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Percy Aldridge Grainger

Percy Aldridge Grainger (arr. Cramer)

General Info

Year: 1903 / 2004
Duration: c. 2:35
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Voice and piano
Publisher: Southern Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $50.00   |   Score Only (print) - $5.00


Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Clarinet I-II-III
Bass Clarinet
Eb Contra-alto Clarinet
Bassoon I-II
Soprano Saxophone
Alto Saxophone I-II
Tenor Saxophone
Baritone Saxophone
Flugelhorn I-II
Tenor Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Chimes
  • Suspended Cymbal


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This English tune is listed as a melody from the 17th century. It was a broadside ballad of that era. Variants and alternate titles include Love Has Brought Me To Despair and The Auxville Love. It was arranged by Percy Grainger for mixed voice and piano, and subsequently by Ray Cramer for wind ensemble.

- Program Note from Contemplator

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Atlanta (Ga.) Youth Wind Symphony (Scott A. Stewart, conductor) - 7 October 2019
  • Indiana University (Bloomington) Wind Ensemble (Stephen Pratt, conductor) – 3 October 2017
  • University of South Alabama (Mobile) Wind Ensemble (William H. Petersen, conductor) – 14 April 2016
  • Association of Texas Small School Bands (ATSSB) Symphonic Band (Stephen Pratt, conductor) - 13 February 2016 (2016 TMEA Conference, San Antonio)

Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music

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