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BENNETT, R.R.: Suite of Old American Dances / GERSHWIN, G.: Rhapsody in Blue (American Tapestry)


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BENNETT, R.R.: Suite of Old American Dances / GERSHWIN, G.: Rhapsody in Blue (American Tapestry)

John Williams’ arrangement of the Star-Spangled Banner sets the stage for this collection of American works for wind band spanning 100 years. Featuring traditional compositions from the likes of George Gershwin, Howard Hanson, Robert Russell Bennett and John Philip Sousa, as well as contemporary works from the younger generation of American composers, this release will appeal to both the wind band enthusiast and the general music lover.

Smith, John Stafford
Williams, John, arranger(s)

  The Star-Spangled Banner (arr. J. Williams for wind band)
1.   The Star - Spangled Banner 00:03:17

Jenkins, Joseph Willcox

  American Overture
2.   American Overture 00:04:54

Hanson, Howard
Boyd, John P., arranger(s)

  Merry Mount Suite (arr. J. Boyd for wind band)
3.   I. Overture 00:03:05
4.   II. Children's Dance 00:01:57
5.   III. Love Duet 00:05:05
6.   IV. Prelude to Act II and Maypole Dances 00:07:20

Gershwin, George
Hunsberger, Donald, arranger(s)

  Rhapsody in Blue (arr. D. Hunsberger for piano and wind band)
7.   Rhapsody in Blue (arr. D. Hunsberger for piano and wind band) 00:18:03

Tucker, Christopher

  Ceremonial Fanfare (on a Theme of Remembrance)
8.   Ceremonial Fanfare (on a Theme of Remembrance) 00:01:44

Bryant, Steven

  Radiant Joy
9.   Radiant Joy 00:05:24

Bennett, Robert Russell

  Suite of Old American Dances
10.   I. Cake Walk 00:04:12
11.   II. Schottische 00:03:07
12.   III. Western One - Step 00:03:41
13.   IV. Wallflower Waltz 00:03:42
14.   V. Rag 00:03:56

Sousa, John Philip

  The Washington Post March
15.   The Washington Post March 00:02:45

Total Playing Time: 01:12:12

Bennett, Robert Russell; Bryant, Steven; Gershwin, George; Hanson, Howard; Jenkins, Joseph Willcox; Smith, John Stafford; Sousa, John Philip; Tucker, Christopher

Boyd, John P.; Hunsberger, Donald; Williams, John

Corporon, Eugene Migliaro

Lone Star Wind Orchestra

Shuster, Richard

Label: Naxos

Series: Wind Band Classics

Genre: Wind Ensemble/Band Music

Period: 20th Century; Classical; Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.570968

Barcode: 0747313096879

Physical Release: 04/2008

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