Les Mousseliniers (arr. for Brass Quartet)
Brass Quartet - Digital Sheet Music

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Brass Quartet Horn,Trombone,Trumpet - Level 5 - Digital Download

SKU: A0.1307442

By Laurent de Rillé. By Laurent de Rillé. Arranged by Andrew Lamb. 19th Century,Chamber. 34 pages. Andrew Lamb #896725. Published by Andrew Lamb (A0.1307442).

Introducing this enchanting arrangement of "Les Mousseliniers" for Brass Quartet by the renowned composer Laurent de Rillé, arranged by yours truly, Andrew Lamb! 🎺🎼


  • 2 Bb Trumpets/Cornets
  • French Horn
  • Trombone (in Bass Clef)
  • Extra Parts: Tenor Horn in Eb (as a substitute for French Horn)
  • Baritone/Euphonium part in Treble Clef (as a substitute for Trombone)

🎵 Level of Difficulty: Advanced
🌟 Potential Uses: Perfect for concerts, recitals, and educational purposes, this arrangement breathes new life into a classic composition, making it an ideal choice for a variety of performance settings.

About the Composer:
François Anatole Laurent de Rillé (24 November 1828 – 26 August 1915) was a distinguished French composer, writer, and musical theorist. His contributions to the world of music extend beyond his compositions, as he played a pivotal role in the "Orphéonist" movement, alongside luminaries such as Hector Berlioz and Charles Gounod.

🌿 The "Orphéonist" Movement:
Laurent de Rillé's legacy is intricately tied to the "Orphéonist" movement, an initiative aimed at bringing the joys of music to the masses through male choir associations. The movement takes its name from the first of these associations, the "Orphéon" in Paris, named after the mythical Orpheus.

📚 De Rillé's Contributions:
Laurent de Rillé's influence extended far beyond his compositions. He authored numerous pieces for male choirs and arranged works by esteemed composers like Verdi, Donizetti, and Rossini. His writings on organizing choirs and training their members have been instrumental in the growth of male choir societies. 🎶

🎼 "Les Ruines de Gaza (The Destruction of Gaza)" and "Les Martyres aux Arènes" (Martyrs of the Arena):
Though many of de Rillé's compositions have faded into obscurity, his choral works, especially "Les Ruines de Gaza" and "Les Martyres aux Arènes," remain timeless favorites among male choir societies, a testament to the enduring quality of his music.

In this arrangement of "Les Mousseliniers," you have the opportunity to breathe new life into de Rillé's musical genius. Whether you're planning a concert, recital, or an educational event, this arrangement will captivate and inspire your audience. 🌟

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