Michael Flanders/Donald Swann: At The Drop Of A Hat - Brass Band

Michael Flanders/Donald Swann: At The Drop Of A Hat - Brass Band


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Media: Sheet Music
Arrangement: Brass Band (BRASS BAND)
Composer: Donald Swann
Catalogue #: OBR17142
This Item Earns 74 Musicroom Points

Description

At The Drop Of A Hat is a selection of the music of British duo Michael Flanders and Donald Swann, who achieved fame in the late 1950's and early 1960's with their musical revue of comedic and satirical songs.

The arrangement features four of these - The Gasman Cometh tells of the trials and tribulations of employing tradesmen. The Slow Train details the loss of many small British train stations closed on the order of Dr. Beeching in the early 1960's. The Wompom lists the numerous uses of the multi-purpose animal, vegetable AND mineral which is the Wompom. The final song is perhaps the duos' most famous - The Hippopotamus Song, which naturally enough is a feature for the Tuba section.

There is provision in the arrangement for some visual humour, which would be in keeping with this light-hearted music.

Sandy Smith, September 2008



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The Gasman Cometh
The Hippopotamus Song
The Slow Train
The Wompom

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Sales Rank: Not specified
Published on: 19/10/2009
Format: Score and Parts
Length: Not specified
Language: English
Publisher: Obrasso
Arranger: Sandy Smith
Lyricist: Michael Flanders

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