Trumpet 1 (piccolo) part from Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 for Brass Quintet (iii)

page one of the Trumpet 1 (piccolo) part from Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 for Brass Quintet (iii)

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Full details

The third movement of Bach's second Brandenburg Concerto is here given the brass quintet treatment. A piccolo trumpet will be required for the lead trumpet part, as will good stamina all round.

As a trumpeter, I'd been looking forward to arranging this piece for some time, and the experience of working on this arrangement gave me yet more insight into the relationship between the solo parts and the exchange of material between the soloists. The lead trumpeter, for example, should not assume that this is a trumpet concerto and simply take over the texture - it is a concerto grosso, with four soloists, and the top four members of the quintet are all soloists in this arrangement.


Composer
J S Bach
Duration
4 minutes
Genre
Classical music
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