Ulysses Kay: Twentieth Century Composer

Chamber Music > Tromba for Trumpet and Piano


"Tromba," alternatively entitled "Suite for B Flat Trumpet and Piano," was commissioned by Fred Irby III and written in 1983. The three movements of the work are: "Prologue," "Nocturne," and "Mobile." It received its premier on May 24, 1986 at the Baird Auditorium of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., with Mr. Irby playing trumpet and Ronald Tymus, piano.

Columbia UNI holders can listen to a recording of "Tromba" performed by John Holt, trumpet, and Nataliya Sukhina, piano, on the Naxos Online Music Library:




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