NEW British piece for every band

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  1. Albion Treasures
    Arr. Gavin Somerset

    A stunning hymn-like medley that takes you on a trip around the British Isles. Starting in Scotland with "Highland Cathedral" which continues to make appearances throughout, and then into "Amazing Grace" whilst "Danny Boy" (Londonderry Air)" flows underneath. Whilst "Danny Boy" continues to build, "Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" is heard ringing over the top as the piece builds to its emotional climax. Afterwards, a quiet calm of all the pieces skilfully woven together softly flow whilst the tune to Parry's "Dear Lord & Father Of Mankind (Repton)" leaves us with a delicate, soft finish to the journey.

    Sale Price: £19.95

    PLAYABLE BY ALL LEVELS OF BRASS BAND
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  3. timbloke

    timbloke Member

    Having had the pleasure of "previewing" the piece I'd highly recommend it, Gavin has done a fantastic simple, yet effective, arrangement of some beautiful melodies. It should feature high on all bands programmes!
     
  4. Aidan Geary

    Aidan Geary Member

    It's been transcribed for Wind Band too!
     
  5. BbBill

    BbBill Supporting Member

    Oh no, not another piece with Highland Catherdral it it....!! :rolleyes:
     
  6. Rapier

    Rapier Supporting Member

    That was my thoughts about Danny Boy, surely there is another tune from Ireland?
     
  7. Thirteen Ball

    Thirteen Ball Active Member

    I know it's been recently associated with the England rugby union team, but Isn't "swing low sweet chariot" a negro spiritual?

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  8. Thirteen Ball

    Thirteen Ball Active Member

    PS - Glad to see you're still writing stuff as well as putting other people's out Gavin! Keep it up ;)
     
  9. Aardvark

    Aardvark Member

    From the title of the thread I thought you were giving away freebie copies to every band, was disappointed when I read the message to find we had to pay :rolleyes:
     
  10. cookie2

    cookie2 Member

    I quite agree, really enjoyed playing this piece. The melodies are beautifully woven together. I know they're old chestnuts but they've really been brought to life. Good work Gavin :clap:
     
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