Improve Your Listening Skills with Bernstein’s Famous, Romping Overture

Lori Archer Sutherland

Lori Archer Sutherland earned a Bachelor of Music in Theory and Composition degree from the Ohio State University and a Master of Library and Information Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She composes, performs, and teaches clarinet. She plays bass clarinet with the Crystal Lake Community Band and the Woodstock City Band, clarinet with Winds Off the Lake Woodwind Quintet, and is the founder and organizer of the Knock on Wood Clarinet Choir, where she plays an even bigger clarinet. Check out her site and podcast at tonaldiversions.com

7 Responses

  1. Ed says:

    I love the piece, but lord help if I were trying to follow Bernstein’s beat…

  2. jamesb says:

    One of the most majestic and goosebump inducing pieces of the 20th century, in my opinion. And what a lush, gorgeous melody. Been into it since I first heard it at 11 years old.

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