Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Band - NEW EDITION - 14 min. - GRADE 6 -  live recording       studio recording      solo part    score read only      prg. notes        PUBLISHER: ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS                         

"congratulations Aldo on your magnificent concerto"  Col Tim Foley, USMC Retired, Conductor U.S. Marine Band, took the work on their 2000 Tour

A major tour de force for soloist and band alike    -  Soloist Irvin Peterson, U.S. Marine Band                            

                                     

      I. Mechanical - 2::50 - GRADE 5 - listen    score sample

       loud, noisy, boisterous                                            

                                   

                                                 

                       

       II. Electrical - of circuits and robotics  - 2:25  - GRADE 3.5

         listen to 2nd HONOR BAND                    score sample

        A HIT AT AU  H.S. HONOR BAND FESTIVAL                                                               

                                                       

          clever, minimalist, slow                            

             

                                                                                  

       III. Architecture - building blocks of grand structures  - 4:00 - GRADE 4

   Slow, beautiful, expressive   listen to 1st HONOR BAND   score sample

                                                      

         A HIT AT AU H.S. HONOR BAND FESTIVAL                                     

                                                               

                                                      

                                           

      IV. Aerospace - 4:00 - GRADE 4   - energetic, exciting closer                       

         listen to 1st Honor Band             score sample                                                   

       A HIT AT AU H.S. HONOR BAND FESTIVAL

                                            

                                          

                                             

                                      

Concertino for Flute, Bassoon, and Band  - 10 min. - Band parts GRADE 4, Solo parts GRADE 5+   listen    solo flute part   solo bassoon part   score read only

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Dance Hall in Arles - movement III. from Vincent's Canvases, a Van Gogh sequel NEW EDITION - 3:30 - Grade 3.5 - 4  - listen to 2nd Honor Band     score sample

   mixes Swing Jazz Feel with Latin elements reaching a feverish outrageous pitch. . A HIT AT THE AU H.S. HONOR BAND FESTIVAL                                       

                Program notes          PUBLISHER: ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS

                                                          

Tensegrity -a suite of engineering disciplines  - 13 min.  - 4 mvts  listen:    mvt. I.    mvt. II.        mvt. III.       mvt. IV.         prg. notes          

                I. Mechanical         II. Electrical         III. Architecture - building blocks of grand structures       IV. Aerospace

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I. Mount St. Helens' Fury - 3:45  -   GRADE 5 +  -   VIDEO               LISTEN    SCORE SAMPLE     see program notes for entire work  above                                  

Racous, unsettled, shifting (harmonies) like a volcano          

                                               

                                                

                                               

                                                                              

II. Puget Sound  - 4:45  - GRADE 5+    LISTEN     SCORE                      

see program notes for entire work above                            

Calm, beautiful slow music featuring soloists

                                                                              

                                                           

   III. Skiing Crystal Mountain  - NEW EDITION -  3:30  - GRADE 4    

        LISTEN to original edition     SCORE SAMPLE

         see program notes for entire work above

          Exciting, positive, great closer

                                        

                                         

           

Weather Vanes - 15 min. - 5 mvts. - I. Raging Storm   II. Serene Parade of Clouds   III. Light Rain   IV. Bleak Winter Landscape (passacaglia)    V. Bright Sunlit  Sky

          Mvts. I. - IV.   GRADE 5 +             Mvt. V.  - GRADE 4           

THE DIVERSE MOVEMENTS LEND THEMSELVES  TO BEING PLAYED SEPARATELY, AS WELL AS IN MANY COMBINATIONS AND ORDER SUITABLE FOR CONCERT PERFORMANCE (ie;  iv. and i.,  iv., iii., v., etc. etc.)

    

      Listen             Mvt. I.          Mvt. II.         Mvt. III.          Mvt. IV.          Mvt. V.                          program notes

            

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IV. Bleak Winter Landscape (passacaglia)  -               4:00              GRADE 5

Slow, mysterious, inspired by the perishing of

Robert Falcon Scott and his men on the South                                  

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Canzonetta for Euphonium and Band -    7 min. -      GRADE 3         listen            CD:   Amazon          program notes         publisher:      Ludwig Masters Music

Aldo Rafael Forte, Composer      -            Concert Band  pg. 1   of 2       NOT ALPHABETIZED                    

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A Piedmont Celebration -   11 min. - GRADE 5 -     3 mvts. - I. MP 3       II. MP3         III. MP3          CD:   AMAZON               program notes             publisher: TRN

Northwest Passages 12 min - 3 mvts. - PERFORMED AT 2015 CIBM IN VALENCIA, SPAIN         WATCH   VIDEO

                 I. Mount St. Helens' Fury      II. Puget  Sound          III. Skiing Crystal Mountain                         prg. notes   

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Symphonic Scenes from Romeo and Juliet - 18min. - 5 mvts.- MP3s - I. The Brawl     II. The Masked Ball     III. The Balcony Scene    IV. Queen Mab's Dreams           V. Death of the Lovers    program notes      

                                     

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Dance Scenes - 13 min. - Grade 5/6 MP 3 A tour de force ballet for concert band . ALDO FORTE MUSIC PRESS - pay pal button will be available soon. In the meantime contact Aldo to purchase

Dance Scenes - ballet for band   -  14 min. - Grade 5/6       MP 3      program notes      A tour de force ballet for concert band .    read only score

                                  

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