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Night Music II - John Corigliano - Circus Maximus (CD, Album)

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  1. The Circus Maximus of ancient Rome was perhaps the spectacle with the biggest audience in human history; located in a natural amphitheater, it entertained up to , people with chariot races, fights with wild animals, and more. Composer John Corigliano, in his "Circus Maximus: Symphony No. 3 Price: $
  2. Jerry Junkin conducts the University of Texas Wind Ensemble through two distinctive works by American composer John Corigliano: Circus Maximus and Gazebo Dances. Circus Maximus draws comparisons between ancient Rome and present day, while Gazebo Dances is a breezy well-arranged work intended for piano four hands.
  3. The musical dynamics represented on this single album are broad, challenging, and immense. To approach this sort of work with a long history of what makes heavy music ‘heavy’, allows this to be done with a type of power rarely heard.
  4. The concept, "Circus Maximus", promises to be fun: Corigliano compares the decadent ancient Roman entertainment district to our modern glut of cable television channels and reality TV. Movements such as "channel surfing" offer a deft Ivesian collage of sounds, while .
  5. John Corigliano’s Third Symphony (), subtitled Circus Maximus is an eight-section tone poem lasting 35 minutes. It opens with blaring fanfares (these will recur) and moves through sultry saxophones, Zappa-ish clutter (‘Channel Surfing’), an Ivesian marching band walking down the aisle, and stale bits and pieces of jazz sure to keep.
  6. The University of Texas Wind Ensemble, Jerry Junkin In his astonishing Symphony No. 3, subtitled ‘Circus Maximus’, the celebrated American composer John Corigliano both embodies and comments on the “massive and glamorous barbarity” of our present time, .
  7. Aug 21,  · John Corigliano. CIRCUS MAXIMUS (Symphony No. 3 for large wind ensemble) commissioned by the School of Music, The University of Texas at Austin, for the University of Texas Wind Ensemble, Jerry F.
  8. Mar 10,  · While John Corigliano's 3rd symphony, "Circus Maximus" may not be the best thing he has is provided in the CD booklet - it makes for a fascinating contrasted with "Night Music II", a.

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