Aegina and Bacchanalia (from Spartacus) composed by Aram Ilyich Khachaturian (1903-1978). Arranged by Leslie W. Hicken. For Concert Band (Score & Parts). G. Schirmer Band/Orchestra. Grade 5. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50490182).
ISBN 142349458X. 10.5x14 inches.
Reflecting colorful orchestration techniques and the influence of native Armenian classical traditions, Spartacus was one Khachaturian's hugely successful ballets (along with Gayane). This exciting and powerful sequence from the ballet is adapted beautifully for the concert stage by Leslie Hicken. An energetic rhythmic pulse is exhibited throughout, capped by a stunning and dramatic finish that will take the audience's breath away! Dur: 3:45 (Grade 5).