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Villanelle | Solo Trumpet | 4'

Villanelle for solo trumpet is based on the poetic form of a villanelle, which follows a particular rhyme scheme and in which a pattern of lines repeat internally. The music follows this form, presenting various repetitions and “musical rhymes”—lines that follow similar melodic and/or rhythmic patterns.


This piece was premiered by Lisa Rodio, to whom Villanelle is dedicated.

Purchase this piece for performance through Murphy Music Press

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