Elgar and His Peers - The Art of the Military Band

B. WALTON O’DONNELL (1887-1939): 3 Humoresques, THOMAS BEECHAM (1879-1961): March*, RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS (1872-1958): Ses Songs, Toccata Marziale, EDWARD ELGAR (1857-1934): Severn Suite (arr. Henry Geehl [1881-1961]), With Proud Thanksgiving (arr. Frank Winterbottom [1861-1929])*, Pomp and Circumstance Marches No. 2 (arr. C. Evans [?-?]) and No. 5 (arr. Tom Higgins)*, So Many True Princesses Who Have Gone (arr. Higgins)*, BACH/ELGAR: The Tower Chorales*. * - First Recordings.

Catalogue Number: 08T037

Label: SOMM

Reference: CD 0170

Format: CD

Price: $18.98

Description: The title tells it all - 74 minutes of music for military band, the most popular form of outdoor musical performance in Victorian and early Edwardian Britain, the majority of it Elgar and most of that in contemporary arrangments. The Joyful Company of Singers (With Proud Thanksgiving and So Many True Princesses), London Symphonic Concert Band; Tom Higgins.


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