Skip to content

Music Publishers - Goodmusic, Roberton Publications & Leslie Music Supply

01684 773883

Peter Hope
JAUNTING CAR for orchestra
Goodmusic Concert Originals No.196

Catalogue Number: GMCO196

Difficulty level: D What's this?

ISMN: 9790222320086

View Score

Play Audio

Jaunting Car  Pack image
Orchestration: 2 Flutes, Oboe, 2 Clarinets in Bb (2nd db.Bass Clarinet), 2 Horns in F, Percussion (1 player: Glockenspiel, Wood Blocks), Harp, Celeste (optional)
Strings (Violin 1, Violin 2, Viola, Cello, Bass)

Peter Hope's most famous piece is undoubtedly the beguiling Ring of Kerry suite. This splendid example of the light music composer's craft won the Ivor Novello award in the early 1960s. The three movements are scored for different orchestral forces so we have published them separately in this new Goodmusic edition.
A Jaunting Car, also called jaunty car, or sidecar, was a two-wheeled, open vehicle, popular in Ireland from the early 19th century. It was unusual in having lengthwise, back-to-back or face-to-face passenger seats. The light, horse-drawn cart carried four passengers (although the earliest versions carried more). It usually had a narrow, forward-facing driver's seat.
Duration 2½ minutes
A PACK includes a full score plus a full set of wind, brass and percussion parts plus strings 4/4/3/4/2.

The other two movements of the Ring of Kerry are also available:
2. Lough Leane - Goodmusic GMCO197
3. Killorglin Fair - Goodmusic GMCO198

Your Basket Close basket

Your basket is empty.

-