Trumpet Solo with Orchestra?

Discussion in 'Orchestra / Solo / Chamber Music' started by Meldog, Feb 15, 2005.

  1. Meldog

    Meldog Pianissimo User

    Nov 24, 2004
    Blaine, ME
    I have been asked to possibly play a solo with an orchestra I play with. The strings aren't the strongest in the world but I have been trying to find something that I could use as a competition submission other then the Haydn/Hummel. Also, it would be nice if all the parts didn't cost a fortune since we are a small orchestra, not a lot of money. Just trying to think of some ideas. Thanks for any suggestions!!
    Adam Metzler
  2. JackD

    JackD Mezzo Forte User

    Nov 30, 2003
    Manchester / London
    I played the Lars Erik Larsson 'Concertino' for some auditions last year - it's quite a simple piece (trumpet part is pretty easy), but it was written I believe for an amateur orchestra in Sweden, so the string parts are nice and simple.

    Nice piece too.

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