Night Hawks Mov't 2

Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
3 minutes
Modern classical music
Solo Trumpet in Bb + piano
Instrumental parts
Not available

This is an extended version of my "Cool Trumpet Tune", which was written as a first (serious) solo for young trumpeters. While preparing it for MP3, a well known picture of a New York diner at night by Edward Hopper came into my mind, whose title I have adopted, as it seemed to fit. With this in mind I thought it might be better suited to the slightly softer toned flugelhorn if the high D6 is playable, though GPO trumpet is used in this version. A prior movement is now available (Nov.'07), illustrating the preceding boisterous goings-on.

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