Concert de Trompettes
Category: Brass Band
Duration: 5' 00"
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I. Premier Air - II. Minuets 1 & 2 - III. Air en Écho
Michel-Richard Delalande (who spelled his name as one word although others seem to know better) was the chief of four composers at the court of Louis XIV until his death in 1726. Of necessity he was prolific, as the King liked to be entertained while he dined; hence a large body of work under the heading "Simphonies pour les soupers du Roy". The three movements presented here were for performance on the water. Next time you listen to Händel's Water Music, remember that the French did it first!
Includes parts for F horns and bass clef parts for all the lower brass.