Neal Corwell’s arrangements,
plus original works derived from older compositions
(listed alphabetically by original composer)


Anonymous:

Away, I’m Bound Away - a medley using Shenandoah and other nautical tunes to include Sailor’s Hornpipe, Sailing, Drunken Sailor, and Blow the Man Down.

Dandy Noodles - humorous variations on tune of Yankee Doodle with band or CD accompaniment

Falls the Shadow – Two Gregorian Chants: Dies Irae and Alleluia, Vidimus stellam are the basis for this original work by Dr. Corwell for tuba-euphonium quartet with either band or orchestra accompaniment.

House of Rising Sun - version of traditional blues/folk melody for solo with CD accompaniment

United States National Anthem - rousing version of U.S. anthem for full band, or trumpets with drums, or low brass quintet

Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909):

Asturias – the composer’s famous classical guitar solo arranged in four configurations: solo unaccompanied euphonium, solo euphonium with piano, solo euphonium with band, and tuba-euphonium quartet.

J.B. Arban (1825-1889):

Venetian Carnival Animals - humorous theme and variation solo modeled upon Arban’s famous variations on “The Carnival of Venice”

J.S. Bach (1685-1750):

Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Finale – arranged for tuba euphonium quartet

Improvisations on a Bach Sarabande - free and contemporary solo based upon material from a movement from Bach’s Cello Suite No. 2

Largo and Allegro - solo with CD accompaniment version of two well-known Bach movements: the slow movement of BWV 1056, and the Finale from Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

Sarabande and Preludio - unaccompanied wind solo versions of two complimentary Bach solo string works: the first from his Solo Cello Suite No. 6, and the latter from his Violin Partita No. 3

Two Pieces – abbreviated arrangements of two popular pieces: the Aria Sheep May Safely Graze, and the first movement from Violin Concerto No. 2.

Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827):

Andante from Symphony No. 7 - arranged for piano with a brass trio or brass quartet of flexible instrumentation.

“Hey, Wait a Minute” Waltz - a light piece for soloist with percussion, and/or piano that features Chopin’s Minute Waltz, plus themes by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.

Alexander Borodin (1833-1887):

Ruslan & Ludmilla’s Romp Across Russia - a compilation, for soloist with band, of well-known themes from several Russian orchestral masterpieces from four different composers. Featured most prominently are themes from Glinka’s Ruslan & Ludmilla Overture, hence the title.

Alfredo Catalani (1854-1893)
Ebben - beautiful and dramatic opera aria arranged for wind soloist with piano.

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
“Hey, Wait a Minute” Waltz - a light piece for soloist with percussion, and/or piano that features Chopin’s Minute Waltz, plus themes by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.

Herbert L. Clarke (1867-1945)
Carnival of Venice - a new arrangement of old war-horse solo for either brass band or brass ensemble accompaniment. Also with added cadenza.

Francesco Conti (1681-1732)
Quella Fiammi - beautiful Italian song arranged for wind soloist with piano.

Arcangelo Corelli (1653-1713)
Christmas Concerto - well-known concerto grosso movements arranged for soloist with piano or organ accompaniment.

Henry Fillmore (1881-1956):

Lassus’ Trombone - whimsical arrangement of popular tune as trombone solo or duo with CD accompaniment

Edvard Grieg (1843-1907):

My Johann - Grieg’s well-known melody arranged for solo wind instrument with piano

Solvejg’s Song Fantasy - solo concert piece with CD accompaniment based upon material from a bittersweet song from Grieg’s Peer Gynt.

Mikhail Glinka (1804-1857):

Ruslan & Ludmilla’s Romp Across Russia - a compilation, for soloist with band, of well-known themes from several Russian orchestral masterpieces from four different composers. Featured most prominently are themes from Glinka’s Ruslan & Ludmilla Overture, hence the title.

Charles Gounod (1816-1893):

March of the Marionette - a light-hearted and fun arrangement of the well-know classical tune best known as the theme from the Alfred Hitchcock Show

G.F. Handel (1685-1759):

Jubal’s Lyre - Handel’s spirited aria arranged for solo wind instrument with piano

Duo Sonata No. 1 - Handel’s Violin Sonata No. 3 arranged as duo for two wind instruments with optional keyboard accompaniment

Franz Liszt (1811-1886):

Hungarian Hallucination - humorous arrangement based upon the famous Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1, but featuring a potpourri of other well-known themes

Simone Mantia (1873-1951):

Endearing Young Charms - arrangement of popular euphonium showpiece with low brass quartet accompaniment , and also an “encore” version with piano or band

Fantasie Originale - an updated version of the famous euphonium solo based upon themes by Romano Picchi

Niccolo Paganini (1782-1840):

Caprice No. 5 - an adaptation for wind soloist of one of paganini’s famous violin caprices.

Romano Picchi (1811-1856):

Fantasie Originale - an updated version of the famous Mantia euphonium solo based upon themes by Romano Picchi (edited extensively by Corwell)

Johann Joachim Quantz (1697-1773):

Andante and Presto - two complimentary movements from Quantz’s Flute Concerto No. 17 arranged for wind solo with piano

Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844-1908):

Dance of the Tumblers - fun arrangement designed as encore or closer for solo with piano or band accompaniment

Flight of the Bumble Bee - innovative arrangement of the popular showpiece for solo with CD, band, or piano accompaniment

Ruslan & Ludmilla’s Romp Across Russia - a compilation, for soloist with band, of well-known themes from several Russian orchestral masterpieces from four different composers. Featured most prominently are themes from Glinka’s Ruslan & Ludmilla Overture, hence the title.

Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921):

Venetian Carnival Animals - humorous theme and variation solo based upon two themes: The Carnival of Venice and the Elephant Song from Saint-Saens’ Carnival of Animals

Pablo de Sarasate (1844-1908):

Gypsy Melodies (Zigeunerweisen) - This challenging arrangement preserves all the pyro-technics and range of the original version of this popular solo violin showpiece. The work presents a series of haunting and highly ornamented Gypsy songs, and is concluded with a brisk dance.

Franz Schubert (1797-1828):

Ave Maria - short encore version of the famous melody, as arranged for soloist with band.

Peter Ilych Tchaikovsky (1840-1893):

Nutcracker Sweets - a compilation of five of the best known movements from Tchaikovsky’s famous Nutcracker Ballet Suite arranged as a solo with band accompaniment. The movements included are: Overture, Waltz of the Flowers, March, Arabian Dance, and Trepak.

Ruslan & Ludmilla’s Romp Across Russia - a compilation, for soloist with band, of well-known themes from several Russian orchestral masterpieces from four different composers. Featured most prominently are themes from Glinka’s Ruslan & Ludmilla Overture, hence the title.

“Hey, Wait a Minute” Waltz - a light piece for soloist with percussion, and/or piano that features Chopin’s Minute Waltz, plus themes by Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.

Giuseppe Torelli (1685-1709)
Christmas Concerto - well-known concerto grosso movements arranged for soloist with piano or organ accompaniment.