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Folksongs for Band, Suite No. 2

Digital Sheet Music [PDF]: Score

Folksongs for Band, Suite No. 2 : symphonic wind orchestra [eScore] / David Stanhope.

by David Stanhope (1984)

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  • Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 3 B flat clarinets, B flat bass clarinett, B flat contrabass clarinet, 2 bassoons, B flat soprano saxophone, E flat alto saxophone, B flat tenor saxophone, E flat baritone saxophone, 2 B flat trumpets, 2 B flat cornets, B flat flugelhorn, 4 horns in F, 2 trombones, bass trombone, euphonium, tuba, timpani, percussion (3-5 players). Optional marimba (substitute for cornet solo).
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    Performance by Elder Conservatorium Wind Ensemble, Robert Hower from the CD Little ripper


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My Folksongs for Band are dedicated to the memory of Percy Grainger, and mostly use his variation and passacaglia forms in treating folksong. The movements of the 2nd Suite are: 1. The Jolly Sailor; 2. O Shepherd, O Shepherd, Won't You Come Home?; 3. Rufford Park Poachers; 4. Keel Row. The last movement depicts a folkdance for the musical and unmusical.

Published by: Australian Music Centre — 1 digital (PDF) facsimile score (84p. -- B4 (portrait))

Difficulty: Advanced — virtuosic, wide ranges

Duration: 16 min.

Contents note:

1. The Jolly Sailor -- 2. O Shepherd, O Shepherd, Won't You Come Home? -- 3. Rufford Park Poachers -- 4. Keel Row.

First performance by Florida State University Band, James Croft — 1985.

Includes programme notes, and performance notes.

Typeset edition.

This edition produced Sep 16.

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