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Three Preludes for Trombone & Piano

By George Gershwin

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Trombone and piano - Advanced
Composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937). Arranged by Ralph Sauer. Jazzy style. Full score & set of parts. Published by Cherry Classics (CY.CC2153).

Item Number: CY.CC2153

The Three Preludes, originally published for Piano in 1926, have been transcribed by Ralph Sauer in this first ever edition for Trombone & Piano. About 6 minutes in length, the Preludes are "jazzy", "bluesy" and a lot of fun to play, plus, very entertaining for audiences. This transcription, in bass & tenor clefs is suitable for advanced performers with a range from an optional low C# to 3 high D's. Prelude No. 1 has a bluesy motif with a strong jazz feel. Prelude No. 2, "Blue Melody", is a sad song also with a blues feel using lots of sevenths and a major/minor duality. Prelude No. 3, "Spanish Prelude" features lots of syncopations and a battle between major & minor with the major winning out in the end. This work will make a fantastic conclusion to your recital.

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