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Guy Anthony Woolfenden

Guy Woolfenden

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The title is more properly written S.P.Q.R.

General Info

Year: 1988
Duration: c. 12:00
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Ariel Music
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $165.00   |   Score Only (print) - $35.00


1. Fosse Way
2. Notturno
3. Via Appia


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Program Notes

S.P.Q.R. (Senatus Populusque Romanus - the senate and people of Rome) was commissioned as part of the centenary celebrations of Warwickshire County Council, and the composer’s response was to delve even further back than a mere one hundred years, to encompass the Roman occupation of Britain which lasted for 350 years. One of the lasting monuments to this occupation is the amazing system of roads, one of which, the Fosse Way, crosses Warwickshire.

S.P.Q.R. attempts to juxtapose and contrast the ancient and indissoluble links between rural and urban Warwickshire and the might of ancient Rome.

The first performance was given by the Warwickshire County Wind Band in Bedworth Civic Hall on 18th September 1988 under the direction of the composer.

- Program Note by World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles (WASBE)



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