Whistlin’ Rufus- Trumpet Quartet

Instrumentation- Trumpet Quartet
Composer- Dan W. Quinn/arr.Chidester
Length- 1:56
Difficulty- M
Range – Low G to high C (optional)
Endurance- 3
Finger technique- 2
Counting ability- 2
Ensemble difficulty- 3

Here’s a great little number with the typical 1902 feel. The melody is in the second part and the first part tries to be a clarinet to get the feel of the piece. The third and fourth parts were recorded on flugel horns but will work just as well with four trumpets or even better, four cornets.

Listen to sample- Whistlin Rufus

View first page of score- Whistlin’ Rufus

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