Paul has arranged and transcribed many pieces for brass and he now has two series published by Brass Wind Publications
As a prolific arranger for English Brass Ensemble, Paul arranged and transcribed many pieces for brass quintet as the ensemble developed its concert performing profile. Dances of Terpsichore by Michael Praetorius, JS Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor and Quartet No 7 in F sharp minor op 108 by Dmitri Shostakovich were all popular works helping to establish the group as a world-class chamber ensemble.    more...
This Series is a must for all trumpeters who are creating repertoire for examinations or concert performances, Included are superb new works by contemporary composers and some real gems from the past. This exciting and diverse series offers a real alternative to trumpeters who enjoy a musical challenge!
Paul Archibald: Divertissement
Delibes, Debussy and Ravel are not the names that come to the top of the list when associating composers with the trumpet, but Paul Archibald's arrangements have been so expertly transcribed and perfectly placed into the trumpet register that they feel like they were made for each other. The trumpet part has been melodically crafted and expertly articulated." Reviewed ' Music Teacher'
Paul Archibald: Suite from Carmen
Prelude and Chanson Boheme Probably the most popular opera ever writtem, Bizet's Carmen is packed full of memorable tunes which Paul Archibald has skilfully arranged for trumpet and piano. The suite is fun to play and a joy for audiences to hear. The movements are: Choeur des Gamins - Habanera - Entr'acte to Act IV - Seguedille - March of the Toreadors
Paul Archibald: Fiesta Espanola
These books of shorter pieces for trumpet and piano are ideal for recital performances by players upwards of ABRSM Grade 5, and are a regular inclusion for examinations. Fiesta Espanola, Divertissement, Russian Roulette and Carmen are now essential items in any young trumpeters repertoire.
Paul Archibald: Russian Roulette
Great concert pieces … wonderful asset to the difficult task of finding well written solo trumpet material that will excite young players " Reviewed 'Music Teacher'
Cecilia McDowall: Three Antiphons
Three Antiphons for trumpet and organ are adaptations of Latin motets for unaccompanied choir, commissioned originally by Janet and Douglas Mackay for the Canterbury Chamber Choir and first performed in Faversham, Kent, in April 2004. Regina Caeli, as a motet, was nominated for the Liturgical section in the British Composer Awards, December, 2005 and was performed by the BBC Singers. The re-scoring for this combination was made for Paul Archibald and Leslie Pearson and first performed at the Yoxford Festival in 2004.
Cecilia McDowall: Framed
This colourful collection of pieces draws its inspirations from a variety of art works, ranging from a gentle Parisian waltz (Renoir's Ball at the Moulin de la Galette), an atmospheric night piece (Whistler's Nocturne in Blue and Gold), a bright dazzling Winter Landscape with Skaters (the Dutch painter Avercamp) to the jazzy cool in five four time of Walking Man (a powerful elongated sculpture of Giacometti)
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