Within Wind & Rhythm's vast music library, the word "fantastic" or "fantasy" appear numerous times. It’s almost as if composers of wind band music want to transport listeners out of the ordinary world and into an extraordinary one; one that is illusionary. Let's explore some dazzling imagination.
Suite #2 in F: 4. Fantasia on the “Dargason”: Gustav Holst Dallas Wind Symphony, Howard Dunn Stubernic Fantasy from "Concerto For 3 Marimbas”:
Mark Ford Messiah College Wind Ensemble, Bradley Genevro Fantasy from Euphomium Concerto: Martin Ellerby Metropolitan Wind Symphony, Lawrence Isaacson,
Adam Frey soloist Fantasia For Euphonium: Gordon Jacob North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Migliaro Corporon Rose Variations: Robert Russell Bennett US Air Force Band Of The Rockies, Philip C. Chevallard Fantasy for Brass Band, Op. 114: Malcolm Arnold Grimethorpe Colliery Brass Band, Peter Parkes