Fourth Suite for Band composed by Alfred Reed (1921-2005). Concert band. Command Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR192). Grade 5. Extra full score. Composed 1994. Duration 11 minutes, 45 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-2508-01).
Subtitled "City of Music", this impressive 3 movement suite was commissioned by the City of Takasaki, Japan. The movements: Intrada, Aria, and March, all are written to challenge mature bands and this work displays why Alfred Reed's music is a favorite of upper level groups around the world. A major work by a major composer that has already been recorded and is available on a CD recording by the Kosei Wind Orchestra from Tokyo, Japan. World Class!