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Grainger: Complete Music for Wind Band, Vol. 1 / Engeset, Royal Norwegian Navy Band


Release Date: 01/12/2018 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8573679  
Composer:  Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

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This is the first volume in a complete sequence of Percy Grainger’s music for wind band and it adheres strictly to his instrumental demands, whether for Hammond organ, Swiss hand bells or steel marimbaphone. Grainger, who considered the medium an unrivalled vehicle for emotional expression, wrote a series of Chosen Gems for Winds, which include beautiful transcriptions of music by composers such as Bach, Franck, and Faure. This first volume also contains some of his greatest and most joyous creations- the immortal Country Gardens, Shepherd’s Hey, and
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Works on This Recording

1.
Molly on the Shore by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
2.
Bell Piece by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
3.
Marching Song of Democracy by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948; England 
4.
O Mensch, bewein' dein' Sünde gross by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
5.
Let's Dance Gay in Green Meadow "Faeroe Island Dance" by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
6.
Country Gardens by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
7.
6-Part Fantasy and Air No. 1 by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
8.
Song No. 2 by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
9.
Folk-Tune by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
10.
Shepherd's Hey by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
11.
Walking Tune by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1905; England 
12.
Spoon River by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
13.
Down Longford Way by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; England 
14.
Tuscan Serenade, for band (after Fauré's Op. 3, No. 2) by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; England 
15.
Chorale No. 2 after Franck by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Bjarte Engeset
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Norwegian Navy Band
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 

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