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STANFORD WIND ENSEMBLE CONCERT
May 24th, 2013 – Stanford Bing Concert Hall

Soloists and Guest Artists:
Wendy Hillhouse – Mezzo Soprano
Francesco Traversi – Guest Composer
Wesley Broadnax – Guest Conductor
Giancarlo Aquilanti – Music Director
Program

The Explorer

The Explorer (2013) Symphonic Poem for Mezzo Soprano and Concert Band
Music by Francesco Traversi
Stanford Wind Ensemble Commission. World Premiere
Text by Anna Cellinese
Mezzo-Soprano Solo Wendy Hillhouse
Conductor Giancarlo Aquilanti

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Dance of Uzume

 

Dance of Uzume (2005) Music by Piet Swerts
Alto Saxophone Solo Rajiv Suresh
Conductor Giancarlo Aquilanti

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Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme

 

Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme (2010)
Music by Michael Gandolfi

I. Theme
II.  Variation I A Cubist Kaleidoscope
III. Variation II  Cantus in Augmentation: Speed Demon
IV.  Variatin  III Carnival
V.   Variation IV  Tune’s in the Round
VI.  Variation V   Spike
VII. Variation VI  Rewind/Fast Forward

Conductor Wesley Broadnax

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Symphony for Band op. 69

Symphony for Band op. 69 (1956)
Music by Vincent Persichetti (1915-1987)
Conductor Wesley Broadnax

I. Mov. Adagio-Allegro

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II. Mov. Adagio Sostenuto

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III. Mov. Allegretto

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IV. Mov. Vivace

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