Music Repertoire

Members of The Classical Brass Quintet pride themselves on performing diverse programs 
to a wide variety of audiences. 

The CBQ library includes more than 800 compositions. The list below is a sample of the many different genres and styles of music that make up the CBQ repertoire.Let us create the 
perfect program for your special event! 


Canzona Bergamasca

Canzona per Sonare 1-4

Galliard Battaglia

Goldberg Variations (Bach)

The Heaven’s Are Telling (Psalm XIX)

Little Fugue in G Minor (Bach)

My Spirit Be Joyful

O Mio Babbino Caro (Puccini)

Rondeau (theme from Masterpiece Theater)

Revecy du Printemps (LeJeune)

Sonata, Saint Mark (Albinoni)

Sonata from Die Bankelsangerlieder

Sonata for Two Trumpets and Brass

Trumpet Voluntary  Prince of Denmark’s March

While Sheep May Safely Graze (Bach)

Original Brass Music

Arnold – Quintet

Bernstein – Dance Suite

Calvert – Suite from Monteregian Hills 

Cheetham – Scherzo

Ewald – Quintets 1, 2 & 3

Ewazen – Frost Fire

Ewazen – Western Fanfare

Horowitz – Music Hall Suite

Kamen, Michael – Quintet 

Koetsier – Brass Quintet 

Mauer – Three Pieces 

Renwick – Dance

Sykora – Sinfonietta

Schickele – Polka from Hornsmoke

Tovey - Santa Barbara Sonata

Turner – Casbah

Turner – Ricochet

Turner – Soundings on the Erie Canal 


A Foggy Day/Nice Work if You Can Get It (Gershwin)

Buckaroo Holiday, from Rodeo (Copland)


Colonial Song (Grainger)

Do Nothin’ Til You Hear From Me (Ellington)

Fly Me To The Moon

Irish Tune from County Derry (Grainger)

It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t got that Swing (Ellington)

Kansas City Blues

Killer Tango

Shepherd’s Hey (Grainger)

Simple Gifts (Copland)

Roaring Twenties Medley


Trumpeter's Lullaby


America, the Beautiful

Armed Forced Medley

George M Cohan Medley

Music of Stephen Foster

Sousa Marches such as Washington Post

War Between the States


Dixieland / Swing / Broadway

Ain’t Misbehavin’

Amazing Grace

Selections from West Side Story

Scott Joplin Rags such as The Entertainer

St. Louis Blues

Sweet Georgia Brown

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

That's A Plenty

The Pink Panther 

Holiday Music

Brass music is a traditional embellishment that will add sparkle to your holidays!  The Classical Brass library contains some stunning arrangements, from delicate to dramatic, of well-known and loved carols and hymns, unique pieces from other cultures and times, and brand new music from contemporary composers. For Christmas, Easter, and everything in between! 

Below is a partial list of the more than 200 pieces of holiday music in the Classical Brass Quintet library.

Away in a Manger 

Carol of the Bells 

Christmas Crackers 

Coventry Carol 

Deck the Halls 

Ding Dong! Merrily On High 

Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose e'er Blooming)

First Noel 

Go Tell It On the Mountain 

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen

Hark the Herald Angels

Jesu Bambino

Joy to the World 

Let it Snow

 Little Drummer Boy


O Christmas Tree

O Come Emmanuel 

O Come All Ye Faithful 

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Silent Night 

Sleigh Ride

We Three Kings 

We Wish You A Merry Christmas 

What Child is This? 

White Christmas 

Winter Wonderland

You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

Wedding Selections

The Classical Brass Quintet has an extensive library of wedding standards, as well as many beautiful pieces for those who prefer something more unusual or unexpected. 

See the Classical Brass Wedding Guide for more information.


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