Concert Band - Level 3 - Digital Download
Composed by Claudio Monteverdi (1567 - 1643). Arranged by Brian Harris. Historic,Instructional,Opera,Renaissance,Standards. 25 pages. Bandroom.com Publications #3004459. Published by Bandroom.com Publications (A0.859745).
NOTE: this Digital Download contains the Full Conductor Score and all Parts for full concert band. Also included is a Site License allowing a band director to make as many copies as needed for their school. This permission is not extended to individuals – only to schools. BcP-AB
This is a literal transcription of the rousing fanfare that opens the famous 1607 Italian opera. Excellent for opening your concert!
L'Orfeo is one of the earliest extant manuscripts to specify an exact instrumentation. This wonderful fanfare was originally written for 5 valve-less trumpets to signal the start of the opera. The flexible instrumentation of this transcription for modern concert band is playable by full band or brass ensemble with optional percussion. A great historic work for teaching and enjoying Renaissance music.
The score gives historic notes regarding the composer, a synopsis of the opera, and performance suggestions. Each instrument part has an imprint of the original 1607 score as well as the modern notation.
COMPOSER: Now retired, Brian Harris holds the Ph.D. in Music Education from the Florida State University and was a band director for over 30 years at public school and college levels.
This product was created by a member of ArrangeMe, Hal Leonard’s global self-publishing community of independent composers, arrangers, and songwriters. ArrangeMe allows for the publication of unique arrangements of both popular titles and original compositions from a wide variety of voices and backgrounds.
About Digital Downloads
Digital Downloads are downloadable sheet music files that can be viewed directly on your computer, tablet or mobile device. Once you download your digital sheet music, you can view and print it at home, school, or anywhere you want to make music, and you don’t have to be connected to the internet. Just purchase, download and play!
PLEASE NOTE: Your Digital Download will have a watermark at the bottom of each page that will include your name, purchase date and number of copies purchased. You are only authorized to print the number of copies that you have purchased. You may not digitally distribute or print more copies than purchased for use (i.e., you may not print or digitally distribute individual copies to friends or students).