Audio and Video recordings from the Wellington Wind Symphony.
The WWS YouTube channel includes almost 60 videos, including music and features from the Appassionato project. The channel has segments that are not included on the DVD.
The channel continues to grow as we add great recordings from the past as well as new projects.
Here’s a sample of what you’ll find!
Appassionato: The Wellington Winds Story (2012) – DVD
Our new DVD tells the story of the Wellington Winds and includes performances of many works for symphonic wind ensemble, many of them Canadian, interviews with their composers, Winds members and audience, and sections in rehearsal. Full versions of the material are also available on our new Youtube Channel.
Music in a Lifetime
Music in a Lifetime is dedicated to the role that being involved in music can play in a fulfilled and rewarding life. The resources in this website help young musicians explore community music-making at its finest, through the music and musicians of the Wellington Wind Symphony. Videos from the WWS YouTube Channel are embedded in this resource.
Wellington Winds: An Artist’s Neighbourhood (2002)
Track List (click to listen to excerpt)
1-2. Sinfonia – Glenn Buhr
3. ROCK! – Glenn Buhr
4. A Prairie Schubertiade – Michael Purves-Smith, Lyrics by Mary Bishop
5. An Artist’s Neighbourhood – Boyd McDonald
6. Windhorse – Peter Hatch
7-12. One Midsummer’s Morning – Derek Healey
Wellington Winds: ‘Tis the Season (1999)
1. Angels From The Realms Of Glory -arr. B. Walters
2. A Canadian Brass Christmas – arr. L. Henderson/H. Cable
3. Wachet Auf – J.S. Bach, arr. Alfred Reed
4-8. Christmas Concerto – A. Corelli, arr. P. Gordon
II Allegro Moderato
9. Russian Christmas Music – Alfred Reed
10. Christmas Eve Tattoo (La Boheme) – G. Puccini, arr. R. Hastings
11-13. Suite Of Carols – Leroy Anderson, arr. J. Bullock
I. My Sheep Were Grazing
II. Lo, How A Rose
III. March Of The Kings
14. Christmas Day – Gustav Holst
15. Sleigh Ride – Leroy Anderson
Wellington Winds: Live Audience Favourites (1998)
- 1. Semper Fidelis March – John Philip Sousa
- 2. The Lord of the Rings: Gandalf – Johann De Meij
- 3 . Nocturnes: Nuages – Claude Debussy, arr. Michael Purves-Smith
- 4. Musetta’s Waltz – G. Puccini, arr. R. Riedstra (Maria Riedstra, soprano)
- 5-7. English Folk Song Suite – Ralph Vaughan Williams
- I March: Seventeen Come Sunday
- II Intermezzo: My Bonny Boy
- III March: Folk Songs from Somerset
- 8. Colonel Bogey March – Kenneth J. Alford
- 9-13. Suite of American Dances – Robert Russell Bennett
- I. Cakewalk
- II. Schottishe
- III. Western One-Step
- IV. Wallflower Waltz
- V. Rag
- 14 Merry Widow: Villa – F. Lehar, arr. R. Riedstra (Maria Riedstra, soprano)
- 15 Phantom of the Opera – Andrew Lloyd Weber, arr. W. Barker
DVDs and CDs are available for purchase at Wellington Wind Symphony concerts. For more information, contact us.