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Shishikura, Koh

  • Adagietto from Symphony No. 5
    Adagietto
    from Symphony No. 5
    One of Mahler’s most beloved, performed and utilized compositions, arranged for the remarkable Saitama Sakae HS Wind Orchestra, has the enduring tenderness of his love song to wife Alma poignantly captured and expressed by Koh Shishikura. Instrumentation 1st Flute 2nd Flute Oboe (Option) 1st Bassoon 2nd Bassoon 1st Clarinet in Bb 2nd Clarinet in Bb 3rd Clarinet in Bb Bass Clarinet in Bb 1st... One of Mahler’s most beloved, performed and utilized compositions, ar...   
  • Andrea Chénier Selections from the Opera
    Andrea Chénier
    Selections from the Opera
    Program Note Umberto Giordano (1867-1948) was the last great composer in Italian romantic opera. His best-known work, Andrea Chenier, is an opera in four acts composed in 1895. Giordano, together with librettist Luigi Illica (who co-produced a number of masterpieces with Puccini) shared in this highly successful collaboration. Andrea Chenier is a hallmark of verismo opera, along with... Program Note Umberto Giordano (1867-1948) was the last great composer in I...   
  • Ave Maria
    Ave Maria
    This original composition is considered one of Charles Gounod’s masterpieces. The words are taken from the Latin scripture of Ave Maria. The melodic line is derived from the harmony of J.S. Bach’s Prelude No. 1 in C Major, BWV 846 from The Well-Tempered Clavier. Often performed by soprano voice or stringed instrument, this work may not be so familiar to the wind band world. This... This original composition is considered one of Charles Gounod’s maste...   
  • Cavalleria Rusticana
    Cavalleria Rusticana
    In 1889, music publisher Edoardo Sonzogno sponsored a competition for young Italian composers who had not yet brought an opera to stage. Cavalleria Rusticana was submitted, winning First Prize. It had ideology, principle, and the emotional extremes embraced by the Italian Verismo movement of the late 19th century, and Mascagni was credited with initiating the opera verismo style. The title means... In 1889, music publisher Edoardo Sonzogno sponsored a competition for young...   
  • Cavalleria Rusticana(2018) Selections from the Opera (Rental)
    Cavalleria Rusticana(2018)
    Selections from the Opera (Rental)
    * Rental Terms Instrumentation Piccolo (div.) 1st Flute 2nd Flute (div.) 1st & 2nd Oboes English Horn in F 1st & 2nd Bassoons Clarinet in Eb 1st Clarinet in Bb 2nd Clarinet in Bb(div.) 3rd Clarinet in Bb(div.) Bass Clarinet in Bb Soprano Saxophone in Bb 1st Alto Saxophone in Eb 2nd Alto Saxophone in Eb Tenor Saxophone in Bb Baritone Saxophone in Eb 1st & 2nd Trumpet in Bb 3rd... * Rental Terms Instrumentation Piccolo (div.) 1st Flute 2nd Flute (div.) 1st ...
  • Dawn (Chorus and Band)
    Dawn
    (Chorus and Band)
    This song was created by the graduating seniors of a high school band club in Hokkaido, Japan. Each band member contributed parts of the text, which they then put together and practiced diligently, keeping it secret from their director. Naming it after their primary contest piece of the year, Daphnis et Chloé’s "Lever du jour,” the song was presented at the club graduation ceremony on their... This song was created by the graduating seniors of a high school band club ...   
  • French Suite No.2 BWV813 Flexible 5 Parts
    French Suite No.2 BWV813
    Flexible 5 Parts
    I. Allemande II. Courante III. Sarabande IV. Air V. Menuet VI. Gigue Instrumentation Part 1 Flute Oboe Clarinet in Bb Soprano Saxophone in Bb Clarinet in Eb Part2 Oboe Clarinet in Bb Trumpet (opt.) Alto Saxophone in Eb Part 3 Clarinet in Bb Tenor Saxophone in Bb Horn Bassoon Trombone (opt.) Euphonium Part4 Bass Clarinet in Bb Baritone Saxophone in Eb Bassoon Tuba String Bass Part 5 Vibraphone... I. Allemande II. Courante III. Sarabande IV. Air V. Menuet VI. Gigue Instrument...
  • Gravement from Fantasia in G Major (BWV572)
    Gravement from Fantasia in G Major (BWV572)
    From the “Gravement” section of BWV572, the elegance and deep spirituality of Bach is technically moderate but musically magnificent. Scored for normal instrumentation. Instrumentation 1st & 2nd Flutes Oboe Bassoon Clarinet in Eb 1st Clarinet in Bb 2nd Clarinet in Bb 3rd Clarinet in Bb Bass Clarinet & Contrabass Clarinet in Bb 1st Alto Saxophone in Eb 2nd Alto Saxophone in Eb... From the “Gravement” section of BWV572, the elegance and deep s...