Windwood (Overture). By Jared Spears. Concert band. Young Concert Band. Command Series. Grade 2. Extra conductor score. Composed 1985. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.011-1806-01).
Following a majestic opening, Spears utilizes the color and power of the band in a contrasting three- part overture form with exciting and tasty percussion writing. This contest oriented composition makes a great vehicle for teaching legato, staccato, march, chorale, and ballad styles.