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Re: Favorite Wind Ensembles piece

Post by Bakensobek707 » Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:32 pm

Well, my favorties have to be (Most I have played and list is in no particular order):

Trittico - Nelhybel
Awayday - Gorb
Where Never Lark or Eagle Flew - Curnow
Havendance - Holsinger
To Tame the Perilous Skies - Holsinger
Harrison's Dream - Graham
The Echo Never Fades - Gillingham
Persis - Hosay
Snow Caps - Saucedo
October - Whitacre
Ghost Train - Whitacre
Godzilla Eats Las Vegas - Whitacre
Sunrise at Angel's Gate - Sparke
Music of the Spheres - Sparke
Liturgical Dances - Holsinger
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Re: Favorite Wind Ensembles piece

Post by phatbob2007 » Thu Nov 20, 2008 12:32 pm

Bakensobek707 wrote:Well, my favorties have to be (Most I have played and list is in no particular order):

Trittico - Nelhybel
Awayday - Gorb
Where Never Lark or Eagle Flew - Curnow
Havendance - Holsinger
To Tame the Perilous Skies - Holsinger
Harrison's Dream - Graham
The Echo Never Fades - Gillingham
Persis - Hosay
Snow Caps - Saucedo
October - Whitacre
Ghost Train - Whitacre
Godzilla Eats Las Vegas - Whitacre
Sunrise at Angel's Gate - Sparke
Music of the Spheres - Sparke
Liturgical Dances - Holsinger
Great pieces Danny try looking up Invictus by sparke as well
also Shadow Rituals (composer?) Africa song and ceremonial (Robert W. Smith) Sanctuary (tichelli?) A Dakota Rhapsody (NEW Camphouse)
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Re: Favorite Wind Ensembles piece

Post by ILIKETOTS » Tue Nov 25, 2008 10:36 pm

Lincolnshire Posey (Grainger)
Second Suite in F (Holst)
The Buea Ideal (Sousa)
Ascensions (forgot)
Firebird (Stravinsky)
Symphony No.5 (Shostakovitch)
Medea
Army of the Nile (Alford)
Young Person's guide to the Orchestra (Britten)
Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral (don't know)

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Re: Favorite Wind Ensembles piece

Post by ecwaufisxtreme » Wed Dec 10, 2008 12:29 pm

Hey, some of those works you listed are Orchestral pieces, NOT wind ensemble works. Sure they have been transcribed for Wind Ensembles.

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Re: Favorite Wind Ensembles piece

Post by ZJH » Wed Dec 10, 2008 2:55 pm

ecwaufisxtreme wrote:Hey, some of those works you listed are Orchestral pieces, NOT wind ensemble works. Sure they have been transcribed for Wind Ensembles.
I'm sure he or she meant the wind ensemble transcription, not the orchestral version. Though as far as I know, the only movement of Shostakovich's 5th that has been transcribed for WE is the fourth movement.
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Re: Favorite Wind Ensembles piece

Post by flutedude » Sat Dec 13, 2008 8:45 pm

Abram's pursuit (Holsinger)
Russian Christmas Music (Reed)
Havendance (Holsinger)
Acension (Smith)

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Re: Favorite Wind Ensembles piece

Post by flyforpay » Sun Dec 14, 2008 12:46 pm

While it’s been a bit over 20 yrs, I would say my favorites were :
Armenian Dances
Variations on a Korean Folk Song
Most any thing by Reed
Blue Lake by Chance

Looking back though, pretty much anything put in front of us was always fun, challenging, and wonderful to play.


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Re: Favorite Wind Ensembles piece

Post by Raxadin » Tue Dec 16, 2008 12:20 am

Havendance (holsinger)
Africa: Ceremony, Song, and Dance (Smith) <--id always get chills in the opening statement...haha prolly my most favorite song ever, and we played it last year at our concert. right at the end after the final note, we heard a guy go..."Wow..." and then everyone cheered
Army of the Nile (alford)
Purple Carnival (alford)
The ENIRE Divine Comedy (smith)
Russian Christmas Music (Reed) <--20 so minutes long of power, gotta love the third trumpet part that sounds like you ride horses
O magnum Mysterium (mortensen)
Incantation and Dance (chance)
Caccia and Chorale (Williams)
Pacem (spittal)
Echoes (Hazo)
Perthshire Majesty (Hazo)
and we cant forget Vesuvius (Techilli)
Der Traums de Ogenhaus aka The Dreams of angus, 20 minutes long, love the low brass part
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Re: Favorite Wind Ensembles piece

Post by Hostrauser » Tue Dec 16, 2008 8:33 am

Raxadin wrote:Army of the Nile (alford)
Purple Carnival (alford)
Remember: two different Alford's. "Army of the Nile" was written by Englishman Kenneth J. Alford (though that was just his pen name); "The Purple Carnival" was written for the Northwestern University marching band by American Harry L. Alford.
Raxadin wrote:Der Traums de Ogenhaus aka The Dreams of angus,
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Re: Favorite Wind Ensembles piece

Post by Wildabeast » Tue Dec 16, 2008 11:20 pm

Hostrauser wrote:
Raxadin wrote:Der Traums de Ogenhaus aka The Dreams of angus,
Rolf Rudin
The Dream of Oenghus (Part 2 was the opener for the 2000 Vanguard Cadets)
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