Pieces I Have Played

In case you were interested, here is a list of some of my favorite pieces (hence the lack of marches…) I’ve had the opportunity to play, arranged by composer. As I add pieces I will try to find links to good recorded versions of each.


Bass, Randol Alan – Fanfare pour une célébration rubis (Premiere)

Beethoven, Ludwig van – Symphony No. 7

Beethoven, Ludwig van – Symphony No. 9, “Choral”

Brahms, Johannes – Piano Concerto No. 1

Brahms, Johannes – Symphony No. 1 in C minor

Brahms, Johannes – Symphony No. 4 in E minor (twice)

Brahms, Johannes – Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn (twice)

Copland, Aaron – An Outdoor Overture

Copland, Aaron – Appalachian Spring (the suite)

Copland, Aaron – Our Town (music from the film)

Dohnanyi, Erno von – American Rhapsody

Dukas, Paul – Fanfare from “La Peri”

Dvořák, Antonin – Slavonic Dances Op. 46, Nos. 4 & 7

Dvořák, Antonin – Symphony No. 9, “From the New World”

Garcia, Antonio – London Town Fantasy (premiere)

Gliere, Reinhold – Russian Sailor’s Dance from The Red Poppy

Grieg, Edvard – Movements from Peer Gynt suites

Haydn, Joseph – Symphony No. 104, “London” No. 7

Humberdinck, Engelbert – Overture to Hänsel und Gretel

Kodály, Zoltán – Háry János Suite

Liadov, Anatoly – Polonaise for Orchestra

Ligeti, Gyorgy – Concert Romanesc

Mussorgsky, Modest – Night on the Bare Mountain

Nielsen, Carl – Symphony No. 4, “The Inextinguishable”

Poulenc, Francis – Gloria

Prokofiev, Sergei – Piano Concerto No. 3

Rachmaninoff, Sergei – Piano Concerto No. 2

Ravel, Maurice – Bolero

Ravel, Maurice – Suite No. 2 from Daphnis et Chloé

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai – “Procession of the Nobles” from Mlada

Shostakovich, Dmitri – Festive Overture

Shostakovich, Dmitri – Symphony No. 5

Sibelius, Jean – Violin Concerto in D

Silvestri, Alan – Suite from The Polar Express

Stravinsky, Igor – The Firebird Suite (1919 Version)

Suk, Josef – Scherzo Fantastique

Suppe, Franz von – Overture to Die schöne Galathée

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich – Capriccio Italien

Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich – Symphony No. 6, “Pathetique”

Verdi, Giuseppe – Overture to Nabucco

Verdi, Giuseppe – “Ballabile” from Otello

Verdi, Giuseppe – Requiem

Wagner, Richard – Overture to Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

Wagner, Richard – Overture to Rienzi

Wasson, John – Festival Fanfare for Christmas

Williams, John – Call of the Champions

Wind Ensemble:

Barber, Samuel – Commando March

Barber, Samuel – Overture to The School for Scandal

Bennett, Robert Russell – Rose Variations

Boysen Jr., Andrew – Conversations with the Night

Chance, John Barnes – Variations on a Korean Folk Song

Curnow, James – Olympic Fanfare and Theme

Curnow, James – Three New England Caricatures (premiere)

Dello Joio, Norman – Variants on a Mediaeval Tune

DeSpain, Lisa – The Bicycle Shoppe

George, Ryan – An Gé Fhiáin (The Wild Goose)

Giannini, Vittorio – Symphony No. 3

Gillingham, David R. – Concertino for Four Percussion and Wind Ensemble

Gillis, Don – Tulsa, A Symphonic Portrait in Oil

Giroux, Julie – Symphony No. 4, “Bookmarks from Japan”

Goto, Yo – Lux Aeterna

Grainger, Percy – “English Waltz” from Youthful Suite

Grainger, Percy – Irish Tune from County Derry

Grantham, Donald – Southern Harmony

Hanson, Howard – Symphony No. 2, “Romantic,” 3rd Movement

Holst, Gustav – First Suite for Military Band in E flat

Holst, Gustav – Second Suite for Military Band in F

Hosay, James – Persis

Hosay, James – The Second Dawning

Ito, Yasuhide – Festal Scenes

Konagaya, Soichi – Japanese Tune

Marquez, Arturo – Danzon No. 2

Mayuzumi, Toshiro – Concertino for Xylo (Marimba) and Orchestra

McAllister, Scott – Freebirds

Mogensen, Michael A. – Aerial Fantasy

Oquin, Wayne – Tower Ascending

Persichetti, Vincent – Pageant

Shostakovich, Dmitri (trans. Donald Hunsberger) – Festive Overture

Smith, Robert W. – “Paradiso” from The Divine Comedy

Smith, Robert W. – To the Summit!

Ticheli, Frank – Amazing Grace

Ticheli, Frank – Cajun Folk Songs

Ticheli, Frank – Loch Lomond

Ticheli, Frank – Sun Dance

van der Roost, Jan – Slavia

Welcher, Dan – Zion

Whitacre, Eric – Lux Aurumque

Whitacre, Eric – October (twice)

Whitacre, Eric – The Seal Lullaby

Williams, Clifton – Symphonic Dance No. 3, “Fiesta”

Zdechlik, John – Chorale and Shaker Dance

Pit Orchestra:

Bernstein, Leonard – West Side Story

Brown, Jason Robert – Parade

Coleman, Cy – The Will Rogers Follies

Loewe, Frederick – My Fair Lady

Tesori, Jeanine – Thoroughly Modern Millie


Beethoven, Ludwig van – Sonata for Horn and Piano

Dukas, Paul – Villanelle

Gliere, Reinhold – Horn Concerto

Krol, Bernhard – Laudatio

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus – Horn Concerto No. 1

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus – Horn Concerto No. 2

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus – Horn Concerto No. 3

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus – Horn Concerto No. 4

Reynolds, Verne – Elegy

Schumann, Robert – Adagio and Allegro

Strauss, Richard – Horn Concerto No. 1

Strauss, Richard – Horn Concerto No. 2

Turner, Kerry – Concerto for Low Horn and Chamber Orchestra

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