Next to "Appalachian Spring," this is perhaps Copland's most recognizable composition. It is the final movement of his suite Four Dance Episodes from "Rodeo," which is drawn from his Ballet score
The first published work of John Barnes Chance, this superb composition is widely recognized and acclaimed for its wealth of rhythmic and melodic inventiveness. It opens with a slow, intriguingly
Written in 1905, this exceptional suite, based on English folk songs, is every bit as important and masterful as Gustav Holst's "First Suite In Eb." Together, these two works provide critically important
This 20th-century classic has gained wide acceptance and has become an important addition to the concert band repertoire. The creative brilliance of Leonard Bernstein is on full display through the
Scored for band by the composer, this outstanding work uses the Shaker tune Simple Gifts, which was first brought to public attention in Copland's "Appalachian Spring." This beautiful folk tune is
For mature bands, this is the arrangement to get! A marvelous arrangement of music from Bernstein's famous Broadway musical, this has been a programming favorite for many years. The music is as fresh and
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