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Samuel Barber

Publisher: G. Schirmer

First Essay (concert band) (1937)
G Schirmer Inc
Band/Wind/Brass Ensemble
Sub Category
Concert Band
Year Composed
arr. by Joseph Levey
8 Minutes
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Samuel Barber First Essay (concert band) (1937)
This new release of Samuel Barber's First Essay (1937), arranged for band by Joseph Levey, includes newly discovered historical information of Barber's personal edits and revisions — including adding original music — to the arrangement prior to his approval for publication. Set in the original orchestral key, this edition has been performed by several of the most prestigious concert bands and deserves a serious look for mature groups.

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