Music for winds II / the Australian Wind Orchestra.
Featured Australian works
||Children's march for woodwind music||Percy Grainger||3 min, 44 sec.|
||Colonial song (1911) — solo piano||Percy Grainger||13 mins, 47 sec.|
||Spoon river — solo piano||Percy Grainger||6 mins, 51 sec.|
||Folksongs for band : suite no. 3 (1990) for symphonic wind band||David Stanhope||5 mins, 29 sec.|
||Little ripper march (1989) for brass band||David Stanhope||4 mins, 12 sec.|
Also includes: CD A: Variations on a theme by Louis Bourgeois / Claude T. Smith -- Beau ideal / John Phillip Sousa -- Theme and variations Op.43A / Arnold Schoenberg -- Persuasian / Sammy Nestico -- Till Eulenspiegel's merry pranks / Richard Strauss -- Country band march / Charles Ives -- CD B: Pacific preamble / Ralph Hultgren -- Llwyn onn / Brian Hogg -- Symphonic variations / Jim Kurnow -- La gazza ladra / Rossini -- Festival variations / Claude T. Smith -- Aussie medley no.2 / Ed Wilson.
Capture session: Recorded at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, Illinois, December 1993, except tracks 1-6 of CD2 which were recorded in concert at Geneva, Switzerland, 1991.
Performers: Australian Wind Orchestra ; Russell Hammond (Musical Director) ; Stephen Williams (assistant conductor).
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