20th Century. Prelude makes use of rich chords and interweaving lyrical melodic lines passed between the trumpet and piano. Allegro alternates between a lively syncopated melody and smooth flowing longer phrases at the same tempo. Sixteenth note ascending chromatic runs are slurred. Final Allegro (quarter note = 152) features a driving, syncopated motive in the upper register and continues to an exciting finish. Range (on Bb part) is from Bb below the staff to high B above. Solo parts in Bb ...
Romantic. Bel Canto aria extracted from the first act of the opera. Sung by Norina (soprano) sings this florid love song "With just one glance she pierced him." The recitative is slow and lush, and the aria a peppy Allegretto with lots of acrobatics.
Category: Trumpet Solos w/Piano Item: 074575 Grade: Advanced Price: $16.95 Availability: Ships in 10 to 15 Days
20th Century. Simple quarter-note choral in the piano accompaniment provides a subtle yet effective backdrop to the striking chromatic melodies of the trumpet soloist. Rhythmic and fingering challenges are intermediate, but octave slurs are frequent and long phrases require endurance and musical maturity. A Range (on Bb part) is from first line E to A above the staff. -pc
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Romantic Period. Piano provides a rhythmic ostinato of eighth and sixteenth notes under the sustained melodies of the soloist. Dynamic markings create an undulating feeling as the performer crescendos while the melodic line ascends, and decrescendos whenheaded back downward. Range from Low Bb below the staff to High Bb above. -pc (sample pages)
"The Serious Doll" is the second movement taken from Elgar's Nursery Suite for orchestra. Elgar had been appointed "Master of the King's Musick" in 1924 and the Nursery Suite, written in 1931, was prompted by the birth in August 1930 of Princess Margaret. The work is dedicated to "The Duchess of York and the Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose". In the original "The Serious Doll" features a flute solo. This has been adapted by Peter Lawson for various solo instruments. -the publisher Note: So...
A popular contest solo, also widely performed on recitals as a lighter selection. Begins slowly and sustained with detailed dynamic shaping. After a brief cadenza with a dramatic echo effect, the piece changes style to a lively Allegretto. After another brief ad lib. section, the piece comes to a sprightly conclusion. Range is from Bb below the staff to fourth space E. -pc
George Enescu (known in France as Georges Enesco) is considered to be the greatest Romanian musician; he was a composer, violinist, pianist, conductor, and teacher. The famous and exotic LGENDE has been recorded by Wynton Marsalis, Gerard Schwarz, Maurice Andre, Reinhold Friedrich and others. Parts for both Trumpet in C and B-flat are included, plus piano score. Newly released AUTHENTIC EDITION. Duration: ca. 6'30". -the publisher
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20th Century. Dedicated to Merri Franquin, Legend is a popular advanced solo by Romanian composer Georges Enesco (1881-1955). Multiple tonguing, quick chromatic passages, range up to high D above the staff, and contrasting dramatic lyrical sections. Straight mute required. Bb & C solo parts included. -pc
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