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Prairiesong by Carl Strommen

The Sierra Nevada Winds presents “Prairiesong” by Carl Strommen. Brought to you as part of our popular “Concert at Home” series, this video involved participation of over 30 SNWO players recording from their homes throughout the Sacramento, El Dorado, Placer, Yuba, Nevada, Sutter, and Amador County region.

Dr. Robert Halseth, Music Director & Conductor
Audio & Video Engineering by Mike Isom

Information from the publisher about this piece:
Pure Americana! In almost Copland-esque fashion, Carl Strommen offers this original work that beautifully relays the majesty and beauty of America’s heartland. A lively hoedown section complete with hand claps compliments the slower sections and energizes the piece. There are plenty of solo passages to feature your top musicians, balanced perfectly with rhythmic full band themes. You’ll thoroughly enjoy the clever orchestration of this piece.