Festivo (for Symphonic Band) by Vaclav Nelhybel (1920-1996). Concert Band. Concert Band. Belwin Classic Band. 20th Century. Grade 4. Conductor Score & Parts. 340 pages. Duration 5:01. Published by Belwin Music (AP.BDM03026).
ISBN 0757932320. 20th Century.
The clock will measure only five or so minutes, but a timeless amount of driving energy describes this explosion of sonorities. Five or more percussionists are the catalysts for this high intensity bombardment. A brief, quiet center section links the dramatic opening and the brilliant conclusion. (5:01).