Thou Art the King of Glory for Trumpet, Basso & Strings composed by George Frideric Handel (1685-1759). Arranged by Ray Kirkham. For Trumpet & Basso Continuo with Strings. Baroque. Moderately Advanced. Score and parts. Published by Cherry Classics (CY.CC2387).
A brilliant movement from Handel's Te Deum HWV 283 from 1732. Handel's first work in English brought him fame in England. This aria is in Handel's signature style with long florid vocal phrases and majestic Trumpet sounds.Ray Kirkham of the Vancouver Symphony has produced a lovely arrangement of this work with String accompaniment of almost 3 minutes in length for moderately advanced performers. Trumpet part in C.
Parts include Basso solo, Trumpet solo, Violin 1 & 2, Viola and Cello.