Concert Band Music: Student Favourites

Student Favorites

Compilation by James M. Rohner
The Instrumentalist, October 1992

Compositions of “Serious artistic merit”

What are some pieces of music that light a fire and generate enthusiasm in students every time you put them in a music folder?

 

 

A Jubilant Overture Reed, Alfred
American Overture for Band Jenkins, Joseph
Armenian Dances Reed, Alfred
Beatrice and Benedict Berlioz/Henning
Chorale and Shaker Dance Zdechlik, John
Country Band March Ives, Charles
Decoration Day Ives, Charles/Elkus
Festive Overture Shostakovich/Hunsberger
Festivo Gregson, Edward
Fugue in G Minor Bach, J.S.
Incantation and Dance Chance, John Barnes
Lincolnshire Posy Grainger, Percy
Liturgical Dances Holsinger, David
Lord of the Rings De Meij, Johan
Music for Prague 1968 Husa, Karel
Octet Stravinsky, Igor
Of Sailors and Whales McBeth, W. Francis
Pasodoble (Puenteareas) Reveriano Soutullo Otero
Pines of Rome Respighi/Duker
Profanation Bernstein/Bencriscutto
Rejouissance Curnow, James
Rocky Point Holiday Nelson, Ronald
Roman Carnival Overture Berlioz/Safranek
Roumanian Rhapsody Enesco/Duthoit
Salvation is Created Tschesnekoff/Houseknecht
School for Scandal Barber/Hudson
Suite No. 1 in E-Flat Holst, Gustav
Suite No. 2 in F Holst, Gustav
Symphonies for Wind Instruments Stravinsky, Igor
Symphony No. 2 Chance, John Barnes
The Hounds of Spring Reed, Alfred
Toccata Frescobaldi/Slocum
Winds of Nagual Colgrass, Michael