This week on Wind & Rhythm, it’s music about fire, fireworks, firestorm, fire dance, and fiery birds. We’ll hear John Mackey’s “Kingfishers Catch Fire,” “Firework” by Jan van der Roost, Steven Reineke’s “Goddess of Fire”, and more performed by top-notch wind bands from across the U.S. and England.
Firework! Jan Van der Roost Northern Illinois Wind Ensemble, Steven Squires Firestorm Steven Bulla US Army Band, Captain Thomas Palmatier Firedance Guy Woolfenden Birmingham Symphonic Winds, Guy Woolfenden Ritual Fire Dance Manuel de Falla Empire Brass Spitfire Fugue William Walton Black Dyke Band, Nicholas Childs Kingfishers Catch Fire John Mackey Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Wind Symphony, John Bell Goddess of Fire Steven Reineke Washington Winds, Edward Petersen The Firebird Suite Igor Stravinsky US Air Force Band, Lowell Graham