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An Explosive Musical Celebration

Bring a unique and exciting new genre into your classroom with BLAST!

BLAST! brings together 68 brass, percussion and visual performers in unique explosion of music and theatre.  Born on athletic fields across the nation, BLAST! is a novel art form evolved from the showmanship of outdoor pageantry.  BLAST! is a musical spectacle; it is music in motion.  Ranging from classical to the blues, it is jazz, rock and roll, and techno-pop.  With color, light, movement and music, BLAST! explores and explodes the genre with new artistry.

Taped at the London Apollo Hammersmith Theatre in April 2000, BLAST! musical highlights include Ravel's "Bolero", Copland's "Appalachian Spring", and Chuck Mangione's "Land of Make Believe".

Song Selections:

  1. Introduction
  2. Bolero
  3. Villa Borghese
  4. Split Complementaries
  5. Everybody Loves the Blues
  6. Loss
  7. Down by the Wood
  8. Simple Gifts
  9. Appalachian Spring
  10. Battery Battle
  11. Medea
  12. Blast Intermission
  13. Colour Wheel
  14. Officer Krupke
  15. Lemon Techno
  16. Tangerinamadidge
  17. Land of Make Believe
  18. Marimba Spiritual / Earth Beat
  19. Malaguena
  20. Encore / Credits

DVD Special Features:

  • Additional 25 minutes of Music in Motion: The Making of BLAST!
  • 5.1 Surround Sound
  • Alternate Camera Angles
  • Producer Commentary on selected pieces


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Mika P on Feb 25, 2013
I love the variety of music. My mother had always wanted to get this for her grandson, who plays a trombone AND rides a unicycle. Kids at school love watching this also.
Suzette B on Dec 5, 2011
My copy has been played so much that it stopped functioning. This DVD is golden!!! Kids love it!
Christopher A on Dec 17, 2012

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