Irish Tune from County Derry (arr Erickson)

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Percy Aldridge Grainger

Percy Aldridge Grainger (arr. Frank Erickson)

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General Info

Year: 1918 / 1970
Duration: c. 4:00
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Folk Song
Publisher: G. Schirmer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $35.00


Full Score
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Program Notes

Grainger's Irish Tune from County Derry has stood the test of time for a number of reasons: colorful sonorities, straightforward accessibility, and a memorable climax. It is also a versatile piece, playable by both younger band and mature players, symphonic bands and wind ensembles. The broad appeal of this piece will undoubtedly assure its position atop the wind band repertoire for years to come.

- Program Note from Great Music for Wind Band


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State Ratings

  • New York: 49 03 WOODWIND CHOIR LEVEL 3
  • Ohio: 470 - WOODWIND CHOIRS C


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  • Broward College (Weston, Fla.) Woodwind Choir (Cynthia Berry, conductor) - 25 April 2021
  • Stephen F. Austin University (Nacogdoches, Tx.) Wind Symphony (Tamey Anglley, conductor) - 2 March 2021
  • Lee University (Cleveland, Tenn.) Wind Ensemble (David Holsinger, conductor) - 9 November 2020
  • University of Nebraska Omaha Woodwind Choir (Ben Coatney, conductor) – 5 October 2020

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