On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we celebrate the 111th birthday of composer Alan Hovhaness; a pivotal composer fusing eastern and western musical traditions. He was a “spiritual minimalist", and we’ll hear his Symphonies 4 and 53, as well as, “Prayer of St. Gregory” right here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Tapor No.1 Rutgers University Wind Ensemble, William Berz
Symphony No. 4
III. Andante espressivo Eastman Wind Ensemble, A. Clyde Roller
Symphony No. 53, "Star Dawn"
I. Maestoso sostenuto
II. Moderato sostenuto con molta espressione Ohio State University Concert Band, Keith Brion
Prayer of St. Gregory for Trumpet & Organ, Op 62b Wynton Marsalis & Anthony Newman
Return and Rebuild the Desolate Places, Op 213
II. Adagio Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Wind Orchestra, Keith Brion