The BYU Wind Symphony comprises the finest woodwind, brass, and percussion players at Brigham Young University. The band maintains an active performance schedule with programming that ranges from wind band classics to some of the newest wind repertoire. As Brigham Young University’s premier wind band, the ensemble has performed across the United States and in 20 foreign countries, including China, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand and countries across Europe.
The BYU Wind Symphony is conducted by Dr. Don Peterson.
This recording was made April 28–29, 2015, just prior to the band’s departure for a tour of Mongolia, South Korea, and Japan.
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1 Let Freedom Ring
2 American Overture for Band
Joseph Willcox Jenkins
3 Overture from Colas Breugnon
arr. Donald Hunsberger
Sir Arthur Sullivan, arr. Charles Mackerras
SUITE OF OLD AMERICAN DANCES
Robert Russell Bennett
11 O Magnum Mysterium
Morten Lauridsen, arr. H. Robert Reynolds
12 Fantastic Polka
Arthur Pryor, arr. Andrew Glover
Trombone soloist: Lyman McBride
Faustin and Maurice Jeanjean,
arr. Carl S. Hammer
Clarinet soloist: Csaba Jevtic-Somlai
arr. Jory Woodis, Carl S. Hammer
15 Dance of the Jesters
Piotr Tchaikovsky, arr. Ray Cramer
16 Conga del Fuego Nuevo
Arturo Márquez, arr. Oliver Nickel
17 Rolling Thunder
Producer: Don Peterson
Executive producer: Ben Fales
Recording and mixing engineer: Jeff Carter
Editing and mastering engineer: Troy Sales
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