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Roger Quilter
A CHILDREN'S OVERTURE arranged by Richard Ling
Goodmusic Concert Classics GMCL231

Catalogue Number: GMCL231

Difficulty level: C What's this?

ISMN: 9790222331150

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Children's Overture (Ling)  Pack image
Orchestration: 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets in Bb, Alto Saxophone, Bassoon, 2 Horns in F, 2 Trumpets in Bb, Trombone or Baritone
Timpani, Percussion [5 players: Triangle, Snare Drum, Cymbals (clashed), Bass Drum, Glockenspiel]
Strings (Violin 1, Violin 2, Violin 3, Viola, Cello, Bass)

The overture was composed in 1914 and aims to depict the innocence of childhood. Quilter used twelve famous nursery rhymes and children’s songs - some pop up more than once - so you can play "name that tune" as you listen! The tunes that appear here are: Girls and Boys Come Out to Play; I Saw Three Ships; Sing a Song of Sixpence; There was a Lady who Loved a Swine; Over the Hills and Far Away; Baa! Baa! Black Sheep; Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush & Oranges and Lemons.
The Violin 3 part is an “easy” violin part, rather than an alternative to the Viola. The Clarinet 2 part remains below the break.
This arrangement is an abridged version of the original.

A PACK includes a full score plus a full set of wind, brass and percussion parts plus strings 4/4/3/4/2.
Duration 8 minutes

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