Grand Canyon Suite, Themes from (Featuring: Sunrise / On the Trail / Sunset / Cloudburst). Composed by Ferde Grofe (1882-1972). Arranged by Douglas E. Wagner. Concert Band. Concert Band; Masterworks; Part(s); Score; SmartMusic. Pop Young Band. Form: Transcription. 20th Century; Masterwork Arrangement. Grade 2. 242 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.38345).
It is safe to say that Grofé’s iconic work from the early 1930s remains his most recognized and programmed creation to this day. A master of instrumental color and texture, themes from four of the five program-based movements are included in this arrangement for younger players, including "Sunrise," "On the Trail," "Sunset," and "Cloudburst." Audiences are nonetheless assured to experience the freshness, the richness, and the excitement of the original score. (4:30) This title is available in SmartMusic.