Jarmo Sermilä:
Music for brass
by Anu Karlson

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Large ensembles

Cornologia (1975, 18')
24-44 horns
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

Time Machine (1978, 18')
4 trumpets, 4 trombones, 4 horns, euphonium, tuba, percussion (4 players)
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

Pentagram (1972, 11')
trumpet solo, 0002 4000 12 6vc 2cb
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

On the Road - a Concerto of Our Time (1993, 17')
trumpet solo (+ el. processor), percussion (1), mixed choir
Commissioned by the Finnish Broadcasting Company

Un'asserzione di una signora (1994, 11')
horn solo, string orchestra
Commissioned by Lieksa Brass Week

Train Of Thoughts (1999, 15')
fluegelhorn solo, 2000 0000 strings
Commissioned by the Hämeenlinna City Orchestra
Publisher: Jasemusiikki


Chamber music

Monody (1970, 7')
horn, percussion (1)
Publisher: Warner Chappell Finland

Homage to EV (1971, 8')
2 trumpets, 2 horns, 3 trombones, percussion (2)
Commissioned by the Finnish Broadcasting Company

Contemplation 1 (1976, 11')
fluegelhorn, pre-recorded electronics
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

Rotations (1981, 12')
2 trumpets, 2 trombones
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

Musique aerée (1982, 7´-12´)
4 undefined brass instruments
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

...and an elk was formed by Hiisi (1984, 13')
2 trombones, percussion (2), pre-recorded electronics
Commissioned by the Finnish Broadcasting Co.

Diary Fragments by Kilgore Trout 2 (1988, 5')
2 trumpets, horn, trombone, tuba
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

Final Conclusion (1988, 7')
trumpet, pre-recorded electronics
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

Das Gebläse (1989, 6')
horn, percussion (1)
Commisioned by VEB DVfM Leipzig
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

Trocortro (1990, 13')
trumpet, horn, trombone
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

But I Didn't Know It Was Spring (1995, 10')
trumpet, pre-recorded electronics

Quasi come Quasimodo (1997,10')
tuba, percussion (1)
Publisher: Jasemusiikki

Intermezzo (1997, 9')
trombone, marimba, harp

Samurai Song (2000, 9')
trombone, pre-recorded electronics

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From Finnish Music Quarterly magazine 1/2001
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