What you’ll be hearing this season

by Dave Scott, DCW staff

* Blue Devils, Southwind, The Academy — TBA

* Blue Knights —
Piano Concerto #1, Dmitri Shostakovich
Symphony #10, Dmitri Shostakovich

* Blue Stars — “Power & Grace”
Swan Lake, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
The Swan from “Carnival of the Animals,” Camille Saint-Saens
Firebird Suite, Igor Stravinsky

* Bluecoats — “Criminal”
Criminal, Fiona Apple
Battle Music, David Holsinger
Small World, Trilok Gurtu and Robert Miles
Room Service, Michell Legrand
Smooth Criminal, Michael Jackson
Hummingbird, Steven Bryant
Timbuktu, Holly Cole
Every Breath You Take, The Police

• Boston Crusaders — “A Picasso Suite”
In Pace from “Hamlet,” Patrick Doyle
Cruzados, Jay Kennedy
Oblivion, Astor Piazzolla
La Fiesta, Chick Corea

* Carolina Crown — “Triple Crown”
Dreamer, Main Theme, John Debney
The Trap from “Hidalgo,” James Newton Howard
Wild Horses, Rolling Stones, Natasha Bedingfield
Happy Ending from “The Red Pony,” Aaron Copland
Manny’s Story from “Dreamer,” John Debney
William Tell Overture, Gioacchino Rossini
Last Race from “Dreamer,” John Debney

* Colts — “Equinox”
With One Look from “Sunset Boulevard,” Andrew Lloyd Webber
Troika from “Lieutenant Kije Suite,” Sergey Prokofiev
String Quartet #4, mvt.5, Bela Bartok
As If We Never Said Goodbye from “Sunset Boulevard,” Andrew Lloyd Webber

* Crossmen — “Metamorphosis”
Symphonic Metamorphosis, Paul Hindemith

* Glassmen — “Gitano”
Based on the music of Rimsky Korsakov and Maurice Ravel

* Madison Scouts — “Unbound”
Uninvited, Alanis Morissette
Kashmir, Led Zeppelin
Pie Jesu from “Requiem,” Gabriel Faure
Tango Libre, Astor Piazzolla
Tango de Roxanne from “Moulin Rouge,” Ewan McGregor

* Mandarins — “Dragon Dance”
Tea in Chinese Camp, Michael Curiale
Wu Shu Jung Shen, Shigeru Umebayashi
Call of the Mountain, Michael Curiale
A View from Sea, Michael Curiale
Shadow and Light, Michael Curiale
The Fight for Tomorrow, Amano Masanichi
Jubilation, Tan Dun

* Pacific Crest — “What Happens in Vegas”
Luck Be A Lady Tonight from “Guys and Dolls,” Frank Loesser
Love for Sale from “Night and Day,” Cole Porter
Can’t Buy Me Love, Lennon/McCartney
Sooner or Later from “Dick Tracy” Stephen Sondheim
You Don’t Know Me, Eddie Arnold
Come Back To Me from the movie “From Here to Eternity, George Duning

* Phantom Regiment — “On Air”
1000 Airplanes on the Roof, Phillip Glass
Flower Duet from “Lakme,” Leo Delibes
Suggestion Diabolique, Sergei Prokofiev
Firebird Suite, Igor Stavinsky

* Pioneer — “Fields of Green”
Suite in E Flat, Gustav Holst
Greensleeves, Traditional
The Rakes of Mallow, Leroy Anderson
Dark Tide from “The Gangs of New York,” Howard Shore
Irish Washerwoman, Leroy Anderson
Minstrel Boy, Thomas Moore
Variations on Gary Owen, Traditional

* Santa Clara Vaguard — “! Music by Ravel & Respighi”
Daphnis and Chloe, mvt. 1, Maurice Ravel
War Dance (from “Daphnis and Chloe, mvt. 2,”Maurice Ravel
String Quartet in F Major, mvt. 2, Maurice Ravel
Romantic Dance for Orchestra, Bela Bartok
St. Gregory the Great (from “Church Windows,” Ottorino Respighi
Daphnis and Chloe Finale, Maurice Ravel

* Seattle Cascades — “Three”
Postcards, Frank Ticheli
Sleep, Eric Whitacre
V2 Schneider, Philip Glass

* Spirit of JSU — “Genesis”
Fluttering Maple Leaves, Jun Nagao
Hide and Seek, Imogen Heap
Turning, John Mackey
New Century Dawn, David Gillingham

* The Cadets — “This I Believe, Truth, Value and the Personal Experience Called Drum Corps”
Symphonic Movement, Vaclav Nelhybel
Blue Shades, Frank Ticheli
Chorale VI / Song of Aeolus, Karl Jenkins

* The Cavaliers — “The Music of Billy Joel”

* Troopers — “Awakenings”
Joy, Joseph Curiale
Unsquare Dance, Dave Brubeck / Paddy Milner
Ever Braver, Ever Stronger, Gordon Goodwin
American Faces, David Holsinger

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