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Settings of children's poems and nursery rhymes for SATB unaccompanied SATB (with some divisi)
for SATB and piano or orchestra or brass ensemble or ensemble This carol is also available in Carols for Choirs 3, and 100 Carols for Choirs. All the instrumental accompaniments are available for hire. The arrangement for orchestra is also available on sale.
Raymond Leppard's realization of Cavalli's Magnificat for double mixed voices chorus and orchestra of trumpets, trombones, strings and keyboard continuo. Here arranged with a piano accompaniment.
for solo cello Includes twelve easy arrangements of pieces by famous composer of the Classical and Romantic periods.
These fifty anthems were chosen for their accessiblity to the average church choir, but are suitable for larger choirs and concert settings. Four anthems were composed specially for this book by Francis Jackson, Kenneth Leighton, David Lord, and William Mathias; other composers represented date from present day back to the sixteenth-century. The collection covers all main seasons of the church year and includes 21 anthems for general use.
This brief piece for wind band, composed in 1939 to open a pageant at the Royal Albert Hall, is simple but highly effective. It opens with a rousing brass fanfare, which gives way to a stirring, chorale-like passage in which the woodwind come to the fore, before giving way to the brass as the fanfare returns. Also available in versions for orchestral winds and brass band. Scores and parts are available on hire.
The Young Pianist's Repertoire Book 1 is part of The Watermann/Harewood Piano Series for piano solo repertoire, devised jointly by the world famous piano teacher Dame Fanny Watermann and her co-founder of the Leeds International Piano Competition, Marion Harewood (now Thorpe). It is established as one of the foremost piano methods and represents a distillation of the thoroughness, inspiration and sense of adventure that characterize Dame Fanny Watermann's own teaching methods. The excellence of the musical material and attractive presentation have won universal acclaim.
Vocal score of The Golden Vanity which was composed in 1966 for performance by the world-famous Vienna Boys Choir, who commissioned it from Britten and went on to perform it at the Aldeburgh Festival in 1967. A vaudeville on an old English ballad , the work's double chorus of trebles tells the story of a sea battle with Turkish pirates, the humble cabin-boy who saves the day, and a treacherous sea-captain who refuses to keep the promise of his daughter's hand in marriage and lets the hero drown. There is typical Britten-esque use of folk-song idiom with undertones of dissonance and chromaticism suggesting the tragic aspects of the lonely, heroic schoolboy.
This work is for SATB and piano or orchestra, with optional children's chorus. The orchestral accompaniment is available on hire and on sale. A brass accompaniment (4tpt, 3tbn, tuba, timpani, perc) is available on hire. It is also available in Carols for Choirs 3 and 100 Carols for Choirs and for unison voices, and for unison voices in a shortened and simplified version.