Aerial Navigation Cover Art

General Info

Instrumentation: Solo Trumpet and Symphonic Winds

Duration: 6 min. 30 sec.

Grade: 4.5-5

Year Composed: 2016

Commissioned by: Courtney Jones

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Program Notes

Aerial Navigation is based on an extended technique for trumpet, in which the trumpet player inserts his mute, removes his second slide, and quotes Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee. As a result, certain notes become un-muted, while others remain muted, which produces the groovy rhythm and shaky tonality upon which the rest of the piece is based.


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