The Wearing of the Green (from the Irish Suite)
Concert Band - Grade 4
Composed by Leroy Anderson (1908-1975). Arranged by Douglas E. Wagner. Concert Band. Leroy Anderson Classics. Form: Transcription. Conductor Score & Parts. 230 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.30835).
Item Number: AP.30835
The fourth movement of Leroy Anderson's Irish Suite, which was drawn from familiar Irish folk tunes when created in 1947, The Wearing of the Green was never before transcribed for concert band has been skillfully scored by Douglas Wagner in Anderson's charismatic characteristic style. Three movements of the six-movement suite are now available for concert band. The remaining three movements will be released in 2010. Fresh and exciting, this rendition is sure to please. Performable as a stand-alone work, or in tandem with the rest of the movements. (I. The Irish Washerwoman - item 83181 and III. The Rakes of Mallow - item 30836)
List/syllabus: TX UIL PML: Band, Winds, Perc.