Rondo for Trumpet
The second solo work with band accompaniment that was written for trumpet virtuoso, “Doc” Severinsen. A rousing tarantella-type ostinato in 6/8 with plenty of Latin percussion opens the piece, which then gives way to a beautiful Adagio showing the lyricism of the soloist. A Da Capo brings us to the beginning, and then Smith challenges the soloist with a very difficult cadenza. This edition is for solo and band accompaniment. A piano accompaniment version is also available. A real showpiece for the consummate trumpet player.