Telephones, typewriters, sewing machines, root beer, ketchup and the Statue of Liberty’s torch make their debut at America’s frst World’s Fair, the 1876 Centennial Exhibition.
Wildly festive; party instruments; featured percussion section.
Instrumentation: Concert Band [2fl, ob, 3cl, bcl, bn, 2asx, tsx, bari; 3tp, 2hn, 3tb, euph, tba; 2perc, glock, mar, vibr, xylo]
Published by: Subito Music Publishing
AMERICAN WONDERS is a set of lyrical symphonic band works created by composer Edward Knight in collaboration with nationally known music educator Michael Raiber, and award-winning journalist M.J. Alexander, inspired by episodes from American history. These cross-curricular pieces focus on speciﬁc areas of musical growth in individual musicianship and ensemble experience. Each piece has unique features that offer musicians and teachers learning experiences beyond typical repertoire for bands at these performance levels.