Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring is a masterpiece from the library of Johann Sebastian Bach. Originally composed as a chorale for one of his Cantatas, Bach’s well known melody contains a standard classic theme synonymous with a variety of events including weddings, holiday concerts and sacred gatherings to name a few.
This Santorella Publication is a required text for many state audition lists and is suggested by educators associated with the highly regarded NYSSMA organization. This nicely arranged duet for trumpet & piano is written with the understanding that a wind player must breathe somewhere. Also available for alto sax, clarinet, flute or violin with piano accompaniment. 1-58560-171-3,649571000714
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It's in the Key of G, and the highest notes are high G (~5 of them). The trumpet plays the melody most of the time--just a few measures of rest.