Cary Town Band Music Lists

Music lists for upcoming concerts are listed below.
These lists are preparatory and subject to change.
They are for future planning and promotions.

30th Annual Patriotic Celebration -
The Declaration

Monday, Jul 03, 2017, 7:30 PM
Cary Arts Center
Cary, NC
(There will be a Preshow performance with the Applause! Cary Youth Theatre at 6:30 p.m.)

This year the band presents our 30th Annual pre-4th of July Patriotic Celebration saluting our military service personnel past and present who have helped secure our freedom and liberty. Last year we focused on the Stars and Stripes, the flag of the United States. This year we’ll celebrate the document that allowed that flag to exist – the Declaration of Independence. In A Jefferson Portrait we’ll hear music and narration recalling Thomas Jefferson’s magnificent words. There’ll be tunes from the times and other music recalling the document itself and the spirit of liberty it engendered. To enhance this celebration and your knowledge about the foundations of our republic, you will have the opportunity to receive your very own personal copy of the Declaration of Independence and the complete US Constitution. You’ll be happily entertained and inspired when you join us for The Declaration.

See The Declaration concert poster

Numbers will be selected from: **

648 Independentia March R. B. Hall
  Post the colors Boy Scouts of Occoneechee Council
  Taps    CTB Trumpets -
    Jim Murphy, Milton Carawan
Daniel Butterfield
Pledge of Allegiance (Audience)
84b Star Spangled Banner John Stafford Smith
Arr. John Philip Sousa
3 Armed Forces Salute Bob Lowden
646 Declaration Overture Claude T. Smith
645 A Jefferson Portrait
    Narrator - Scott Duncan
Elliot Del Borgo
654 Thomas Jefferson William. H. Santelmann
650 Hesitation Waltz F. Henri Klickmann
Arr. Sol P. Levy
653 Continental Congress  George Rosenkrans
651 Aggravation Rag George L. Cobb
---- Speaker - The Declaration Stuart Holoman (USNR - Retired)
652 Independence (March) Ezra. M. Bagley
L. P. Laurendeau
70 The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa
* Selection requested by band or audience members.
** All selections subject to change.

Summerfest 4th of July

Tuesday, Jul 04, 2017, 5:45 PM
Koka Booth Amphitheatre, Regency Park
Cary, NC

The Cary Town Band, the North Carolina Symphony, and fireworks - what could make the 4th of July more perfect. Come join Summerfest 2017 for the annual 4th of July Celebration. The big event starts around 5:45 PM when the Cary Town Band brings you an old fashion play-in-the-park afternoon concert just like your great grandparents enjoyed a hundred years ago when they celebrated the 4th of July. Patriotic music, popular music, some radio moments, and more, while stretched out on a blanket on the grass. Come enjoy the fun with the band, the symphony, and culminating with the best fireworks display in the Triangle area. Don't miss it.

Numbers will be selected from: **

247b A Santa Cecilia * Luigi Radaelli
Arr. Chuck Elledge
627 The Ides of March Sean O'Loughlin
603 Gabriel's Oboe *
Soloist - Virginia Carty
Ennio Morricone
Arr. Robert Longfield
647 10th Regiment March * R. B. Hall
3 Armed Forces Salute Bob Lowden
314 The Donkey Serenade Rudolf Friml, Herbert Stothart
626 Baby Elephant Walk * Henry Mancini
Arr. John Moss
628 Porcupine Rag Charles L. Johnson
Arr. James M. Fulton
653 Continental Congress  George Rosenkrans
650 Hesitation Waltz F. Henri Klickmann
Arr. Sol P. Levy
649 Spirit of Independence Abe Holzmann
Arr. J. Bodewalt Lampe
622 Sweet Georgia Brown ° B. Bernie, M. Pinkard
Arr. William Teague
70 The Stars and Stripes Forever John Philip Sousa
* Selection requested by band or audience members.
° Music courtesy Chatfield Brass Band Library
** All selections subject to change.

41st Annual
Lazy Daze Arts and Crafts Festival

Saturday, Aug 26, 2017, 10:00 AM
Main Stage - Downtown Cary
Cary, NC

Late August – the dog days of summer – lazy days – the perfect time for the 41st Annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival – a day filled with exhibits and shopping and entertainment of all varieties. And what better way to start the festival than with the Cary Town Band on the Main stage – in the morning before the heat of the day. As you start enjoying all the activities, stop by to hear rousing marches, circus melodies, old-timey rags, and a waltz or two.  It will have you tapping your toes and dancing off to see all there is to see at this year’s Lazy Daze Festival.  We’ll see you there.

Numbers will be selected from: **

* Selection requested by band or audience members.
** All selections subject to change.


Friday, Sep 08, 2017, 7:30 PM
Sertoma Amphitheatre, Bond Park
Cary, NC

Have you ever noticed how many pieces of music have a color in the title – like Red Rose Rag or White Christmas or Black Horse Troop? The band’s first “silly prize” concert this season highlights such works. There may even be music for these color’s variations such as pink, crimson, purple, gray, or grey. (Yes, both spellings.) Join us on this hopefully warm but not too hot late summer evening for lots of musical Colors

Numbers will be selected from: **

13 Black Horse Troop, The John Philip Sousa
17 Black Jack Fred K Huffer
67 Purple Carnival, The Harry L. Alford
91 Washington Grays March Claudio S. Grafulla
290 Deep Purple Peter De Rose
305 Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, The Karl L. King
385 Russian Sailor's Dance (from "The Red Poppy") Reinhold Glière
414 White Christmas Irving Berlin
526 Old Grey Mare, The Frank A. Panella
562 Yellow Dog Blues W. C. Handy
O862 "The Crimson Flush" March Russell Alexander
JWP The Rainbow Connection Paul Williams, Kenneth Ascher.
JWP Being Green Joe Raposo
pdf Red Rose Rag Percy Wenrich
pdf Blue Law Blues M. L. Lake
pdf White Rose March, The John Philip Sousa
* Selection requested by band or audience members.
** All selections subject to change.

Spooky Music

Friday, October 27, 2017, 7:30 PM
Cary Arts Center - Theater
Cary, NC

It’s that time of year again when ghosts, goblins, demons, and other spooky things begin to appear in anticipation of Samhain and Halloween – in store windows, at front doors, and even at band concerts, where there’s definitely Spooky Music to be heard. How about a marionette’s funeral or a night up on the Bald Mountain or an original macabre dance ballet. How about a world premier of a work derived from that music found on the posterior of a denizen of Hades in the Hieronymus Bosch surreal painting “The Garden of Earthly Delights”. If all this happens along with spooky silly prizes, that will be spooky, but only if you join with us for an evening of Spooky Music.

Numbers will be selected from: **

384 Night on Bald Mountain * Modeste Moussorgsky
Arr. William A. Schaefer
517 Danse Macabre Camille Saint-Saëns
518 Funeral March of a Marionette Charles Gounod
JWP Spellbound Jack Wilds
* Selection requested by band or audience members.
** All selections subject to change.

Winterfest '17

Friday, Dec 15, 2017, 7:30 PM
Cary Senior Center, Bond Park
Cary, NC

It’s December again, time for the band to join with the Cary Senior Center in our ninth annual musical celebration of the holiday season, Winterfest ’17. As requested, we’ll continue to have the very popular carol sing-along. (Be sure to cast your vote for your favorite carols.) We will again feature a few smaller ensembles of band members bringing you holiday favorites. There'll be music to celebrate your favorite holiday festivities - Hanukkah, Winter Solstice, Christmas, maybe New Years, and of course, a Sleigh Ride or two. Come enjoy all your favorite holiday melodies at Winterfest ‘17.

Numbers will be selected from: **

400 Adeste Fideles * Arr. James D. Ployhar
389d Lt. Kije - Troika Sergei Prokofiev
Arr. David Law
  Sing Along Songs: 4 or 5 songs selected by the audience from this list:  
B40 The First Noel Traditional
B41 It Came Upon the Midnight Clear Edwin M. Sears, Richard Willis
B42 Silent Night Joseph Mohr, Franz Gruber
B43 O Come, All Ye Faithful F. Oakley, John Reading
B45 Jingle Bells J. Pierpont
B46 Hark! the Herald Angels Sing Charles Wesley, Felix Mendelssohn
B47 Joy to the World Issac Watts. George Fredrick Handel
B48 Jolly Old Saint Nicholas Traditional
B49 Deck the Hall Welsh Air
B51 O, Little Town of Bethlehem Phillip Brooks, Lewis M. Redner
B71 Auld Lang Syne (sing along) Robert Burns
401 A Christmas Festival * Leroy Anderson
413 Sleigh Ride * (Encore) Leroy Anderson
* Selection requested by band or audience members.

Remember the Circus?

Friday, March 02, 2018, 7:30 PM
Cary Arts Center - Theater
Cary, NC

The Greatest Show on Earth may have stopped its trains and folded its tents for the last time, but the world of the circus is still with us – and at the time it used to show up in our area each year. Remember the Grand Entrance parade with Thunder and Blazes, the seal act with Walking Frog, the aerialists flying above to The Crimson Pedal, the big cats in The Big Cage, the Grand Finale with Barnum & Bailey's Favorite, and many more in the three rings in between. For kids of all ages, come one, come all and enjoy the grand spectacle as we answer the question, do you Remember the Circus?

Numbers will be selected from: **

11 Barnum & Bailey's Favorite March Karl L. King
21 At the Circus Heywood S. Jones
24 Circus Echoes Arthur Wellesley Hughes
80 Thunder & Blazes
Entry of the Gladiators
Julius Fučík
Arr. L. P. Laurendeau 
182 The Magic Garden Karl L. King
183 Pahjamah Stephen R. Henry & David Onivas
193 Walking Frog Karl L. King
194 Over the Stars Karl L. King
214 Jungle Queen George D. Barnard
233 The Crimson Petal (Valse Caprice) Fred Jewell
237 Parade of the Elephants Ed Chenette
246 The Big Cage Karl L. King
254 Southern Roses Waltz - King Karl L. King
433 The Death of Custer Lee Johnson
* Selection requested by band or audience members.
** All selections subject to change.

Friday the 13th

Friday, April 13, 2016, 7:30 PM
Cary Arts Center - Theater
Cary, NC

Do you suffer from triskaidekaphobia (fear of the number 13) or worse, yet, paraskevidekatriaphobia (fear of Friday the 13th)? If so, THIS is the concert for you! We celebrate the number 13 and specifically this particular April Friday the 13th – and play music that absolutely demonstrates that such phobias may be well founded – or not. Who can resist Wooster’s Black Cat Rag or Missaud’s The Salem Witches (13 witches in a coven). We’ll include Cujus Animam from the Stabat Mater by Rossini (who died on a Friday the 13th), Wagner’s Good Friday Music (from Parsifal), and so much more – some quite lucky, with Silly Prizes, too. Challenge your phobias and join us as we luckily, musically investigate Friday the 13th.

Numbers will be selected from: **

381 The Waltzing Cat Leroy Anderson
560 Mr. Thomas Cat Milton H. Hall
267 Cujus Animam
(from Stabat Mater)
Gioacchino Rossini
Arr. Lumir C. Havlicek
pdf In the Clock Store Charles J. Orth
Arr. Charles Bach
pdf The Salem Witches (March) Jean M. Missud 
pdf Good Friday Music
(from Parsifal)
Richard Wagner
Arr. Dan Godfrey
JWP The Black Cat Rag Frank Wooster, Ethyl Smith
Arr. Doug Hartzell
JWP Triskaidekaphobia Josh Gottry
Finale March No. 13 Amilcare Ponchielli
Ed. Howey
* Selection requested by band or audience members.
** All selections subject to change.