The Legacy of Robert Russell Bennett
THE UNITED STATES ARMY FIELD BAND FROM WASHINGTON, DC
Although he achieved his greatest fame as an arranger, Robert Russell Bennett always considered his true calling to be a composer. In addition to hundreds of Broadway and film arrangements, Bennett created operas, symphonies, and concertos among other original works. His lifelong involvement with music and reputation as a generous and gentle man left an indelible impression on friends and colleagues. Rather than focusing on the often recorded Suite of Old American Dances and Symphonic Songs for Band, lesser-known compositions as well as familiar arrangements were chosen to give a broader view of Bennett’s vast creative range. Honoring his memory and his innumerable musical contributions, the Musical Ambassadors of the Army proudly pay tribute with The Legacy of Robert Russell Bennett.
The U.S. Army Field Band
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