Danza Brilliante (from Aida). Composed by Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901). Arranged by Andrew Glover. Concert band. Gems of the Concert Band Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR372). Grade 3.5. Score and set of parts. Composed 2011. Duration 2 minutes, 15 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-4002-00).
This fiery work is perfect for an encore, or as a dazzling showstopper! Originally written as ballet music for the orchestra score of one of Verdi's most famous opera, this lively dance makes a terrific showpiece for band. Exciting and challenging, Danza Brilliante will engage your audiences and excite performers. The title says it all!
About Gems of the Concert Band
A series of transcriptions and other works in varying styles, representative of the programming of the Great American Classic Concert Band era of a century ago, as exemplified by John Phillip Sousa, Edwin Franko Goldman, Karl L. King, and Leonard B. Smith