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Missing You

Grade 5      Ballad      Composer:John Vander Gheynst      Price:$60     

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This introspective ballad is a feature vehicle for the trumpet soloist. A haunting blend of ensemble textures sets the tone as it moves towards a clever metric modulation, catapulting the soloist into an up tempo swing section. After giving way to an alto solo, the music builds to the peak emotional climax, and then we pick up as we began, with the lonesome trumpet leading the way home. Trumpet range is to written high F#.