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Green bushes : passacaglia on an English folksong / by Percy Aldridge Grainger.
Also known as: Passacaglia on an English folk song
by Percy Grainger (1921)
Green Bushes is a passacaglia on an English folk-song collected in Somerset by Cecil Sharp. With the exception of a momentary break, the 'Green Bushes' tune is heard constantly throughout the work pitted against a multitude of original counter-melodies. This setting was the first time a British folk-song had been treated in the passacaglia form, an innovation that Grainger avers led Delius to write his Brigg Fair and Dance Rhapsodies in a similar way.— Barry Peter Ould
Published by: Schott & Co — 1 score (60p. -- A3 (portrait))
Duration: 8 min.
Photocopy of score held in the Grainger Museum, University of Melbourne.
Includes program note.
"For 22 (or 21, or 20) single instruments or for orchestra or for elastic scoring" -- Cover.
Photocopy of score pub.: Mainz, Germany : Schott, c1931.
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