A Conductor's Interpretive Analysis of Masterworks for Band

by Frederick Fennell

Frederick Fennell, widely acknowledged as the “dean of American band conductors,” has freely shared what he called “long-distilled thoughts” about the world's greatest music for band. In this collection, he covers original scores by Persichetti, Hanson, Schuman and Chance, as well as classic works by Wagner and Holst. Fennell's clear and to-the-point analysis/interpretations are based on a lifetime of careful research, rehearsals, and professional performances. In this informative work, you will find inspiration for a truly superior presentation of these masterworks for band. Includes: Divertimento for Band (Persichetti) • Symphony for Band (Persichetti) • Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral (Wagner) • Chorale and Alleluia (Hanson) • George Washington Bridge (W. Schuman) • A Moorside Suite (Holst) • Variations on a Korean Folk Song (Chance) • I Really Do Love Marches! (Fennell).

Publisher: Meredith Music

Series: Meredith Music Resource

Format: Softcover

Page Count: 64

Dimensions: 11 X 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9781574630947