The Old Man of Hoy

For: Concert band / wind band
page one of The Old Man of Hoy

Buy this score now

The Old Man of Hoy

$1.50

from $1.50

(+ VAT when applicable)

Preview individual parts:

PDF icon

Instant download

You are purchasing high quality sheet music PDF files suitable for printing or viewing on digital devices.
Composer
Year of composition
1999
Lyricist
none
Difficulty
Moderate (Grades 4-6)
Duration
3 minutes
Genre
Modern classical music
License details
For anything not permitted by the above licence then you should contact the publisher first to obtain permission.

This piece was written in 1999 for a brass band composers' competition. There is nothing "programmatic" about the choice of title, my teacher merely suggested I name it after something large and impressive! The Old Man of Hoy is one of the most famous landmarks in the Orkney Islands, where I was born. It is a 450-foot sandstone stack rising just off the coast of Hoy, Orkney's second largest island, and is a popular challenge for climbers (the first ascent by Chris Bonington and his team was famously televised in 1966).

To purchase this score, please add it to your cart above. To purchase music not currently available on Score Exchange or for extended license requests, please contact the publisher directly.

Reviews of The Old Man of Hoy

Sorry, there's no reviews of this score yet. Please .