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We Have Fed Our Sea for a Thousand Years

From Wind Repertory Project
Percy Aldridge Grainger

Percy Aldridge Grainger


Subtitle: For Mixed Chorus, Brass and Strings


General Info

Year: 1904
Duration: c. 3:20
Difficulty: (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Schott Music
Cost: Score and Parts – Rental


Instrumentation

B-flat Trumpet I-II-III (III optional)
Horn in F I-II-III-IV
Trombone I-II-III
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass

Six-Part Mixed Chorus
Strings (optional)


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

This work is based on the Kipling poem "The Song of the Dead," subsidiary to the poem "A Song of the English" originally published in The Seven Seas in 1896.


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


Media


State Ratings

None discovered thus far.


Performances

To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • Coastal Carolina University (Conway, S.C.) Symphonic Band (Richard L. Johnson, conductor) – 7 April 2017


Works for Winds by this Composer


Resources

  • Grainger, P.; Kipling, R. (1911). We Have Fed Our Sea for a Thousand Years : For Mixed Chorus, Brass and Strings [score]. Schott & Co.: London.
  • The Song of the Dead. Kipling Society. Accessed 4 April 2017