Repertoire By Category
You cannot be serious?
Echoing John McEnroe, this was an article investigating the neglect of "serious" works best suited to the professional level wind orchestra, mostly published by Boosey and Hawkes, and ranging through pieces by Stravinsky, Lindberg, Holloway, Schwertzig, MacMillan, Sir Michael Tippett.
World Music For The Community And College Band
A cursory glance at some repertoire ideas from France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Luxembourg, Norway, Spain and United Kingdom
Some Repertoire Suggestions For Schools
An investigation of non-cheesey pieces at about American Grade 3 - 4.
Exploring The Development Of Musicianship In Your Band Through The Emerging British & European Repertoire
Choosing Repertoire - Four Criteria
A lecture given at the MidWest Clinic, the International Band and Orchestra Conference
Works For Chorus And Wind
revised October 2012
The American Wind Symphony Orchestra Commissions
A unique series of commissions for orchestral wind, brass and percussion (no saxophones), on sale or hire from Peters, and well worth looking at for variety in a symphony orchestra programme.
Schuhplatter To Stockhausen - Concert Dance Music
An investigation of concert dance music for the wind orchestra, twenty works from United Kingdom to put alongside the standard fare of Bennett, Corigliano, Chobanian, Alfred Reed, Skalkottas and Harbison.
First appeared in a WASBE Newsletter - revised Singapore 2004
Wind Repertoire For Orchestral Conductors
Very often coaches and conductors are seeking wind ensemble music either to play while the strings are tackling the Tchaikovsky, Dvorak or Elgar Serenades, or to use in rehearsal time which is being spent by string coaches on bowings and fingerings. Here are repertoire suggestions and also books and articles for reference
Interpreting Specific Works