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    Wellerman - Sea Shanty Medley

    ABOUT THIS PIECE: We don't sell sugar, tea, or rum - nor do we condone the taking of whales in tow! We do sell some pretty exciting music though, and this latest arrangement from Adam D J Taylor is sure to be a right 'knees up' for ensemble, audience and parrots alike. Scored for brass band with optional choir, this is a fun and challenging arrangement of a few famous sea shanties with 'film music' undertones throughout. ENSEMBLE: Full brass band with optional choirWHEN YOU BUY THIS PRODUCT, YOU GET: Printed full score and parts for full brass band and optional choir (by post)LEVEL: This piece is ideal for bands 3rd section ensembles upwards.

    Estimated dispatch 5-7 working days
  • £54.95

    Cornish Pastiche (Brass Band - Score and Parts) - Wiffin, Rob

    A three movement suite depicting aspects of Cornish life and culture.The first movement, Sea Shanties, uses two contrasting call-and-response melodies. The second of these is playful in nature and appears in a number of guises, some more discordant than others, reflecting the crew's use of the shanty to let the captain know what they thought of him! Having passed by, the ship disappears into the sea mist. Laments were traditionally reserved for occasions of the death of a member of the clan. In forming the melody for Celtic Lament I had in mind the type of sorrowful song that would suite the elegiac nature of such an occasion.The last movement of the suite attempts to catch the spirit of the Furry Dance, the ancient dance that heralds the coming of spring. It resembles a farandole but is probably better described as an unashamed romp.My intention was to make Cornish Pastiche readily accessible to both players and listeners. The language is unashamedly tonal but is treated with some harmonic twists to add occasional piquancy. The technical demands on the players are meant to be moderate but conductors and players are asked to observe the different layers, especially in the Basse Dance, and not overload the texture with over-zealous weight on the melodic line.- Rob WiffinDuration: 11.15

    Estimated dispatch 7-14 working days

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