EIU Faculty Brass Quintet: Celestial Suite (Intro)

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EIU Faculty Brass Quintet: Celestial Suite (Intro)

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The EIU Faculty Brass Quintet performs "Celestial Suite," music that reflects upon the relationship between astronomy and sacred music.

The piece is in five movements, with each movement highlighting a different astronomer or physicist, and represented by a member of the brass quintet:

Copernicus - Trumpet (Dr. Jenny Brown)

Galileo - French Horn (Dr. Jessica Pearce)

Newton - Tuba (Dr. Evan Kelsick)

Hubble - Trombone (Dr. Will Porter)

Hawking - Trumpet (Invited Guest Artist Keven Lewis)

Each movement relates, for the most part, to the sacred music of the individual's period in history. This collection of individuals is more of a look back at the history of space exploration, however, the final movement does lead one to ponder the question of how and why we are here.

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3-27-2019

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EIU Faculty Brass Quintet: Celestial Suite (Intro)

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