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The Duke of Marlborough Fanfare

By Percy Aldridge Grainger

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Concert Band - Grade 4
Composed by Percy Aldridge Grainger (1882-1961). Edited by Donald Hunsberger. Concert Band. Donald Hunsberger Wind Library. 20th Century; Folk. Conductor Score. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.DHM005C).

Item Number: AP.DHM005C

ISBN 0757901557.

This delightful Grainger fanfare, entitled "The Duke of Marlborough" was originally written in March of 1939. The English folk tune is based on a melody sung by Mr. Henry Burstow and is also utilized as a countermelody in the first movement of Lincolnshire Posey. This Hunsberger edition, a warm addition to the Donald Hunsberger Wind Library, is faithful to Grainger's intent and clarifies many intricacies. It offers a variety of performance opportunities serving as either an augmented brass ensemble fanfare or as one portion in a collage of shorter Grainger selections.

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