THE MODERN AMERICAN MUSIC of

Orchestra and Other Music

In his career, Ferde Grofé's music was represented in every conceivable form - from large orchestra, to instrumental duets. For such a prolific arranger and composer, it is surprising that only a handful of his works are well known today. Here are a few rare examples of his orchestration prowess and master arranging in various instrumental settings.

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WHEELS Suite    
Commissioned by the Ford Motor Company      
       
Memorial Day Overture      
       
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address    
Cantata for Baritone Voice      
       
Clap 'Yo Hands (George Gershwin)  
Grofé's arrangement for Paul Whiteman's orchestra (ed. Kevin R. Tam)      
       
A Day on the Farm    
       
Elk's Grand Reunion March (Piano Vers)  
Grofé's first published work.      
       
Rocketship XM (Movie Score)    
Grofé's ethereal score for the science fiction fantasy film.      
       
Table d'Hôte    
Three movement trio for Flute, Violin, & Viola.      
       
More to come...