Composer: da Silva, JosÃ© Ursicino
Editor: Engelke, Luis C.
Number of Trumpets: 5
Duration: 6 minutes and 30 seconds
A highly unusual quartet of pieces utilizing the styles of Brazilian traditional folk music. Four shortish movements. Lots of exciting and rhythmic complexities. Extensively edited to obtain correct style. An extensive forward by the music's editor contains historical backgrounds and stylistic insights.
ITG Journal, October 2004, page 82:
"...exciting ang challenging piece that is suied for advanced players. Once these challenges are met, the listener and ensemble are rewarded with lush harmonies, beautiful solo lines, and the excitement that characterizes Brazilian music."