Music for Wind Ensemble or Band

by  Leslie Bassett

Wood and Reed Transformed  (solo bassoon with 424.4431, 3 alto sx, bar. sx, contrabssn., euphonium,  double bass, hp, pf-cel, 5 perc., 14, 1998, (1999), Peters #66867, for Richard Beene and the Univ. of Michigan Wind Ensemble, H. Robert Reynolds, cond., Feb. 12, 1999

 

Fantasy for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble (solo Bb clarinet with  5252.4531, plus 2 bass cl, 2 sop sax, 3 alto sax, euphon., 4 perc, pf), 15', 1986 (1987), Peters #67172, Fred Ormand with Univ. of Michigan Wind Ensemble, H. Robert Reynolds, cond., Ann Arbor, Oct. 2, 1987.  Recording, (in preparation) Robert Spring with Arizona State University Wind Symphony, Gary Hill, cond., Summit Records, www.summitrecords.com.

 

Lullaby (for Kirsten), (3242,4231, plus alto cl, bass cl, contra-bass cl, alto sax, tenor sax, baritone sax, euphon., 3 perc, hp), 3', 1985 (1990), Peters #67359, Univ. of Michigan Sym. Band, H. Robert Reynolds, cond., Ann Arbor, Oct. 4, 1985, comm. by Michigan students. Recording by University of Michigan Symphony Band, H. Robert Reynolds, cond., Equilibrium Records EQ 45 [Albany]  (www.equilibri.com). Recording by Lawrence University Wind Ensemble, Robert Levy, cond., Mark Records MCD-1302.  Recording by North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Corporon, cond., Klavier KCD-11089.

 

Colors and Contours (3131.2331, plus 4 saxes, euphon., 3 perc, pf), 9', 1984 (1985), Peters #67014, McNeese State Univ. Band, David Waybright, cond.,  College Band Directors Nat. Assn. convention, Boulder, CO, March 1, 1985, comm. by College Band Directors National Association.  Recording by Miami Univ. Wind Ensemble, Gary Speck, cond., on Stevens SRP-920002 (CD). Another Recording by North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Corporon, cond., on Klavier KCD-11091.

 

Concerto Grosso (brass quintet [with bass trombone] with 6-2-10-2, 2 alto sax, ten. sax, barit. sax, euphon, tuba, 3 perc,  pf), 17', 1982 (1983), Peters #66936, Student soloists, Univ. of Michigan Wind Ensemble,  H. Robert Reynolds, cond., Ann Arbor, Feb. 4, 1983.

 

Sounds, Shapes and Symbols (4242.4431, plus E flat cl, alto cl, bass cl, contra cl, 2 alto sax, ten sax  barit sax, euphon, 5 perc, pf) 12', 1977 (1978), Peters #66733, Univ. of Michigan Sym. Band, H. Robert Reynolds, cond., March 17, 1978, comm. by Univ. of Michigan Sym. Band. Recording by Univ. of Michigan Symphony Band, Michael Haithcock, cond.,  Equilibrium Records, EQ 59.

 

Designs, Images and Textures, (3240.4331, plus alto Cl, bass cl, 2 alto sax, ten sax, euphon,4  perc, pf), 12', 1964 (1966), Peters #6376, Ithaca High School Band, Frank Battisti, cond., Ithaca, NY, April 28, 1965, comm. by Ithaca HS Band.  Recordings: Golden Crest CRS 4214; Franco Colombo.

 

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