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The Minnesota Portraits and other music by Carl Schroeder

by Carl Schroeder

Original music for orchestra, concert band, chamber ensembles and solo piano inspired by America's history and scenery.
Genre: Classical: Contemporary
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Agora
Minnesota Symphonic Winds
4:04 $0.49
2. The Minnesota Portraits I: Historic Fort Snelling
Calhoun-Isles Community Band
2:45 $0.49
3. The Minnesota Portraits II: Lake Calhoun Sunrise
Calhoun-Isles Community Band
2:51 $0.49
4. The Minnesota Portraits III: Mississippi River
Calhoun-Isles Community Band
2:07 $0.49
5. Christine's Lullaby
Minnesota Youth Symphony Orchestra
5:36 $0.49
6. History's Unmarked Grave
St. Olaf Orchestra
4:03 $0.49
7. The Eagle's Island
St. Olaf Norseman Band
4:20 $0.49
8. Where the Whisper Meets the Storm
St. Olaf Band
4:43 $0.49
9. Core Event
Mayhew/Hagedorn/Feustal/Schroeder Jazz Quartet
3:17 $0.49
10. Sharks!
Mari Kempton/Carl Schroeder
2:47 $0.49
11. A Missing Piece
Saleha Erdmann/Carl Schroeder
4:14 $0.49
12. The Heartbeat of Forever
Carl Schroeder
3:58 $0.49
13. We Are Gathered
Carl Schroeder
3:30 $0.49
14. Passages of Celebration
Carl Schroeder
3:11 $0.49
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Album Notes
"The Minnesota Portraits and other music by Carl Schroeder" is a collection of instrumental music inspired by America's history and scenery, written by composer Carl Schroeder and performed by the Minnesota Symphonic Winds, St. Olaf Band, St. Olaf Orchestra, Minnesota Youth Symphonies and other ensembles.

Highlights include the concert band fanfare "Agora," "The Minnesota Portraits," a concert band suite inspired by Minnesota history and landmarks, the orchestral elegy "Christine's Lullaby," and three solo piano works performed by the composer.


Composer Carl Schroeder of Minneapolis, Minnesota, a graduate of St. Olaf College, writes music for concert band, orchestra, choir, chamber ensembles and piano that is often inspired by American history, current events, natural surroundings and memories.

His large ensemble music has been performed by more than 30 concert bands, orchestras and choirs in North America and Europe, including the Air Force Band of Mid-America and Ukraine's Chamber Choir Kyiv. He has received commissions from numerous ensembles and individuals, and four CDs of his music have been released.



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H. Rosenblatt

I was surprised by this recording! Very enjoyable. Worth much more.
Nice pieces, fun to listen to. The playing on this recording was quite a few notches above what I was expecting. I will order this for a teenage relation who is a trombonist. She will love it!