Opera has been enormously influential on classical, popular, and film and television music over the years because it is the very definition of DRAMA. This intermediate level piece by James Hosay incorporates the elements of operatic and classical music to bring exhilarating drama to the concert band stage. Style and technical considerations make this a rich learning experience for the band. The grand theme explores a multitude of colors as it twists and turns its way through opera-style development and variation. Whether for formal, festival, or spring concert use, you will find this to be a thrilling addition to your library. Opulent!