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71 Trumpet Dance

Dedication: Sam Trimble Recording Reference: Celebrations 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: Celebrations 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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35 Reverent Spider

Dedication: Matt Smith Recording Reference: Celebrations The Reverent Spider duet is one of the easiest spider duets in the Celebrations trumpet duet book. Spider Duets are based on a harmonic language I invented in the mid 1980’s. There are a number … Continue reading

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80 Ebb and Flow

Dedication: George Chase Recording Reference: Celebrations Ebb and Flow is a diatonic duet, which means that there are no accidentals. The entire duet is in the key of E flat (three flats). I call these Tonalization Duets because I believe that … Continue reading

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29 Dorian Dance

Dedication: Milton Cousins Recording Reference: Celebrations Dorian Dance is an educational duet meant to help the students learn to play in 3/8 time signature. When I use this duet in the lessons, I take the opportunity to teach the students what … 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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