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Gerald Finzi

Gerald Finzi (arr. John Moss)

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General Info

Year: 2010
Duration: c. 5:45
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


1. When I Set Out for Lyonnesse – 2:05
2. Come Away, Come Away, Death – 1:55
3. Rollicum-Rorum – 1:45


Full Score
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
B-flat Trumpet I-II-III
Horn in F I-II
Trombone I-II
String Bass
Percussion I-II-III

(percussion detail desired)


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

One of the most popular 20th-century British composers, Gerald Finzi is particularly known for his marvelous works for voice. Influenced by Elgar and Vaughan Williams, his musical style is captivating and distinctive, and adapts beautifully in instrumental settings.

This attractive collection, an important addition to the wind band repertoire to set alongside the suites by Holst and Vaughan Williams, includes When I Set out for Lyonesse, Come Away, Come Away Death and Rollicum Rorum.

- Program Note from publisher

Commercial Discography


State Ratings

  • Florida: IV
  • Kansas: III
  • Oregon: IV-A


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