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Gathering of the Armies

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Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner (arr. Friedman)


Subtitle: On the River Scheldt : from Lohengrin : For Large Brass


General Info

Year: 1850 / 1995
Duration: c. 5:40
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Kagarice Brass Editions
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $20.00


Instrumentation

B-flat Trumpet I-II-III-IV
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Tuba
Timpani


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This exciting excerpt from Lohengrin is uniquely arranged by Jay Friedman, principal trombonist of the Chicago Symphony. The off-stage presentation of both trumpet and trombone sections for the opening makes the piece a unique way to open a concert. The climactic buildup from off-stage trumpet calls to a hair-raising final section makes this one of THE most exciting pieces in the repertoire.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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  • Rowan University (Glassboro, N.J.) Wind Ensemble (Joseph Higgins, conductor) – 1 May 2016


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Wagner, R.; Friedman, J. (1995). Gathering of the Armies on the River Scheldt : from Lohengrin : for large brass [score]. Kagarice Press: Denton, Texas.