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:
1. Jimbo's Lullaby (about an elephant)
2. Serenade for the Doll (about an Oriental porcelain doll)
3. The Little Shepherd (a shepherd with his flute)
4. 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.