Irish Tune from County Derry (Grainger, Percy)

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Performances

Sheet Music

Scores

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Editor First edition (reprint)
Publisher. Info. London: Schott & Co., 1911.
Reprinted Percy Grainger Centennial Album (pp.112-17)
New York: G. Schirmer, 1982. Plate 45021.
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Misc. Notes This file is from the MIT archive project.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Military Band, BFMS 20 (Grainger)

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Publisher. Info. United States Military Band Journal, No.240
New York: Carl Fischer, 1918. Plate 211174.
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Misc. Notes The set of parts include those for Shepherd's Hey which was published as part of the same journal issue. 3rd Horn part is missing from set.
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For 2 Horns and Strings, BFMS 15 (Grainger)

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6 more: Horns 1 / 2 in F (optional) • Violins I • Violins II • Violas • Cellos • Double Basses

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Publisher. Info. London: Schott & Co., 1913.
Reprinted Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(1989-2018).
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For 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons and 2 Horns (Sargeant)

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Arranger Richard W. Sargeant Jr.
Publisher. Info. Washington, DC: Fairy's Kiss Publishing, 2012.
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General Information

Work Title Irish Tune from County Derry
Alternative. Title
Composer Grainger, Percy
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IPG 15
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1902-11
First Publication. 1911 - London: Schott & Co.
Average DurationAvg. Duration 4 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piano
Extra Information
Grainger made at least 5 settings of this Irish melody - numbered as 5, 6, 15, 20 and 29 of his British Folk Music Settings. Nos.5 (chorus), 6 (piano) and 15 (2 horns and strings) are basically the same apart from performing forces (32 bars - 33 if one counts the pickup measure) and about 4 minutes in length. No.20 (for wind band) is the same in duration and harmony but it is 64 bars thanks to Grainger's different notation (the eighth-notes of the earlier setting have changed to quarter-notes). In contrast, No.29 (optional wordless chorus, orchestra and pipe-organ, orchestra, or 'elastic scoring') is an altogether different setting about 6 minutes in duration with a much more dissonant harmonization. This item will ultimately have its own page here at IMSLP because it's a different work.