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    The Legend of King Arthur - Peter Meechan

    King Arthur is the subject of many tales, stories, myths and legends - from his ascension to the throne by pulling the sword from the stone, his courageous battles with his fellow Knights of the Round Table, to his ultimately tragic love for Guinevere.The Legend of King Arthur is a musical portrayal of some of the most important moments in the legend.The opening of the work - a rock inspired overture - is a reference to Arthura??s final resting place (at least, so some legends have it!), the modern day Glastonbury (Avalon in the legend), and it is in this opening that we hear for Arthura??s theme.This high octane opening gives way to a mysterious section - as Merlin (the mystical wizard) places in a stone a sword, upon which was inscribed a??Whoso pulleth out this sword of this stone is the rightwise born king of all Englanda?. The music describes the mystical surroundings as each of the contenders for the throne take their turn - to no avail - and with a return to the original theme, we hear Arthur pull the sword from the stone, to become King of England.Next we hear a depiction of Arthura??s greatest victory in battle ??" The Battle of Mount Badon. He finally defeated the Saxon invaders of Britain - over 900 Saxons perished - and the victory brought about an extended period of peace. Arthur is portrayed as brave, bold and confident as he and his Knights end years of invasion.The penultimate section of the work tells the tale of Arthura??s tragic love for Guinevere - his traitorous wife, who through her infidelity with Sir Lancelot (Arthura??s most trusted Knight), ultimately leads Arthur in to his final battle with his nephew, Mordred.We hear the final bitter battle, which eventually ends with only Arthur and Mordred fighting. Arthur is wounded, fatally, by his nephew -at which point we hear with a sudden and dramatic sounding of Arthura??s theme - and is taken to Avalon to die.The Legend of King Arthur is dedicated to Michael Bach and Brass Band BA?Argermusik Luzern, who commissioned the work.

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    LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR, The (Brass Band Extra Score) - Meechan, Peter

    Extra score. 2014 National Championships Finals- Championship Section. King Arthur is the subject of many tales, stories, myths and legends - from his ascension to the throne by pulling the sword from the stone, his courageous battles with his fellow Knights of the Round Table, to his ultimately tragic love for Guinevere. The Legend of King Arthur is a musical portrayal of some of the most important moments in the legend. It is dedicated to Michael Bach and Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern, who commissioned the work. Duration: 16:00

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    LEGEND OF KING ARTHUR, The (Brass Band Set) - Meechan, Peter

    Score and Parts. 2014 National Championships Finals - Championship Section. King Arthur is the subject of many tales, stories, myths and legends - from his ascension to the throne by pulling the sword from the stone, his courageous battles with his fellow Knights of the Round Table, to his ultimately tragic love for Guinevere. The Legend of King Arthur is a musical portrayal of some of the most important moments in the legend. It is dedicated to Michael Bach and Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern, who commissioned the work. Duration: 16:00

    Estimated delivery 12-14 days
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    The Legend of King Arthur - Peter Meechan

    2014 National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain Champion Section test-piece

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    Good King Wenceslas

    Duration: 4:30 Minutes Percussion: 3 PlayersTimpani, Clash Cymbals, Tambourine, Tubular Bells and GlockenspielAll Rights ReservedProgramme NotesThis popular Christmas carol tells the story of a Bohemian King who braved harsh winter weather to give alms to a poor peasant. This takes place on the Feast of Stephen, the first day of Christmas (December 26th). This legend is based on the life of the historical Saint Wenceslas 1, Duke of Bohemia (907 – 935). In 1853 the English hymn writer John Mason Neale wrote his own version of this tale, setting his words to the melody of a 13th century spring carol “Tempus adest floridum” which had first been published in Piae Cantiones (1582). It is this version that has endured to become the popular carol of today.Jock McKenzieJock McKenzie studied trumpet at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester where he was a joint recipient of the college’s concerto prize. Since 1987 Jock has based his musical career in Hampshire, working as a freelance trumpeter, conductor, composer, arranger and brass teacher. Currently Jock holds the position of Professional Leader (Brass) for Hampshire Music Service and is the Director of the Hampshire County Youth Band. It is the mix of all of these musical roles that has led to Jock establishing a reputation as a leading creator of brass music resources, particularly in the field of education and brass ensemble music.

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    Good King Wenceslas (Brass Band - Score and Parts) - McKenzie, Jock

    This popular Christmas carol tells the story of a Bohemian King who braved harsh winter weather to give alms to a poor peasant. This takes place on the Feast of Stephen, the first day of Christmas (December 26th). This legend is based on the life of the historical Saint Wenceslas 1, Duke of Bohemia (907 - 935). In 1853 the English hymn writer John Mason Neale wrote his own version of this tale, setting his words to the melody of a 13th century spring carol "Tempus adest floridum" which had first been published in Piae Cantiones (1582). It is this version that has endured to become the popular carol of today. Duration: 4.30

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    EXCALIBUR (Brass Band) - Van der Roost, Jan

    Jan Van der Roost based this concert piece in three movements on the legend of King Arthur. Duration: 13:50

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    Le Roi d'Ys (Brass Band - Score and Parts) - Lalo, Edouard - Wright, Frank

    OvertureLe roi d'Ys (The King of Ys) is an opera in three acts and five tableaux by the French composer ?douard Lalo, to a libretto by ?douard Blau, based on the old Breton legend of the drowned city of Ys. That city was, according to the legend, the capital of the kingdom of Cornouaille.

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    Le Roi d'Ys (Brass Band - Score only) - Lalo, Edouard - Wright, Frank

    OvertureLe roi d'Ys (The King of Ys) is an opera in three acts and five tableaux by the French composer ?douard Lalo, to a libretto by ?douard Blau, based on the old Breton legend of the drowned city of Ys. That city was, according to the legend, the capital of the kingdom of Cornouaille.

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    You are not alone - Larry Foster

    Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, died in Los Angeles on June 25th 2009. He can without any shadow of a doubt be compared with artists such as Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix, and John Lennon - all of them musicians who will never die in the hearts of their fans. Why not keep the legend of Michael Jackson alive in your next concert with this hit from Michael Jackson's repertoire arranged for Brass Band.

    Estimated delivery 10-14 days

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