Composed by Charles Francois Gounod (1818-1893). Arranged by Andrew Glover. Concert Band. Heritage of the March Series. Audio recording available separately (item CL.WFR329). Transcription. Score and set of parts. Composed 2003. Duration 3 minutes, 13 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-3309-00).
Item Number: CL.012-3309-00
Here's a thrilling tour-de-force showpiece for mature bands! This stunning work from the French ballet suite has been skillfully arranged for concert band by Andrew Glover to retain the excitement and color of the original orchestral work. Fast-paced dance segments are interspersed with beautiful lyric sections, culminating with a hair-raising presto that will electrify performers and audiences. Excellent for festival/contest use as well as many concert situations, including community and adult bands. BREATHTAKING MUSIC!
About Heritage of the March
Full-sized concert band editions of the greatest marches of all time. Each has been faithfully re-scored to accommodate modern instrumentation and incorporate performance practices of classic march style