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England's Pleasant Land - click for larger image
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click here - Vaughan Williams, Ralph 1872-1958
Vaughan Williams, Ralph 1872-1958

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click here - Noble, Paul 1935-
Noble, Paul 1935-
Title England's Pleasant Land
Article no. 4093174
Category Concert/wind/brass band
Subcategory Wind music and choir
Instrumentation Ha (concert/wind band); CB (Concert Band); [ (optional); Voc (vocal); ]
Instrumentation/info arranged for Concert/Wind Band
Format PrtStm (full score and parts); Download
Country of publication USA (us)
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Composer Vaughan Williams, Ralph
Arranger Noble, Paul
Difficulty level 1
Duration 17:30
Additional info/contents This modern arrangement for Concert/Wind Band is scored for: Picc; Fl. 1, 2; Ob. 1, 2; E.H.; Bsn. 1, 2; CBsn.; Eb Cl;, Bb Cl. 1, 2, 3; B. Cl; A. Sax. 1, 2; T. Sax.; B. Sax.; Tpt. 1, 2, 3; Hn. 1, 2; Trb. 1, 2; B. Trb.; Euph.; Tuba 1, 2; St. Bs.; Chimes; Perc.; Optional Voice.
17:30 (including repeats)
11:40 (without repeats)

It is a rare privilege for me to be able to present a first publication of such a prominent musical giant in our history. I am grateful to The Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust, Oxford University Press and Dr. Peter Horton for their part in making this possible.
England's Pleasant Land was written to accompany a pageant by the same name written by the novelist E. M. Forster. The pageant focused on the 'English countryside, its growth and destruction'. The two movements included were Vaughan Williams original contribution to the pageant. The pageant was presented around 1934, and then forgotten - until now. I hope bands around the world will enjoy presenting this newly found work of Ralph Vaughan Williams.
-Paul Noble
No. Title
1 Exit of the ghosts of the past
2 Funeral March
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