CAPRICE NO. 8 “Wayfaring Stranger” Op. 95

Opus number: op. 95

Title: Caprice No. 8, “Wayfaring Stranger”

Instrumentation: trumpet

Commissioned: Carson Cooman

Date written: 2007

Length: four minutes

Premiere performance:

Program Notes: Caprice No. 8 for solo trumpet, Op. 95, was commissioned by Carson Cooman for his brother the trumpeter Colby Cooman. It is based on the folk hymn tune “Wayfaring Stranger” and is a short scherzo that quotes the hymn in its central section.