Excerpts from Elijah
SMC SS724CO/ HL 3774383
Brass Choir: 3 cornets, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 4 trombones, 2 baritones (T.C./B.C.), 2 tubas
The excerpts in this transcription were chosen from the choruses of this oratorio and include both lyric and dramatic types. The introductory solo recitative is followed by three choral sections: "Baal, we cry to thee", "He that shall endure", and "Be not afraid". The instrumentation and scoring of this transcription is designed to employ the tonal resources of the entire brass choir: 3 cornets, 2 trumpets, 4 horns, 4 trombones, 2 baritones (T.C./B.C.), 2 tubas.