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Yorkshire Ballad


By James Barnes

Tuba, Piano Accompaniment, Brass - Grade 4
Tuba. Composed by James Barnes. Brass Solos & Ensembles - Tuba And Piano/Organ. Southern Music. 20th Century. Set of performance parts. 9 pages. Southern Music Company #SU403. Published by Southern Music Company (HL.3776312).

Item Number: HL.3776312

ISBN 9781581062113. 9x12 inches.

Composed in the summer of 1984, Yorkshire Ballad was premiered at the Kansas Bandmasters Association Convention by Claude T. Smith and the Kansan Intercollegiate Band. Since its publication, it has become one of the composer's most popular works, and has been arranged for a variety of ensembles. The composer writes “I composed this little piece so that younger players would have the opportunity to play a piece that is more or less in the style of (Grainger's) Irish Tune from County Derry.&rdquo.

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  • 5

    B. Wolf
    Glenmoore, PA
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  • January 28, 2008 A Beautiful Lyrical Piece

    A beautiful piece, interesting but not over-challenging. It sounds akin to Scottish or Irish songs. I don't read bass clef well so I had to transpose it on to treble cleff to read it easily. That's what happens when a trumpet player pickes up a big horn...


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