VITTORIO GIANNINI (1903-1966): Dedication Overture, HOWARD HANSON (1896-1981): Laude, WILLIAM SCHUMAN (1910-1992): An American Hymn, PAUL CRESTON (1906-1985): Prelude and Dance, Op. 76, AARON COPLAND (1900-1990): Emblems, WALLINGFORD RIEGGER (1885-1961): New Dance, Op. 18c, IGOR STRAVINSKY (1882-1971): Symphonies of Wind Instruments (original 1920 version), JACK STAMP (b.1954): Cheers!.
Catalogue Number: 05S051
Description: Whether this sparkling program was released on another label is not known but it was recorded 23 years ago and the only date on the CD is 2017 as publication date. Copland’s only work for symphonic band may be the most recorded of the pieces here but all the rest are real winners as well and Creston and Riegger are really fun to boot! The recording is of demonstration quality, the sound equivalent of Cinerama. Your pulse will quicken and your dog may flee! USAF Heritage of America Band; Col. Lowell E. Graham.