Gems of the Concert Band


  • Brand: Walking Frog Records
  • Year: 1999

An incredible set utilizing recordings from the 19 volume “Gems Of The Concert Band” LP record series. These famous recordings were remarkable for the superlative interpretations and masterful performances of Leonard B. Smith and the Detroit Concert Band. Digitally remastered with the clarity of the original performances restored.

A top notch band which produced great music… these are fabulous recordings. – Robert Peckham, Windjammers Unlimited

Volume 1 – Great Performances
Introduction to Act III of “Lohengrin”; Marche Militaire Francaise; Espana Rhapsody; Shepherd’s Hey; Excerpts from “Andrea Chenier”; Dance of the Tumblers from “Snegourotchka”; Flight of the Bumblebee; Theme and Variations from Suite No. III; Marche Hongroise “Rakoczy”; Rhapsodic Dance; “Bamboula”; Clear Track Polka; Polka and Fugue from “Schwanda the Bagpipe Player”; Excerpts from “Manzoni Requiem”

Volume 2 – Magnificent Marches
Americans We; Chicago Tribune; Mainliner; Music Festival; Official West Point March; Spirit of Independence; The Chimes of Liberty; Valdres; World Events; Barnum and Bailey’s Favorite; American Patrol; Jurisprudence; Bombasto; Boston Commandery; March of the Toys; On Jersey Shore; Second Regiment – Connecticut National Guard; The Joker; The March King; Under the Double Eagle; Gate City; Lights Out; American Red Cross March; Entry of the Gladiators; National Emblem March;

Volume 3 – Music of the Masters
March and Procession of Bacchus from”Sylvia”; Bacchanale from “Samson and Delilah”; Italian Polka; Slavonic Dance No. 3; Farandole from “L’Arlesienne” Suite; Finlandia; Golliwog’s Cake Walk; The Kaffir on the Karoo; Fugue a la Gigue; Symphony No. 4 (Finale); Two Norwegian Dances; Hungarian Dance No. 5; Ecossaises; Second Hungarian Rhapsody

Volume 4 – Virtuoso Soloists
Carnival of Venice; Fantastic Polka; Believe Me; If All Those Endearing Young Charms; Rigoletto: Bella figlia del amore; The Bugler; Through the Air; Bugler’s Holiday; Blue Bells of Scotland; Columbian Fantasy; The Bride Elect: “An Awkward Complication This”; Wood Up Quickstep; The Three Solitaires; The Southern Cross; Bravura Variations; My Heaven of Love; Atlantic Zephyrs; Land of the Free; Sextet: Chi mi frena…

Volume 5 – Legendary Overtures
Zampa Overture; La Forza del Destino Overture; Light Cavalry Overture; Oberon Overture; Raymond Overture; Ruy Blas Overture; Egmont Overture; Roman Carnival Overture; William Tell Overture

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