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With this addition to Naxos’s popular Wind Band Classics series the Ensemble explores the music of four musical trendsetters — Hindemith, whose exhilarating Symphony convinced other leading composers that the wind band is a legitimate medium for serious music; Holst, whose First Suite is regarded as a cornerstone of the band repertoire; Schwantner, whose …and the mountains rising nowhere calls for amplified contrabass, piano and 46 percussion instruments; and Grainger, whose Lincolnshire Posy is considered a pinnacle among his folk-music settings.
Paul Hindemith: Symphony in B flat major
I. Moderately fast with vigour - Molto agitato
II. Andantino grazioso - Fast and gay
III. Fugue: Rather broad - Fast, energetic
Gustav Holst: Suite No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 28, No. 1
Joseph Schwantner: …and the mountains rising nowhere