III: The Balloon Fiesta
T. D. Erickson
for Wind Band Thursday, May 10, 2007
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Third part of a trilogy, "Views of the North Valley".
For ten days in October each year, the North Valley is home to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the largest hot-air ballooning event on Earth. Sections of this piece are dedicated to the events schedule of a typical day of the Fiesta, such as Dawn Patrol, Mass Ascension, America's Challenge race, Balloon Glow and the Fireworks. It ends with a reprise of the Sandstorm theme.
For full concert band.
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