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In a Nutshell Suite

By Percy Aldridge Grainger

Piano solo
Composed by Percy Aldridge Grainger (1882-1961). Suites; Marches; Original Works. 20th Century, Australia/Oceania, English. Score. Composed 1916. Published by Masters Music Publications Inc. (MT.M1880-SC).

Item Number: MT.M1880-SC

  • 1. Arrival Platform Humlet 
  • 2. Gay But Wistful 
  • 3. Pastoral 
  • 4. The Gum-SuckersÕ March 
  • 4. The Gum-Suckers' March 

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  • September 09, 2005 Interesting.

    This is a very unique piece. No. 4, "'THE GUM-SUCKERS' MARCH" is particularly fun to play and hear. All four sections require very unusual and rather difficult teqniques of playing, including 1 note to be struck with the right fist as well as 3 to be played by striking...

    the stings with a marimba mallet. This book has all of the composer's original notations (as far as I know), which are very helpful. This music would otherwise be almost unlearnable.

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