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    The Crown of Roses - Tchaikovsky - Len Jenkins

    Tchaikovsky wrote this in his 'Songs for Young People' in Moscow in 1883 to words by Pletchtcheev. The story it tells is about Jesus Christ when he was a young child, having a small wild garden in which roses grew. Passing children saw the roses and plucking them mockingly asked if he wove rose garlands in his hair. Christ says to take the roses, but to leave the thorns. Instead, they make a crown of these and forced it onto his head so that it bleeds, symbolic of what was going to happen later in his lifetime. The melody contains all the passion that we associate with Russian church music and is equally suitable for a contemplative Christmas or Passiontide. This arrangement is faithful to the four verses of the original lyrics, but with an optional ending half-way if preferred.

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    Paradise City - Guns'n' Roses - Haakon Esplo

    Paradise City is one of the most famous songs from the band Guns N 'Roses, recorded on the Appetite for Destruction album. It was released as single in 1988 and may contain the most famous guitar riff from Guns N 'Roses played by Slash. The lyrics expresses a desire to come home to a place referred to as "Paradise City". If you want a real rock song on your next concert, this arrangement is a great choice with challenges for all groups and the opportunity to really hit loose.

    Estimated delivery 12-14 days
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    Paradise City - Guns N' Roses - Haakon Esplo

    Paradise City is one of the most famous songs from the band Guns N 'Roses, recorded on the Appetite for Destruction album.It was released as single in 1988 and may contain the most famous guitar riff from GunsN 'Roses played by Slash. The lyrics expresses a desire to come home to a place referred to as "Paradise City".If you want a real rock song on your next concert, this arrangement is a great choice with challenges for all groups and the opportunity to really hit loose.

    Estimated delivery 10-14 days

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    Pluie de Roses - Berberat

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    Scarborough Fair

    Scarborough Fair is a traditional English ballad about the Yorkshire town of Scarborough. The song relates the tale of a young man who instructs the listener to tell his former love to perform for him a series of impossible tasks, such as making him a shirt without a seam and then washing it in a dry well, adding that if she completes these tasks he will take her back. Often the song is sung as a duet, with the woman then giving her lover a series of equally impossible tasks, promising to give him his seamless shirt once he has finished.As the versions of the ballad known under the title Scarborough Fair are usually limited to the exchange of these impossible tasks, many suggestions concerning the plot have been proposed, including the theory that it is about the Great Plague of the late Middle Ages. The lyrics of "Scarborough Fair" appear to have something in common with an obscure Scottish ballad, The Elfin Knight which has been traced at least as far back as 1670 and may well be earlier. In this ballad, an elf threatens to abduct a young woman to be his lover unless she can perform an impossible task.As the song spread, it was adapted, modified, and rewritten to the point that dozens of versions existed by the end of the 18th century, although only a few are typically sung nowadays. The references to the traditional English fair, "Scarborough Fair" and the refrain "parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme" date to 19th century versions. A number of older versions refer to locations other than Scarborough Fair, including Wittingham Fair, Cape Ann, "twixt Berwik and Lyne", etc.The earliest notable recording of it was by Ewan MacColl and Peggy Seeger, a version which heavily influenced Simon and Garfunkel's later more famous version. Amongst many other recordings, the tune was used by the Stone Roses as the basis of their song "Elizabeth my Dear". To view a sample PDF score click here.

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    St Peters Chorale - Jonathan Bates - -

    St Peter’s Chorale was commissioned by Paul Holland and the Flowers Band for their 2017 Butlins Mineworkers’ Championship entertainment programme.The band had chosen a London theme for their programme, and the of this work relates to St Peter’s Chapel in the Tower of London, a rare place of safety and sanctity around the time of the Great Plague outbreak of 1665. There are small references to the children’s song ‘Ring a Ring o’ Roses’, which many believe is about the plague.

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    A Touch of Mancini (Brass Band - Score and Parts) - Mancini, Henry - Freeh, Mark

    A Touch of Mancini celebrates the music of Henry Mancini (1924-1994), the Academy Award winning American composer, conductor and arranger best remembered as a composer of film and television scores. This medley features The Pink Panther Theme, Moon River, Days of Wine and Roses and The Peter Gunn Theme (as featured in The Blues Brothers).Suitable for Advanced Youth/3rd Section Bands and aboveDuration: 4.00

    Estimated delivery 12-14 days