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19091069

Agincourt Song

By Traditional

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Agincourt Song composed by Traditional. Arranged by Elgar Howarth. For Brass Band. Antiphonal setting of the famous song. Light Concert. Medium. Score and parts. Standard Notation. Published by Winwood Music (WO.0240).

With Standard Notation. Light Concert.

This famous 15th-century song commemorating the English victory at the battle of Agincourt in 1415 has been adapted and arranged by many composers over the years, notably William Walton in his music for the film Henry V and by Ralph Vaughan Williams in his overture for brass band Henry the Fifth. Elgar Howarth originally made this stirring arrangement for 10-piece orchestral brass, and Ray Farr's transcription for British-style brass band employs antiphonal groups to magnificent effect.