Yorkshire Wind Orchestra

Listen to the Yorkshire Wind Orchestra

The Yorkshire Wind Orchestra have been performing wind orchestra music in concerts, events and recordings throughout Yorkshire and beyond.

Listen to some of the sample repertoire below, played by Yorkshire’s finest wind musicians. Performance dates are shown next to each extract.

Holst, Gustav

First Suite in Eb

For Military Band, Opus 28, No. 1, 1909

These two extracts are taken from the March from Holst's famous First Suite in Eb.

MP3 First Suite in Eb - March - 1 1998
MP3 First Suite in Eb - March - 2 1998

Grainger, Percy

Children's March

Over the Hills and Far Away, 1919

This carefree composition with a hearty, infectious melody and lively rhythms is an example of Grainger's unique scoring for band.

MP3 Children's March 2008

Country Gardens

Reformulated for Band, 1953

Grainger's quirky version of an improvisation on an English morris dance.

MP3 Country Gardens 2008

Woolfenden, Guy

Gallimaufry

For Concert Band, 1992

MP3 Gallimaufry - Church and State 2008
MP3 Gallimaufry - Starts and Fits 2008
MP3 Gallimaufry - Father and Son 2008
MP3 Gallimaufry - Advance and Retreat 2008
MP3 Gallimaufry - Church and Status Quo 2008

Ellerby, Martin

Paris Sketches

Homages for Band, 1994

This popular suite is inspired by Parisien locations.

MP3 Paris Sketches - Saint-Germain-des-Prés 2008
MP3 Paris Sketches - Pigalle 2008
MP3 Paris Sketches - Père Lachaise 2008
MP3 Paris Sketches - Les Halles 2008

Dona Nobis Pacem

1995

This extract is taken from one of British composer Martin Ellerby's outstanding works.

MP3 Dona Nobis Pacem 1995

Ticheli, Frank

Shenandoah

For Concert Band, 1999

MP3 Shenandoah 2008

Sciberras, Ray

Millennium Salute

This short extract is taken from the Yorkshire Wind Orchestra's CD, Millennium Salute.

MP3 Millennium Salute 1999

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