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Cuban Overture

By George Gershwin

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Concert Band - Grade 5
Composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937). Arranged by Mark Rogers. Concert Band; Masterworks. Donald Hunsberger Wind Library. Form: Overture. 20th Century; Masterwork Arrangement. Conductor Score & Parts. 518 pages. Duration 9:50. Published by Alfred Music (AP.DHM012).

Item Number: AP.DHM012
ISBN 0757905099. 20th Century; Masterwork Arrangement.

George Gershwin®, inspired by local singing and dancing groups while vacationing in Havana, Cuba in 1932, wrote this work which has now become an innovative contribution to his signature style. Mark Rogers' new edition utilizes all the original music and orchestration, with modifications that allow for improved intonation while retaining Gershwin's creativity. An enormous contribution to the literature. (9:50)
Recording of the United States Coast Guard Band, Lieutenant Kenneth W. Megan, Director.

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