File ABW/1/50 - Borean Suite, 'Tundra' Scenes from the Arctic northlands, for Wind Band. Op 75

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GB GB1179 ABW-ABW/1-ABW/1/50


Borean Suite, 'Tundra' Scenes from the Arctic northlands, for Wind Band. Op 75


  • 1984 (Creation)

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Previously ABW/1/55. Autograph MS of 74 pages. Commissioned by the British Association of Symphonic Bands and Wind Ensembles (BASBWE) with financial assistance from the North West Arts Association, Manchester. First performed on 4 Nov 1984 at the RNCM on the occasion of the Third Annual BASBWE Conference. The work is split into four parts: Aurora Borealis (winter), The Melting of the Ice (spring), Midnight Sun (summer) and Reindeer Run (autumn). Contains Butterworth's notes on the work on the inside front cover. The front cover is illustrated by Butterworth in pen.

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