Bach - Arioso from Cantata No. 156 (Brass Quintet)


Yet another popular wedding selection and a must have for the wedding and gigging musician. This is perfect for processionals, prelude music, background music, and many other situations! Notated in augmented rhythm for easier reading.

Arioso from Cantata No. 156 for Brass Quintet Sheet Music
Johann Sebastian Bach
Arranged by Nate Hepler
Published by Valley Music Press
Approximately 2 min 30 sec without optional repeat
Approximately 4 min 20 sec with optional repeat

Optional endings are marked where the ensemble can end on a proper cadences in the event of an unconventional ending, whether it be early, or after extending the selection.
To Opt. Coda? markings work in the same way Optional Endings do, but end by jumping to the coda.
Jump Points are designed simply for jumping around easily, repeating sections, or skipping sections without confusion. Jump Points are clearly marked as numbers enclosed in circles up to five so the first trumpet may show with one hand where to go without stopping.
Optional Ornaments are written out in certain selections as an option to the conventional melody. These are only suggestions and are meant to inspire further ornamental improvisation.

Trumpet 1 in Bb
Trumpet 2 in Bb
French Horn

This piece is available at a heavily discounted price in The Freelancer Collection - Weddings: Volume 3!

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