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Suite 1 Balletto

By Ottorino Respighi

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Brass Quintet
Suite 1 Balletto. Composed by Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936). Arranged by David Marlatt. 5 or More; Brass Ensemble - Quintet; Masterworks; Solo Small Ensembles. Eighth Note Publications. Form: Dance. 20th Century; Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic. Score and Part(s). Eighth Note Publications #81-BQ28303. Published by Eighth Note Publications (AP.81-BQ28303).

Item Number: AP.81-BQ28303

ISBN 9781554733255. English.

This famous orchestral piece is now available for brass quintet. Respighi took 17th century lute pieces and arranged them to exploit the colors available to the modern orchestra. This is the first movement of the first suite. The melody flows throughout the ensemble with most parts getting sections to lead. A great piece of chamber music on a concert or recital.

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