Dataset

Brass Quintet Database

Joel Brennan

American Brass Quintet | Published : 2020

Abstract

The Brass Quintet Database serves to catalog works written for brass quintet from the invention of the modern brass instrument in an effort to making the most comprehensive and ever-evolving catalog of these works. An important aim of the Database is to highlight the work of composers historically underrepresented in the music industry, especially people of marginalised racial, ethnic, and cultural heritages. By building off extant published resources and consultation and with the Institute for Composer Diversity, informed choices were made regarding the inclusion of appropriate demographic representation in the database. A model for the database was developed based on the approach of the US..

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