• Samuel Adler
  • Summer Stock: A Short Merry Overture (1955)

  • G Schirmer Inc (World)
  • 2222/2230/timp.perc/str
  • 5 min

Programme Note

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.