Ronald Foster: Composer/Conductor


Aurora Borealis

[1997] 4:00
Commissioned by the Air Force Band of Liberty, Hanscom AFB, MA
*3 2 4 (two per part + Eb cl.), bass clarinet, 2 bassoons - 3 saxophones (alto, tenor, baritone) -
3 6 4 3 - euphonium - double bass - timp + 3
Performances: Air Force Band of Liberty; 5/11/97, 3/5,6,8/98, 4/17,22,24,26/99,5/4,7,8,22/99; Air Force Band of Flight, 5/3/03;, The Air Force Band (Washington, DC), 10/4-16/09
Recording: The Air Force Band "Off We Go!" (2009 revised version)
Listen to the 2009 revised version, re-released on Altissimo/NAXOS, 2012): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=il5xFTpKZw8