Vilia (from the Merry Widow). Composed by Franz Lehar (1870-1948). Arranged by Alfred Reed. Concert band. Classics Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR129). Transcription. Grade 3. Score and set of parts. Composed 1990. Duration 4 minutes, 46 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-2225-00).
Franz Lehar's famous melody from "The Merry Widow" lovingly treated by Alfred Reed for the Barnhouse Classics For Band Series, according to the full-length version found in the operetta score itself. One of the most beloved of all romantic songs from the vast library of Viennese operetta!
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Under the editorial supervision of Dr. Alfred Reed, these "classics" from master composers have been adapted and arranged for concert band. A perfect way to acquaint concert band performers and audiences with some of the greatest classical music of all time!