George Butterworth: A Shropshire Lad (Score)

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Catalogue No: NOV950221
Composer: George Butterworth
Format: Sheet Music | Score
This work is in the nature of an orchestral epilogue to the same composer's two sets of songs, the words of which are taken from Mr A.E. Housman's poem, A Shropshire Lad.
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
Published on: 01 June 1998
No of pages: 28
Language: English
Publisher: Novello & Co Ltd.
 
     
       

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        5
        An excellent edition of these rare but wonderful songs. The text for all these songs are taken from the poems of A E Houseman's Shropshire Lad. Two of the songs Bredon Hill and Is My Team Ploughing? are set in the more familiar work On Wenlock Edge by Vaughan Williams. The volume of songs numbers 11 which form 2 cycles A Shropshire Lad and Bredon Hill. The edition has a well written introduction by Peter j Pirie
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