America the Beautiful- Trumpet Trio

Composer- Samuel A. Ward/ arr.Chidester

Length- 4:18

Difficulty- M

Range- M (high D optional/ B just above staff is also available))

Endurance- M

Finger technique- M

Counting ability- M

Ensemble difficulty- M

I would consider this a concert version of this well-known patriotic number for it was not intended for group vocal performances. Being a concert piece means that liberties were taken in the form of melodic and rhythmic elements which were altered in order for an effect.

Each player has an equal amount of responsibilities and should be a great number on your next program.


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