The Phases of The Moon

Drawing of the waxing crescent used in the score.
Drawing of the waxing crescent used in the score

Brass Quintet. I think we take the moon for granted. It is often one of the first words we learn because as children we find a glowing orb in the sky a miraculous thing. Indeed it is. It’s a shame we lose our awe. I regenerated that awe for myself, and here’s a brass quintet to prove it.

Played by BrassWindows, a phenomenal quartet in residence at the University of Oregon.

1. New Moon

2. Waxing Crescent

3. First Quarter

4. Waxing Gibbous

5. Full Moon

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