Winds / Band


Avatar (2005) Concerto for Bassoon and Chamber Winds.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  The Avatar I  -  II  -  III
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Awakening (2011) for large wind ensemble (5 min.). (Boosey and Hawkes Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Awakening
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Calling, Ever Calling (1990) concerto for oboe (or soprano saxophone) and wind ensemble (or chamber orchestra)(23 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Calling, Ever Calling I  -  II  -  III
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Calling, Ever Calling... (1990) concerto for soprano saxophone (or oboe) and wind ensemble (or orchestra).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Calling, Ever Calling I  -  II  -  III
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Clarion Call (1988) for brass and percussion .
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Colorado Peaks (2005) for large wind ensemble. (Boosey and Hawkes Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Colorado Peaks

CD: U. of N. Texas Wind Symphony: "Musings" (Order from GIA Windworks).

CD: Teaching Music Through Performance (Order from Teaching Music Through Performance, vol.7).
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Concerto for Horn and Wind Ensemble (or orchestra) (1997)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Concerto for Horn and Wind Ensemble I  -  II  -  III

CD: "Vortex: Music of Dana Wilson": Gail Williams, horn/Peterson, Ithaca College Wind Ensemble: movement II) (Order from Mark Records).

CD: Adam Unsworth, horn/Haithcock, University of Michigan Band (Order from ).
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Concerto for Trombone (2015)  Commissioned by consortium of 36 ensembles around the country.  First performance by Tom Ashworth, trombone, and the U. of Minnesota Wind Ensemble, Craig Kirchhoff, director.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Trombone Concerto I  -  II  -  III
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Concerto for Trumpet and Wind Symphony (Leader Lieder) (17 minutes) (2002) Also available with orchestra or piano.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Leader Lieder I  -  II  -  III

CD: "Danzante" (James Thompson, trumpet; Eastman Wind Ensemble) (Order from Summit Records).
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Concerto for Tuba (2012) for tuba and wind ensemble (or orchestra).  Commissioned by a consortium of 27 tubists and wind ensembles.  First performance on March, 2013, Ithaca, NY, by Aaron Tindall and the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Concerto for Tuba I  -  II  -  III


Dance of the New World (1992) for large wind ensemble (8 minutes). (Ludwig-Music Masters)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Dance of the New World  |  Errata

CD: "Wildflowers" (Corporon, University of North Texas) (Order from Klavier Recordings).

CD: Rowell, University of Massachusetts (Order from Albany Records).

CD: "Vortex: Music of Dana Wilson" (Peterson/Ithaca College Wind Ensemble) (Order from Mark Records).

CD: Pastin, U. S. Navy Band (Washington, D.C.) (Order from U.S. Navy Band).
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Day Dreams (2006) for large wind ensemble (17 minutes). (Alfred Music Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Day Dreams I  -  II  -  III  -  IV

CD: "Urban Dreams" (Corporon, University of North Texas Wind Symphony) (Order from GIA Windworks).

CD: Teaching Music Through Performance (Order from Teaching Music Through Performance, vol.7).
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Evolution (1999) for large wind ensemble.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Evolution

CD: "American Premieres" (U.S. Air Force band) (Order from U.S. Air Force Band).
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Fanfare for a New Center (2011) for six trumpets and 3 trombones (c.1 minute duration).
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Fanfare for Karel (for brass and percussion)(2 minutes in length) (2017)  Commissioned by Cornell University as part of a tribute to the memory of composer Karel Husa.
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Footsteps (2010) (Boosey and Hawkes Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Footsteps

CD: Teaching Music Through Performance (Order from Teaching Music Through Performance, vol.8).
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harder they fall (2004) for narrator and wind ensemble. (6 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  ...the harder they fall
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How Very Close (2012) for soprano and wind ensemble (or orchestra or chamber ens.).  Commissioned by University of St. Thomas . First performance March, 2013, Minneapolis,Minn..
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  I  -  II  -  III  -  IV  -  V&VI


Io Rising (1993) for brass quintet, percussion, and large wind ensemble (also a version for brass quintet and wind ensemble). (7 Minutes) .
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Io Rising

CD: Rhythm and Brass/Corpus Christi Wind Symphony (Order from Mark Records).
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Kah! (Out of Darkness) (1999) for large wind ensemble. (10 minutes) .
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Kah! Out of Darkness

CD: Drake University Wind Symphony (Order from Mark Records).
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Last Ride to Solutré (1998, rev. 2013) for orchestral brass and percussion. Commissioned by the Detroit Chamber Winds. First performance January, 1999.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Last Ride to SolutrĂ©

CD: "Vortex: Music of Dana Wilson" (Peterson/Ithaca College Wind Ensemble) (Order from Mark Records).


Leader Lieder See "Concerto for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble/Orchestra" above.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Leader Lieder (trumpet concerto) I  -  II  -  III

CD: "Danzante" (Scatterday, Eastman Wind Ensemble) (Order from Summit Records).


Liquid Ebony (2005) for clarinet and wind ensemble (transcription of version for clarinet and piano; see also under "Chamber Music") (14 minutes).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Liquid Ebony I  -  II  -  III

CD: John Parrette, clarinet; West Point Band (Order from West Point Band).
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Liquid Gold (2005) for soprano saxophone and wind ensemble (transcription of Liquid Ebony).
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Liquid Gold I  -  II  -  III

CD: clarinet version by John Parrette and the West Point Band (Order from West Point Band).
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Odysseus and the Sirens (2008) for band/wind ensemble. (American Composers Forum/Hal Leonard)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Odysseus and the Sirens

CD: American Composers Forum (BandQuest Series) (Order from American Composers Forum).

CD: Teaching Music Through Performance (Order from Teaching Music Through Performance, vol.8).
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Piece of Mind (1987) for large wind ensemble. (Ludwig-Music Masters 2)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Piece of Mind I  -  II  -  III  -  IV  |  Errata

CD: Winther, Ithaca College Wind Ensemble (Order from Mark Records).

CD: Corporon, Cincinnati College Conservatory Wind Symphony (Order from Mark Records).

CD: Fennell, Kosei Wind Orchestra (Order from Kosei Recordings).
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Remembrance (2005) for wind ensemble .
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Sang! (1994) for band. (Ludwig Music)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Sang!  -  PDF of baritone part

CD: Teaching Music Through Performance (Order from Teaching Music Through Performance, vol.8).

CD: Plymouth Symphony Band (Order from Mark Records).
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Shakata: Singing the World into Existence (1989) for wind ensemble. (Ludwig Music Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Shakata  |  Errata

CD: Lichtenwalter, University of Texas at Arlington (Order from Mark Records).

CD: "Vortex: Music of Dana Wilson" (Peterson, Ithaca College Wind Ensemble) (Order from Mark Records).
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Shortcut Home (1998) (Boosey and Hawkes Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Shortcut Home  |  Errata

CD: "Vortex: Music of Dana Wilson" (Peterson, Ithaca College Wind Ensemble) (Order from Mark Records).
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Speak to Me (for band/wind ensemble) (2010) (Boosey and Hawkes Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  1  -  Speak to Me

CD: North Texas Wind Symphony (Order from Teaching Music through Performance in Band vol. 10).
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The Shifting Bands of Time (1997) for band. Commissioned by Ohio University. (Ludwig Music)
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Time Cries, Hoping Otherwise (1991) Concerto for alto saxophone and wind ensemble.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Time Cries, Hoping Otherwise (Mauk) I  -  II  -  III  -  III (Marienthal)

CD: "Vortex: Music of Dana Wilson" (Steve Mauk, saxophone; the Ithaca College Wind Ensemble) (Order from Mark Records).

CD: Eric Marienthal, saxophone/ UNLV Wind Symphony (movements I and III) (Order from Mark Records).

CD: Sing to me of the night (Saxophone music of Dana Wilson: Steven Mauk, saxophone) (Order from CD Baby).
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To Set the Darkness Echoing... (2005) for large wind ensemble. (Boosey and Hawkes Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  To Set the Darkness Echoing

CD: Teaching Music Through Performance (Order from Teaching Music Through Performance, vol.7).
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Tuba Concerto (2012) (see "Concerto for Tuba" above).
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Uprising (1995) for large wind ensemble. Commissioned by Canandaigua Academy.
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Vortex (1999) for winds, percussion, and piano. (Boosey and Hawkes Publishers)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  Vortex  |  Errata

CD: "Time Pieces" (Fisher, University of North Texas) (Order from ).

CD: Waybright, University of Florida (Order from Mark Records).

CD: "Music of Dana Wilson" (Peterson/Ithaca College Wind Ensemble) (Order from Mark Records).
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When I am gone away... (2006) for large wind ensemble.
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  When I'm gone away
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Winds on the Steppes (1991) for 16 winds, piano, and percussion (1991). (Ludwig Music)
Order Score / Parts  |  Listen:  1  |  Errata

CD: American Chamber Winds (Order from Mark Records).
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