A Night of Classics

Posted on by on June 21st, 2018 | Comments Off on A Night of Classics

You know a classic when you see one, like a Duesenberg automobile or a Chris Craft motorboat. The Bloomfield Civic Band wants to treat you to a night of concert band classics that you will know when you hear them as we begin our Swing into Summer Concerts on the Green.

Join us this Monday, June 25th, at 7:00 p.m. on the Green in downtown Bloomfield to hear these great pieces:

  • The Star Spangled Banner (John Stafford Smith/Arr. By Jack Stamp)
  • The Vanished Army (Kenneth J. Alford)
  • Overture to The Abduction from the Seraglio (K. 384) (W.A. Mozart/Trans. By Robert Longfield)
  • The Florentiner (Julius Fucik/Ed. By Frederick Fennel)
  • Liebestod from “Tristan und Isolde” (Richard Wagner/Arr. By Glenn C. Bainum)
  • Overture to “Die Fledermaus” (Johann Strauss/Arr. By Lucien Cailliet)
  • Pictures at an Exhibition (Modest Mussorgsky/Arr. By John Boyd)
    • Promenade
    • Tuileries
    • The Hut on Fowl’s Legs (Baba Yaga)
    • The Great Gate of Kiev
  • The Radetsky March (Johann Strauss/Arr. Stuart Johnson)
1935 Duesenberg Phaeton

1935 Duesenberg Phaeton convertible. Photo by Stahlkocher [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html) or CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], from Wikimedia Commons.

1945 Chris Craft Runabout. Photo By Valder137 [CC BY 2.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons


Rehearsals are held at the Bloomfield Middle School on Huck Road from mid-September through mid-June (location may vary). Rehearsals start promptly at 7:30 PM and end at 9:30 PM