Door Vangelis John A. Brakstad type 18 en thema
UNE APRES-MIDI (An afternoon)
was originally written for the record 'Encore' with Julian Lloyd Webber as soloist on cello, and Vangelis on synthesizers. The present arrangement is made from that record and as a Euphonium-solo
Born in Bergen, Norway in 1940.
John Brakstad gained much of his muiscal experience as bandmaster, composer and arranger for the Salvation Army, and from studies at the Bergen Musikk-konservatorium. He has also been working as a conductor for several Norwegian 'Contest bands', and is regurlarly used as an adjudicator at The Norwegian Bandassociation's contests and championships.
To the conductor
There are doublings and cuenotes in many parts, so even small ensembles can make it sound right.