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Alexander's Ragtime Band

By Irving Berlin

Brass quintet (2 trumpets, french horn, trombone and tuba) - Grade 4
Composed by Irving Berlin. Arranged by Red McLeod. Jazz, Ragtime. Score and set of parts. Published by Kendor Music Inc (KN.18672).

Item Number: KN.18672

Scored for the standard quintet instrumentation, this version of Irving Berlin's classic hit calls for equal contributions from every player. Well-placed contrasts in dynamics and changes in key add musical interest and maintain momentum from start to finish.

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  • 2008-12-09 00:00:00.0 Good music

    It's hard to go wrong with Irving Berlin music. McLeod does another good job of arranging it for quintet. The rhythms are likely the reason for a Grade 4, not necessarily the notes. Enjoy.

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