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Monumental Works for Winds is a collection of some of the greatest pieces ever written for wind band. Persichetti’s 1956 Symphony for Band, Op. 69 is not only one of his greatest works, but has become one of the most frequently performed original American works for wind band. Stravinsky’s strikingly original and rhythmically vital Symphonies of Wind Instruments is one of his most adventurous pieces in neo-classical style. Copland’s technically challenging Emblems, is the composer’s only work for band, its eleven minute span bursting with folk melodies, dissonance, waltzes and elements of jazz.

Verdi, Giuseppe
Creatore, Giuseppe, arranger(s)

  Aida, Act II: Triumphal March (arr. for wind band)
1.   Aida, Act II: Triumphal March (arr. for wind band) 00:05:08

Stravinsky, Igor

  Symphonies of Wind Instruments
2.   Symphonies of Wind Instruments 00:08:24

Persichetti, Vincent

  Symphony for Band, Op. 69, "Symphony No. 6"
3.   I. Adagio - Allegro 00:05:25
4.   II. Adagio sostenuto 00:03:17
5.   III. Allegretto 00:02:42
6.   IV. Vivace 00:04:23

Weinberger, Jaromír
Bainum, Glenn Cliffe, arranger(s)

  Schwanda, the Bagpiper: Polka and Fugue (arr. for wind band)
7.   Schwanda, the Bagpiper: Polka and Fugue (arr. for wind band) 00:08:15

Copland, Aaron

8.   Emblems 00:11:03

Grainger, Percy

  Children's March, "Over the Hills and Far Away"
9.   Over the Hills and Far Away 00:07:03

Walton, William
Duthoit, W.J., arranger(s)

  Crown Imperial (arr. for wind band)
10.   Crown Imperial (arr. for wind band) 00:08:38

Total Playing Time: 01:04:18

Copland, Aaron; Grainger, Percy; Persichetti, Vincent; Stravinsky, Igor; Verdi, Giuseppe; Walton, William; Weinberger, Jaromír

Bainum, Glenn Cliffe; Creatore, Giuseppe; Duthoit, W.J.

Colburn, Michael J.

President's Own United States Marine Band, The

Label: Naxos

Series: Wind Band Classics

Genre: Wind Ensemble/Band Music

Period: 20th Century; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.570243

Barcode: 747313024377

Physical Release: 10/2006

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