The Spirit of Troy by Ralph Ford. Concert Band. Concert Band; SmartMusic. Belwin Concert Band. Form: Overture. Grade 3. Conductor Score & Parts. 254 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.32522).
Spirited indeed, this Ralph Ford original overture provides ample opportunity to showcase every member of your ensemble. Opening with a broad and building fanfare, the work bursts with energy featuring a charismatic rhythmic foundation that sets the stage for several soloist statements. The work builds to a frenzy and develops quietly and reflectively to a dramatic, grandiose conclusion. Diverse and endearing, this is an outstanding choice for concert and contest alike! This title is available through SmartMusic.