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Lucien Caillet (May 27, 1897 - January 3, 1985) was an American composer, conductor, arranger and clarinetist. Jump to: navigation, search May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1897 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the year. ...


Born in France, Caillet studied at the Conservatory in Dijon before immigrating to the United States in 1918. École des Beaux Arts refers to several art schools in France. ... Location within France Street in the centre of Dijon Dijon (   pronunciation?) is a city in eastern France, the préfecture (administrative capital) of the Côte-dOr département (county) and of the Bourgogne région. ...


Caillet worked as staff arranger for the Philadelphia Orchestra. During this time, he founded the Cherry Hill Wind Symphony, which would later become the Wind Symphony of Southern New Jersey. The Philadelphia Orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the Big Five symphony orchestras in the United States and usually considered among the finest in the world. ...


Caillet is well known among wind musicians for his faithful arrangements of orchestral music for wind ensemble. In particular, his arrangements of Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral (from Wagner's opera Lohengrin) and Finlandia (a symphonic poem by Jean Sibelius) have become staples of the wind ensemble repertory. Jump to: navigation, search Richard Wagner Wilhelm Richard Wagner (May 22, 1813 in Leipzig – February 13, 1883 in Venice) was an influential German composer, conductor, music theorist, and essayist, primarily known for his groundbreaking symphonic-operas (or music dramas). His compositions are notable for their continuous contrapuntal texture, rich harmonies... Lohengrin is a romantic opera in three acts by Richard Wagner. ... Finlandia is a symphonic poem by Jean Sibelius. ... A symphonic poem or tone poem is a piece of orchestral music in one or many movements in which some extra-musical programme provides a narrative or illustrative element. ... A bust of Jean Sibelius at the Sibelius-monumentti in Helsinki. ... A wind band, also called concert band, symphonic band, or wind ensemble, is a performing ensemble consisting of woodwind, brass, percussion instruments, and often string bass. ...


In 1933, Caillet performed Reynaldo Hahn's Sarabande et Theme on bass clarinet with Leopold Stokowski and the Philadelphia Orchestra. Jump to: navigation, search 1933 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jump to: navigation, search Reynaldo Hahn, born on August 9, 1874 in Caracas, Venezuela, died on January 28, 1947 in Paris, France, was a German - Venezuelan composer, conductor and a music critic. ... Jump to: navigation, search A typical Bass clarinet The bass clarinet is a musical instrument of the clarinet family. ... Jump to: navigation, search Leopold Stokowski Leopold Stokowski (April 18, 1882 - September 13, 1977) (born Antoni Stanisław Bolesławowicz) was the conductor of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the NBC Symphony Orchestra and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. ... The Philadelphia Orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is one of the Big Five symphony orchestras in the United States and usually considered among the finest in the world. ...


Caillet also enjoyed a prolific career creating music for films. He contributed to nearly fifty films as either composer or arranger. Among the best known of these films are She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, The Ten Commandments (for which Elmer Bernstein wrote the score), and Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Jump to: navigation, search This article is about the 1956 film. ... Elmer Bernstein (April 4, 1922 – August 18, 2004) was an American composer best known for his work writing music for film and television. ... Gunfight at the O.K. Corral is a 1957 movie starring Burt Lancaster as Wyatt Earp and Kirk Douglas as Doc Holliday about the famous October 26, 1881 gunfight in Tombstone, Arizona Territory. ...


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