Regional Spotlight: St. Olaf Band
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St. Olaf Band (Photo courtesy St. Olaf College)
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The Janacek Sinfonietta from 1926 is folk-like, earthy and proud sounding. The piece describes scenes in and around the composers home town of Brno in the Czech Republic.
A tour-de-force for any ensemble, this week's Regional Spotlight performance by the St. Olaf Band led by Timothy Mahr is filled with colorful fanfares and rhythmic drive.