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The popular series of tote bags celebrating the iconic Hawkes Pocket Scores design is extended with titles by John Adams, Britten and Vaughan Williams. The Shop at Boosey.com offers a 20% discount across the range and is also now stocking a new T-Shirt featuring John Adams’s classic Short Ride in a Fast Machine, produced in honour of the composer’s 75th birthday.

Boosey & Hawkes is pleased to announce three new tote bags in the eco-friendly series celebrating the Hawkes Pocket Scores with their iconic brown and green cover. The bags, ethically produced, are reversible with the interior carrying a page from each score, and are on sale exclusively at The Shop at Boosey.com with an introductory 20% discount across the complete range.

The three new bags are Britten’s The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Vaughan Williams’s Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis in celebration of the composer’s 150th anniversary, and John Adams’s Two Fanfares for OrchestraShort Ride in a Fast Machine and Tromba Lontana - in honour of the composer’s 75th birthday year. The parallel range of Hawkes Pocket Score mugs remains available.

As well as the new Adams tote bag, a new white T-shirt has been released in a range of sizes, celebrating the composer’s Short Ride in a Fast Machine with a suitably minimalist graphic design. The new T-shirt is exclusive to The Shop at Boosey.com and available in Extra Large, Large, Medium and Small.

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You are what you carry. The Hawkes Pocket Scores tote bags are ideal for carrying scores and books to your rehearsals and concerts. They are also ideal gifts for music-loving family and friends, and for conductors of your choirs and orchestras.

Hawkes Pocket Scores, with their familiar brown and green covers, are beloved by musicians and enthusiasts everywhere and can be found in the libraries of composers, conductors, conservatoires, universities and orchestras throughout the world.

HPS tote bags now available:
John Adams: Two Fanfares for Orchestra (Short Ride in a Fast Machine / Tromba Lontana)     NEW
Benjamin Britten: The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra     NEW
Ralph Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis     NEW
Aaron Copland: Appalachian Spring    
Sergei Prokofieff: Classical Symphony    
Serge Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No.2    
Béla Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra
Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians
Igor Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

  • 100% natural reversible canvas bag with cotton lining.
  • Alternate between the Hawkes Pocket Score cover and the first page of the score.
  • 38cm (w) X 43cm (h) with 63cm canvas tape handles.
  • The bags are eco-friendly and ethically produced in India.
  • The Bags of Ethics™ label promotes the people and planet behind the product – the designers, farmers, tailors, consumers, and environment.

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