Born in Toulouse, Marcel Bitsch
(1921-2011) went on to study at the Paris Conservatoire before becoming a professor of counterpoint at the institution. As an exceptionally versatile composer, Bitsch
has composed orchestral works, chamber works and numerous pieces and studies for wind instruments. Four Variations on a Theme by Domenico Scarlatti
is a significant addition to the Trumpet and Cornet repertoire.
Suited to advanced level trumpeters and cornetists, Bitsch
's Four Variations on a Theme by Domenico Scarlatti
includes a variety of technical aspects as well as sublime musicality. The variety of this exciting Bitsch
piece is outstanding, creating a necessary, inspiring addition to the Trumpet and Cornet repertoire. More