The Duke of Marlborough Fanfare by Percy Aldridge Grainger (1882-1961). Edited by Donald Hunsberger. Reduced concert band. For 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, euphonium, 2 tubas, string bass, 2 bassoons, alto saxophone,tenor saxophone, suspended cymbal. Concert Band. Donald Hunsberger Wind Library. 20th Century; Folk. Grade 4. Conductor Score & Parts. 50 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.DHM005).
ISBN 0757901549. 20th Century; Folk.
This delightful Grainger fanfare, entitled "The Duke of Marlborough" was originally written in March of 1939. The English folk tune is based on a melody sung by Mr. Henry Burstow and is also utilized as a countermelody in the first movement of Lincolnshire Posey. This Hunsberger edition, a warm addition to the Donald Hunsberger Wind Library, is faithful to Grainger's intent and clarifies many intricacies. It offers a variety of performance opportunities serving as either an augmented brass ensemble fanfare or as one portion in a collage of shorter Grainger selections.