The Nightingale

Discussion in 'The Rehearsal Room' started by Richard_Brigg, May 14, 2007.

  1. Richard_Brigg

    Richard_Brigg Member

    Hi, does anyone know where i can get a copy of the Nightingale cornet solo online, can't seem to get hold of it at any of my local music shops,

  2. davidquinlan

    davidquinlan Member

  3. DaveR

    DaveR Active Member

    Which version? Is this The Nightingale by Harold Moss with BB accomp or piano? Or another nightingale altogether?
  4. davidquinlan

    davidquinlan Member

    Good Point.. :)
  5. CubbRep

    CubbRep Member

    I have an original copy of the solo,but it is the full band arrangement.if this is any help?
  6. Richard_Brigg

    Richard_Brigg Member

    i'm not sure which arrangement/ composer. i'm not too bothered about a piano accomp or anything like that -

    sorry, i'm not been very specific here -!
  7. CubbRep

    CubbRep Member

    If you want a copy I will gladly send one to you.
  8. imthemaddude

    imthemaddude Active Member

    I have two copies with piano arrangement - I named my house after that solo!!!!!
  9. super_sop

    super_sop Supporting Member

    this is one really geat solo that is comming back into popularity.
    i can remember playing it for my CSE music exam.

    The band recorded it this weekend with our new principal cornet.

    lovely solo
  10. Richard_Brigg

    Richard_Brigg Member

    I hadn't heard it played for quite a while, but recently found an old record of Jim Shepherd playing it with Dyke. Made me want to find a copy -

  11. sale

    sale Member

    i have got a copy i could scan it and email it to you if you like, just pop me an email edit: email address removed

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  12. KMJ Recordings

    KMJ Recordings Supporting Member

    No - you can't, because that would be copyright infringement.

    See HERE.
  13. sale

    sale Member

    ok sorry! just trying to be nice thats all
  14. markyboy

    markyboy Member

    Dont know how many people know this ( or are interested to know ! ) , but Harold Moss originaly wrote this as a trombone solo and was going to call it ' Jenny' after his daughter . Then the publishers said they already had a solo called ' Jenny Wren ' asked if he could come up with another title , so it then became ' The Nightingale ' .

    ( Takes Anorak off ) .

    Cheers Mark
  15. AnneMossMcAllister

    AnneMossMcAllister New Member

    Lovely to see this post. Harold Moss was my grandfather and did indeed write it for my aunt, his eldest child, Mary, whom he always called Jenny (and I always knew as Jenny). He did originally write it as a trombone solo, because apparently he used to play pieces on the trombone that could usually only be played on the cornet. How did you know that he wanted to name the piece after Jenny?
    Best regards


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