Both music and poetry have rhythm, both too have cadences. In fact, there are so many touch points between music and poetry that we just take them for granted. So what would happen if looked at the connection, musically of course, because that’s what we do here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Poet & Peasant Franz Von Suppé Fodens Band, Russell Gray From Every Horizon - A tone poem to New York:
Norman Dello Joio Keystone Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp The Song of the Bell - After a poem by Friedrich Schiller:
Philip Sparke Johan Willem Friso Band, Hans Leendners Poeme Montagnard Jan Van der Roost The Royal Military Band of the Netherlands,
Pieter Jansen Poème Héroïque, Op. 33
Marcel Dupré Michael Murray & Empire Brass