Esprit de Band!

Performed by : Tokai Daiyon High School Wind Orchestra

One of Japan’s finest high school wind orchestras presents multiple views of its program: eight selections from various national band festivals, six more from its regular concert series, [English titled] interviews with the conductor on technique and philosophy, and a demonstration of superb vocal fundamentals by the instrumentalists. This is a wonderful, personal visit with a model of student achievement.

1. March of the Brave-hearted - J. Naito
2. Variations on "The Peacock" - Z. Kodaly/K. Morita
3. Harvest Waves - H. Fukushima
4. Tosca - G. Puccini/E. Suzuki
5. Tekomai Songs - S. Kashiwazaki
6. Hansel und Gretel - E. Humperdinck/T. Nakahara
7. Under the Flag of Glory Ceremonial March - J. Naito
8. Feste Romane - O. Respighi/A. Isozaki
9. Concert March "Spirit Road" - E. Suzuki (cond.)
10. La Bamba - arr. K. Sugimoto
11. Variations on a Korean Folk Song - J.B. Chance
12. Ceremonial March - J. Van der Roost
13. Clarinets Festa - arr. N. Iwai
14. Nessum Dorma - G. Puccini/R.V. Baringen Extras: Interview with Conductor
Vocal demonstration "Yumemitamonowa" M. Tachiwara/M. Kimoshita

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