This exceptional recording features the major symphonic work The Odyssey, Symphony No. 2, and other original concert band compositions by Robert W. Smith, one of the most prolific composers of concert band and orchestral literature in the world today. Performed by the Washington Winds under the direction of Edward Petersen, this recording is representative of the many nuances found within Smith's works that elicits a myriad of emotions while perpetuating his trademark spirit and style. The liner notes contain biographical information about Robert W. Smith, Edward Petersen, and the Washington Winds, in addition to performance notes for each work outlining musical conception and correlative stories. Titles are: The Odyssey, Symphony No. 2 * Morpheus * Kronos * Apollo Fanfare * Chautauqua * The Great Steamboat Race * In a Gentle Rain * To Dance in the Secret Garden * Ireland: Of Legend and Lore * A Nation's Strength.
|The Odyssey, Symphony No. 2|
|The Great Steamboat Race|
|In a Gentle Rain|
|To Dance in the Secret Garden|
|Ireland: Of Legend and Lore|
|A Nation's Strength|
|Composed by:||Robert W. Smith|