Walls of Jericho, The
Instrumentation: Solo and Ensemble Instruments: Trumpet
with Trumpet Ensemble: The Walls of Jericho for solo Bb trumpet and 6-part trumpet ensemble was inspired by the Biblical story of Joshua and the Battle of Jericho, the music is characterized by a juxtaposition of intense, energetic sections with subdued passages. A great deal of color interest is added by the sensitive use of mutes in the solo and ensemble parts, as well as by the players on parts one and four doubling on Flügelhorn. This composition makes a rousing and memorable feature number for the advanced ensemble.