Grade 5

8 minutes

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

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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.