Archive for June 7th, 2018

Take Ten: Strike Up the Band!

Twin Falls City Band in 1944

Our Summer Reading Kickoff is tonight at 6:30 PM at City Park – the Twin Falls Municipal Band will be on hand prior to their concert at 8 for a “Musical Instrument Petting Zoo.” They’ll show off their instruments, answer questions, and hopefully inspire some of you to start playing!

To get you in the “band” mood, here are ten awesome marches to encourage you to move. Click on the titles for access to the songs through Freegal, where you can download 5 songs free each week.

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British Grenadiers

March of the Toy Soldiers – Pyotr IlyichTchaikovsky

Pomp and Circumstance – Edward Elgar

Radetzky March – Johann Strauss

Semper Fidelis – John Philip Sousa

Seventy-Six Trombones – Meredith Wilson

Stars and Stripes Forever – John Philip Sousa

Turkish March – Ludwig Van Beethoven

Washington Post – John Philip Sousa

The Wedding March (Lohengrin) – Richard Wagner