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Top 5 Best Classic Marches for Woodwind Quintet

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By Philip Sousa, Tchaikovski, Chopin, Schubert, Bizet

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Composed by Philip Sousa, Tchaikovski, Chopin, Schubert, Bizet. Romantic Period, European, Native American, Graduation, Patriotic. Score, Set of Parts. 105 pages. Published by Woods Only (S0.1094285).

Item Number: S0.1094285

This collection brings together 5 of the best marches in classical music, moving between triumphal, symphonic, sad and Christmas. Containing all levels of music, from beginners to professionals, they can be performed at various musical or ceremonial occasions or events.

I. The Stars and Stripes Forever by J. Philip Sousa • S0.1084429

This transcription was written preserving the essence and creativity of the original piece written for wind band, ideal for the 4th of July holiday and other patriotic celebrations, due to the fact that it is considered "the second national anthem of the United States". It can be played by intermediate students as well as teachers and music professionals on the occasions of recitals and concerts.

II. March from The Nutcracker by Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Op. 71 • S0.1091877

The exciting march of the Nutcracker that warms up the Christmas festivities in a version for wood quintet that preserves the essence of the original version. It can be played by experienced and professional students, not recommended for beginners, mentioned above, it can be played at Christmas or recitals and concerts.

III. The Funeral March from Piano Sonata No. 2 by Frédéric Chopin, Op. 35 • S0.1091873

Beautiful and haunting, memorable music by Chopin in an original and authentic version for wood quintet, ideal for funeral and memorial services for relatives, friends or near loved ones. It can be performed by music beginners or professionals in the area, where it can be used in recitals or professional or academic concerts.

IV. Military March No. 1 from 3 Marches Militaires by Franz Schubert, Op. 51 • S0.1092455

Schubert's fun march in this version for wood quintet where it preserves the original essence of the work, can be played by intermediate and professional students. It is fully recommended for public, famous and military performances; not only, but also in concert halls.

V. Marche des contrebandiers "Écoute, compagnon" from Carmen by Georges Bizet • S0.1094145

The "Marche des Contrebandiers" or "Écoute, compagnon" (Smugglers' March) is the first movement of suite no. 2 of the opera Carmen. This version made for woodwind quintet preserves the essence of the original work, where it can be played by intermediate students and professional teachers. It is recommended for recitals and academic or professional concerts.

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