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Brass, Reeds, and Percussion: May 5, 2018

Luxembourg is a land-locked country in western Europe, located among Germany, France, and Belgium. It is a parliamentary democracy headed by a constitutional monarch, but a Grand Duke, not a King. And the Grand Duke has a wind-band, of course. Today’s edition of Brass, Reeds, and Percussion features a performance by the Grand Duke’s Military Band. The composition is by the French composer Vincent d’Indy, who lived from 1851 to 1931. Composed in 1904, the "Choral Varie" is given credit for making composers aware of the expressive qualities of the saxophone.

  1. Choral Varie (1904)
    Composer:  Vincent d'Indy (1851-1931)
    Performer:  Grand Duke's Military Band (Luxembourg)
    Album:  Spotlight
  2. Selections from "Miss Saigon" (1989)
    Composer:  Claude-Michel Schonberg (1944- ) & Alain Boubill (1941- )
    Performer:  La Artistica de Bunol Symphonic Band
    Album:  Famous Musicals
  3. Prelude to Second Act of "El Caserio" (1926)
    Composer:  Jesus Guridi (1886-1961)
    Performer:  La Artistica de Bunol Symphonic Band
    Album:  Zarzuelas
  4. Western Medley
    Composer:  Various, arranged by C. M. Peeters
    Performer:  Dutch Royal Military Band Johan Willem Friso
    Album:  Movie Miracles

Air Date: 

Saturday, May 5, 2018



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