Category Archives: Trumpet & Piano

Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee

RM572 The Flight of the Bumblebee Cockcroft Editor TPT/PNO
RM572 The Flight of the Bumblebee Cockcroft Editor TPT/PNO
Printed Book
RM572e The Flight of the Bumblebee Cockcroft Editor TPT/PNO
RM572e The Flight of the Bumblebee Cockcroft Editor TPT/PNO
Digital Download eScore
Composer: Barry Cockcroft Editor
Composed: 1899 Duration: 2 mins.
Instrumentation: Trumpet & Piano
ISMN: 979-0-720083-78-0 Catalogue: RM572
Level: D Country: Australia





Habanera

RM460 Habanera Kay TPT/PNO
RM460 Habanera Kay TPT/PNO

Printed Book

RM460e Habanera Kay TPT/PNO
RM460e Habanera Kay TPT/PNO

Digital Download eScore

Composer: Martin Kay
Composed: 2002 Duration: 5 mins.
Instrumentation: Trumpet & Piano
Exam Grade: HSC Trumpet
ISMN: 979-0-9009559-6-8 Catalogue: RM460
Level: D Country: Australia

The habanera, as a genre, originated in Cuba during the 19th century. It evolved from the contradansa, which arrived in Cuba from France via refugees fleeing the Haitian revolution. By the 20th the habanera had become a musical relic in Cuba, but after travelling back across the sea with sailors, it became so popular in European salons that composers as illustrious as Ravel (Piece en Forme De Habanera) and Georges Bizet (Carmen) had composed tunes using its characteristic rhythm and exotic flavour.

 

Martin Kay’s Habanera employs the tradition very freely.

 

 

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