Sy Brandon


Flex solos, duets, trios, and quartets of Sy Brandon

Sonatina for Unaccompanied WW or Brass Instrument

A three-movement Sonatina for any unaccompanied brass or woodwind instrument. Advanced

Sonatina for Unaccompanied Horn $8.00
Sonatina for Unaccompanied Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, English Horn, or Saxophone $8.00
Sonatina for Unaccompanied Trombone, Euphonium or Bassoon $8.00
Sonatina for Unaccompanied Trumpet, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet or Euphonium TC $8.00
Sonatina for Unaccompanied Tuba $8.00


Stylistic Etudes

These etudes were originally composed as a set of euphonium etudes that were the runner-up in the Tuba Universal Brotherhood Association's 1995 Composition Competition. The etudes are pieces in traditional music forms and styles encompassing the 16th to the 20th century that teach interpretation as well as technical development. Advanced Intermediate

Stylistic Etudes for Piccolo, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, or Saxophone $7.00
Stylistic Etudes for Trumpet or Horn $7.00
Stylistic Etudes for Bassoon, Trombone, or Euphonium $7.00
Stylistic Etudes for Tuba $7.00
Stylistic Etudes Alto Clef for Trombone $7.00
Stylistic Etudes Tenor Clef for Trombone or Bassoon $7.00


Whirlwind for Unaccompanied Flute, Clarinet, or Saxophone

A mixed meter unaccompanied solo that is exciting melodically and rhythmically. Advanced



Holiday Etudes/Duets

A transcription for all instruments (C, Bb, F, Eb, Bass Clef, Tenor Clef, Alto Clef, Tuba books are available and interchangeable) of a set of intermediate tuba etudes depicting various holidays throughout the year. These etudes received first prize in the Tuba Universal Brotherhood Association’s 1996 Composition Competition. The etudes are published in duet form in order for them to be used as either an etude book and/or a duet. The second part is designed to be playable by the teacher or a more advanced student. There is a piano accompaniment book designed to accompany either the etude or duet. Easy Intermediate

Holiday Etudes/Duets C Book $8.00
Holiday Etudes/Duets Bb Book $8.00
Holiday Etudes/Duets F Book $8.00
Holiday Etudes/Duets Eb Book $8.00
Holiday Etudes/Duets Bass Clef Book $8.00
Holiday Etude/Duets Tuba Book $8.00
Holiday Etudes/Duets Tenor Clef Book $8.00
Holiday Etudes/Duets Alto Clef Book $8.00
Holiday Etudes/Duets Piano Accompaniment Book $10.00


Recital Duets

These duets were originally composed for English horn and tuba. They are now available for all instruments as duets for the same instrument or in any combination of instruments. The seven movements range in expressiveness from fanfares to love duets in a modal language that is based in shifting tonality. Advanced Intermediate

Recital Duets Tuba Book $5.00
Recital Duets C Book $5.00
Recital Duets Bb Book $5.00
Recital Duets EB Book $5.00
Recital Duets F Book $5.00
Recital Duets Bass Clef Book $5.00
Recital Duets Alto Clef Book $5.00
Recital Duets Tenor Clef Book $5.00


Little Suite for Any Two Instruments

These duets were written for the composer’s niece who is a violin teacher who wanted a piece with easier parts on top and more advanced parts on the bottom. They were adapted so they can be played by 1) any combination of woodwind and/or brass instruments using mostly flat keys, or 2) any combination of string instruments using mostly sharp keys. Each part is adjusted in range to accommodate all orchestral and band woodwind and brass instruments. The five movements may be performed as a set or individually. Little Serenade has some easy meter changes. Little Waltz makes use of a counter melody and is in arch form. Little Dance uses canon and imitation. Little Lullaby is in 6/8. Little March has several themes separated by fanfare interludes. Easy Intermediate

Little Suite: Score and all woodwind parts $15.00
Little Suite: Score and all brass parts $15.00
Little Suite: Score and all string parts $15.00


Carol Duets for All Instruments

Ten Christmas duets cleverly arranged to be playable by any combination of instruments. Both parts alternate playing the melody. Included are: Joy to the World, The First Noel, Silent Night, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen, O Come, All Ye Faithful, Pat-a-Pan, Up on the House Top, Deck the Halls, Jingle Bells, and Angels We Have Heard On High. Advanced Intermediate

Carol Duets C Book $5.00
Carol Duets Bb Book $5.00
Carol Duets Eb Book $5.00
Carol Duets F Book $5.00
Carol Duets Alto Clef Book $5.00
Carol Duets Bass Clef Book $5.00
Carol Duets Tuba Book $5.00


Movie Music for Mixed Trio

There are three movements in this composition for any combination of three instruments; the dramatic Theme Music, a lyrical Love Song, and an exciting Chase Scene. There are parts A, B, and C for C instruments, Bb instruments, F instruments, Eb instruments, G instruments, Alto Clef instruments, and Bass Clef instruments. Each key or clef comes with a score and A, B, and C parts. Mix and match versions for unusual instrumental combinations or play one version with three similar instruments. Advanced Intermediate

Movie Music C Instrument Version $8.00
Movie Music Bb Instrument Version $8.00
Movie Music F Instrument Version $8.00
Movie Music Eb Instrument Version $8.00
Movie Music G Instrument Version $8.00
Movie Music Alto Clef Instruments Version $8.00
Movie Music Bass Clef Instruments Version $8.00


Wonderland for Quartet of String and/or Wind Instruments

This work in inspired by characters and scenes in Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland” and can be performed with or without narrator. The narrator reads poetry written by Sy Brandon that describes the character and scene of each movement. The six movements are Alice, The White Rabbit, The Cheshire Cat, The Mad Hatter, The Mock Turtle, and The Queen of Hearts. This flexible ensemble version has these choices of instrumentation: Part 1 - flute, violin, clarinet, oboe Part 2 - alto sax, clarinet, trumpet, viola, violin Part 3 - cello, Horn, trombone, baritone BC and TC, tenor sax Part 4 - bass clarinet, bassoon, tuba, contrabass. Comes with score and complete set of parts. Advanced

Score $3.00
Complete set of Part 1 parts $3.00
Complete set of Part 2 parts $3.00
Complete set of Part 3 parts $3.00
Complete set of Part 4 parts $3.00

Basic Blue theme by ThemeFlood