The opera “Raymond” was premiered in 1851 and has long fallen out of the repertoire – however, its overture has become a favorite of light-classical audiences. It is a rousing work with beautiful themes, romantic flair, and stunning virtuosity reminiscent of a Rossini overture. This version was written for euphonium quartet with divisi options for a larger ensemble. It was written for and premiered by the United States Interservice Euphonium Choir under the direction of Brian Bowman at the 2012 U.S. Army Tuba-Euphonium Conference in Fort Myers, Virginia.
Solo Parts Included: Euphoniums 1-4