Debussy - Children's Corner for Brass SextetCherry Classics
Debussy, Claude – Children's Corner for Brass Sextet.
Children's Corner arranged for Brass Sextet by Keith Terrett is a four-movement suite for 2 Trumpets in B-flat, Horn, 2 Trombones and Tuba.
Debussy's original six movement suite was written and first performed in 1908 on the Piano.It was dedicated to Debussy's daughter, Claude-Emma who was only three at the time.The four movements for brass are:
- Jimbo's Lullaby (about an elephant)
- Serenade for the Doll (about an Oriental porcelain doll)
- The Little Shepherd (a shepherd with his flute)
- Golliwogg's Cakewalk (they were stuffed black dolls with red pants & wild hair.
This 11 minute suite is suitable for advanced performers and is the only arrangement published of this work for brass.
Published with permission from Gordon Cherry.