Can-Can alla Rossini! (Accordion Orchestra)

Composer
PHILIP R BUTTALL edited by Beverley Fess
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Back in 2007 I made five arrangements for Accordion Orchestra, after a contact from Patricia Bartell, who directed the Spokane Accordion Orchestra in Washington USA.

Whilst accordions have keyboards like the piano, I had never written anything for one, let alone an orchestra of them. Here, I was fortunate that Patricia was able to give me some advice in this rather unfamiliar territory.

Recently I was contacted by the orchestra again, I recall in order to replace a couple of missing parts.

The orchestra now has a new director, Beverley Fess, who is equally well-known in the field, and I suggested I arrange two more pieces for the orchestra, this time relying on the invaluable help and assistance from Bev, with regards appropriate registrations (those little ’smiley’-like circles along the way, and instrument range.

We have collaborated across the Atlantic, and I’m delighted to have arranged Can-Can alla Rossini and Lochardil Dances for accordion orchestra, dedicated once more to the Spokane players, and gratefully acknowledging Bev’s input as overall editor.

To see Bev in performance, please click here!


Score ID
155225
Composer
PHILIP R BUTTALL edited by Beverley Fess
Year of composition
2014
Publisher
Difficulty
Difficult (Grades 7+)
Duration
2 minutes
Instrumentation
Large mixed ensemble
Genre
Classical music
Licensing

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