Summer Raid

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"Summer Raid" is the final movement of the "Viking Suite", which was written in 2005 for the Caithness Handbell Ringers. The Suite is for six handbell ringers, using 2 octaves of bells with optional auxiliary percussion.

This finale depicts the Vikings sailing quietly from Caithness to the Orkney Islands, and the middle section makes use of a chant which was found in the archives of St Magnus Cathedral. The final section (with optional cymbal crash) depicts a battle, and the last chord should be carefully dampened as instructed in order to bring harmony to the chaos.


Score ID
126464
Composer
Year of composition
2005
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Instrumentation
Handbells
Genre
Modern classical music
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