Category Archives: Counterpoint Duets

The Counterpoint Duets were duets I wrote to practice my counterpoint skills as a composer.

71 Trumpet Dance

Dedication: Sam Trimble Recording Reference:┬áCelebrations Trumpet Dance is a duet I composed in exact canon form, but in 5/8 time. It was inspired by a duet I used to play with Sam Trimble (my trumpet teacher at UTEP) and my … Continue reading

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60 Trumpet Crab Canon

Dedication: James Barnes Recording Reference:┬áCelebrations The Trumpet Crab Cannon was my first time writing this way. It’s an old composition technique where one trumpet player reads the music forward while the other trumpet player reads the music backward. This kind … Continue reading

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59 Sarabande

59 Sarabande Dedication: Mira Klinkenberg Wade Recording Reference: Vintage Trumpet Treasures, Trumpet Quasi Master, Celebrations Here is a traditional sarabande with a modern twist. The duet is in 5/4 time. It begins in F major but ends in F minor. … Continue reading

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