Butterworth: Banks Of Green Willow (Piano)

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Publisher: Thames Publishing
Format: Sheet Music | Instrumental Album
The Banks of Green Willow begins in pastorale mode with the title tune established in the Strings with solo clarinet. The work builds to quite a passionate climax before re-establishing the pastorale mood of the opening. The song on which the story is based has a tragic death at its centre, which is reflected in the score.English composer and folksong collector George Butterworth, who lived at the turn of the last century and lost his life in the First World War, is known for his settings of selections of A E Housman’s A Shropshire Lad and for an Orchestral rhapsody he composed on the same theme. As a Recorder of folksongs, he was successful in noting more than three hundred, mainly from Sussex. One of them, The Banks of Green Willow, is the basis for the idyll for Orchestra that has been adapted here for Piano.
Skill Level: Intermediate Explain this
No of pages: 16
Language: English
Catalogue No: TH978431
 
     
       

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        Butterworth: Banks Of Green Willow (Piano) reviews verified by reevooReevoo

        Quality of content
        8.4
        Value for money
        8.1
        Overall rating
        8.3
        Scores 8.3 out of 10 based on 9 reviews
        8 out of 10

        George

        Erith GB
        +
        Printing clear
        Difficult to play. It's standard of playing would have been useful to know before buying.
        Confirmed purchase: 16 March 2017
        Published on: 31 March 2017
        2 out of 10

        Ken

        Appley Bridge NW Lancs. UK GB My qualification is ARCM.
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        None
        Lots, There are too many deviations from the theme,it's more like a variation.


        A waste of money
        Confirmed purchase: 07 July 2016
        Published on: 27 July 2016

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        Always beautifully printed and presented!
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        Confirmed purchase: 07 July 2016
        Published on: 27 July 2016

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        5
        Beautifully arranged and a joy to play.
        Anonymous - (Ashton-under-Lyne, United Kingdom)
        4
        A transcription well written for the piano.
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