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Song and Dance

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Phillip Sparke

Philip Sparke (arr. Geoffrey Brand)

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General Info

Year: 1984 / 2009
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: R. Smith & Co.
Cost: Score and Parts - €119.80   |   Score Only - €9.90


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Program Notes

Song and Dance was written as a single-movement piece for a recording by the (then) GUS BDand in 1984 for cornet soloist and concert band. It was first performed by the band's principal cornet, Brian Grant. The Song commences with a 'Scotch snap' rhythm leading to a lyrical cadenza and ending with a return of the opening theme, muted. The Dance is lively and full of cross rhythms, but tonal and tuneful with constantly changing meters to serve the dancing melody.


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State Ratings

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Works for Winds by This Composer


  • Sparke, P. (2009). Sound and Dance: F: for cornet/trumpet solo and concert band [score]. G & M Brand: England.