Firebird Suite (Berceuse and Finale). Composed by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971). Arranged by Robert Longfield. Concert band. Heritage of the March Series. Audio recording available separately (items CL.WFR185 & CL.WFR320). Transcription. Grade 4. Score and set of parts. Composed 1998. Duration 6 minutes, 12 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-2919-00).
An incredible transcription of two movements from Stravinsky's mastwork. Not easy but well worth the effort, Longfield's arrangement captures the essence of this dynamic work and allows you to expose you students to this brillant music.
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Full-sized concert band editions of the greatest marches of all time. Each has been faithfully re-scored to accommodate modern instrumentation and incorporate performance practices of classic march style