Finger technique- E
Counting ability- E
Ensemble difficulty- ME
This is by far one of the finest examples of the great talents of Henry Purcell. The shifting back and forth between polyphony and homophony is brilliant!
The antiphonal use of the trumpet and trombone sections is perfect as is the general effect of the piece.
I can’t think of a better way to showcase your brass ensemble.
I have included a cut in case this might be too long for your concert goers or if used in solo ensemble contest.