The Divine Comedy: Symphonic Band Works of Robert W. Smith. Concert Band. Concert Band Recording. CD. 13 pages. Published by Alfred Music Publishing (AP.EL9748CD).
From the pen of Robert W. Smith has come some of the most impressive writing for contemporary bands and wind ensembles. THE DIVINE COMEDY, a monumental four-movement work, is presented along with other memorable compositions on this compact disc, which features conductor Anthony Maiello and the George Mason University Wind Ensemble. Titles include The Divine Comedy (The Inferno/Purgatorio/Paradiso/The Ascension) * The Tempest * Africa: Ceremony, Song and Ritual * Twelve Seconds to the Moon and others.
Location: from St. Augustin, Fl
April 1, 2008
This piece of music has some difficult parts but is incredible when it comes to playing.When you a 120 to 150 piece band to play this it will shake the room your in no matter the size.It has a heavy base part that fills the song with intensity and has...
15 of 28 people found this review helpful.
Location: from UT
December 14, 2007
Being a musician and playing multiple instruments, I found most of Robert W. Smith's music to be very moving. The technical parts of the songs are not that difficult, while playing it is a work of art. The more you play the music, the more you almost get sucked into...
11 of 26 people found this review helpful.
Location: from Calumet City,IL
Location: from Fairfax Station, VA
September 8, 2005
I'm a HUGE fan of Robert W. Smith! His music has definitely changed my perspective and approach on music. "The Inferno" is my all time favorite because just by listening to it, you feel like your taking a journey through hell. It's phenomenal and I highly suggest that anyone checks...
14 of 27 people found this review helpful.