The Ides of March composed by Sean O'Loughlin. For concert band (flute 1, flute 2, oboe, clarinet 1 in Bb, clarinet 2 in Bb, clarinet 3 in Bb, bass clarinet in Bb, bassoon, alto saxophone 1 in Eb, alto saxophone 2 in Eb, tenor saxophone in Bb, baritone saxophone in Eb, trumpet 1 in Bb, trumpet 2 in Bb, trumpet 3 in Bb,). Concert Performcnace Series. Score and parts. Duration 3 minutes, 19 seconds. Published by Carl Fischer (CF.CPS142).
Sean O'Loughlin's The Ides of March is pulse-pounding and haunting; a dramatic composition for band. This work celebrates the composer's love of modern film music and is an exercise in economy of musical material while remaining wonderfully melodic and elegant.