Cameo Suite composed by Root. Concert band. Heritage of the March Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR196). Grade 3.5. Score and set of parts. Composed 1987. Duration 5 minutes, 47 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-2021-00AR).
The two pieces which comprise "Cameo Suite" come from diverse backgrounds, one American and the other English. "The Nightingale" is a traditional English folksong about unrequited love. The "Glendy Burk" was composed by Stephen Foster and is a riverboat song depicting the life and times of the riverboat "Glendy Burk" on the Mississippi.
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Full-sized concert band editions of the greatest marches of all time. Each has been faithfully re-scored to accommodate modern instrumentation and incorporate performance practices of classic march style