Busk around the world

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  1. WhatSharp?

    WhatSharp? Active Member

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    Similar to tune association :


    Aim :

    The aim is to travel around the world musically passing from one country to the next. Each country should be represented by a tune which has some connection to that country (not birth of composer arranger), for example Austria - Blue Danube, Italy - Pines of Rome. The next country MUST adjoin the previous, unless the next person wishes to cross water, in which case they must state which body of water they are crossing and a musical work must be given to associate with it, eg Crossing Atlantic : Devil and the deep blue Sea, then the next person can select where to land.

    The idea is to end up back at the country of origin passing through as many countries as possible.

    Rules :

    - The next tune on must be an adjacent country
    - It must be a brass or orchestral work (no pop/rock tunes)
    - If on an island and a sea or channel needs to be crossed then a nautical tune should be used to cross.
    - NO NATIONAL ANTHEMES, this is just blantant cheating, unless it forms part of an orchestral work in which case that must be used (e.g. La Marseille - 1812 Overture)
    - No duplication

    For those with bad geography (like me!)
    http://go.hrw.com/atlas/norm_htm/world.htm

    Lets Start with :

    England : Jerusalem
     
  2. lynchie

    lynchie Active Member

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    Scotland: Bluebells of...
     
  3. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

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    England (Northumbria): Songs of the Quay
     
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    Maestro Active Member

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    Wales: Myfanwy
     
  5. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

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    Cornwall: Cornish Dances (Malcolm Arnold) :wink:
     
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    is cornwall a country?

    Irish Sea : Misty
     
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    Ireland: Irish Washerwoman
     
  8. PeterBale

    PeterBale Moderator Staff Member

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    There's plenty who would like to see it become one :wink:

    Ireland: Irish tune from County Derry
     
  9. Accidental

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    Across the Atlantic... Seascapes
     
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    Keppler Moderator Staff Member

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    Brazil: Amazonia (Windows of the World)
     
  11. MoominDave

    MoominDave Well-Known Member

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    Peru: Evocations (Ellerby)

    (all that "inti, inca" stuff)
     
  12. The Cornet King

    The Cornet King Active Member

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    We shall cross the Pacific ocean: Oceans (Goff Richards) :wink:
     
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    New Zealand: Land of the Long White Cloud
     
  14. The Cornet King

    The Cornet King Active Member

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    and across the Tasman Sea: Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Tasmanian Devil :wink: )
     
  15. Accidental

    Accidental Supporting Member

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    while away the hours en route with: The Australasian
     
  16. HBB

    HBB Active Member

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    Crossing the ocean: Water Music
     
  17. WhatSharp?

    WhatSharp? Active Member

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    Besides is doesn't connect with Wales (you'd have to go back through England), Unless you cross the Severn estaury (Padstow Lifeboat)

    :D :D

    p.s. can't spell ... won't spell :D :D
     
  18. WhatSharp?

    WhatSharp? Active Member

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    China : Chu Chin Chinee
     
  19. HBB

    HBB Active Member

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    Can't think of one for Mongolia, so:


    Pacific Ocean: Clare De Lune (used in Ocean's Eleven). Does that count?[/b]
     
  20. WhatSharp?

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    Nope.

    Back to China ... :D
     
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