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WASBE Worldwide Winds Video Series

The WASBE Worldwide Winds Video Series is a valuable resource that originated during the pandemic. Members and board members took on the challenge of creating these videos. Topics cover a broad range of interest, including: composer interviews; the music from specific regions; full performances of lesser-known pieces; premieres; historical band music; and much more. 

WASBE Worldwide Winds Video No. 7

WASBE Worldwide Winds Video No. 7

WASBE Worldwide Winds Video No. 7, January 2021 (Vaclav Blahunek, Czech Republic) ◊ Czech Music History (Fucik, Dvorak, Mahler, Martinu, Nelhybel, Husa) ◊ Interview with Czech composer and conductor Jan Zastera ◊ A recording of The Czech Heavens, cycle of saint cantatas by Jan Zastera ◊ Invitation to the WASBE 2022 Conference in Prague ↓↓↓ YOUTUBE VIDEO LINK HERE: ↓↓↓ In the video, Václav Blahunek references to these compositions by Czech authors: • Julius Fučík: Marinarella (mentioned 2:15) • Gustav Mahler and Military Music in Jihlava (mentioned 3:21) • Bohuslav Martinů - Field Mass (1939) (mentioned 4:21) • Václav Nelhýbel: Prelude and Choral on sv. Václave (mentioned 4:45) • Václav Nelhýbel: Two Symphonic Movements II. (mentioned 5:15) • Karel Husa: An American Te Deum, Part 1 & 2 (mentioned 5:35) All these pieces are in this playlist: ►►► JAN ZÁSTĚRA: CZECH HEAVEN ◄◄◄ • Interview with Jan Zástěra • Live Concert from Olomouc ►►► WASBE Regional Conferrence 2022 in Prague ◄◄◄
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