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Silverado – Bruce Broughton, arranged by Randol Bass

Silverado is the title theme to the 1985 American-Western film, Silverado. The soundtrack to the movie was nominated for an Oscar at the Academy Awards that year.

This 2008 arrangement by Randol Bass opens with a majestic horn fanfare, evoking the romance and panoramic vistas of the American West.  In traditional symphonic overture form, the middle section features several solos before the trombone signals the return for the closing section. The original melody is reprised by brass choir in augmentation as the woodwinds and keyboard percussion drive the energy to the finale.

Last updated on July 19, 2023 by Palatine Concert Band