CD REVIEW – PERCY GRAINGER
Complete Music for Wind Band - 2
Royal Norwegian Navy Band conducted by Bjarte Engeset
Naxos 8.573680

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Gum Suckers March; Irish Tunes 1 & 2; Merry King; Children's March; Colonial Song; CPE Bach March; Blithe Bells; JS Bach - See What His Love Can Do; La Bernardina; Four Note Pavan; Intermezzo; Hungarian Fantasy.

Grainger liked wind band music and this professional ensemble is a good one. The music is both lively and reflective which neatly summarises the composer himself.

Edmund Whitehouse 2018

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