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Handel in the Strand (Full Band Set and Score)

By Percy Aldridge Grainger

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Full band set and
Composed by Percy Aldridge Grainger (1882-1961) and Richard Franko Goldman. Arranged by Richard Franko Goldman. Bestseller. Score. 188 pages. Galaxy Music Corporation #1.2618. Published by Galaxy Music Corporation (EC.1.2618).

Item Number: EC.1.2618

ISBN 600313126185.

Handel in the Strand is one of Grainger's early light orchestral pieces, written in 1911, before he enlisted in the US Army during World War I. Grainger had no trouble allowing other musicians to arrange his music to suit their needs, so Handel in the Strand has existed in several different versions. Grainger himself said of this piece, "...the music seemed to reflect both Handel and English musical comedy... as if jovial old Handel were careening down the Strand (London's Broadway) to the strains of modern English popular music." What can one add to that? Try it and find out!

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