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Swinton Jig

By Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

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Composed by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-). Music Sales America. Classical. Score. Composed 2002. 38 pages. Chester Music #MUSCH63723. Published by Chester Music (HL.14021038).

Item Number: HL.14021038

ISBN 9780711991248. 5.5x7.5 inches.

Peter Maxwell Davies' Swinton Jig was inspired by his youth spent in Salford. These variations on a traditional melody portray the community spirit during wartime and the impromptu concerts and dances held within the airshelters. The instrumentation reflects this, with banjos, bells, bones and horns, and even an out of tune upright piano! This work was commissioned by the BBC and first performed in November 1998 by the BBC Philharmonic. Inminiature pocket score format.

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