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Little English Suite

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Clare Grundman

Clare Grundman

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Subtitle: Four Old English Songs

General Info

Year: 1968
Duration: c. 7:30
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, Inc
Cost: Score and Parts - $95.00   |   Score Only - $11:95


1. The Leather Bottel
2. Roving
3. We Met
4. The Vicar of Bray


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
Eb Clarinet
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
Eb Alto Clarinet
Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Contra Alto Clarinet
Bb Contrabass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone I-II
Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone
Cornets I-II-III
Bb Trumpets I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
String Bass
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Snare Drum
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Bells


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

A timeless and classic work by one of the great all-time band composers. Four traditional English folk songs are presented in an appealing and well designed setting, perfect for any ensemble. Included are the rollicking The Leather Bottel,followed by the lyric Roving and We Met and concluding with the grand and stately Vicar of Bray.

- Program Note by publisher

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.

Audio Links

State Ratings

  • Alabama: Class C
  • Arkansas: II
  • Florida: III
  • Iowa: III
  • Louisiana: II
  • Maryland: III
  • Michigan: Senior High C
  • South Carolina: III
  • Texas: II. Complete


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Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Grundman, C. (1968). Little English Suite: Four Old English Songs [score]. Boosey & Hawkes: Oceanside, N.Y.
  • Miles, Richard B., and Larry Blocher. (2010). Teaching Music through Performance in Band. Volume 1. Chicago: GIA Publications. pp. 332-340.