What You'll Hear: DCA Championships

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If you're new to the Drum Corps Associates' world and will be watching this weekend's stream of DCA World Championship prelims and finals, September 2 and 3, then here's a list of music selections you can expect to hear. If you're familiar with DCA and you can count the number of shows you've been to on two hands, then this list can just serve to fill in the gaps!


September 2, Prelims Performance Time and Order, local to venue (EDT)

2:00pm -- Cincinnati Tradition "Lift"

Come Sweet Death, Johann Sebastian Bach
Brothers In Arms, Junkie XL
Don't Give Up, Peter Gabriel
Aurora Awakes, John Mackey

2:18pm -- Chops, Inc. "Aria 51"

Flower Duet from "Lakmé", Léo Delibes
I Will Follow You Into the Dark, Death Cab for Cutie
Original music, Matt Kettelhut and Joel Matuzak

2:36pm -- Erie Thunderbirds "Undaunted"

Tragic Story of Rex Racer, Michael Giacchino
Grand Ol Prix, Michael Giacchino
True Heart of Racing, Michael Giacchino
Let Us Drink Milk from "Speed Racer", Michael Giacchino

2:54pm -- Southern Knights "When Kings Go Off To War"

In The Spring, At The Time When Kings Go Off To War, David Holsinger
Hymn Song of Philip Bliss, David Holsinger

3:12pm -- Carolina Gold "So Into You... "

Wicked Game, Chris Isaac
Incantation from "Quidam", Benoît Jutras
Young and Beautiful, Lana del Ray
Danzon No. 2, Arturo Marquez
El Tango de Roxanne from "Moulin Rouge", Craig Armstrong
Roxanne, The Police

3:30pm -- Intermission (25 min)

3:55pm -- Govenaires "Uncharted: A Lost Relic"

The Hunt for Red October, Basil Poledouris
Lux Aeterna from "Requiem for a Dream", Clint Mansell
Hide and Seek, Imogen Heap
Enterprising Young Men from "Star Trek", Michael Giacchino

4:13pm -- Hurricanes "Porgy and Bess"

My Man's Gone Now
Summertime, Bess
You is My Woman Now
It Ain't Necessarily So
Oh Lord I'm On My Way from "Porgy and Bess", George Gershwin

4:31pm -- Skyliners "Xscape"

All the Rowboats, Regina Spektor
Escape to Paradise from "Chicken Run", by John Powell and Harry Gregson-Williams
Xscape, Michael Jackson
Lost Boy, Ruth B
Kingfishers Catch Fire Mvt. 2, John Mackey

4:49pm -- Minnesota Brass "Pins and Needles"

In The Hall Of The Mountain King, Edvard Grieg
The March Of The Trolls, Edvard Grieg
Medea's Dance Of Vengeance, Samuel Barber
Ending Credits from "Coraline", by Bruno Courlais
Hurt, Trent Reznor

5:07pm -- Sunrisers "miRAge"

Festival of Light, Stephen Melillo
Caravan, Duke Ellington
Danse Bacchanale from "Samson et Dalila", Camille St. Saens

5:25pm -- Bushwackers "Where We Belong"

Music from "The Wizard of Oz", Harold Arlen/Yip Harburg
Creep, Radiohead
Orawa, Wojciech Kilar
Blue Shades, Frank Ticheli

5:43pm -- Kidsgrove Scouts "Montagues and Capulets"

Fantasy Overture, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Romeo and Juliet, Sergei Prokofiev

6:01pm -- Intermission (25 min)

6:26pm -- Fusion Core "Connexion"

Vesuvius, Frank Ticheli
The Sound of Silence, Simon and Garfunkel/Disturbed
Uffe's Woodshop, Tyondai Braxton

6:44pm -- Cadets 2 "Once Upon A Lifetime"

Appalachian Morning, Robert Sheldon
Appalachian Morning, Paul Halley
Blue Shades, Frank Ticheli

7:02pm -- White Sabers "WaterwayS"

Waterways, Ludovico Einaudi
Equus, Eric Whitacre
Rain, Brian Balmages
Bridge Over Troubled Waters, Simon and Garfunkel
Niagara Falls, Michael Daugherty

7:20pm -- Caballeros "The Pathway of Remembrance"

La Fiesta Mexicana, H. Owen Reed
Stairway to Heaven, Led Zeppelin
Zambra, Ojos de Brujo
La Fiesta, Chick Corea

7:38pm -- Atlanta CV "Through the Glass Looking... "

Music by the following:
Charles Mingus
Jeff Beal
Phillip Glass
Vienna Teng
David Gillingham
Igor Stravinsky

7:56pm -- Buccaneers "Behind the Suit"

An Ideal of Hope from "Man of Steel", by Hans Zimmer
Lex, Michael Daugherty
Symphony No. 1, Samuel Barber
Also Sprach Zarathustra, Richard Strauss
Original compositions, Mark Lortz/Johnny Trujillo/Mike Lalli

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