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PERSICHETTI: Divertimento / Masquerade / Parable IX

Vincent Persichetti was not only pivotal to the development of the symphonic band repertoire that began to flourish in the high schools and colleges of the United States during the 1950s, but became one of its most distinguished exponents. He contributed fourteen works, many of which have become staples of the genre. Persichetti’s music exhibits a wide stylistic range, ranging from the relative simplicity of works such as the exuberant Psalm and Pageant, and the Divertimento, which alternates between a sense of mischief and a poignant vein of nostalgia, to the dazzlingly complex Parable.

Persichetti, Vincent

  Divertimento, Op. 42
1.   Prologue - Song - Dance - Burlesque - Soliloquy - March 00:11:26
  Psalm, Op. 53
2.   Psalm, Op. 53 00:08:48
  O God Unseen, Op. 160
3.   O God Unseen, Op. 160 00:09:05
  Pageant, Op. 59
4.   Pageant, Op. 59 00:07:44
  Masquerade, Op.102
5.   Masquerade, Op.102 00:13:08
  O Cool is the Valley, Op. 118
6.   O Cool is the Valley, Op. 118 00:06:10
  Parable IX, Op. 121
7.   Parable IX, Op. 121 00:18:04

Total Playing Time: 01:14:25

Persichetti, Vincent

Amos, David

London Symphony Orchestra Wind and Percussion Ensemble

Label: Naxos

Series: Wind Band Classics

Genre: Wind Ensemble/Band Music

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.570123

Barcode: 747313012374

Physical Release: 04/2006

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