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Band Nerd Cast

Oct 26, 2018

I take a look at the earliest days of the wind band and look at works by Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, and Reicha for winds.

Oct 12, 2018

Today, I take a look at a weird historical piece of music, discover its past, and realize that we have an original piece of music for wind band that has gone unknown for 110 years. It's time to revisit Joseph Holbrooke's "Apollo and the Seaman."

Oct 5, 2018

In this episode, I talk about orchestral transcriptions. While I personally don't like them, I understand their importance. Send me an e-mail at or visit to tell me about your views on orchestral transcriptions or to tell me what transcriptions...