An uptempo introduction leads to the main theme which is presented by a solo Trumpet. The theme is restated in several different forms including an Alto Saxophone solo. Written in overture form, the middle section will show off your band's ability to play expressively. With a broad melody in the trumpets, this slow section moves to a dramatic finale.
Commissioned by the Bethlehem School District in Del Mar, New York, this suite consists of three movements that represent three distinct areas of the river: 'The Lady of the Harbor' (Statute of Liberty), 'Pastoral Highlands' and 'The Source' (Adirondack mountain streams that feed the Hudson). (Grade 3) This title is available in SmartMusic.Estimated delivery 3-5 days
The premiere of Riverdance took place on April 30, 1994 during a seven-minute pause in the Eurovision Song Contest at the Point Theatre, Dublin. Thanks to 10,000 performances on four continents, TV audiences in the millions and sales of CDs and videos by the bucket-load, Riverdance has since become one of the most successful shows on Earth. This new Riverdance arrangement for concert band is, after The Seville Suite, the second collaboration between Bill Whelan and Johan de Meij. Medley from: CLOUDSONG, FIREDANCE, LIFT THE WINGS, DANCE OF THE RIVER WOMAN, and RIVERDANCEEstimated delivery 10-12 days