London Rags is largely based on two patriotic tunes, God Save The Queen, and Rule Britannia. These are used in blues and ragtime transformations and the melodies are not complete until they appear in the form of a classical rag in G major at the end. Commissioned by London Brass at the suggestion of Philip Jones. The first performance was at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, 16 December 1986. Scored for 2 Trumpets, Horn, Tenor Trombone and Tuba. Score available separately (NOV120873).