God of Our Fathers descant- Trumpet Quartet w/Organ

Instrumentation- Organ and 4 trumpet descant
Composer- Warren
Length- 2:30
Difficulty-M
Range – A above staff to low A
Endurance- 2
Finger technique- 2
Counting ability- 2
Ensemble difficulty- 2

This is the same hymn we have all played for years and have hated every one of those (9) tah, ta,ta,ta, tah’s. We have been asked to play this on a concert at the end of the month and I decided it was time to make it a little more interesting. The original was written for three trumpets and we needed four parts. I started the arrangement with the original trumpet parts and each of the later entrances got a little more elaborate. I did keep one measure that I liked from the original.

Listen to the sample God of Our Fathers descant
View first page of score God of Our Fathers


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