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Ayres of Agincourt, The

From Wind Repertory Project
Richard Meyer

Richard Meyer

General Info

Year: 1995
Duration: c. 6:00
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Queenwood Publication
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $70.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Full Score
C Piccolo
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets/B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
E-flat Horn or Alto I-II-III-IV
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II-III
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Finger Cymbals
  • Gong
  • Snare Drum
  • Suspended Cymbal
  • Tambourine
  • Triangle
  • Xylophone


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

The original Ayres were inspired by the famous victory in the 1400s of the English over the French at Agincourt, France, and are intended to sound like old English songs that might have been sung by King Henry's men.

- Program Note by publisher

Dedicated to Arthur E. Farr and the 1993 Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association All-Southern Junior High School Band.

- Program Note from score

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class BB
  • Maryland: IV
  • Minnesota: III
  • South Carolina: IV
  • Tennessee: IV
  • Virginia: V


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  • Charlottetown Rural High School (Charlottetown, PEI) Grade 11-12 Festival Ensemble (Mark Parsons, Conductor) - May 2019
  • Tualatin Valley Community Band (Tigard Ore.) (Ron Johnson, conductor) – 18 March 2018
  • New Jersey (Oakland) Concert Band (Michael Roth, conductor) – 6 May 2016
  • Idyllwild's 2011's Symphonic Band (Steve Acciani, conductor) – 6 August 2011

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