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Great Plains Chamber Winds in Concert at Peru State
Tuesday, March 27


(Peru, Neb.) The Great Plains Chamber Winds will perform a concert at Peru State College (PSC) at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 in the Jindra Fine Arts Recital Hall. The public is invited to attend the free event.

The Great Plains Chamber Winds was formed in 2004 by a group of professional orchestral musicians in Lincoln, Neb., who wanted to extend and develop their musicianship by exploring the wind quintet repertoire. Three of the group’s members perform or have performed as members of the Lincoln Symphony. All of the members have performed as members of the Lincoln Civic Orchestra and teach and coach private students and ensembles.

Following are the selections to be performed:

Second Suite in F by Gustav Holst (1874 – 1934)

Allegro (March), arranged by David Bussick
Andante (Song without words)
Moderato e maestoso (Song of the Blacksmith)
Allegro moderato (Fantasia on the “Dargason”)

Pastoral, Opus 21 by Vincent Persichetti (1915 – 1987)

Mother Goose Suite by Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937)

Pavane de la belle au bois dormant, arranged by Mark Miller
Petit Poucet
Laideronnette, impératrice des pagodes
Les Entretiens de la Belle et de la Bête
Le jardin féerique

Tango: Por una cabez a by Carlos Gardel (1890 – 1935) featuring the bassoon, arranged by John Williams

Fantasia, No. 2 by William Byrd (1540 – 1623)

Moderato, arranged by Larry Dietrich

Vespers by Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873 – 1943)

Andante moderato (Bogoroditse Devo), arranged by Larry Dietrich
Andante (Znamennovo rospeva – Praise the Name of the Lord)
Allegro con brio, molto ritmico (Vzbrannoy voyevode)

Bläserquintett, B-dur by Franz Ignaz Danzi (1763-1826)
(Wind Quintet in Bb Major) Op. 56, Nr. 1

Allegretto Andante con moto
Menuett and Trio