Woeful Walrus Waltz
Don "Orfeo" Rechtman
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Full Score A4 PDF
A live performance by Boulder, Colorado's Tonic Brass, May 11, 2002. (6MB MP3 file)
Performance notes are included in the score. The piece portrays a "competition" between the lower and upper brass instruments, including distress caused when a trumpet loses his place in the music.
Of musical interest, an aural rhythmic illusion is created near the end when an extended standard 4/4 section in contrast sounds like the offbeat section.