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Little English Suite

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Clare Grundman

Clare Grundman


Subtitle: Four Old English Songs


General Info

Year: 1968
Duration: c. 7:05
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes, Inc
Cost: Score and Parts - $95.00   |   Score Only - $11:95


Movements

1. The Leather Bottel - 1:10
2. Roving - 1:50
3. We Met - 1:40
4. The Vicar of Bray - 1:25


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bassoon I-II
E-flat 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
E-flat Alto Saxophone I-II
B-flat Tenor Saxophone
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
Cornets I-II-III
B-flat Trumpets I-II
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium (Bass Clef & Treble Clef)
Tuba
String Bass
Timpani
Percussion, including:

  • Bass Drum
  • Bells
  • Crash Cymbals
  • Snare Drum


Errata

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


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music

  • Kentucky 1800 (Flex instrumentation) (arr. Longfield) (1954/2006/2017)


All Wind Works


Resources

  • 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.