Fantasie Brillante is a piece for solo trumpet in Bb and symphonic orchestra composed originally by Jean-Baptiste Arban. The arrangement of this piece was commissioned by Miroslav Petkov (principal trumpet at Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), to whom it is also dedicated.
Year of composition
Theme and variations
Solo trumpet in Bb and symphonic orchestra
Orchestra instrumentation: (3 (I = Picc.), 2, 2, 2) , (2, 4, 3, 0) , (Timp, 4 Perc.), Strings
Additional information about Fantasie Brillante
Ricardo Mollá’s arrangement of Fantasie Brillante for trumpet and orchestra is dedicated to Miroslav Petkov, principal trumpet at Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. It was premiered in the summer of 2021 with the occasion of Numskull Brass Festival Caudete’s Closing Concert.
French composer Jean-Baptiste Arban originally wrote this fantasia in 1861. Without a doubt, this piece has become a classic in trumpet repertoire ever since.
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