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Prelude from Te Deum
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Charpentier arr Roger Harvey

Prelude from Te Deum

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Instrument: brass quintet (score and parts)
Grade: difficult
Catalogue No: 9501
ISMN No: 9790570276622

A feature for two D trumpets. The majestic theme used as the Eurovision signature tune.
Roger Harvey
Roger Harvey studied at Oxford University and London University.
After a spell as a school teacher he decided to develop his career as a
trombone player.
He spent 6 years in Manchester as a member of the Halle Orchestra before
moving to London, in 1982, to join the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble as
Principal Trombone. On Philip's retirement he acted as Director to the
successor group, London Brass.
Since 1991 he has worked as a free-lance player with all the major symphony
and chamber orchestras in London as well as being active in the commercial
recording studios.
In January 2000 he joined the BBC Symphony Orchestra as Co-Principal
Trombone.
As a teacher he spent 5 years as Professor of trombone at the Royal Northern
College of Music and 4 years as trombone tutor at the Junior Guildhall
School of Music. He is now Professor of Trombone at Trinity College of
Music, London and also teaches privately and coaches ensembles by
invitation.
While a member of PJBE and LB he made many arrangements for concert and
recording use. He continues to write and arrange for a variety of
instrumental formations. He runs his own brass music publishing company
BrassWorks.
He has also worked as a conductor and musical director for concerts and
commercial recording.
He was a Director of the orchestra of the Academy of St Martin in the Fields
for 5 years.

He is a Trustee of the John Fletcher Trust Fund.
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