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IAN BUTTERWORTH Aiken Drum (Suite: Lion of the North) for full orchestra

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By Ian Butterworth

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Full Orchestra - Advanced Intermediate - Digital Download
Composed by Ian Butterworth. 20th Century, Recital. Score, Set of Parts. 52 pages. Published by Ian Butterworth (S0.847527).

Item Number: S0.847527

A Scottish folk tune in the form of a march: the opening depicts the line of soldiers gradually approaching, it passes the observer and disappears into the distance. The atmospheric piece for full orchestra (double woodwind, horns, trumpets & trombones + timpani & percussion) is the 1st movement of the Suite: Lion of the North - duration 3 mins approx. The other three movements, The Skye Boat Song, Ca' the Yowes and The Piper of Dundee are also available.
Through theexperience of teaching the violin at all levels and conducting youth orchestrasover many years, Ian Butterworth’s large number of compositions andarrangements have proved their suitability for youth and amateur players.

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