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Songs for a New Nation by William Billings (1746-1800). Edited by Charles Nagel. For SATB Recorders; or Treble Viol, 2 Tenor Viols and Bass Viol. Recorder Quartets, String Quartets, Quintets etc.. Level 3 - Moderate. 4 performing scores. Published by Magnamusic Distributors Inc (MM.TR00067). Billings:Songs for a New Nation - for Recorders (SATB) or Viols (tr/Tn/Tn/B)Generally regarded as our first native-born musical genius, Billings first published book was engraved by his friend, Paul Revere, and has been described as a "musical Declaration of Independence." The composer deliberately rejected European Classical models and developed his own vigorous and highly personal style.Four performing scores in a folder. Contents: Chester, Medway, Hartford, Camden, North Providence, Dunstable, Brattle Street, Cohasset, Great Plain, St Enoch for a Thanksgiving after a Victory, and Washington Street. Wonderful lyrics included.
Instruments: Recorder, Violin, Cello, Viola, Double Bass, Woodwinds, Strings
Genres: Classical, Americana, Folk
The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol [British Folk-Music Settings; No. 2] by Percy Aldridge Grainger (1882-1961). For Wind Symphony or Band (38 players): 2+1, 3, 5+1+contrabassoon+Eb, 2+1 - AATBt saxophone - 4, 2+flugelhorn, 3+euphonium, 2 - timpani, percussion(1), double bass. Carols; Transcriptions. Masters Symphonic Band Concert Band. 20th Century; Australia/Oceania. Grade 3. Condensed score. Composed 1912/1988. Duration 5 minutes. Published by Masters Music Publications Inc. (MT.M9003-CSC).
Instruments: Saxophone, Bassoon, Double Bass, Flugelhorn, Euphonium, Percussion, Timpani, Woodwinds, Strings, Trumpet, Brass
Genres: 20th Century, Christmas, Folk, Classical, Miscellaneous