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Brass Band - Advanced
Composed by Robert Simpson (1921-1997). Symphonic Study for Brass Band. Modern. Instrumental Parts. With Standard Notation. Duration 12:00. Published by Winwood Music (WO.0007PTS).

Item Number: WO.0007PTS

One of the composer's most enduring works, Volcano was written for the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain in 1979. The composer writes: "While it is, of course, possible to listen to this piece with the erruption of a volcano in mind, it is also possible to interpret the title in a figurative sense - that is to say, as one might refer to a 'volcanic temperament'. Alternatively, some may prefer to listen to is simply as a piece of music. I would recommend the latter.".

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