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Trumpet Quartets
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Bach, J.S./Marlatt-Little Fugue (ENP-TE2051)

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Rating: Difficult. Here is J.S. Bach's most famous fugue arranged for 4 trumpets (piccolo, e-flat and 2 b-flats) and a bass clef instrument (bass trumpet, bassoon etc.). The key has been altered to facilitate the range extremes. There is an alternate b-flat trumpet part provided for the e-flat part. This popular fugue is sure to impress audiences with the sound and power of an all-trumpet ensemble.

Palestrina, G./Marlatt-Ricercare (ENP-TE2277)

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Rating: Easy-Medium. A ricercare is defined as an elaborate contrapuntal instrumental composition in a fugal or canonic style. This particular selection for 4 trumpets fits that description exactly. The musical lines flow from part to part in this haunting slow work. This is a great piece to develop intonation, cohesiveness and ensemble playing. This would also make a great warmup for a trumpet ensemble. 

Various/Coakley-Chorales For Trumpets Volume I (ENP-TE2055)

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Rating: Easy-Medium. This collection takes some famous chorales from Luther, Praetorius and others and puts them together to form a practical and useful suite that is approachable by young musicians. This arrangement is part of an interchangeable set for 4 instruments that can combine any number of instruments.

Various/Marlatt-The Sounds of Christmas Volume I (ENP-TE2056)

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Rating: Easy-Medium.  This is another interchangeable series for any four instruments in the series to form a mixed quartet. The 10 pieces featured in this volume are: Angels We Have Heard on High, Carol of the Bells, O Little Town of Bethlehem, We Three Kings, O Holy Night, Joy to the World, Silent Noght, Pat-A-Pan, It Came Upon a Midnight Clear and We Wish You a Merry Christmas. 

Various/Marlatt-Three Renaissance Madrigals (ENP-TE2054)

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Rating: Easy-Medium. The Silver Swan, My Heart to Thee Now Makes its Plea and Now is the Month of Maying make up this set of famous madrigals for 4 trumpets. There are two slower melodies and one fast one to add variety to this suite. These simple vocal pieces are excellent to develop ensemble playing techniques such as balance and intonation. This arrangement is part of an interchangeable set that can combine any number of instruments.

Victoria, T./Sweete-Tenebrae Factae Sunt (ENP-TE9935)

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Rating: Medium. Victoria, and others in his time period were writing a substantial amount of sacred choral music. Tenebrae Factae Sunt is a beautiful example of this type of music, arranged here for 4 trumpets. None of the parts is too difficult either in range or technical difficulty.

Trad./Roberts-Coventry Carol (JM-TC4030) 4 Trumpets

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Rating: Medium