Concert band - Grade 4.5
Composed by Yasuhide Ito. Multicultural. Approved contest/festival piece for the University Interscholastic League (UIL). Score and set of parts. Duration 6:16. Published by TRN Music Publisher (TU.CBFES1).
Item Number: TU.CBFES1
Recording available separately on TRNCD11. UIL Level 5. Festal Scenes is already well known in this country, having been performed from the manuscript by the University of Illinois Band (under the direction of James Keene) in a performance for the American Bandmasters Association in Knoxville, Tennessee, and by the United States Air Force Band (under the direction of Col. James Bankhead) in a performance for the WASBE convention in Washington, D.C., and other notable performances, as well as hundreds of performances in Japan. Mr. Ito, a resident of Tokyo, Japan, is considered one of Japan's most promising composers. Imaginative scoring for the percussion instruments and the use of four joyful Japanese folk tunes depict a true festive atmosphere. Performance time is 6 minutes. Features: Trumpet, Flute, Euphonium, Bass Clarinet.