Webster Wind Ensemble Performs Nov. 26

| November 8, 2012

The Webster University Wind Ensemble presents “The Music of . . . ,” directed by James A. Martin, on Monday, Nov. 26, at 7 p.m. in the Community Music School. Admission for the general public is $3 and free to faculty, staff and students with valid Webster ID.

The repertoire ranges from two transcriptions of pieces by Beethoven and Bach to three compositions written in the twentieth-century. Percy Grainger recomposes J.S. Bach’s Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata BWV 208 and two original works: Hartley Sinfonia No. 4 and Weill’s Suite from The Threepenny Opera conclude the concert.

The program includes:

Ludwig van Beethoven, Marcia alla Turca, arr. by Robert Garofalo
J. S. Bach/transcribed by Gunther Schuller, Prelude and Fugue No. 22
Percy Grainger, Blithe Bells
Walter S. Hartley, Sinfonia No. 4
Kurt Weill, Little Threepenny Music

For more information, call the Webster University Fine Arts hotline at 314-968-7128.


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