Girl from Ipanema- Trumpet Quartet

Instrumentation- Four trumpets or 3 tpts.1 flugel
Composer- Antonio Carlos Jobim
Length- 3:03
Difficulty- M
Range – Low F# to E top space
Endurance- 2
Finger technique- 2
Counting ability- 2-3
Ensemble difficulty- 2-3

Nice tune for trumpet feature. The fourth part (flugel or trumpet) is written to take the place of a bass, “as if anyone could ever take the place of a bass”. Range is not a problem for any of the players but careful reading of the rhythm is required.

Listen to the sample Girl from Ipanema
View 1st trumpet part Girl from Ipanema

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