"The Dallas Wind Symphony is one of America's elite cultural institutions, up there with the Metropolitan Opera, Los Angeles Master Chorale, and the Philadelphia Orchestra."
At last, a collection of the very best tracks from all Reference Recordings releases with The Dallas Wind Symphony, America's only full-time professional wind band! All wind music enthusiasts need to have these knockout performances, conducted by the legendary Frederick Fennell, Jerry Junkin and Howard Dunn.
Recorded in the acclaimed acoustics of the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, the great music and spectacular sonics are perfectly captured by Reference Recording's world-renowned team of engineer Keith Johnson and producer Tam Henderson. The Dallas Wind Symphony has recorded thirteen critically-acclaimed titles for Reference RecordingsR.
This first Dallas Wind Symphony Sampler, at a special price, is a collection of "primo" tracks, one from each program, that can serve as an introduction to the exciting world of the extensive wind-band repertoire, and as an audio spectacular to give the finest high-end audio systems a workout!
Conducted by HOWARD DUNN
1. H. OWEN REED La Fiesta Mexicana Prelude and Aztec Dance 9:25
2. GUSTAV HOLST Suite #2 in F excerpt 4:38 Conducted by FREDERICK FENNELL