BRASS BAND - Prelude from "Tombeau de Couperin"

Maurice Ravel
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
3 minutes
Modern classical music
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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