Sound the Trumpets

Grade 5

8 minutes

Premiered February 21, 2010 by The United States Army Band and The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets.

Sound the Trumpets was written to showcase both The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets and The U.S. Army Concert Band as equal partners.  “Bold and bright” outer sections surround a slower middle section that quotes “Sound the trumpet” by Baroque composer Henry Purcell.