From the heart of the '70's, three of pop music's biggest hits are combined into a non-stop, 125 beats per minute medley that your students will love. It includes the Village Peoples' YMCA, the Bee Gee's Stayin' Alive, and Gloria Gaynor's I Will Survive.
This classic disco hit was released by Gloria Gaynor in 1978. Following massive airplay it reached number one in pop charts around the world and in 1980 received a Grammy for Best Disco Recording. Since then it has appeared in many films and television programs and has been adopted by many causes such as HIV/AIDS awareness and the campaign for women's rights. It is also the 'stadium anthem' for the Dutch football team Feyenoord. Ensure your audience leaves any concert in an upbeat mood with this disco masterpiece. 0:03:30
Containing four chart-topping tunes from her best-selling albums, this medley includes "Queen of the Night," "I Have Nothing," "I'm Your Baby Tonight," and "The Greatest Love of All." These titles were major international hits for Whitney, which displayed her versatility on a new batch of tough rhythmic grooves, soulful ballads, and up-tempo dance tracks. A genuine tribute to the Queen of Pop, exploring her gospel influence and signature disco style.Duration: 8:15
Dancescriptions combines many styles derived from pop music with techniques from classical composition. The styles are not the focal point; the true musical definition comes from the interpretation of the transition passages. After the statement of a rhythmic and melodic cell the music is developed from the thematic material in the appropriate style - soul music, disco, merengue, ballad and rock - in the Big Band tradition. The different rhythms and genres are interwoven and combined to create a natural flow in this musical puzzle.Duration: 11:15
At the beginning of the eighties trendy English boy band, Spandau Ballet, made it big with hits like True and Gold. Millions of records were sold worldwide, and the group became one of the most successful bands of the eighties. Why not bring a little 80?s pop magic to any concert with the zesty disco tempo and jazzy chords of this arrangement. 04:27
In the Stone is an entirely appropriate title for this song from pop legends, Earth, Wind & Fire, whose funky tunes characterised the disco era like no other artist. In the Stone is a lively concert band arrangement that maintains the soulful character of the original record, which featured exciting saxophone, trumpet and trombone parts. 02:30