One Clarinet in Bb part from Island Life (2nd Movement - Swallows & Amazons Suite)

(Swallows and Amazons Suite 2nd Movement)

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Dedicated to the memory of Arthur Ransome, author of the childrens adventure novel: "Swallows and Amazon." This piece forms part of the 2nd Movement of my 4 Mov. 'Swallows and Amazons' suite for orchestra. I think the difficulty would be classified as for grade 6 to 8. In this movement called Island Life, I have tried to represent the children of Arthur Ransome's novel, playing and pretending to be pirates at their camp site, on one of the islands depicted in his book.

James Mackie
5 minutes
Modern classical music

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