Contents: Spumante / Dan Welcher; J'ai été au bal / Donald Grantham -- Concerto for Clarinet / Frank Ticheli -- Wine Dark Sea / John Mackey. Jerry Junkin conducts the University of Texas Wind Ensemble.
In one movement. With a program note. Dedicated to Elizabeth Sharp. Commissioned by the Traughber Junior High School Band and Thompson Junior High School Band, Oswego, Illinois. A lyric piece with folksong-like melodies.
In one movement. With a program note. Commissioned by the Stuart High School Wind Ensemble. Dedicated to the composer's father. The music is based on the Roman goddess of dawn. This work won the 2009 American Bandmasters Association's ABA/Ostwald Prize and the 2009 National Bandmasters Association's…
In two movements. With a program note. Commissioned by the Central Oklahoma Directors Association Honors Wind Ensemble. Premiered in Norman, Oklahoma, January 2008. Duration ca. 11 minutes.
In one movement. Commissioned by the Parsons Dance Company. Dedicated to Garrick Zoeter. This work was composed for a dance choreographed by Robert Battle.
…note. Commissioned by the BBC and St. Louis Symphony. Premiered in Manchester, October 2008 by the BBC Philharmonic. Written for Leila Josefowicz. Dedicated to Elaine E. Mackey. The title is taken from the last words spoken by the composer's mother prior to her death. Duration ca. 22 minutes.
The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble performs music by Frank Ticheli, David Dzubay, Steven Bryant, Roshanne Etezady, and John Mackey.
Spring performs music by Mark Schultz, John Mackey, Roshanne Etezady, Mike Kocour, Scott McAllister, and others. With several guest artists.
The Mansfield University Concert Wind Ensemble plays music by David Gillingham, Donald Grantham, Karl King, John Mackey, David Maslanka, Alfred Reed, and John Philip Sousa.
The University of Kansas Wind Ensemble performs works by Carter Pann, Charles Ives, Michael Mower, John P. Lynch, and John Mackey. With flutist David Fedele.
The Georgia State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble performs music by John Zdechlik, John Mackey, Eric Whitacre, Michael Colgrass, and Andrew Rinfleisch.
The Florida Gulf Coast University Wind Orchestra plays music by John Adams, Paul Creston, Shelley Hanson, John Mackey, Alfred Reed, Eric Whitacre, and others.
Richard Danielpour: Lamentations -- Andrew List: Visions From The Aboriginal Dreamtime -- John Mackey: Breakdown Tango -- Various: Across The Universe. Performed by the Zodiac Trio.
The United States Air Force Band plays music by Samuel Barber, Robert Beaser, Leonard Bernstein, Ryan George, Julie Giroux, Donald Grantham, Jennifer Higdon, John Mackey, Wayne Oquin, Robert Thurston, and John Williams.
This volume contains articles on the music of William Bolcom, Andrew Boysen, Jr., Steven Bryant, David Dzubay, Chen Qian, Adam Gorb, Jennifer Higdon, John Mackey, Jonathan Newman, Carter Pann, Christopher Rouse, and Rolf Rudin. With a foreword by William Bolcom and a preface. Music examples.
Performers: Maureen Hurd, Rutgers Wind Ensemble, Todd Quinlan. Contents: John Mackey: Strange Humors, for wind ensemble -- Michael Daugherty: Raise the Roof, for timpani & symphonic band (or orchestra) -- Michael Daugherty: Brooklyn Bridge, for band - (1. East) -- Michael Daugherty: Brooklyn Bridge,…
Randall Woolf: Righteous Babe -- Steven Mackey: Crystal Shadows -- John Halle: Gaze -- Eric Moe: All Sensation Is Memory -- Belinda Reynolds: Share -- Richard Festinger: The Way Things Go -- Laura Kaminsky: Duo For Flute and Piano. With Margaret Kampmeier, piano.
In one movement. With program and performance notes. Dedicated to Stephen Boelter. Commissioned by Mesa State College. Premiered by the Mesa State College Wind Ensemble in December 2010. This work is named for the time of day between sundown and total darkness.
In one movement. With a program note. Commissioned by Howard J. Gourwitz as a gift to Dr. Kevin L. Sedatole and the Michigan State University Wind Symphony. Premiered in Austin, March 2009. The name of this fast-paced overture was suggested by Jonathan Newman.
In two movements: I. Following falls and falls of rain -- II. Kingfishers catch fire. With a program note. Commissioned by a consortium of Japanese schools, organized by Mamoru Nakata. Premiered in Kurashiki, March 2007 by the JWECC 2007 Special Band. Both movements were inspired by the…
In one movement. With a program note. Commissioned by a consortium of ensembles in celebration of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Youth Wind Ensembles' 30th anniversary. A fast-paced work with a circus atmosphere. Duration ca. 4 minutes.
In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Dedicated to Frank Wickes. Commissioned by the Southeastern Conference Band Directors Association. Premiered by the University of Kentucky Wind Ensemble in February 2006. This work reflects the composer's fear of flying.
In one movement. With program and biographical notes. Commissioned by a consortium of universities organized by Scott Weiss of Lamar University. This work was inspired by the saloons of the old west.