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Can-Can for Brass Band

Jacques Offenbach
Year of arrangement
Difficult (Grades 7+)
4 minutes
Classical music
Brass band

This is extracted from Offenbach’s marvellous "Orpheus in Hades". The Can-Can which I have played many times on some bandstand, somewhere, with only the odd person walking a dog listening to the performance. This arrangement is a continuance of my original brass quintet version that isn’t serious, isn’t clever, but plain stupid. Just under 4 minutes of madness. [BC = bass clef in parts]

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