REST (Naxos 2012)

The Ohio State University Wind Symphony • Russel C. Mikkelson, conductor

Fugue a la Gigue J. S. Bach; arr. Gustav Holst (audio clip)

Vigil Michael Gilbertson (audio clip)

"Rest" CD coverRest Frank Ticheli (audio clip 1) (audio clip 2)

Symphony No. 1Frank Ticheli; transcribed by Gary Green

  1. Of Youth (audio clip)
  2. Of Wisdom (audio clip)
  3. Profanation (audio clip)
  4. Prayer (audio clip)

Asphalt Cocktail John Mackey (audio clip)

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Southern Harmony (Naxos 2009)

Wind Symphony • Russel C. Mikkelson

Colas Breugnon: Overture Dmitry Borisovich Kabalevsky (arr. D. Hunsberger for wind band) (1936/1968) [4:46] (audio clip)

Symphony in Three Movements (2005–06) — John Stevens (b. 1951) [24:24]"Southern Harmony" CD cover

Southern Harmony (1998) — Donald Grantham (b. 1947) [13:11]

O Magnum Mysterium — Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943), arr. H.R. Reynolds for wind band (2003) [6:14] (audio clip)

El salón México — Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943), arr. E. Svanoe for wind band (1936/2008) [11:46]
(audio clip)

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Winds of Nagual (Naxos 2006)

Wind Symphony • Russel C. Mikkelson

Serenade, Op. 22 * — Antonín Dvorák, arr. Russel C. Mikkelson [27:44]

No Shadow of Turning * David Gillingham [9:48] (audio clip)

Winds of Nagual — Michael Colgrass [25:15]
A Musical Fable on the Writings of Carlos Castaneda

  • The Desert: Don Juan emerges from the mountains [3:38] (audio clip)
  • Carlos meets Don Juan: first conversation [0:55] (audio clip)
  • Don Genaro appears [0:40] (audio clip)
  • Don Genaro satirizes Carlos [1:46] (audio clip)
  • Carlos stares at the water and becomes a bubble [2:56] (audio clip)
  • The gait of power [2:12] (audio clip)
  • Asking twilight for calmness and power [5:49] (audio clip)
  • Don Juan clowns for Carlos [2:36] (audio clip)
  • Last conversation and farewell [4:42] (audio clip)

Flight of the Bumblebee — Nikolay Rimsky-Korsakov [1:24] (audio clip)

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Jubilare! (Mark Records, 2003)

Wind Symphony • Russel C. Mikkelson

Jubilare! — John Stevens [5:58] (audio clip)

Sinfonietta Ingolf Dahl

The Courtly Dances from Gloriana, Op. 53 Benjamin Britten, arr. Jan Bach [9:31]
(audio clip 1) (audio clip 2)

October — Eric Whitacre [7:59] (audio clip)
Richard L. Blatti, guest conductor

Rhapsody in Blue — George Gershwin; setting by Donald Hunsberger [17:27] (audio clip)
Caroline Hong, piano

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Sounds, Shapes and Symbols (Mark 2000)

Wind Symphony • Russel C. Mikkelson

Overture to Candide — Leonard Bernstein, trans. Clare Grundman (audio clip)

Sounds, Shapes and Symbols: Four Movements for Band — Leslie Bassett (audio clip)

"Sounds, Shapes and Symbols" CD coverGazebo Dances — John Corigliano (audio clip)

Overture | Waltz | Adagio | Tarantella

Colonial Song Percy Aldridge Grainger, ed. Mark Rogers (audio clip)

Symphony No. 4 — David Maslanka (audio clip)

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