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Simple Songs For Brass

August 10th, 2014
music, trumpet

I'm trying to find songs that would work well for an unusual casual brass ensemble:

This means we need sheet music, to be read with C as Bb, but also songs that are well known enough that others can just play along. The only sheet music we had on paper was Bach duets, which failed this second category, so we spent most of our time looking online for sheet music, which was less fun than playing. We did fine a few that worked, though:

When the Saints Go Marching In
Johnny I Hardly Knew Ye

(Several other things didn't end up working well, mostly because we found bad sheet music or they were the wrong range.)

Looking now, a few other things that I think would work would be:

Oh Susanna
You Are My Sunshine
Yankee Doodle

What else would be good?

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