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Split the Air is a new piece of brass music composed by Martin Green that was featured at the PRS New Music Biennial, being performed by the superbly talented National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain. The music is part of Lepus' year of brass, where Martin Green has spent a year immersed in brass banding scene - the compositions, competitions and the communities. 

The first performance took place in Coventry, UK City of Culture on 23 April and was subsequently performed at The Southbank Centre, London on 2 July. If you would like to hear an unreleased snippet of the piece — consider becoming a subscriber on Patreon here, where you can support us and get access to many more exclusive materials like this for a small contribution! You can purchase the full music just here.

The New Music Biennial presents new music across all genres, from classical and chamber opera, to jazz, folk and electronic. 20 of the UK's most pioneering and innovative composers and their work are selected to perform these compositions across two weekends in 2022.

You can read more about Martin's journey into the brass band world here - and why he decided to write the piece.

Split the Air has been funded by the PRS Foundation. Music composed by Martin Green and Orchestrated by Benjamin Woodgates.

PRS New Music Biennial



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