THIS IS TUBAGILITY - CD BOOKLET

THIS IS TUBAGILITY - CD BOOKLET
THIS IS TUBAGILITY - CD BOOKLET
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CREATIVE ARTWORK FOR THIS IS TUBAGILITY CD BOOKLET BY HELEN ASHTON 2009

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  • 1. T TUBAGILITYTUBAGILITY BASSLINE ENGINEERING T BC3011This is Tubagility is an inspiring new album from some of the UKs finest musicians, young compos-ers and arrangers. It contains an extraordinary collection of fun and challenging music from Funk, BigBand Jazz, to Prog Rock, all served up with virtuosity, exuberance and seriously fat bass lines FEATURING NICK ETHERIDGE NEWMODEL NO. 982SERIAL NO. 982-706909 MUSICContents121st Century Schizoid ManLength (min/sec)7.43 Audio Tuba Manual Fripp, McDonald, Lake, Giles, Sinfield arr. John-Paul Gandy.2 Tubams5.13Tom Harrold3-6 Heck Fantasy-Concerto for Tuba, Marimba & Band14.50John-Paul Gandy7 Beastie 9.20Tom Harrold8 Enter The Dragon3.01Lalo Schifrin arr. John ONeill9 Are you being Served2.40Ronnie Hazlehurst arr. John ONeill10 The New Avengers 2.19Laurie Johnson arr. John ONeill11 Popcorn3.17Gershon Kingsleytubagility12 The Planet Plan4.29T.Yabe,T.Matsuura, R.Sebbag, M.Endo, arr. Graham MannTOTAL RUNNING TIME 53.16All rights of the producer and the owner of the work reproduced reserved.Unauthorised copying, hiring, renting, public performance and broadcastingof this recording prohibited. Made in the EU.BC3011T TUBAGILITY2009 this compilation 2009 Brass Classics this compilation 2009 Nick Etheridgewww.brassclassics.co.uk

2. 27Introduction! The Compensating SystemTubagility / tju:bdlt / Adj. n & v. l v 1. The art of compelling tuba performance that communicatesskill, flair and imagination. 2. To utilize and exploit the unique sounds and qualities of the tuba l n. 1.In 1874 D.J. Blaikley, a well-Ensemble dedicated to challenging new music featuring the tuba as an essential component.known name inbrass instrument design, developed asystem of automaticAbout this manualcompensating pistons built into the existing valves whichIts aim Secondaryoperate when the valves are34The aim of this musical manual is to help you get This manual aims to show that the contemporary used in combination.the best possible enjoyment and understanding of itsperformer on the Bass Tuba can perform withcontents. It can do so in several ways. The manualTubagility and transcend its musical stereotype whileAn extra piece of tube (A) isalso contains drawings and descriptions to show the staying true to the nature of the instrument with a freshattached to the side of the firstfunction of its various musical components. and invigorating approach. valve. When the first or fourth valves are used separately the 2Whilst every care is taken to ensure that theextra piece of tubing is notPrimaryrequired; but as soon as theB Compensatinginformation contained in this manual is correct, no LoopsIt is hoped this manual and its contents will providefirst and fourth are combined,liability can be accepted by the performers oryou with a pleasurable and challenging journeycomposers for loss, damage or injury sustained while this extra knuckle of tubing isthrough the engaging and challenging new music thrown in automatically. A 1engaged with this musical experience.commissioned by Nick Etheridge.short length of tubing (B) is attached to the second valve, ANick Etheridge and Tubagilitywith corresponding tubes in the Fig. 6.1 Tubagility Compensation System pistons, and works on the same principle.After graduating from Trinity College of Music London As well as his own chamber groups Nick has workedNick won the position of Principle tuba in the Athens with London Brass, English Brass, Fine Arts Brass,State Orchestra, Greece working there for several World Brass, and is a member of Desford Colliery years. Since then Nick has indulged his love of Brass Band.travelling and has performed in orchestras andensembles in over forty countries, from the jungles ofTubagility is Nicks ongoing musical project in whichThailand and Cambodia, concerts for the Pope in the he commissions, records and performs innovative andTUBAGILITY ALBUM TITLE/ RELEASE DATET2009Vatican, Live 8, on the Great Wall of China, to recitalscolourful new works featuring the tuba. The aim of the tubagility BORE1st-3rd VALVE 17.51mm SERIAL NO:982-706909in the Caribbean where he currently lives.project is to explore the true potential of the instrumentBORE18.96mm 2nd VALVE RING: FINGER RINGand raise awareness of its possibilities and engage a 4th VALVENick has worked with many prestigious ensembles broader audience. BELL 483mmPISTON MATERIAL:MONELincluding The Royal Opera & Royal Ballet Covent WEIGHT9260mg MOUTHPIECE FERRULE: LARGEGarden, City of Birmingham symphony Orchestra, TheNicks first solo album One Clear Call was released in VALVES4CATALOGUE NO: BC 3011Britten Sinfonia, London Mozart Players, Royal Ballet 2006 to critical acclaim on Brass Classics record label.TRACKS12 TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 53.16Sinfonia, RTE Concert Orchestra in Ireland as well asin Londons West End theatres.Visit Nick at Tubagility.co.uk to keep up to date withNO. 982EEb BRIGHT LAQUER YESMODEL PITCH FABRE/COLOUR COMPENSATING Fig. 6.2 Tubagility Identification Platewhat is happening.. 3. 6 3Routine maintenanceThis is TUBAGILITYFor modifications, and information applicable to later models, see www.tubagility.co.uk Contents Length (min/sec) 121st Century Schizoid Man 7.43 12Fripp, McDonald, Lake, Giles, Sinfield arr. John-Paul Gandy.11 13 2Tubams5.13Tom Harrold 103-6 HeckFantasy-Concerto for Tuba, Marimba & Band14.50John-Paul Gandy 7Beastie 9.2014Tom Harrild 8Enter The DragonLalo Schifrin arr. John ONeill3.01 1 9 9Are you being Served?Ronnie Hazlehurst arr. John ONeill2.40 8 7 10 The New Avengers2.19Laurie Johnson arr. John ONeill 11 Popcorn 3.17 2 4 56 Gershon Kingsley 3 12 The Planet Plan 4.29T.Yabe,T.Matsuura, R.Sebbag, M.Endo, arr. Graham Mann TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 53.16T TUBAGILITYBASSLINE ENGINEERING 4. 45OperativesOperatives continued.21st Century Schizoid Man The Band From Uncle8-12David Migden .................................................. Vocals & MegaphoneNick Etheridge ................................................Tubas & Amplified TubaShaun Thompson ...........................................Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet John ONeill ....................................................Flute, Stylophone & all SaxophonesDanny Marsden ..............................................Trumpet Danny Marsden .............................................. Trumpets & Flugel HornDavid Liddell ................................................... TromboneNick Etwell ...................................................... KeyboardsJohn-Paul Gandy ............................................. Hammond & Rhodes PianoChris Traves ................................................... TrombonesNick Etheridge ................................................ Tuba & Amplified Tuba Dave Hattee .................................................... Drums, Percussion & ProgrammingPete Dawson ..................................................Drums, Percussion & Bowed Cymbals Graham Mann .................................................Trombones, Keyboards, Drums, Percussion & VocalsTubams by Tom HarrildAcknowledgementsNick Etheridge ................................................ Tuba & PercussionGraham Mann ................................................. Hammond Organ, Drums & Percussion CreditsFurther InformationHeck by John-Paul Gandy Recorded at Kenilworth Studios, London My gratitude goes to all the composers, arrangers andReleased December 2009 performers who made it possible for this album toEngineering & Editing .......Chris Traves & Nick Etheridge become a reality. I also wish to thank Paul Archibald,Nick Etheridge ................................................ Solo Tuba Produced & Mastered by ...Chris Traves & Nick EtheridgeCharles Padley and my Wife Kate for their patience,Barry Jurjus .................................................... Solo MarimbaArtwork Concept & Design ..............................Helen Ashtonsupport and belief in me.Darren Wiles ...................................................Trumpet Sleeve Notes ...................................................Nick EtheridgeShaun Thompson ...........................................Alto Saxophone For detailed information on Tubagility composers,David Liddell ................................................... Trombone arrangers, or the compositions included in this manualFollowing tracks reproduced with kind permission:Beth Symmons ...............................................String Bassplease visit www.tubagility.co.uk.Pete Dawson ..................................................Drums & Percussion21st Century Schizoid ManPublished by Universal Music Publishing UKMain Theme From Enter The DragonBeastie by Tom HarrildPublished by Warner-Tamerlane PublishingWarner/Chappell Music Ltd.Corp AdministeredbyAre You Being Served?Benjamin Ellin .................................................Musical Direction Published by Kobalt Music Group Ltd.Nick Etheridge ................................................ Solo Tuba The New AvengersPublished by Sony/ATV Music Publishing UK Ltd / EMI Film & Theatre Music LtdDan Gresson ..................................................Xylophone PopcornFIG. 6.3 TUBAGILITY OPERATIVE NICK ETHERIDGEBarry Jurjus .................................................... Marimba 1 Published by Bourne Music Ltd.Mark McDonald ..............................................Marimba 2 The Planet PlanPete Dawson ..................................................DrumsPublished by Chrysalis Music Ltd 1996All Rights Reserved T TUBAGILITYBASSLINE ENGINEERINGLaurence Hill ................................................... Percussion