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Abreu, Z./Marlatt-Tico Tico (ENP-TE2389)

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Rating: Medium-Difficult. This classic latin piece has become a favourite with audiences all over the world. The great groove of the tune will quickly catch the audience and transport them to a warmer climate. This is a trumpet feature top to bottom with some great optional high licks to add excitement. This arrangement has been scored for solo trumpet, piccolo trumpet (optional) 4 trumpets, 4 flugel horns, tuba (or bass) and percussion. With a good lead trumpet, this would not take much time to put together and you'll be guaranteed standing ovations!

Marlatt-Shadows of the Pyramids, Movement I (ENP-TE27153)

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Rating: Medium-Difficult. This is the six minute 1st movement of a larger 13 minute 4 movement work for 20 trumpets, percussion and piano. It was commissioned by Dr. David Eisensmith of the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The piece is based on the Egyptian story of RA, the Sun God, on of the most important characters in their mythology. The piece is scored for 15 trumpets, 5 flugel horns, 5 percussionists and piano. The 1st trumpet does make use of a piccolo.

Marlatt-Shadows of the Pyramids, Movement II (ENP-TE27154)

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Rating: Medium-Difficult. This is the 2 3/4 minute 2nd Movement of the larger work. Please see description under Movement I.

Marlatt-Shadows of the Pyramids, Movement III (ENP-TE27155)

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Rating: Medium-Difficult. This is the 2 1/2 minute 3rd movement of a larger work. Please see Movement I for a complete description.

Marlatt-Shadows of the Pyramids, Movement IV (ENP-TE26138)

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Rating: Medium-Difficult. This is the final section of a 14 minute work for 20 trumpets piano and percussion. This is a commissioned piece adding a work, subatantial in length, to the repertoire of the trumpet ensemble.  It was requested that there be no doubling of parts and a minimum of antiphonal effects used.  The resulting piece attempts to demonstrate the various colours available to the trumpet ensemble. Instrumentation calls for 1 piccolo, 1 E flat trumpet, 13 B flat trumpets, 5 Flugel horns, piano and percussion.