Chant Funeraire composed by Gabriel Faure (1845-1924). Arranged by Myron Moss. For Concert Band. MusicWorks Grade 5. Grade 5. Score and parts. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.4002232).
MusicWorks – Grade 5
This hauntingly beautiful piece by Fauré was commissioned by the French government in 1921 as a memorial for the centenary of Napoleon's death. It has been magnificently orchestrated for wind band by Myron Moss, and is already garnering national attention with several important performances including The Midwest Clinic in Chicago, December 2003. Expansive and rich-sounding, this piece demands a mature group but delivers an impressive and rewarding musical experience. (7:30).