Queen of the Night

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The famous Queen of the Night's aria from Mozart's opera "The Magic Flute". In this arrangement for brass quintet the soprano solo is taken by the first trumpet.

It should be played on either Eb trumpet or Bb piccolo trumpet (reviewers take note) but with a couple of small changes it could probably be performed on Bb trumpet (although it was never conceived as a 'screamer' solo on Bb).

This arrangement has been transposed down a tone from the aoriginal to make it slightly easier. Please feel free to transpose it back to the original key to give yourself a little more of a challenge!

A spectacular showcase for a strong lead trumpet player to show off his/her skills on piccolo trumpet.

Score ID
Year of composition
Difficult (Grades 7+)
4 minutes
Brass quartet
Classical music

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