Wind Band Classics - Colgrass: Urban Requiem; Shostakovich, etc / Gage, Youngstown State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2008-06-24Works: Scott Lindroth: Spin Cycle; Camille Saint-Saëns: Havanaise for Violin and Orchestra in E major, Op. 83; Eric Whitacre: October; Michael Colgrass: Urban Requiem; Dmitry Shostakovich: Overture on ...
Performers: Carey, Joseph; Cordingley, Allen; Engelhardt, Kent; Fitzer, Robert; Umble, James; Umble, Kathryn Thomas
Conductors: Gage, Stephen L.
Ensemble: Youngstown State University Symphonic Wind Ensembl
Pulitzer Prize winning composer Michael Colgrass' 'Urban Requiem' headlines this recording. This nearly half hour work explores the technical and expressive qualities of the saxophone...continue...