Bolero composed by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937). Arranged by Jay Bocook. For Concert Band. MusicWorks Grade 4. Grade 4. Score and parts. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.4002123).
This well-known Ravel classic is a study in orchestration as it gradually builds intensity from the quiet opening to the powerful and explosive finish. Jay does a masterful job of adapting this work for concert band using solos for clarinet, flute and trumpet and skillful use of the entire ensemble. (4:25).