Airs of the Court (from Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite No. 3) by Ottorino Respighi (1879-1936). Arranged by Robert Longfield. For Concert Band (Score & Parts). MusicWorks Grade 4. Grade 3.5. Score and parts. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.4002887).
From his famous Ancient Airs and Dances, 20th-century composer Ottorino Respighi used distinctive melodies from Renaissance composer Jean-Baptiste Besard in this second movement of the third suite. This marvelous adaptation for band retains the authenticity of the original in an attractive yet very playable and unique setting. Dur: 6:00 (Grade 3-1/2).