Truimphal March from "Aida" for Brass Ensemble, Timpani & Percussion composed by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). Arranged by Angus Armstrong. For brass ensemble with timpani & percussion. Romantic Italian opera. Advanced. Score and parts. Published by Cherry Classics (CY.CC2435).
Verdi's brilliant opera Aida contains some of the most stirring music ever written. The Triumphal March takes part in Act II when Egypt's victory is celebrated by a grand march with soldiers, dancers, banners, slaves and finally Rhadames, the hero of the battle in his golden chariot who meets Pharaoh. Angus Armstrong shows off this great sounding music with his exceptional arrangement of Verdi's masterpiece. This 8-9 minute work can be played by advanced performers.Instrumentation:4 Trumpets (Piccolo + 3 Trumpets in B-flat),2 French Horns,3 Trombones (2 Tenors + Bass),Euphonium, Tuba,Timpani & Percussion.