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Atlanta Freedom Bands Present "Emerald Isles"
March 23, 2013 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Concert Band celebrates the beginning of Spring with a musical tour of Celtic lands and culture. The selections evoke the beauty of lush green landscapes, the playful melodies of dances and reels, the spirituality of ancient peoples, and the exciting adventure waiting in new lands.
Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students and seniors. More information and tickets are available from AFB’s website: http://www.AtlantaFreedomBands.com.
The concert program includes:
“Kirkpatrick Fanfare” by Andrew Boysen
“Suite on Celtic Folksongs” by Tomochiro Tatebe
“Perthshire Majesty” by Samuel Hazo
“Mannin Veen” by Haydn Wood
“The Minstrel Boy” by Leroy Anderson
“Tir Na Nog” by Carl Strommen
“Boys of Wexford” by Sammy Nestico
“Rhosymedre” by Ralph Vaughan Williams
“Riverdance” by Whelan/Strommen
“An Irish Arye for Winds” by Warren Barker
“Rakes of Mallow” by Leroy Anderson
This program is supported in part by Georgia Council for the Arts through the appropriations of the Georgia General Assembly. Georgia Council for the Arts also receives support from its partner agency – the National Endowment for the Arts.