Rolling Thunder (Concert March) by Henry Fillmore (1881-1958). Arranged by Calvin Custer. Concert Band. Concert Band. Belwin Concert Band. Form: March. Grade 2. Conductor Score. 20 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.BD00995C).
Henry Fillmore's Rolling Thunder is a great circus march, as breathtaking in its excitement as the action feats in the center ring. Calvin Custer takes this terrific march classic and reduces just the technical demands. Now your band can smell the sawdust and have all the fun. On with the show! (2:12).
Location: from Houston, TX
March 19, 2010
I played this in Westbrook Intermediate's Advanced band, in Houston, Texas, 2008-2009. You can find videos of us playing it on youtube.If you want to hear it, search "Westbrook intermediate rolling thunder." It was very fun, and challenging at first. A similar march I recommend is Circus Bee, also by...
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Location: from New York, NY
Location: from St . Peters , Missouri
September 18, 2004
Rolling Thunder A Brilliant Masterpeice
O.k I played Rolling Thunder when i was in 8th grade . I am in 9th now. I play the trombone but i had the baritone part . The piece is at 160 beats per minute and its in two four time . It was brilliantly written and it was...
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