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Scarborough Fair (Reichenbach)

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Bill Reichenbach

Traditional, arranged by Bill Reichenbach)


General Info

Year: 1986
Duration: c. 3:55
Difficulty: III (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Folksong
Publisher: Virgo Music Publishers
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $11.00


Instrumentation

Full Score
Trombone I-II-III-IV


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Scarborough Fair is a traditional English ballad about the Yorkshire town of Scarborough. The song relates the tale of a young man who instructs the listener to tell his former love to perform for him a series of impossible tasks, such as making him a shirt without a seam and then washing it in a dry well, adding that if she completes these tasks he will take her back. Often the song is sung as a duet, with the woman then giving her lover a series of equally impossible tasks, promising to give him his seamless shirt once he has finished.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Commercial Discography


State Ratings

  • Indiana: TROMBONE QUARTETS
  • Ohio: Trombone Quartet B
  • Texas Trombone Quartet Class 2


Performances

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  • California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Trombone Choir – 7 June 2019
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio) Symphonic Winds (Ryan V. Scherber, conductor) - 23 April 2017
  • Pioneer Brass Trombones - 22 February 2014


Works for Winds by this Composer


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