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Director's Choice

Audio Samples

>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
>     Marche Hongroise
>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>     Overture
>Chadwick, George Whitefield : Symphonic Sketches
>     Jubilee
>Kozhevnikov, Boris : Symphony no 3 for wind symphony ("Slavenska")
>Granados, Enrique : Intermezzo, for orchestra (arrangement from Goyescas), H. 71
>Respighi, Ottorino : Pines of Rome

Album Summary

>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24
>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser
>Chadwick, George Whitefield : Symphonic Sketches
>Kozhevnikov, Boris : Symphony no 3 for wind symphony ("Slavenska")
>Granados, Enrique : Intermezzo, for orchestra (arrangement from Goyescas), H. 71
>Respighi, Ottorino : Pines of Rome
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Notes & Reviews:

Director's Choice is a fantastic album recorded by "The President's Own" United States Marine Band in 1995 at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Each piece on this album was chosen by director, Colonel John R. Bourgeois, making the compilation the Director's Choice. Works on the album include "Marche Hongroise," "Overture to Tannhauser," "Jubilee from Symphonic Sketches," "Symphony No. 3 Slavyanskava," "Intermezzo from Goyecas," and "The Pines of Rome."

Notes & Reviews:

Recording information: Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax, (05/22/1995-05/25/1995).



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Works Details

>Berlioz, Hector : La damnation de Faust, Op. 24 :: Marche Hongroise
  • Conductor: John Bourgeois
  • Notes: Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (05/22/1995-05/25/1995)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 11/1845-10/1846

>Wagner, Richard : Tannhäuser :: Overture
  • Conductor: John Bourgeois
  • Notes: Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (05/22/1995-05/25/1995)
  • Running Time: 14 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1843-1865

>Chadwick, George Whitefield : Symphonic Sketches :: Jubilee
  • Conductor: John Bourgeois
  • Notes: Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (05/22/1995-05/25/1995)
  • Running Time: 8 min. 6 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1904

>Kozhevnikov, Boris : Symphony no 3 for wind symphony ("Slavenska")
  • Conductor: John Bourgeois
  • Notes: Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (05/22/1995-05/25/1995)
  • Running Time: 12 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1958

>Enriqué Granados (1867 - 1916) : Intermezzo, for orchestra (arrangement from Goyescas), H. 71
  • Conductor: John Bourgeois
  • Notes: Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (05/22/1995-05/25/1995)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1916

>Respighi, Ottorino : Pines of Rome
  • Conductor: John Bourgeois
  • Notes: Center for the Arts, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA (05/22/1995-05/25/1995)
  • Running Time: 20 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1924