BRENTON BROADSTOCK - Composer
Concert Band Compositions:
Sandakan Suite - Concert Band (1996) 10'
Commissioned by Major Patrick Pickett and the Australian Army Band Kapooka
Un Po Di Tutto Australian Army Band/Col Patrick Pickett
For Anzac Day (produced and distributed by the ANZAC Day Commemoration Committee of Queensland 2003 http://trove.nla.gov.au/work/24339081?selectedversion=NBD24714763)
In 3 movements - Call to Arms, Elegy, Triumphant Spirit - this work is inspired by the Australian soldiers who died at Sandakan on Borneo during WW2.
Sandakan Suite I - Call To Arms
Sandakan Suite II Elegy
Sandakan Suite III Triumphant Spirit
Sunburnt Land - Concert Band version (2018) 13’ A/B grade
Takes its inspiration from the iconic Australian poem - I love a sunburnt country....
Premiere: Torgny Hanson Wind Orchestra, conductor Torgny Hanson
The Palladium, Malmö, Sweden. March 2018
(private recording available)
Concert Band and Solo Euphonium:
Under Capricorn – Concertino for Euphonium and Concert Band (2009-10) 15' Commissioned by Matthew van Emmerik (difficult)
Premiere: 2010 International Tuba Euphonium Conference, Matthew van Emmerik, euphonium & US Air Force Band
Matthew van Emmerik, euphonium and the US Army Band, 'Pershing's Own' (Washington DC) conductor, Col. Thomas Rotondi Jnr, US Army Band Tuba and Euphonium Conference (Jan 2011);
Doug Lewis, euphonium; Heidelberg Wind Ensemble/Stephen Carpenter (July 2012)
Concert Band and Solo Tuba:
Concertino for Tuba and Concert Band (2010) 13' (moderate difficulty)
Premiere: Per Forsberg, tuba; Heidelberg Wind Ensemble/Stephen Carpenter (Oct 2012)