Lock and load! So much music, like literature, is about conflict and resolution. This week we take a wind band tour of the extremes of war and peace, with music about vikings, epic war battles, and the post-apocalyptic wasteland.
The Vikings Arthur Wills Dallas Wind Symphony, Frederick Fennell A Civil War Saga Charles L. Booker, Jr. River Valley Community Band, Charles L. Booker, Jr. Images for Brass Stephen Bulla Williams Fairey Band, Philip McCann 1812 Overture, Op. 49 Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky Black Dyke Band, Nicholas Childs Ecstatic Fanfare Steven Bryant US Air Force Band, Colonel Larry Lang No Man's Land Julie Giroux University of North Texas Symphonic Band, Dennis Fisher Hymn for World Peace David Maslanka Utah Wind Symphony, Scott A. Hagan