Sousa: Music for Wind Band, Vol. 19 / Brion, Royal College of Music Wind Orchestra

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In addition to his world-famous marches, John Philip Sousa was a master of the piquant Humoresque, of which there are two examples here. The first,...

In addition to his world-famous marches, John Philip Sousa was a master of the piquant Humoresque, of which there are two examples here. The first, On the 5.15, is a popular song detailing the travails of a commuter, while the second, The Band Came Back, introduces popular tunes in witty fashion. The sonorous Second Fantasia from El Capitan showcases the band’s bravura qualities and The Fighting Race draws on a trombone solo. There are charming detours to explore rural Americana in the form of Sheep and Goat (‘Walkin to the Pasture’) and the evergreen classic, Turkey in the Straw.



Product Description:


  • Release Date: July 12, 2019


  • UPC: 636943983928


  • Catalog Number: 8559839


  • Label: Naxos


  • Number of Discs: 1


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: Royal College of Music Wind Orchestra