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
The Warriors (Music to an Imaginary Ballet), for orchestra & 3 pianos 1913 18:42 Orchestral Ballet
Lincolnshire Posy, folk song suite for wind band (BFMS 34) 1905 16:03 Band Music
Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air), folk song for military band & organ (BFMS 20) 1902 04:09 Band Music
In a Nutshell, suite for orchestra, piano & Deagan percussion instruments 1905 19:18 Orchestral
Country Gardens, folk song for orchestra (arrangement not by Grainger) (BFMS 22) 1908 02:14 Orchestral
Molly on the Shore, folk song for piano (BFMS 19) 1907 03:36 Keyboard
Handel in the Strand, clog dance for orchestra (various orchestations; RMTB 2) 1911 04:02 Orchestral
Children's March (Over the Hills and Far Away), folk song for piano & military band (RMTB 4) 1916 06:19 Band Music
Molly on the Shore, folk song for military band (BFMS 23) 1907 03:57 Band Music
Mock Morris, for 6 solo strings or string orchestra (RMTB 1) 1911 03:39 Chamber Music
Colonial Song, for military band (Sentimental No. 1) 1905 05:49 Band Music
Brigg Fair, folk song for tenor & chorus (BFMS 7) 1906 03:15 Choral
The Sussex Mummers' Christmas Carol, folk song for piano (BFMS 2) 1905 02:42 Miscellaneous (Classical) Keyboard
Shepherd's Hey!, folk song for military band (BFMS 21) 1908 02:09 Band Music
Fantasy on Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," for 2 pianos 1935 19:53 Keyboard
Shepherd's Hey!, folk song for piano (2 versions) (BFMS 4) 1908 02:09 Keyboard
Children's March (Over the Hills and Far Away), folk song for 2 pianos (RMTB 4) 1916 06:57 Keyboard
Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air), folk song for piano (BFMS 6) 1902 03:23 Keyboard
Colonial Song, for piano (Sentimental No. 1) 1905 06:09 Keyboard
Molly on the Shore, folk song for orchestra (or theater orchestra) (BFMS 1) 1907 04:11 Orchestral
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