The full-rigged ship : full orchestra
by Benedict Deane-Johns (2007)
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Library shelf no. CD 2351 [Available for loan]
The Full-Rigged Ship is a three-part jig (traditional) from the Shetland Islands with a contemporary introduction. The music is intended to convey the rolling motion of a sea-going vessel. The Shetland Islands, remote and isolated, served as an important port of call between Scotland and Scandinavia, guaranteeing frequent sightings of these majestic craft.
Instrumentation: 2 flutes (1st doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contra-bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, percussion (2 players), timpani, harp, strings.
Duration: 4 min.
- Influenced by: Celtic culture
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