The Legacy of Edwin Franko Goldman
The Legacy of Edwin Franko Goldman honors a man who was known across the nation as a guest conductor and speaker championing the American school band movement. Goldman is one of America's prominent band composers of the early twentieth century, having composed over one hundred and fifty works, including many marches. The United States Army Field Band recorded this album in August 1994 at Kraushaar Auditorium on the campus of Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. Representing some of the finest musical talent in America, The United States Army Field Band is known around the world as "The Musical Ambassadors of the Army." The Legacy of Edwin Franko Goldman features some of Goldman's greatest works including Onward Upward and On the Mall. Honoring the memory and innumerable musical contributions of Edwin Franko Goldman, this album is both inspiring and captivating.