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Suite Francaise

By Darius Milhaud

Suite Francaise
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Concert Band - Grade 3
Composed by Darius Milhaud (1892-1974). Arranged by John Higgins. MusicWorks Grade 3. Score and parts. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.4001818).

Item Number: HL.4001818

MusicWorks – Grade 3

Milhaud, who was originally commissioned to write this work for American concert bands in war-torn 1945, employed folk tunes from the French provinces, in hopes of sharing some of the rich culture with the Americans, who so valiantly defended his native land from the Nazis. This edition for young bands includes three of the original five movements: Normandie, Alsace-Lorraine, and Provence. (6:40).

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