12 Welsh Hymn Tunes

By
Traditional
Arranged
Jock McKenzie
Price
£ 18.00 

Originally compiled as tuning, balance and ensemble studies for my new intake of students at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, these excellent Hymn tunes can also be played as warm-ups exercises or at the odd rugby international match too!

  • 4 Trumpets
  • 1 Horn in F
  • 4 Trombones
  • 1 Tuba

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Jock McKenzie studied trumpet at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester where he was a joint recipient of the college’s concerto prize. Since 1987 Jock has based his musical career in Hampshire, working as a freelance trumpeter, conductor, composer, arranger and brass teacher. Currently Jock holds the position of Professional Leader (Brass) for Hampshire Music Service and is the Director of the Hampshire County Youth Band. It is the mix of all of these musical roles that has led to Jock establishing a reputation as a leading creator of brass music resources, particularly in the field of education and brass ensemble music.

No 1 – Aberystwyth – Joseph Parry

No 2 – Gwahoddiad – Rev L. Hartsough

No 3 – Blaenwern – W. P. Rowlands

No 4 – Hyfrydol – R. H. Pritchard

No 5 - Ar Hyd y Nos - Traditional

No 6 – Llef – G. H. Arfon

No 7 – Llanfair – R. Williams

No 8 - Calon Lan – John Hughes

No 9 - Cwm Rhondda – John Hughes

No 10 – Rachie – C. Roberts

No 11 - Sosban Fach - Traditional

No 12 – Myfanwy – Joseph Parry

Bonus - Men of Harlech - Traditional

National Anthem - Hen Wlad Fyn Nhadau – James James


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