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Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041 for Brass Quintet

Composer
J S Bach
Arranger
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
15 minutes
Genre
Classical music
Instrumentation
Brass quintet
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Bach's famous A Minor violin concerto is here arranged for professional brass quintet. The players will need solid stamina, particularly the trumpeters, who carry much of the melodic material. The second trumpeter could use a flugelhorn in the slow middle movement, in which the tuba has the famous bass pattern.

I welcome comments on this arrangement, and would be delighted to hear from quintets who would like to perform the piece.

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