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Wind Band Music - DOOLEY, P. / DANYEW, S. / MAGNUSON, R.D. / MCALLISTER, S. / HIGDON, J. (Point Blank) (Illinois State University Wind Symphony)

    
      

 




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Wind Band Music - DOOLEY, P. / DANYEW, S. / MAGNUSON, R.D. / MCALLISTER, S. / HIGDON, J. (Point Blank) (Illinois State University Wind Symphony)

Each of these five contemporary American pieces for wind band, performed by one of the country’s leading ensembles, explores its own very personal soundscape. Paul Dooley delves into the world of Drum & Bass with electronically inspired orchestrations, whilst for Steve Danyew the exploration of counterpoint is paramount. In composer Roy David Magnuson’s own words, Innsmouth, Massachusetts—1927 is ‘pulpy horror music’ which depicts a night in H.P. Lovecraft’s terrifying The Shadow Over Innsmouth. In contrast, Scott McAllister’s Gone is meditative and prayerful. Pulitzer and GRAMMY® prizewinner Jennifer Higdon’s Percussion Concerto is heard here in its arrangement for wind ensemble.


Dooley, Paul

  Point Blank
1.   Play with flash player Point Blank 00:07:37

Danyew, Steve

  Lauda
2.   Play with flash player I. Montis Dei 00:08:54
3.   Play with flash player II. Hymnus Anima Mea 00:06:55

Magnuson, Roy David

  Innsmouth, Massachusetts - 1927
4.   Play with flash player Innsmouth, Massachusetts - 1927 00:06:29

McAllister, Scott

  Gone
5.   Play with flash player Gone 00:07:26

Higdon, Jennifer

  Percussion Concerto
6.   Play with flash player Percussion Concerto 00:22:58

Total Playing Time: 01:00:19






Composer(s):
Danyew, Steve; Dooley, Paul; Higdon, Jennifer; Magnuson, Roy David; McAllister, Scott

Conductor(s):
Belongia, Daniel A.

Ensemble(s):
Illinois State University Wind Symphony

Artist(s):
Stiers, Ben

Label: Naxos

Series: Wind Band Classics

Genre: Concerto; Wind Ensemble/Band Music

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: 8.573334

Barcode: 747313333479

Release Date: 12/2014

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