There was a time when new music for symphony orchestras outnumbered new music for wind bands. That time has passed. Now, there's a tidal wave of exemplary new music written exclusively for wind band. But what about all those great works that were written before the tide turned? Many have been transcribed and have now become essential literature in the wind band world. On this episode of Wind & Rhythm we’ll explore several of these "Quintessential Transcriptions".
Polovstian Dances from Prince Igor
Alexander Borodin US Army Field Band, LTC Timothy J. Holtan El Salón México Aaron Copland Cincinnati Wind Symphony, Eugene Migliaro Corporon Selections from Pictures at an Exhibition Modest Mussorgsky Banda Sinfónica Juvenil Simón Bolívar, Thomas Clamor The Sorcerer's Apprentice Paul Dukas US Army Field Band, Colonel Timothy J. Holtan