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Cuban Overture

By George Gershwin

Concert Band - Grade 5
Composed by George Gershwin (1898-1937). Arranged by Mark Rogers. Concert Band; Masterworks. Donald Hunsberger Wind Library. Form: Overture. 20th Century; Masterwork Arrangement. Conductor Score. 88 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.DHM012C).

Item Number: AP.DHM012C

ISBN 0757905102.

George Gershwin(r), inspired by local singing and dancing groups while vacationing in Havana, Cuba in 1932, wrote this work which has now become an innovative contribution to his signature style. Mark Rogers' new edition utilizes all the original music and orchestration, with modifications that allow for improved intonation while retaining Gershwin's creativity. An enormous contribution to the literature.

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  • 2001-10-16 00:00:00.0 Exciting, Energetic

    Cuban Overture is one of the most exciting and energetic pieces ever written. It is something that you should definitely look into. This song is very lyrical and exotic.

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