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Howe, James

Medley arranged by James Howe

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General Info

Year: 1965
Duration: c. 3:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Southern Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $120.00   |   Score Only (print) - $14.95

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Full Score
Flute I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat Soprano Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Contra Alto Clarinet
B-flat Contrabass Clarinet
B-flat Soprano Saxophone
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone I-II
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Cornet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II
Bass Trombone

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This march is named after the range of hills near Edinburgh, Scotland, where it was composed. It is based on three Scottish airs: The Lass O' Gowrie, John Anderson, My Jo,' and Rowan Tree. he march is very popular with the British bands and its featured by H.M. Scots Guards in the ceremony of Trooping the Colour.

- Program Note from March Music Notes

Commercial Discography


State Ratings

  • Kansas: III


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  • Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, W.V.) Wind Ensemble (Scott Hippensteel, conductor - 5 March 2021
  • Central Davidson (N.C.) High School Wind Ensemble (Rodney Workman, conductor) – 4 October2018
  • Ohio State University (Columbus) Scarlet High School Honor Band (Scott A. Jones, conductor) – 14 January 2018
  • Nieuwjaarsconcert Kunst na Strijd Woudrichem – 19 January 2013

Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Howe, J. (1965). Pentland Hills: Concert March for Symphonic Band [score]. Southern Music: San Antonio, Tx.
  • Smith, Norman E. (1986). March Music Notes. Lake Charles, La.: Program Note Press, pp. 206.