Richard Wagner


Arranged for Wind Quintet

Trauersinfonie, originally scored by Wagner for large windband, is based on themes from Weber's Euryanthe, and was first performed on December 14, 1844. This music was written to aid the torchlight procession that carried the ashes of Carl Maria von Weber from the Dresden train station to their final resting place, some eighteen years after his death in London. First published 1926.



Trauersinfonie Quintet