Maple Leaf Rag- Brass Quintet (Tpts. 1,2, Horn in F, Trombone, Tuba)

Composer- Scott Joplin/ arr.Chidester
Length- 4:50
Difficulty- Trumpets (MD) Others (E)
Range- ME
Endurance- Trumpets (MD) Others (E)
Finger technique- Trumpets (MD) Others (E)
Counting ability- Trumpets (MD) Others (E)
Ensemble difficulty- Trumpets (MD) Others (E)

Few Rags are as recognizable as the Maple Leaf Rag. The trumpet parts alternate in order to save chops and give each player a chance at the “meat”.

The Horn , Trombone and Tuba parts are very easy to play but the trumpet parts do need to be practiced.

Listen to example-
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