This may be one of the most popular marches of the hundreds that were written by Henry Fillmore. Robert Foster has clarified some inconsistencies in the original quick-step size edition and provided extensive program notes on performing this marvelous march.
Gifted Leadership is a most interesting march with some unique scoring that sets it apart from many more ordinary marches. The woodwind parts are especially intriguing, with much more variety and independence than is frequently found in a traditional march. Fillmore wrote this march to honor the leadership of famed band leader and cornet soloist Frank Simon. It is authentically presented here as Fillmore intended, carefully edited by Robert E. Foster.
Another installment in the Authentic Fillmore Edition series, The Golden Plume was written under the pen name of Will Huff, one of seven pseudonyms used by the famous march composer Henry Fillmore. It is a classic American style march in cut-time that is sure to find a place on your next concert or festival performance, in a new edition just like it was originally intended.
This playful trombone rag, which happens to be one of the most famous band novelty pieces ever written, is faithfully presented here by Editor Robert Foster in an Authentic Fillmore Edition. The score and parts have been meticulously edited to give you the definitive edition of this standard work. Finally, Fillmore’s works are in the clean, fresh format they deserve.
Lightning Fingers showcases the musical and technical virtuosity of the solo clarinetist in this original work by legendary bandmaster and composer Henry Fillmore. It is a happy, showy display piece which has been enjoyed by generations of performers and audiences alike. The solo was written for Louise Reztke, who Fillmore referred to as the “Phantom Clarinetist.” Reztke was the soloist for Fillmore's own band and was featured many times on their radio broadcasts. Robert Foster's new edition cleans up some inconsistencies present in older editions and makes it accessible to a new generation of band musicians.
One of Henry Fillmore’s most popular and most beloved marches, Men of Ohio was composed in 1921, and was dedicated to President Harding. It has all of the signature elements that have made Fillmore's music so enduring. Robert Foster now makes this iconic march available to all in a modern edition, exactly as Fillmore intended.
Editor Robert Foster has uncovered another forgotten Henry Fillmore march and restored it to its rightful place in band repertoire. This may be one of the best Fillmore marches we have heard that is for the most part still unknown. Written to stir patriotism during World War I, all of the wonderful Fillmore trademarks are present in this exceptional march. It is tuneful, exciting and well-scored; presented in a full score edition for the first time, exactly as Fillmore intended it to be.
A delightful new edition of a classic Fillmore march, authentically presented by editor Robert E. Foster. It was written to honor the president of the University of Miami, an institution with which Fillmore had many connections. This was the last march that Fillmore wrote before his death in 1956. The President’s March is a mature composition from a respected icon in the history of the concert band.
Henry Fillmore was the king of the Trombone “smear.” Besides his famous Lassus Trombone, he wrote many other trombone features that took great advantage of the glissandi effect. Teddy Trombone is an excellent example of this, presented in a full score authentic edition that has been expertly edited by Robert Foster.
Troopers' Tribunal is a circus-style march written as only Henry Fillmore could. It is furious, fast, and enjoyable. It is the first circus march that he composed in his long and illustrious career, and in typical Fillmore fashion, he tricked his father into publishing the piece by making him think it was a military march! It certainly is not that, but instead, great fun!
Henry Fillmore’s patriotic march is made available again by Robert Foster in an excellent authentic edition for today's bands. It contains all of the signature Fillmore march traits and will be a great piece to use for a warm-up march at contest or festival by accomplished bands.
The Victorious First is one of Henry Fillmore’s early marches, originally published in 1907. It has all of the essential elements that have made Fillmore's music so enduring. Robert Foster now makes this march available to all again in a modern edition, exactly as Fillmore intended. A brilliant new addition to the Authentic Fillmore Edition series.