- Samuel Adler
Summer Stock: A Short Merry Overture (1955)
- G Schirmer Inc (World)
- 5 min
The prevailing mood of this joyous overture is indicated by the composer's marking at the outset: "Lively and with good spirit." Adler captures the ardent enthusiasm of young actors pursuing their craft in summer stock with fanfares, solo brass passages, and vibrant rhythms throughout.