Brazil Concert Band revisits its favorites on Sunday | Local News


The Brazil Concert Band will perform “Classics of the BCB” at 8 p.m. Sunday in Forest Park, rain or shine.

An old BCB favorite is “Princess Of India,” a Karl L. King circus overture paired with one of his best circus walks, “The Caravan Club.

Glenn Miller fans will dance to “Glenn Miller In Concert” arranged by Wayne Scott featuring many of the bandleader’s best known WWII hits, “Moonlight Serenade”, “Little Brown Jug”, “At Last” , “Chattanooga Choo Choo” and “Pennsylvania 6-5000”.

Broadway and Hollywood lovers will applaud the opening of “The King And I”, arranged by Russell Alexander and “Theme From Superman” by John Williams and arranged by Jerry Nowak.

From the United Kingdom hails the march of “First Suite In E Flat For Military Band” by Gustav Holst and edited by Frederick Fennell and from Australian-born Percy Grainger comes “Country Gardens” in an arrangement by John Philip Sousa.

The BCB will also perform “The Corcoran Cadets” by Sousa written during his leadership of the United States Marine Band, “The American Red Cross” by Louis Panella, written during World War I and “His Honor” by Henry Fillmore written in Cincinnati in 1934 .

The concession stand will be run by the Girl Scouts and pulled chicken will be served.

The Brazil Concert Band performs every Sunday until the end of August. Visit the BCB website


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