Which world philosophy speaks to you? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we listen to music inspired by different philosophical musings, like “Day Dreams” by Dana Wilson, and “Escape from Plato’s Cave” by Stephen Melillo, all right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Summerland William Grant Still University of North Texas Wind Symphony,
Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Escape from Plato's Cave I. The Cave, The Struggle, and the Man II. Message of the Man (The Fragile He) III. Escape ... Into the Light Stephen Melillo Rundfunk Blasorchester Leipzig, Stephen Melillo
Day Dreams I. Sunrise, An Infinite Expectation II. Morning, All Intelligence Awake III. Afternoon, Hopes Shot Upward, Ever So Bright IV. Sunset, Having Lived The Life Imagined Dana Wilson University of North Texas Wind Symphony,
Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Ivam Ferrer Ferran Banda Primitiva de Paiporta, Ferrer Ferran
On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we recognize America's Memorial Day with “Honor, Courage…Commitment” by Stephen Melillo, “When Honor Whispers and Shouts” by Francis McBeth, and much more. Join us, here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Crest of Honor David R. Gillingham Philharmonic Winds Osakan, David R. Gillingham When Honor Whispers and Shouts Francis McBeth The Marine Band, Francis McBeth An Airman’s Symphony, “No Finer Calling”
- Mvt. III. Honor Above All Julie Giroux US Air Force Band of Liberty, Colonel Larry H. Lang Medal of Honor Suite Michael Giacchino US Army Field Band, Colonel Jim Keene A Portrait of Honor Joshua Moshier US Army Field Band, Colonel Jim Keene Honor, Courage... Commitment - I. Without Warning! Stephen Melillo STORMEnsemble USA, Stephen Melillo Honor, Courage... Commitment - II. Without Hesitation Stephen Melillo Rundfunk Blasorchester Leipzig, Stephen Melillo Honor, Courage... Commitment - III. Godspeed! Stephen Melillo The Marine Band of the Royal Netherlands Navy,
Where do you like to go for hikes? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm we take a musical walk through nature with “In the Broad Earth” by Steven Bryant, “Mountain Song” by Philip Sparke, and “Gaian Visions” by Frank Ticheli. Won’t you join us for a stroll, right here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
The Woods So Wild William Byrd Canadian Brass
Walking Tune Percy Grainger University of Houston Wind Ensemble, Eddie Green
For Purple Mountain Majesties: Pikes Peak Roger Cichy University of Texas at El Paso Wind Symphony,
Lost Forest Luis Nani University of St. Thomas Symphonic Wind Ensemble,
In This Broad Earth Steven Bryant Michigan State University Wind Symphony,
Scenes from the American West
II. Redwood Forest Jack Wilds Keller Middle School Wind Ensemble, Jedidiah Maus
Mountain Song Philip Sparke Brass Band of Battle Creek, Kenneth Bloomquist
I. Forgotten Forests, II. Desecration, III. Redemption Frank Ticheli Michigan State University Wind Symphony,
Grenade attack on Panzer Tanks, Battle of Amiens, The Somme 1918 by Fritz Fuhrken
How does one creatively express the horrors of war? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we look at how artists communicate the effects of violence and conflict, with Michael Daugherty's “Of War and Peace” and selections from Morton Gould’s “Holocaust Suite”, all right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Of War and Peace - I. War, II. Peace Michael Daugherty Showa Wind Symphony, Eugene Migliaro Corporon Symphony No. 1 "In Memoriam, Dresden, 1945" Daniel Bukvich The St. Olaf Band, Timothy Mahr Holocaust Suite - IV. Babi Yar Morton Gould University of New Hampshire Wind Symphony,
Andrew Boysen, Jr. Theme from Schindler's List John Williams Filmharmonic Brass, Dominic Derasse American Guernica Adolphus Hailstork The Nevada Wind Ensemble & The Gaudete Brass No War Marco Somadossi Banda Santa Celcilia Besana & Triuggio,
Armando Saldarini The National Anthem of Ukraine Mykhailo Verbytsky Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force Band of Tokyo
On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we celebrate Easter and the Spring season with music about rebirth and life renewed. We’ll hear selections from John Mackey’s "Concerto for Trombone", Alfred Reed's “Praise Jerusalem”, and David Maslanka’s “Unending Stream of Life,” right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Fanfare for the Hour of Sunrise Ron Nelson University of Nevada Las Vegas Wind Orchestra,
Thomas Leslie Harvest: Concerto for Trombone - Movement III John Mackey University of Florida Wind Symphony, Joseph Alessi, David A. Waybright, trombone Fantasia di Pasqua Michael Bilkes The Royal Norwegian Navy Band,
Leif Arne Tangen Pedersen Praise Jerusalem Alfred Reed University of Nevada Las Vegas Wind Orchestra,
Unending Stream of Life
III. Brooding March
IV. As You Proceed...
V. A Hard Thought...
VI. A Sweet Tune
VII. All Creatures of Our God and King David Maslanka Illinois State University Symphonic Winds,
Stephen K. Steele
Have you ever been moved by an arresting photograph? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm we listen to music inspired by photos, from Kevin McKee’s take on New Mexico’s high desert areas, to Julie Giroux voyage through photos from the Hubble Space Telescope, all right here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Mountain Lake Photograph Zack Stanton Texas All-State 5A Symphonic Band,
Robert M. Carnochan Shadowcatcher
II. Among the Aspens
III. The Vanishing Race Eric Ewazen Juilliard Wind Ensemble and the American Brass Quintet,
Mark Gould Journey Through Orion Julie Giroux University of Texas at El Paso Wind Symphony,
Ron Hufstader Entrata Steve Danyew Florida All-State Concert Band, C. David Ragsdale Under Western Skies (for 2 Trumpets & Wind Ensemble) Kevin McKee Grand Valley State University
Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Lowell Graham Richard Stoelzel & Rex Richardson, trumpets
What European countries would you like to visit? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we take a quick musical tour of the continent with works by Ottorino Respighi and Joaquin Rodrigo, and we’ll sit in on a battle between two phenomenal Balkan brass bands, right here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
The Boys of Wexford Arthur Warren Darley Band of the Irish Defence Forces, Mark Armstrong
Hans Christian Andersen Suite
I. The Noble Poet, II. Europe by Railway Søren Hyldgaard The Danish Concert Band, Jorgen Misser Jensen
Concierto De Aranjuez - Adagio Joaquin Rodrigo Grimethorpe Colliery Band
Greek Folk Song Suite III. Vasilikos Tha Gino (Moderato-Presto) Franco Cesarini Civica Filarmonica De Lugano
I Am Your Gummy Bear Andre Christian Fanfare Ciocărlia Topdzijsko Kolo Marko Marković Boban & Marko Marković Orchestra Berliner Luft Paul Lincke German Army Band Ulm, OTL Matthias Prock Montmagasrtre: A Little Symphonic Scene Manuel Oltra Barcelona Symphonic Band, Salvador Brotons Automne Jean-Michel Damase Laura Bennett Cameron & Roger Boutry Entry of the Gladiators: "Thunder & Blazes" Julius Fučik Royal Swedish Air Force Band, Jerker Johansson
Porto de Saudades
VII. Vinto do Porto, VIII. Fado Menor (reprise), IX. Finale Nelson Jesus Portuguese Symphonic Band, Francisco Ferriera
Pini Di Roma - I. Pini Della Via Appia Ottorino Respighi Conservatório de Música do Porto Wind Orchestra,
What’s your favorite movie music? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we look at music written for film. We’ll listen to selections from “The Last Samurai,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” and “The Magnificent Seven,” all right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Dinnington Colliery Band Conquest of Paradise from “1492”
Dinnington Colliery Band A Time for Us from “Romeo and Juliet”
Nino Rota & Alan Fernie
Black Dyke Band, Nicholas J. Childs Born Free
John Barry & Don Black
Dinnington Colliery Band
Göteborg Wind Orchestra, Alexander Hanson Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
The Co-Operative Funeralcare Band Main Theme from “Mission Impossible”
Lalo Schifrin & Alan Fernie
Black Dyke Band, Nicholas J. Childs
The Mask of Zorro -Zorro's Theme
- The Plaza of Execution James Horner & Sandy Smith
Oberaargauer Brass Band, Manfred Obrecht
The Last Samurai
Hans Zimmer & Frank Bernaerts
Brass Band Willebroek, Frans Violet
Shakespeare in Love
- The Beginning of Partnership
- The De Lesseps' Dance Greenwich
- The Fight
- Curtain Fall
Philharmonic Wind Orchestra, Marc Reift
Pirates of the Caribbean
Dinnington Colliery Band Main Theme from “The Magnificent Seven”
Elmer Bernstein & Alan Fernie
Oberaargauer Brass Band, Manfred Obrecht
How do you feel about electronic music? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we look at techno influences in wind band music. We’ll hear Techno Blade by Benjamin Taylor, Tight Squeeze by Alex Shapiro, and Mason Bates’ “Mothership", all right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Techno Blade Benjamin Taylor Bowling Green State University Wind Symphony,
Ken Thompson Point Blank Paul Dooley Illinois State University Wind Symphony,
Daniel A. Belongia Vientos Y Tangos Michael Gandolfi University of North Texas Wind Symphony,
Eugene Migliaro Corporon Tight Squeeze Alex Shapiro DePauw University Band, Craig Paré Aliens with Extraordinary Abilities:
Torched and Wrecked David Skidmore Third Coast Percussion Motown Metal Michael Daugherty University of North Texas Wind Symphony,
Eugene Migliaro Corporon Requiem for a City I. First Movement Matthew Hindson and Paul Mac Sydney Conservatorium Wind Symphony,
John Lynch Mothership Mason Bates Michigan State University Symphony Band,
Do you think you've seen a UFO? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we celebrate World Contact Day with movie themes from Star Trek: First Contact and Alien, as well as Johan de Meij’s "UFO Concerto for Euphonium and Wind Orchestra", right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Close Encounters Of The Third Kind: Main Title Theme John Williams Gomalan Brass Quintet
UFO Concerto for Euphonium and Wind Orchestra
I. Andante - Con moto
II. Giacoso - Vivo
III. Andante Cantabile
V. Alla Marcia - Vivace Johan de Meij Orchestra Fiati di Valle Camonica, Debris Salvini
Theme from "Star Trek: First Contact" Jerry Goldsmith Philharmonic Wind Orchestra, Marc Reift Stargate: The Ark of Truth Joel Goldsmith Philharmonic Wind Orchestra, Marc Reift Outlander Julie Giroux Seika Girls High School Band, Yoshihisa Fujishige Alien Jerry Goldsmith Philharmonic Wind Orchestra, Marc Reift
Which musical form has a subject, an answer, and episodes of development? The fugue. On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we take a look at the fugue with works by John Williams, George Gershwin, John Philip Sousa, and of course, Bach, right here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Fugue from Trio Sonata in C major Johann Sebastian Bach Empire Brass Quintet Fugue on Yankee Doodle John Philip Sousa The Kalamazoo Concert Band, Richard S. Swinsick
Catfish Row - V. Fugue George Gershwin University of Missouri Wind Ensemble, Thomas O'Neal
Spitfire Fugue William Walton Black Dyke Band, Nicholas Childs Symphony in Bb - III. Fugue - Rather broad Paul Hindemith University of Michigan Symphony Band,
H. Robert Reynolds Fugue Oliver Nelson Keystone Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp Variations on a Bach Chorale - Fugue Jack Stamp Keystone Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp Out to Sea and the Shark Cage Fugue from "Jaws" John Williams US Coast Guard Band, Captain Kenneth W. Megan Fugue in C minor Charles Ives US Marine Band, Timothy Foley Fugue for Tinhorns Frank Loesser Empire Brass Quintet Fugue from "Schwanda the Bagpiper" Jaromir Weinberger Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble,
Rodney Holmes Three Preludes and Fugues - I. Fugue in C minor Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Siegmund Goldhammer Sächsische Bläserphilharmonie, Thomas Clamor Fugue in G minor "The Little Fugue" Johann Sebastian Bach Texas A&M University Wind Symphony, Timothy B. Rhea
What instrument is especially known for fanfares and triumphant melodies? The trumpet, of course. On this episode of Wind & Rhythm we feature the trumpet, right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Fanfare for Trumpets Cindy McTee University of North Texas Wind Symphony,
Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Sonata for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble
I. With Strength and Vigor
II. Rather Slowly and with Freedom
III. Moderately Fast, with Energy Kent Kennan University of North Texas Symphonic Band,
Excursions for Trumpet and Band Bruce Broughton US Air Force Band, Lowell Graham
Sound the Trumpets Major J. Scott McKenzie US Army Band "Pershing's Own",
Colonel Andrew J. Esch
Antique Violences Concerto for Trumpet
I. The Blooded Lines
II. Secrets' Teeth
III. Sorrow Is A Blade
IV. The Curtain Calls John Mackey Michigan State University Wind Symphony,
What would you like us to play for you? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we play music suggested by you, for another special Listeners’ Choice episode, including “The Swan on the Hill” by Jan Van der Roost and John Mackey’s “Undertwo” and more, right here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Knight Templar George Allan Black Dyke Band Stubernic Fantasy Mark Ford University of North Texas Wind Symphony,
Eugene Migliaro Corporon
Firedance from "Riverdance" Bill Whelan Tokyo Seréno Bass Clarinet Ensemble:
Mokutan, Megumi Nozaki Sanctus David Maslanka Oregon State University Wind Ensemble,
Christopher Chapman The Capture of Kars Modest Mussorgsky The Locke Brass Consort, James Stobart Pandean Fable J. Clifton Williams Rountree Wind Symphony, Dr. Barry Ellis Undertow John Mackey University of North Texas Wind Symphony,
Eugene Migliaro Corporon The Swan on the Hill Jan Van der Roost Nagoya University of Arts Wind Orchestra
On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we offer a Valentine suite of musical suites. We hear music from Bizet’s Carmen, and the Dutch Suite by PDQ Bach, all right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Carillon from Suite Française Francis Poulenc Michael Murray & Empire Brass
I. Shifting Sands
II. Swingin' With Sam
IV. Finale Thomas Bough Northern Illinois University Wind Symphony & Friends:
Thomas Bough, tuba
Aragonaise; Habañera; Entr'acte;
Intermezzo; Toreador's Song Georges Bizet, arr. Fernie Black Dyke Band, Nicholas Childs
Brilliant Bach Overtures
4. Badinerie (from Suite #2, BWV 1067) Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Tony Rickard Canadian Brass;
Brandon Ridenour, piccolo trumpet solo, Robert Moody
I. Mr. Minuit's Minuet
II. Panther Dance
III. Dance of the Grand Dams
IV. The Lowland Fling Peter Schickele as "PDQ Bach" National Symphonic Winds as "Turtle Mountain Naval Base Tactical Wind Ensemble", Lowell Graham
Dance Suite on Spanish and Latin Rhythms - El Baile, La Comparsa (The Carnival)
- La Corrida (The Bullfight) Aldo Forte US Air Force Heritage of America Band, Lowell Graham
On this episode of Wind & Rhythm we feature the music of David Maslanka; three pieces that were inspired by the writings of the recently passed Buddhist monk, Thich Nhat Hanh. Join us here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Concerto for Trombone and Wind Ensemble I. Requiem II. Beloved III. Be Content, Be Calm David Maslanka University of Miami Frost Wind Ensemble, Gary Green
Mother Earth David Maslanka St. Olaf Band, Timothy Mahr
Give Us This Day David Maslanka Southern Illinois University
Edwardsville Wind Symphony, John Raymond Bell
What does an award winning composition sound like? On this episode of Wind & Rhythmwe'll listen to prize-winning music like Michael Daughtery's “Raise the Roof”, Frank Tichelli's “Lux Perpetua”, and more, right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Variations on a Korean Folk Song - I. Vivace John Barnes Chance Illinois State University Wind Symphony, Stephen Steele Andre Dowell, timpani Affirmation Wayne Oquin US Air Force Band, Colonel Larry Lang Raise the Roof Michael Daugherty University of Michigan Symphony Band,
Michael Haithcock Andre Dowell, timpani Only Light Aaron Perrine University of Kansas Wind Ensemble, Paul Popiel Songs for Wind Ensemble Yo Goto Messiah College Wind Ensemble, Bradley Genevro Lux Perpetua (Live) Frank Ticheli Baylor University Wind Ensemble, Eric Wilson
On this episode of Wind & Rhythm we feature the percussion with Ney Rosauro’s "Brazil 500", Billy Joel’s “Root Beer Rag”, and more, right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Danza Furioso Jonathan Ovalle Westfield High School Percussion Ensemble,
Suite Brazil 500 I. Europe Motherland, II. The Voyage of the Discovery, III. The Land, IV. The Indians, V. The First Villages and the Independence, VI. The Brazilian People, VII. Finale Ney Rosauro University of Calgary Wind Ensemble, Glenn D. Price
Percussion Concerto Jennifer Higdon Illinois State University Wind Symphony, Daniel Belongi, Ben Stiers, percussion
Root Beer Rag Billy Joel O-Zone Percussion Group, Dr. Gary J. Olmstead
How do composers have fun writing for a symphony? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we take a look at different scherzos with music by Jack Stamp, James Curnow, Philip Sparke, and Gustav Holst, among others, right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Manhattan - II. Sunday Scherzo Philip Sparke Deutsche Bläserphilharmonie, Walter Ratzek 1st Flute Quartet, Op. 26 - II. Scherzo Franco Cesarini Civica Filarmonica De Lugano Chamber Winds,
Scherzo: "Fanfare for the Italian Crown" Gioacchino Rossini University of North Texas Wind Symphony,
Eugene Migliaro Corporon King Arthur Suite - II. Scherzo: Doom, Wild Dance Benjamin Britten University of Nevada Las Vegas Wind Orchestra,
Thomas Leslie Scherzo Andrew Boysen University of St. Thomas Symphonic Wind Ensemble,
Matthew George Symphony No. 1 "In Memoriam of David Diamond" II. Scherzo "Dance of the Hippos" Jack Stamp University of North Texas Wind Symphony,
Eugene Migliaro Corporon Keystone Wind Ensemble, Jack Stamp Scherzo James Curnow Soli Brass Band, Jan de Haan Cane River Murals - II. Wash Day (Scherzo) Martin Ellerby Showa Wind Symphony, Eugene Migliaro Corporon Symphony No. 6, Op. 122 "Concise" - III. Scherzo Salvador Brotons Banda Municipal De Barcelona, Salvador Brotons A Moorside Suite - I. Scherzo Gustav Holst Dallas Wind Symphony, Howard Dunn Scherzo, Cat & Mouse Robert Spittal University of North Texas Wind Symphony,
Eugene Migliaro Corporon Symphony No. 4 - Scherzo Peter Tchaikovsky O-Zone Percussion Group, Dr. Gary J. Olmstead Symphony No. 10 - Scherzo Dimitri Schostakovich Whitburn Band
On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we pay tribute to composers, conductors, and other musicians who have passed away this last year including Sammy Nestico, Chick Corea, and Stephen Sondheim. Join us right here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
The Silver Quill Sammy Nestico Luftforsvarets Musikkorps: Royal Norwegian Air Force Band, Ole Edvard Antonsen Cell Talk Sammy Nestico SWR Big Band, Sammy Nestico Three Facets of Friendship -
I. First Affections; II. Being Apart; III. Reunion Robert Wykes The Silverwind Duo Quintett - I. Allegro Allan Stephenson Geneva Brass Quintet
Questo fauno (Excerpts) -
Tutti. Scrigno [arr. for percussion] Sylvano Bussotti Jonathan Faralli Zorba the Greek Mikis Theodorakis Philharmonic Wind Orchestra, Marc Reift Aufwärts! Ernst Lüthold & Paul W. Whear Schweizer Armeespiel, Josef Gnos Straight Up James Primosch PRISM Quartet Hockey Night In Canada: Theme Dolores Claman Caliban Quartet Workers Union Louis Andriessen US Air Force Band of the Golden West Irish Tune from County Derry Percy Grainger Michigan State University Wind Symphony,
Kenneth G. Bloomquist Chick Corea Olé ! Chick Corea Harmonie De Charlesbourg, François Dorion Comedy Tonight Stephen Sondheim Cory Band, Robert Childs Send in the Clowns Stephen Sondheim Harmonie L'Union Heythuysen, Maurice Daemen
On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we sound in the new year with works “At Morning’s First Light” by David Gillingham and “Overture to a New Millennium” by Ed Huckeby, right here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Overture to a New Millennium Ed Huckeby The Washington Winds, Edward Petersen At Morning's First Light David Gillingham University of Texas at El Paso Symphonic Winds,
Ron Hufstader New Millennium, Different Worlds, New Beginnings Roger Cichy North Central Winds, Dr. Adam Brennan New Century Dawn David Gillingham University of Georgia Wind Symphony, H. Dwight Satterwhite & John N. Culvahouse The Sun Will Rise Again Philip Sparke The Concert Band of the German Armed Forces,
Walter Ratzek Morning Dance Sergei Prokofiev Empire Brass The Day After Tomorrow Harald Kloser, arr. Frank Bernaerts Brass Band Willebroek, Frans Violet
Symphony No. 53, "Star Dawn"
I. Maestoso sostenuto
II. Moderato sostenuto con molta espressione Alan Hovhaness Ohio State University Concert Band, Keith Brion
What is your favorite way to enjoy the holidays? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm we’ll help you revel in the season with songs like “Fantasia on Greensleeves” by Ralph Vaughn Williams, and “The Spirit of Christmas” by Ed Huckaby, right here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
The Spirit of Christmas Ed Huckeby The Washington Winds, Edward Petersen Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming traditional, arr. Chip Davis US Air Force Band, Alan Bonner Walking in the Air Howard Blake, arr. Richard Phillips Black Dyke Band
White Christmas from "Holiday Inn" Irving Berlin, arr. Mark Freeh Grimethorpe Colliery Band, Major Peter Parkes
Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht Franz Gruber Angela Jones-Reus, alto flute Polish Christmas Music Johan de Meij Harmonie de Charlesbourg, François Dorion Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. Eric Leidzen US Navy Band, Captain George N. Thompson,
MU1 Michael H. Belinkie, vocals Carol of the Bells Mikola Dmitrovich Leontovich, arr. K. O'Neill Tennessee Tech University Tuba Ensemble,
R. Winston Morris Christmas Time is Here Vince Guaraldi Imani Winds O Sanctissima traditional, arr. Anderson College of New Jersey Wind Ensemble,
William H. Silvester Fantasia on "Greensleeves" Ralph Vaughan Williams US Air Force Heritage Band of America,
Major Douglas Monroe The Christmas Song Mel Torme & Bob Wells, arr. Craig Biondi Dallas Wind Symphony, Jerry Junkin
Which is the “funnest” Christmas carol? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm we bring you fun and funny arrangements of familiar carols like “I Got Rhythm for Christmas” arranged by Julie Giroux, and “Motown Jingle Bells” arranged by Sam Pilafian. Join us for some fun, here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Joy to the World George Frideric Handel, arr. R. Martino University of Kentucky SaxCats Grand Angelic March Henry Smart, arr. Eric Robertson Canadian Brass & Eric Robertson, organ Bring a Torch Jeannette Isabella traditional French Imani Winds Drummer Boy Charlie Vince Guaraldi & Katherine Kennicott Davis;
arr. Julie Giroux University of North Texas Symphonic Band, Dennis Fisher
Hark! The Herald Trumpets Sing /
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Chip Davis US Air Force Band, Alan Bonner Motown Jingle Bells James Lord Pierpont, arr. Sam Pilafian Fountain City Brass Band, Joseph Parisi Good King Wenceslas traditional Boston Brass and the Brass All-Stars Big Band Christmas Bolero Montclair Citadel Band & Salvation Army, Charles Baker God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen arr. G. Slechta University of Texas Trombone Choir, Nathaniel Brickens I Got Rhythm for Christmas arr. Julie Giroux University of Texas at El Paso Wind Symphony,
Ron Hufstader Comin' To Town J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie / arr. Freeh Brass Band of Battle Creek, Frank Renton Three Kings Swing Georges Bizet, arr. William Himes Brass Band of Columbus, Dr. Paul Droste We Wish You a Merry Christmas traditional, arr. Thomas G. Parriott Mainstreet Brass Silent Night Franz Gruber Imani Winds
Do you have a favorite Christmas band composition? On this holiday episode of Wind & Rhythm, we discover music composed for, or arranged for, band. We’ll hear Gustav Holst's “In the Bleak Midwinter”, Alfred Reed’s “Russian Christmas Music”, and more, all right here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Joyeux Noël Alfred Reed The Eastern Wind Symphony, William H. Silvester The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol Percy Grainger University of Florida Clarinet Ensemble, John Watkins
Santa Claus-trophobia Sandy Smith Fountain City Brass Band, Joseph Parisi In the Bleak Midwinter Gustav Holst, arr. Robert W. Smith Emory University Symphonic Winds, Scott A. Stewart The 4 Seasons: Violin Concerto in F minor,
"L'Inverno" (Winter)- I. Allegro non molto Antonio Vivaldi, arr. Julie Giroux University of North Texas Symphonic Band, Dennis Fisher Christmas Time Jan Van Der Roost Harmonie de Charlesbourg, François Dorion Sleigh Ride Leroy Anderson US Coast Guard Band, Commander W. Kenneth Megan Little Drummer Boy/Pat-A-Pan Katherine K. Davis/ trad., arr. Bud Udell US Air Force Heritage of America Band Heritage Brass, Lieutenant Colonel Douglas Monroe O Magnum Mysterium Morten Lauridsen US Coast Guard Band, Commander W. Kenneth Megan Russian Christmas Music Alfred Reed Dallas Wind Symphony, Jerry Junkin
How do you feel about Art Nouveau and 19th Century steam-powered technology? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm we take a look at Steampunk, with Erika Svanoe’s “Steampunk Suite” and Philip Sparke's “Three Extraordinary Journeys”. Join us here at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Extraordinary Machines of Clockwork and Steam Scott Watson Central Junior High School Symphonic Band,
In League with Extraordinary Gentlemen
Concerto for Euphonium I. The Time Traveller II. The Final Problem III. The Great Race Peter Graham Osaka Municipal Symphonic Band, Kazuhiko Komatsu
Three Extraordinary Journeys I. 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea II. Five Weeks in a Balloon III. Around the World in 80 Days Philip Sparke The GUS Band, David Stowell
Steampunk Suite I. Charlie and the Mechanical Man Marching Band II. The Strange Case of Doctor Curie and Madam Hyde III. Bartie Wells Attends Mr. Verne's
Lecture on Flying Machine IV. Barnum & Tesla's Tandem Bicycle Erika Svanoe Showa Wind Symphony, Eugene Corporon
What have you appreciated this year? On this episode of Wind & Rhythm, we listen to the very beautiful Autumn in New York by Vernon Duke and we even have an appearance of one of the very first Thanksgiving Day songs, Jingle Bells. Join us here, at the gathering place for people who love band music.
Symphony of Praise - III. Hymn of Thanksgiving Ted Huggens (aka Henk van Lijnschooten) Johan Willem Friso, Alex Schillings Golden Light: A Celebration Piece David Maslanka University of Utah Wind Symphony, Scott A. Hagen
Brass Calendar - XI. November: Thanksgiving Peter Schickele The Chestnut Brass Quintet Autumn in New York Vernon Duke Tubas Unlimited, R. Winston Morris Fiesta de la Vida - A Celebration of Life Philip Sparke The XBY Concert Band, Dennis Mycroft Symphony of Thanksgiving Dean Goffin Amsterdam Staff Band & Brandband
Pro Rege Heerenveen, Olaf J.Ritman Hope Variations Brian Bowen New York Staff Band We Gather Together Kremser & Peter Tiefenbach Canadian Brass Jingle Bells James Pierpont US Coast Guard Band, Commander W. Kenneth Megan