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BRASS BAND - Prelude from "Tombeau de Couperin"

Composer
Maurice Ravel
Year of composition
1917
Arranger
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
Instrumentation
Brass band
Instrumental parts
Not available

This, the first movement from Ravel's piano suite 'Tombeau de Couperin', must be one of the most his most broadcast pieces. It is technically difficult to play and will require bands at the top level to give it justice. I believe this is the first arrangement of the Prelude for brass band.

This was arranged earlier this year since Maurice Ravel's music came into the public domain. It is fairly short in length and adds, in my opinion, an important work from the orchestral repertoire. It may need some modding! Hope you enjoy it!

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