Classical Gangster

Written: 2015

Price: $1750

Commissioned By: Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN)

Duration: ca. 8:50

Grade Level: College Marching Band

Based on the Music and Themes of:

  1. In Da Club – 50 Cent
  2. Fancy – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX
  3. Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67: I. Allegro Con Brio – Ludwig van Beethoven
  4. Crazy in Love – Beyoncé featuring Jay Z
  5. Trumpets – Jason Derulo
  6. Nuthin’ But a “G” Thang – Dr. Dre
  7. I Need a Doctor – Dr. Dre feat. Eminem & Skylar Grey
  8. The Next Episode – Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Dogg & Nate Dogg
  9. Symphony No. 9, “From The New World” – Antonín Dvorák
  10. Lose Yourself – Eminem
  11. Rhapsody in Blue – George Gershwin
  12. Harlem Nocturne – Earle Hagen
  13. Hard Knock Life (Ghetto Anthem) – Jay-Z
  14. Izzo (H.O.V.A.) – Jay-Z
  15. Empire State of Mind – Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys
  16. Overture to The Marriage of Figaro – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  17. The Barber of Seville – Gioacchino Rossini
  18. Main Title, from The Godfather – Nino Rota
  19. 1812 Overture, Op. 49 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
  20. Bottoms Up – Trey Songz feat. Nicki Minaj
  21. Requiem: II. Dies Irae – Dies Irae – Giuseppe Verdi
  22. All of the Lights – Kanye West
  23. Heartless – Kanye West
  24. Ni**as in Paris – Kanye West & Jay-Z

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