US Air Force Band Music Recordings

The United States Air Force Band is a U.S. military band consisting of 177 active-duty members of the United States Air Force. It is the Air Force's premier musical organization and is based at Bolling Air Force Base, Washington, D.C.. Within the band there are six performing ensembles: The Concert Band, Singing Sergeants, Airmen of Note, Air Force Strings, Ceremonial Brass, Max Impact. Collectively, these musical groups perform a wide spectrum of styles, including classical, jazz, popular, patriotic and ceremonial music. The mission of the Band is to deliver musical products that inspire emotions, create positive impressions and communicate information according to Air Force objectives for the defense of the United States of America. The Band is part of the United States Air Force Bands Program, which consists of 10 active-duty stateside bands, 4 overseas active-duty band locations and 11 Air National Guard bands.

Title Composer Form Instrument Period Ratings
Concerto No. 4 in F minor, Op. 8, RV 297, 'L'inverno' (Winter) Antonio Vivaldi Concerto String Orchestra Baroque
The Gladiator John Philip Sousa March Orchestra Romantic
The Washington Post March John Philip Sousa March Orchestra Romantic
Polonaise from Christmas Eve Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov Polonaise Orchestra Late 19th century
Air on the G String (from Orchestral Suite no. 3, BWV 1068) Johann Sebastian Bach Symphonic Pieces String Orchestra Baroque
La Mer Claude Debussy Symphonic Pieces Orchestra Early 20th Century
Symphonic Sketches George Whitefield Chadwick Symphonic Pieces Orchestra Early 20th Century
Samson and Delilah, Op. 47 - Danse Baccanale Camille Saint-Saëns Theatrical / Incidental Orchestra Late 19th century
Waltz medley Johann Strauss Jr Waltz String Orchestra Romantic