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119s Brandenburg Concerto 6 JS Bach  
 
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2 Violas, 2 Scordatura Violas, Cello, Continuo    
  This new edition of the 6th Concerto with scordatura violas in lieu of the less frequently available viole da gamba has been edited and arranged by the New Zealand Doctoral Scholar and Violist, Andrew Filmer. He has provided an extensive commentary to accompany the score and makes a persuasive case for the use of scordatura violas in chamber performances of this work.

A performing score with accompanying parts is in preparation.

 

ISMN M708027-49-2 Cat.no.119s Study sc. (165x245) £14.95 
064b Concerto for Trumpet - alla Veneziana, Op.93 Arthur Butterworth  
  Trumpet and orchestra    
  This is the composer's orchestral version of the concerto commissioned by the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain in commemoration of its 40th Anniversary in 1992. Scored for trumpet and full orchestra
Duration c.21 minutes.
ISMN M708017-74-5
 
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072 Concerto for Guitar, Op.109 Arthur Butterworth  
  Guitar and orchestra    
  The Guitar Concerto was completed in April, 2000 and first performed later that year by Craig Ogden and the Leeds Symphony Orchestra conducted by Martin Binks. The work is scored for a large orchestra with a large array of percussion, glockenspiel, harp and celeste.
 
Unlike the Nordic aspect of much of Butterworth's music, this concerto is unmistakably Mediterraneon in outlook with moments of brooding intensity and sorrow reflecting Spain as clearly as Italy in his Italian Journey and Concerto alla Veneziana.

Duration c.24 minutes.
ISMN M708027-72-0
 

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085 Concerto for Viola, Op.82 Arthur Butterworth  
 

Viola and orchestra    
  Butterworth completed the work in 1992 and it was first performed by Peter Lale (Vla) with the BBC Philharmonic conducted by Jason Lai to mark the composer's 70th birthday.
The concerto has been recorded by Sarah-Jane Bradley with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra conducted by the composer.
(Dutton Epoch CDLX 7212).
Duration c.37 minutes.
ISMN M708027-85-0
 
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117 Symphony No.4, Op.72 (1986) Arthur Butterworth  
  Full orchestra    
  Although one might perhaps discern veiled hints of the great Scandinavian composer Carl Nielsen in the first movement of this symphony it was initially contemplated in Yorkshire and the borders of County Durham in late autumn - bright, but cold November days with frost at night. The second movement - a scherzo - recalls the composer’s war-time experiences: early field exercises and training in the north, the land of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” which had so fascinated him in school days. There follows a contemplative slow movement and the last movement, like the frenzied finale of the First Symphony is a moto perpetuo.
Duration c.42 minutes.
Recorded by Dutton Epoch CDLX 7212
ISMN M708027-54-6
 

Cat.no.117
 
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079 Symphony No.5, Op.115 Arthur Butterworth  
  Full orchestra    
  The Fifth Symphony was composed as Butterworth approached his 80th year. It is essentially a contemplative and reflective work, more purely classical and restrained than the previous four symphonies, although sharing an emotional affinity with the third, 'Sinfonia Borealis' of 1979. Unlike the first, second and fourth, where the multifarious timbres of a large orchestra are exploited, this symphony takes more account of line and shape than of colour. Except for harp and some modest percussion, the scoring calls for quite slender resources and a sense of clarity prevails.
Duration c.27 minutes.
ISMN M708027-44-7
 
 

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104 Symphony No.6, Op.124 Arthur Butterworth  
  Full orchestra    
  The Symphony was completed in 2006 and premiered at the St Petersburg British Music Festival in 2009 by the St. Petersburg State Academic Capella Orchestra conducted by Matthew Taylor.

Duration c.26 minutes.
ISMN M708027-23-2
 
 

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140 Symphony No.7, Op.140 Arthur Butterworth  
  Full orchestra    
  The Seventh Symphony was completed in 2010 and premiered on 28 February 2012 by the Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Nicholas Smith.
Duration c.17-18 minutes.
ISMN M708027-50-8
 

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121 Coruscations, Op.127 (2006) Arthur Butterworth  
  Full orchestra    
  This short piece was written in 2006 for the Lancaster based Haffner Orchestra with whom the composer had appeared on a number of occasions as guest conductor. The music was inspired by the view from the high moorland overlooking Morecambe Bay towards the distant hills of the Lake District on a midsummer evening.
Duration c.6-7 minutes.
Recorded by Dutton Epoch CDLX 7253
ISMN M708027-39-3
 

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186 Grey Moorland, Op.134 Arthur Butterworth  
 
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Throughout his creative life Arthur Butterworth lived in the North of England and much of the music he wrote was first brought to life there by the many local musicians and orchestras. This brisk concert march was composed in 2008 for the Settle Orchestra with whom the composer had a long association. In June 2017 they celebrated 50 years as a community orchestra including Grey Moorland in their anniversary concert.

Duration c.8-9 minutes.
 
ISMN M708027-65-2
 

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147 Tarka, Op.142 Arthur Butterworth  
 
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Caprice for small ensemble    
  'Tarka' was composed in 2013 and premiered by the Manchester Chamber Ensemble conducted by Richard Howarth at the Ilkley Concert Club David Pyett Celebration Concert given at the King's Hall, Ilkley on 2 October 2013.
The programme also included the original version of Copland's 'Appalachian Spring' and Butterworth chose the same instrumentation for his own work.
  Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon
  Violin I (2 players), Violin II (2 players)
  Viola (2 players), Cello (2 players)
  Double Bass
  Piano
Duration c.11-12 minutes.
ISMN M708017-68-4
 

Cat.no.147
 
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006b Girl on a beach under a sunshade Paul Carr  
 
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Bassoon and small orchestra    
 

Scored for solo bassoon, flute, clarinet, horn, harp and strings (6,6,4,4,3).

Duration c.5-6 minutes.

ISMN M708017-96-7 Cat.no.006b Full sc. & 29 parts £29.45
025b Occasional Postcards Paul Carr
  Wind Quintet and string orchestra    
  Five colourful and evocative pieces - ‘Through Crowded Streets’, ‘Bicycles in Summer Rain’, ‘Boys on the Beach’, ‘Summer Evening’ and ‘Tuscan Diary’. The work was written for the Sussex Symphony Orchestra who have recorded it for Claudio Records (CC4833-2).

Scored for string orchestra (3,3,2,2,1) and wind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet – optionally doubling alto saxophone, horn and bassoon.

Total duration c. 14 minutes
ISMN M708017-75-2 Cat.no.025b Score and 16 parts £51.20 
071 Concerto for Two Saxophones Paul Carr
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Solo Soprano and Alto Saxophones and orchestra    
 

A tuneful and engaging work in three movements, scored for solo soprano and alto saxophones with double wind (omitting clarinets), two trumpets, two horns and strings (3,3,2,2,1), and with optional percussion and a few added notes on the tuba.

The concerto, together with other works of Paul Carr, has been recorded by the Sussex Symphony Orchestra on the CD "Crowded Streets", Claudio Records (CC4833-2).

Sample pages of the score can be viewed by clicking on the cover image. For a more complete view contact us for a link to display the score on your computer or iPad.
The full score can be purchased and the parts are available on hire.

Total duration c. 18 minutes
ISMN M708017-71-4 Cat.no.071 Score p.o.a
091 Another Orpheus John Hawkins  
 
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String Orchestra    
  'Another Orpheus sings again, and loves and weeps and dies’ – Shelley, ‘Hellas’

Composed in 1993 and revised in 2014, Another Orpheus is a dramatic single movement for strings with obligato viola solos.

Duration c.9 minutes.
ISMN M708027-91-1 Cat.no.091s
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112s Urizen for Viola and String Orchestra John Hawkins  
  Viola and String Orchestra    
  A single movement work inspired by William Blake's prophetic book. Composed in 1983 for Paul Silverthorne, it was later scored by the composer for viola and string orchestra (Vla + 4,4,3,3,2), and more recently for viola and chamber orchestra of strings with alto flute, oboe, clarinet, bass clarinet and 2 horns. Please contact us for more information.

Duration c.9 minutes.
ISMN M708027-22-5
 
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Cat.no.112
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076 Concerto for Trumpet and Strings, Op.24 Kevin Hill  
  Trumpet and String Orchestra    
 

An approachable work in three movements. Well worth your consideration.

Duration c.27 minutes.
ISMN M708027-76-8
ISMN M708027-02-7
 
ISMN M708027-04-1
Cat.no.076
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Cat.no.0763
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127 Viola Concerto in D FA Hoffmeister Top
 
Viola and Orchestra      
  Scored for a standard classical orchestra, the concerto consist of the usual three movements, Allegro, an expressive Adagio and a Rondo. The work has been edited by Christopher Wellington who has provided cadenzas – one in the first movement and two in the last; they are technically a little harder than the concerto itself.

Set of parts for 2 oboes, 2 horns, solo viola and strings (5,5,4,4). Extra parts available if required.

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Cat.no.127
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Cat.no.1273
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