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Merry King, The

From Wind Repertory Project
Percy Aldridge Grainger

Percy Aldridge Grainger (ed. Schissel)


Subtitle: English Folksong set for piano and 9 (or 10 or 11) single wind instruments


General Info

Year: 1905 / 2006
Duration: c. 3:25
Difficulty: IV (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Ludwig Masters
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $65.00  |   Score Only (print) - $12.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
C Piccolo (at will)
Flute
Bassoon I-II
Contra-Bassoon
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II-III
E-flat Alto Clarinet
B-flat Bass Clarinet
E-flat Alto Saxophone (or E-flat Horn)
E-flat Baritone Saxophone
B-flat Trumpet (or Soprano Saxophone)
Horn in F (or Alto Saxophone)
String Bass
Piano
Harmonium (Reed Organ) (at will)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Fans of Grainger will especially appreciate the care and research taken to present this beloved folk song setting for piano and chamber winds. It is expressly intended for winds to be one on a part, which creates the clear and colorful sound we associate with Grainger.

- Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Grainger, P; Schissel, L. (2006). Nr. 39." The Merry King " : Set for Piano and 9 (or 10, or 11) Single Wind Instruments [score]. Ludwig Music Publishing Company: Grafton, Ohio.