Composed by Ludwig van Beethoven. Arranged by Poor. Concert Band. Symphony Band. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR368). Score and set of parts. Composed 2010. Duration 5 minutes, 12 seconds. Opus III Wind Orchestra Publications #012-3945-00. Published by Opus III Wind Orchestra Publications (CL.012-3945-00).
The lush and haunting sounds of Beethoven's universally loved "Moonlight Sonata" are faithfully brought to life in Andrew F. Poor's colorful setting for band. Listeners and performers alike will be able to imagine Beethoven sitting at a piano as the sounds of the band dramatically emerge from the musical score. As an added feature, this beautiful setting includes an optional piano part that, along with the band, are sure to make this work a favorite with both your students and audiences alike. Perfect for any concert or contest program.