Home > Piano four hands > The Lone Ar-ranger! (Piano Duet)

I have been so pleased with the feedback I have had from The Lone Ar-ranger! in its original versions. It is still available, but really for sentimental reasons, being the first piece I ever uploaded to the former Sibelius Music.

We’re never too old to take on board any constructive criticisms of our work, so this updated arrangement is now based on the newer solo piano version, which gave me the opportunity to tweak the ending slightly, and include a few new tunes. The very final tune, just before Rossini’s coda, does have a special relevance to a certain Music Notation Programme! - and does seem to provide an appropriately Karelian ’Finnish’!

This update received its first performance at a WarChild Gala Charity Concert at Plymouth City Museum & Art Gallery on Saturday, May 18th, 2002.

Following a number of requests worldwide, I have now uploaded a special non-playing score, which lists, and identifies all the tune fragments used in The Lone Ar-ranger!

See the Related scores for further information.

STOP PRESS: Top UK piano-duo, Anne Applin and Geoffrey Pratley, used The Lone Ar-ranger! as one of their set pieces in October 2012’s duet course at Benslow. I have therefore tidied up a few places, as well as dedicating this slightly-tweaked version to the duo. I do hope the other course-members enjoyed playing it, too!

Which method of viewing music should I use?

Score Exchange has two methods to display previews of music: seView which uses regular html and javascipt and the Scorch plug-in from Avid which needs to be downloaded and installed onto your computer. Both have advantages and disadvantages:

seView

seView, is the most compatible option. You should be able to view music on all modern web browsers including most mobile devices. Even if your device does not support javascript you should still be able to preview at least page one of the music.

You do not need to install any additional software to use seView.

Scorch

Scorch is a free plug-in from Avid for displaying and printing music. It can also play the music that you're seeing. As modern web browsers are updated, Scorch is no longer compatible with many browsers. Scorch has never been compatible with mobile devices and some web browsers on Mac computers.

If your web browser does not install Scorch automatically, you can click here to download and install scorch manually.

cloud scorch goes here

This score was submitted by Philip R Buttall. If you wish to perform, record, or broadcast this music then you should contact them first.

In order to submit this score to ScoreExchange.com Philip R Buttall has declared that they own the copyright to this work in its entirety or that they have been granted permission from the copyright holder to use their work. If you believe that this score should be not available here because it infringes your or someone elses copyright, please report this score using the copyright abuse form.