Various: Boosey Solo Piano Collection: Best Of British


Catalogue No: M060123887
ISMN: 9790060123887
Shop Product Code: 255854J
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ISBN: 978-0-85162-653-6

Status: Usually despatched within 24 - 48 hours

Subtitle: edited by Davies, Hywel

Series: The Boosey & Hawkes Solo Piano Collection

Department: Piano, Keyboard & Organ - Piano Solo

Instrumentation: Piano

Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes (London)

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The Boosey & Hawkes Solo Piano Collection: Best of British provides the intermediate pianist with exciting repertoire in accessible yet authentic arrangements. Great Britain's finest 20th- and 21st-century composers are represented in this splendid collection of arrangements for the intermediate pianist, from Elgar and Holst to Karl Jenkins via Bridge, Britten and Bliss.


Contents and Reviews

Thomas Arne
1. Rule, Britannia!
Arthur Bliss (B&H)
2. A Colour Symphony – Theme from third movement (Blue)
Frank Bridge
3. Two Old English Songs – Cherry Ripe
Benjamin Britten (B&H)
4. A Ceremony of Carols (op. 28) – Interlude
5. Peter Grimes (op. 33) – Interlude V: Evening (Moonlight)
6. The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra (op. 34) – Theme
Edward Elgar
7. Variations on an Original Theme ‘Enigma’ (op. 36) – Nimrod
8. Military Marches ‘Pomp and Circumstance’ (op. 39) – March No. 1 in D (Land of Hope and Glory)
9. Symphony No. 3 (op. 88) – Theme from first movement (Elgar’s sketches elaborated by Anthony Payne 1997)
Gerald Finzi (B&H)
10. Clarinet Concerto (op. 31) – Theme from third movement
11. Eclogue (op. 10)
12. Five Bagatelles (op.23) – Prelude
Gustav Holst
13. The Planets (op. 32) – Venus
14. The Planets (op. 32) – Jupiter (I vow to thee, my country)
John Ireland (B&H)
15. A London Overture
Karl Jenkins (B&H)
16. The Armed Man – Benedictus
17. Songs of Sanctuary – Adiemus
18. Palladio – Theme
James Macmillan (B&H)
19. Three Scottish Songs – Scots Song
20. Northern Skies – Celtic Hymn
Peter Maxwell Davies (B&H)
21. An Orkney Wedding with Sunrise
22. Farewell to Stromness? Musica Benevolens?
Hubert Parry
23. Jerusalem
Ralph Vaughan Williams (licence?)
24. English Folk Song Suite (arr. Michael Mollinar 1924) – March: Folk songs from Somerset
Peter Warlock
25. Capriol Suite – Pied en l’air
Arthur Wood (B&H)
26. My Native Heath – Barwick Green