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From Broadway to Hollywood From Broadway to Hollywood
Northshore Concert Band, John P. Lynch, Conductor
Broadway and Hollywood - two icons of American musical culture.  Along with jazz, music for stage and film has been a uniquely American contribution to the history of music in the twentieth century.  Join the Northshore Concert Band as they take you on a wonderful musical tour from Broadway to Hollywood! 
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Leonard Bernstein/arr. Duthoit Highlights from "West Side Story"
George Gershwin/arr. Brubaker An American in Paris
Jerry Bock/arr. Buckley "Fiddler on the Roof" (Peter Lograsso, violin)
John Williams The Cowboys
George & Ira Gershwin/arr. Barker Someone to Watch Over Me (Greta Pope, soprano)
Louis Gugliemi & Edith Piar/arr. John Lynch La Vie en Rose (Greta Pope, soprano)
Erich Korngold/arr. Barbara Buehlman "The Adventures of Robin Hood"
   I. Prologue
   II. Banquet at Nottingham
   III. Feast in the Forest
   IV. Duel, Victory and Epilogue
arr. John Krance Broadway Curtain Time


Sleigh Ride Sleigh Ride
Northshore Concert Band, John P. Paynter, Conductor
The Northshore Concert Band, John P. Paynter, conductor.  A spirited recording of twelve Christmas tunes by one of America's outstanding community bands, the Northshore Concert Band.  Founded by the late John P. Paynter, this CD gives us a fine recorded example of this bands' tradition of musical excellence. 
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Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov Polonaise from "Christmas Night"
Alfred Reed Russian Christmas Music
Jerry Bilik The Twelve Days of Christmas
J.S. Bach Jesu Joy of Man's Desiring
Leroy Anderson A Christmas Festival
Warren Barker Holiday Spectacular
Irving Berlin White Christmas
Leon Jessel Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
Percy Faith Brazilian Sleigh Bells
Raymond Scott The Toy Trumpet
Mel Tormé The Christmas Song
Leroy Anderson Sleigh Ride


American Emblems American Emblems
Northshore Concert Band, Stephen G. Peterson, Conductor
A selection of significant compositions written specifically for concert band by prominent American composers.
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Clifton Williams The Sinfonians Symphonic March
Howard Hanson Laude: Chorale, Variations and Metamorphoses
John Philip Sousa The Thunderer
Ira Hearshen Symphony on Themes of John Philip Sousa
   Movement II, after the Thunderer
Vincent Persichetti Symphony No. 6 for Band
   I. Adagio-Allegro
   II. Adagio sostenuto
   III. Allegretto
   IV. Vivace
Morton Gould Ballad for Band
William Schuman Chester Overture for Band


Stars and Stripes - Music for a Summer Evening Stars and Stripes
Music for a Summer Evening

Northshore Concert Band, John P. Paynter, Conductor
A summer band family style menu of lively marches, stirring patriotic favorites, guest soloists, medleys of show tunes, a sobering chorale, and classic barn burners.
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Morton Gould American Salute
John P. Zdechlik Chorale and Shaker Dance
Percy Aldridge Grainger Irish Tune from County Derry
Bob Lowden Armed Forces Salute
Sammy Nestico Persuasion (James Barkow, alto saxophone)
John Philip Sousa Nobles of the Mystic Shrine
Gioachino Rossini/Ottorino Respighi La Boutique Fantasque
   1. Danse Cosaque
   2. Nocturne
   3. Allegro non troppo
   4. Mazurka
   5. Tarantelle
   6. Valse Lente
   7. Can-Can
   8. Andantino
   9. Galop
John Philip Sousa Riders for the Flag
Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov Procession of the Nobles
Jerry Bilik American Civil War Fantasy
Samuel Ward, arr. Carmen Dragon America the Beautiful
John Philip Sousa Stars & Stripes Forever


The Paynter Years The Paynter Years
Northshore Concert Band, John P. Lynch, Conductor
A fine collection of live performances over a period of forty years by this famed community band.
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Charles Belsterling March of the Steelman
John Paynter Fanfare on Chicago
Don Gillis Tulsa, a Symphonic Portrait in Oil
Richard Wagner Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral from Lohengrin
John Philip Sousa The Pathfinder of Panama
Howard Hanson Merry Mount Suite
   Overture
   Children's Dance
   Love Duet
Warren Barker Capriccio for Saxophone Quartet and Band
Fisher Tull The Final Covenant
Hidas Frigyes Merry Music for Wind Band
Morton Gould Horseless Carriage Galop, from Family Album Suite


Mythologies Mythologies
Northshore Concert Band, John P. Paynter, Conductor
A selection of original compositions for concert band by contemporary composers, performed by the Northshore Concert Band under the direction of John P. Paynter.
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Vaclav Nelhybel Chronos
   I. Grave - Adagio
   II. Toccata feroce
James F. Hopkins Symphony No. 7 - Mythologies
   I. Icarus
   II. Lake Avernus
   III. Medusa
Jared Spears Where Legends Live (Russel Dagon, clarinet, Terry Applebaum, percussion)
Martin Dalby A Plain Man's Hammer


European Tradition European Tradition
Northshore Concert Band, John P. Paynter, Conductor
A collection of transcribed treasures from every corner of Europe and the British Empire. 
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Joaquín Turina La procession du Rocío, Op. 9
   1. Triana en fête
   2. La procession
Jacques Offenbach Overture to the opera La belle Hélène
Johannes Brahms Blessed Are They, from A German Requiem
Zoltán Kodály Háry János Suite
   1. The Fairy Tale Begins
   2. Viennese Musical Clock
   3. Song
   4. The Battle and Defeat of Napolean
   5. Intermezzo
   6. Entrance of the Emperor and His Court
Vasily Sergeyvich Kalinnikov Symphony No. 1 in G minor (Finale)
Percy Aldridge Grainger Australian Up-Country Tune
Jaromir Weinberger Polka and Fugue from Schwanda the Bagpiper


2001 Midwest Clinic 2001 Midwest Clinic
Northshore Concert Band, John P. Lynch, Conductor plus many special guest conductors
A live recording of the NCB’s performance at the 2001 Midwest Clinic, featuring outstanding guest artists including the legendary vocalist William Warfield, Steven Mead on euphonium, and guest conductors Mallory Thompson, Lawrence Stoffel, Eugene Migliaro Corporon, and Ray Cramer. 
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Richard Strauss/Mark Rogers Fanfare from Also Sprach Zarathustra
Gustav Holst Mars from The Planets
Edward Elgar/Alfred Reed Nimrod from Enigma Variations (Mallory Thompson, conductor)
David Gillingham Vintage from Euphonium and Band (Steven Mead, euphonium)
Henryk Gorecki/Ray Cramer Totus Tuus (Ave Maria) (Ray Cramer, conductor)
Sergei Prokofiev March, Op. 99 (Lawrence Stoffel, conductor)
John P. Lynch Diversions
Eric Whitacre Noisy Wheels of Joy (Eugene Migliaro Corporon, conductor)
Aaron Copland/Walter Beeler Lincoln Portrait (William Warfield, narrator)
Samuel Ward/Carmen Dragon America the Beautiful


Books

On the Path to Excellence On the Path to Excellence
The Northshore Concert Band: Paynter, Buehlman and Beyond
(book)
by William S. Carson
From its humble beginnings in 1956, to triumphant concerts in France and at the MidWest Clinic in 2001, the Northshore Concert Band has led an existence full of interesting twists and turns. How did this group of eleven American Legion musicians evolve into one of the most influential adult bands in history? What lessons can conductors, performers, and administrators learn from the struggles and triumphs of this prominent band? What inspiration is to be gained from observing the band's tenacity in the face of adversity? Follow the story of John Paynter, Barbara Buehlman, and many other important musicians as they guide the Northshore Concert Band on the path to excellence.  
$24.95 plus shipping & handling