||"The Screech Owl Galop" by W.H.Hartwell has been arranged for Concert Band by Richard Baller. This tune was written in 1863 during the Civil War by W.H. Hartwell, the bandmaster of the 16th Mississippi Volunteer Infantry Regiment Band. The Owl was the inspiration for this work and itís calls can be heard though out the composition. Baller researched the books of the 26th North Carolina Infantry Regiment Band to find and adapt this tune. A couple of then current opera favorites are woven in as well.