Overture to Rienzi composed by Richard Wagner (1813-1883). Arranged by Mark Williams. Concert Band. Concert Band; Masterworks. Challenger Band Series. Form: Overture. Masterwork Arrangement; Romantic. Grade 1.5. Conductor Score. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.22250S).
The majesty of Richard Wagner's epic overture really comes through in its first available arrangement for young bands by composer Mark Williams. Performable in either a fast 4/4 or a slow "cut-time", this piece is a great introduction to the works of this giant of the German Romantic period.