Half-Pound of Ground Round- Trumpet Quartet

Instrumentation- Four trumpets
Composer- Chidester
Length- 2:23
Difficulty- E
Range – Low G# to top line F
Endurance- 1
Finger technique- 1
Counting ability- 1
Ensemble difficulty- 1

This began as a three note motif at 4:00am one morning and was finished one hour and thirty minutes later. Four melodies enter in a canon style with a ground base feeling flowing throughout. This would be a wonderful number for a younger group to develop confidence in their counting skills.

Listen to the sample Half-Pound of Ground Round
View 1st trumpet part Half-Pound of Ground Round

Learn more about the Branson Trumpet Ensemble

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