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Horn part from Ave Maria

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This is originally a 5 part vocal piece written by Robert Parsons in the late 16th century. It can be played by both beginning and professional quintets with both levels finding it to be very challenging. For the beginner levels, the range is not too extreme and for the professional groups, the piece is satisfying from both the performance aspect and the audience.

The tuba part, dropped an octave from the original vocal part, really adds a tremendous amount of depth to the piece while the trumpet 1 part functions mainly as a descant.

The fun part of playing this is that Parsons has several lines going on wiht cadences appearing throughout.

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