In five movements: Into Battle / Hymn / The Charge /
Far from Thee / Honor and Glory
** To hear each movement of the Civil War Suite click on any of the YouTube links below
PROGRAM NOTES: Premiered on 2/16/1996 (with a second performance on the 18th) by the New Mexico Symphony in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
This suite was composed in the winter of 1993. Some of the material was written for use as a film score and it's programmatic style is quite evident. Although most of this music is original there are some tunes
from the Civil War period ("Marching Along" and "For the Dear Old Flag").
Approximate performance times: Into Battle (4:45), Hymn (3:00), The Charge (4:20), Far From Thee (4:30), Honor and Glory (3:10)