nelhybel@epix.net 

SEXTETS
Small Ensembles
, Octets and Septets

IMPROMPTUS F OR 6 WOODWINDS
2 Flutes, Oboe, Bassoon, 2 Clarinets
Publisher: General Music
Yr. publ.: 1965
Duration: ca. 17:00
Grade: 4
Recording: LP, Cassette
Remarks: Contact Colgems-EMI Music, Inc.

MUSIC FOR SIX TRUMPETS
Publisher: E.C. Kerby
Yr. publ.: 1975
Duration: ca. 5:00
Remarks: Re-issued in 2006 by Cimarron Music

PIANO SEXTET (VN29)
Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Piano
Publisher: Barta Music (UP)
Duration: ca. 5:00
Grade: 4
Recording: CD
Remarks:
Contact nelhybel@epix.net

PRELUDE AND TOCCATA
2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Tuba, Organ
Publisher: Agape
Yr. publ.: 1979
Remarks:
Available from Hope Publishing Company 

TOCCATA AND FUGUE
2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones, Tuba, Organ
Publisher: Agape
Yr. publ.: 1979
Remarks: Available from Hope Publishing Company

TRUMPET SEXTET
Bb Trumpet, Piccolo, Bb Clarinet, Eb Alto Saxophone, Eb Baritone Saxophone, Xylophone
Publisher: Pocono Mountain Music Publishing
Yr. publ.: 2002
Grade: 4-5