Percy Grainger

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Grainger was a virtuoso pianist/arranger of popular English folk song whose had a prolific output of expert and highly original works.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Country Gardens, folk song for orchestra (arrangement not by Grainger) (BFMS 22) 1908 Orchestral
Lincolnshire Posy, folk song suite for wind band (BFMS 34) 1905 Band Music
Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air), folk song for military band & organ (BFMS 20) 1902 Band Music
Handel in the Strand, clog dance for orchestra (various orchestations; RMTB 2) 1911 Orchestral
Molly on the Shore, folk song for piano (BFMS 19) 1907 Keyboard
In a Nutshell, suite for orchestra, piano & Deagan percussion instruments 1905 Orchestral
The Warriors (Music to an Imaginary Ballet), for orchestra & 3 pianos 1913 Orchestral Ballet
Brigg Fair, folk song for tenor & chorus (BFMS 7) 1906 Choral
Shepherd's Hey!, folk song for military band (BFMS 21) 1908 Band Music
Fantasy on Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," for 2 pianos 1935 Keyboard
Children's March (Over the Hills and Far Away), folk song for piano & military band (RMTB 4) 1916 Band Music
The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol, folk song for piano (BFMS 2) 1905 Miscellaneous (Classical) Keyboard
Shepherd's Hey!, folk song for piano (2 versions) (BFMS 4) 1908 Keyboard
Molly on the Shore, folk song for military band (BFMS 23) 1907 Band Music
Colonial Song, for military band (Sentimental No. 1) 1905 Band Music
Shepherd's Hey!, folk song for orchestra (BFMS 16) 1908 Orchestral
Walking Tune, for piano (RMTB 3) 1900 Keyboard
Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air), folk song for string orchestra with 2 horns ad lib. (BFMS 15) 1913 Orchestral
Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air), folk song for piano (BFMS 6) 1902 Keyboard
Mock Morris, for 6 solo strings or string orchestra (RMTB 1) 1911 Chamber Music
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