UPDATED - April 2016 Concert Repertoire

We will perform our annual benefit concert for Operation Blessing on April 10, 2016 in the Canfield High School Auditorium. The repertoire for the concert is listed here with links to sample recordings for your reference in practicing. Please contact the music librarian if you are missing any of these items in your folder. If you have not yet returned the Christmas music from your folder, please organize and return it to Bethany. A list is available for reference in a previous post.

  • Amazing Grace, arr. William Himes - Recording by the Rutgers Wind Ensemble
  • Commando March, Samuel Barber/ed. Collinsworth
  • A Night on Bald Mountain, arr. Maurice Gardner
  • Selections from “Sweeney Todd”, arr. Stephen Bulla - Publisher's Demo Recording
  • *The Inferno, Robert W. Smith - Publisher's Demo Recording
  • *The Ascension, Robert W. Smith - Publisher's Demo Recording
  • Superman, arr. Bob Lowden - Performance by The Chautauqua Concert Band
  • Fantasy for Euphonium, by Philip Sparke - Performance by soloist Dave Werden, accompanied by the U.S. Coast Guard Band

*The Inferno and The Ascension are two movements from a symphony by Robert W. Smith titled "The Divine Comedy." Check out this recording on youtube of the entire symphony conducted by and with introductory comments from the composer and performed by the 1999 Oklahoma All-State Band. It's rather long and they perform another short piece first, but the composer's remarks are informative. If you'd like to skip ahead, here are some time markers:

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