what we play:


Can’t work out what that trumpet song was you just heard on the radio? Chances are Riverside Brass Quintet have it in our wide range of repertoire, from pieces written specifically for brass quintet, to lighter classical music arrangements (perfect for private functions and weddings), wedding hymns and even some Latin/jazz numbers!

Below you’ll find a brief selection of just some of the music we play. However, if you’re after a full list, scroll to the bottom of the page and download the pdf.

Classical Music

private events/receptions (background music) or recitals

  • Air – J.S. Bach
  • Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring – J.S. Bach
  • Rondo a la Turca – W.A. Mozart
  • selections from The Water Music – Handel
  • Le Petit Negre – Debussy

Light, Up-beat Music

private events/receptions (background music) or recitals

  • Bugler’s Holiday – Leroy Anderson
  • The Entertainer – Scott Joplin
  • I Got Rhythm/Love Walked In/Fascinatin’ Rhythm – Gershwin
  • Shepherd’s Hey! – Percy Grainger
  • Strike Up The Band – Gershwin (arr. Toby Street)

‘Pop’ Music

up-tempo, current music suitable for any occasion

Songs from the Shows/Films

private events/receptions (background music) or recitals

  • theme from Game of Thrones – Ramin Djawadi
  • theme from New York, New York! – Sinatra/Kander (ft. in tracks & videos)
  • selections from Frozen – John Williams (arr. Jonny Abraham)
  • selections from Harry Potter – John Williams (arr. Jonny Abraham)
  • selections from The Lion King – Elton John (arr. Toby Street)
  • selections from Les Misérables – Claude-Michel Schönberg
  • selections from West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein
  • The Stripper – Joe Loss (arr. Toby Street)

British Prom Music

perfect for the “Great British Outdoors”, these feature some national treasures which work well for Proms-style events

  • Calon Lân – John Hughes (arr. Edward Hallinan)
  • Nimrod – Elgar (arr. Toby Street)
  • Pomp & Circumstance March No.1 – Elgar
  • Rule Britannia! – trad.
  • Sailor’s Hornpipe – trad.

Concert Music

ideal for recitals

  • Battle Suite – Samuel Scheidt
  • Quintet for Brass – Gareth Wood
  • Quintet No. 1 – Malcolm Arnold
  • Quintet No. 1 – Ewald
  • Suite Americana – Enrique Crespo
want to see a full list?