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Wind Band Music - CRESTON, P. / SCHWARZ, G. / GRAINGER, P. / COPLAND, A. (Above and Beyond) (The President's Own United States Marine Band, Schwarz)

    

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Wind Band Music - CRESTON, P. / SCHWARZ, G. / GRAINGER, P. / COPLAND, A. (Above and Beyond) (The President's Own United States Marine Band, Schwarz)

Few wind ensembles have earned such international acclaim as the United States Marine Band, virtuosos who here perform an excitingly varied programme directed by the award-winning conductor of the Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz. Established classics such as Frederick Fennell’s edition of Percy Grainger’s Lincolnshire Posy sit alongside Paul Creston’s festive Celebration Overture. Copland’s pungent Emblems evokes Amazing Grace in masterly fashion, whilst Schwarz himself contributes his own recent composition Above and Beyond, written specifically for this band in recognition of its remarkable musicianship.


Creston, Paul

  Celebration Overture, Op. 61
1.   Celebration Overture, Op. 61 00:07:54

Copland, Aaron

  Emblems
2.   Emblems 00:10:33

Schwarz, Gerard

  Above and Beyond
3.   Above and Beyond 00:08:54

Grainger, Percy
Fennell, Frederick, arranger(s)

  Lincolnshire Posy (arr. F. Fennell for wind ensemble)
4.   I. Lisbon 00:01:28
5.   II. Horkstow Grange 00:02:33
6.   III. Rufford Park Poachers 00:03:36
7.   IV. The Brisk Young Sailor 00:01:41
8.   V. Lord Melbourne 00:02:52
9.   VI. The Lost Lady Found 00:02:42

Rands, Bernard

  Ceremonial
10.   Ceremonial 00:12:54

Barber, Samuel
Hudson, Frank, arranger(s)

  Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a (arr. F. Hudson for wind ensemble)
11.   Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a (arr. F. Hudson for wind ensemble) 00:11:54

Barber, Samuel

  Commando March
12.   Commando March 00:03:39

Offenbach, Jacques
Hunsberger, Donald, arranger(s)

  The Marines' Hymn (arr. D. Hunsberger for wind ensemble)
13.   The Marines' Hymn (arr. D. Hunsberger for wind ensemble) 00:01:11

Total Playing Time: 01:11:51






Composer(s):
Barber, Samuel; Copland, Aaron; Creston, Paul; Grainger, Percy; Offenbach, Jacques; Rands, Bernard; Schwarz, Gerard

Arranger(s):
Fennell, Frederick; Hudson, Frank; Hunsberger, Donald

Conductor(s):
Schwarz, Gerard

Orchestra(s):
President's Own United States Marine Band, The

Label: Naxos

Series: Wind Band Classics

Genre: Wind Ensemble/Band Music

Period: 20th Century; Contemporary; Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.573121

Barcode: 747313312177

Physical Release: 03/2014

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