Banks and Braes-Tenor Horn solo

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  1. Masterblaster jnr

    Masterblaster jnr Active Member

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    Hi,

    Does anyone know the publisher of Banks and Braes??? It's the one on Owen Farr's CD, and it's a belter!!!!! :tup

    Cheers in advance
     
  2. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

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    You'll find it here (on the tenor horn solo page) at Mostyn Music's site.
     
  3. WoodenFlugel

    WoodenFlugel Moderator Staff Member

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    From the 4BarsRest review:

    I'm not sure that this helps to be honest, but as far as I know the only published version is Adrian Drover's Bb solo.
     
  4. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

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    Ian, Mostyn Music is the publisher! ;)
     
  5. WoodenFlugel

    WoodenFlugel Moderator Staff Member

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    Damn! Proven wrong by Tom!! (Good spot BTW!!!)

    ;)
     
  6. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

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    A good search & find with Ms. Google usually gets a result :cool:

    post-note ... the pdf. of the CD sleevenotes is here
     
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  7. WoodenFlugel

    WoodenFlugel Moderator Staff Member

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    Well I'm having a brief flirtation with Ms. Carlsberg - hence the delayed reactions!!

    Anyway - good luck with it - I'm currently playing it as a flugel solo and despite my best efforts at our last concert (which I described as "smashing my way through it" :redface:) it really is an incredibly pretty tune, with gorgeous lyrics too.

    Given that Brassneck has given you all the info - and that its by the Scottish poet - I'd make sure you do a good job of it, or else he might be after you...;)
     
  8. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

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    Ye Banks and Braes


    Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon, How can ye bloom sae fresh and fair? How can ye chant, ye little birds, And I sae weary, fu' o' care! Thou'll break my heart, thou warbling bird, That wantons thro' the flowering thorn! Thou minds me o' departed joys, Departed, never to return. Aft hae I rov'd by bonnie Doon
    To see the rose and woodbine twine; And ilka bird sang o' its luve, And fondly sae did I o' mine; Wi' lightsome heart I pu'd a rose, Fu' sweet upon its thorny tree! And my fause luver stole my rose - But, ah! he left the thorn wi' me.
     
  9. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

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    And you'd better make the most of it - there aren't many banks left in Scotland these days :oops:

    (. . . coat :( )
     
  10. Lenny_The_Shark

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    Jon, you can get the Horn version from Just Music, tis where I got my copy from ;)
     
  11. jockinafrock

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    It brings a tear tae ma een an' maks me feel fair hameseek...! :(
     
  12. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

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    Puir quine! :cool:
     
  13. KMJ Recordings

    KMJ Recordings Supporting Member

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    Rob Collinson's registered on the forum here and occasionally works for me - I'll get him to look in if necessary.
     
  14. blasterbates

    blasterbates Member

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    Agreed - I've just 'borrowed' MBJ's CD and it's a lovely tune. :)
    Looking forward to working on that one at Band. :tup
     
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