Audio and Video recordings from the Wellington Wind Symphony (Wellington Winds).

WellingtonWinds_DVD-2012_336x482Appassionato: 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.

View a 14 minute trailer of highlights from our DVD. Visit the Winds Youtube Channel to see many of the performances plus additional material.

Teachers! Watch for the upcoming teaching resource with curriculum connections.

To order the DVD, send a cheque or money order for $15 plus $2.50 for shipping to: Wellington Winds, 31 Arthur St. N.,Elmira, ON N3B 1Z6

Wellington Winds DVD Highlights from Costel Bilauca on Vimeo.

YouTube-social-square_red_24px  The Wellington Winds YouTube Channel

The channel includes music and features from the Appassionato project, including segments not included on the DVD. We also continue to add great recordings from the past.

Here’s a sample of what you’ll find!

Wellington Winds on YouTube

4.2.3Wellington Winds: An Artist’s Neighbourhood (2002)

Track List (click to listen to excerpt)

1-2. Sinfonia – Glenn Buhr

I. Sinfonia, i, l’aria serena

II.  Sinfonia ii, allegria

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

I. One Midsummer’s Morning – I. Among the New Mown Hay

II. One Midsummer’s Morning – II. The Banks of Sweet Primrose

III. One Midsummer’s Morning – III. High Germany

IV. One Midsummer’s Morning – IV. Strawberry Fair

V. One Midsummer’s Morning – V. Bushes and Briars

VI. One Midsummer’s Morning – VI. Shropshire Rounds

4.2.3Wellington Winds: ‘Tis the Season (1999)

Track List:

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

I Preludio

II Allegro Moderato

III Adagio

IV Sarabanda

V Giga

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


4.2.3 Wellington Winds: Live Audience Favourites (1998)

Track List

    • 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

Video from Feb 21, 2010 concert, courtesy of Costel Bilauca on Vimeo