Edward B. Marks Music Company

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Shakespeare's verse in this famous comedy, If music be the food of love, play on... sets the tone for this major work by master composer Alfred Reed. Approached as a masque (a form of play-with-music commonly used in Shakespeare's time), this suite for wind orchestra takes the form of five separate movements, each related to a place or persons from the story. · I. Prelude: Illyria · II. Viola and Orsino · III. The Merry Conspirators · IV. Malvolio's Lament in Prison · V. A Double Wedding, and All's Well! - (duration - c. 15:00)