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Concert band - Grade 3.5
March. Composed by Hanssen. Arranged by Loras Schissel. Heritage of the March Series. Audio recording available separately (items CL.WFR325 & CL.WFR318). Extra full score. Composed 2001. Duration 3 minutes, 33 seconds. Published by C.L. Barnhouse (CL.012-3150-01).

Item Number: CL.012-3150-01

One of the most distinctive of marches, VALDRES has been described as a "petite Norwegian tone-poem set in march-time". Loras Schissel's splendid new arrangement of the famous Norwegian march "Valdres" was created by blending several concert versions of the piece that were created by composer Johannes Hanssen during the last years of his life. Perfect for concert or contest use, this superior edition should be in the library of all good bands!

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

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  • 5

    Jeff Henderson
    New Boston, NH
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  • 2015-03-13 14:39:48.0 Great March!!!

    “Valdres” is a great march for beginners and professionals alike. I first heard “Valdres” at a town band concert, and immediately liked the march. I later bought the score to study it and improve my conducting skills. I recommend this, and other “Heritage of the March” marches for any band...


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