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Pianos 4 hands – Percussion ensembles. On a Grainger “ramble” — his term for transcription, arrangement, or creative rethinking — anything is more than likely to happen. AllMusic relies heavily on JavaScript. Browse other works by Percy Grainger. Blithe bells is a free ramble on Bach’s Sheep may safely graze – an impressionistic study on the Bach melody which Grainger uses as a point of departure.

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Related works Browse other works by Percy Grainger. Organ at the Opera. Australian Music Centre Breaking sound barriers. Work Overview Blithe bells is a free ramble on Bach’s Sheep may safely graze – an impressionistic study on the Bach melody which Grainger uses as a point of departure. Drinking Hanging Out In Love.

Grainger 1 CD 76 min. Introspection Late Night Partying. Jazz Latin New Age. The work is coloured by the thought that Bach, in writing the melody in thirds that opens and closes the number, may have aimed at giving a hit of the sound of sheep bells.


Versions of this bflls Select from the following versions of this work to view more detailed information: Jesus’ Blood Albert Hall, Canberra. His numerous transcriptions of Bachin particular of the great Chaconne from the Second Partita for Solo Violinbecame part of his persona as a performer, occasioning criticism from purists.

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The thirds of the original he divines as Bach ‘s imitation of sheep bells, magnified by scoring for “tuneful percussion” to glittering effect. Forgotten your username or password? To post a comment please login. Percy Grainger Edition, Vol. Selected Music and Letters of Percy Grainger. Works for solo piano 3: Work Blithe bells by Percy Grainger. Published by Chandos Records — [] B,ithe shelf no.

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Celebrating 20 Years Together. Among Busoni ‘s earliest publications are editions of Bach ‘s two- and three-part Inventions, while edition of the complete keyboard works occupied him throughout his life. Composed overGrainger also arranged Blithe Bells for solo piano twicetwo pianos, and band.

For all that, Grainger was a thoroughly taught musician who could look back upon the history of Western music to recognize kindred spirits in every age.

Standard encyclopedia entries note that Grainger had “a few piano lessons with Busoni in ” — Grainger ‘s intuitive, freewheeling approach to the piano grated on the Italian’s perfectionism, though the one thing they saw eye-to-eye on, relatively speaking, was Bach. Login Sign up to receive our e-Newsletter View Cart. As a preternaturally gifted pianist, whose technical foundations were laid in his teens by studies with Louis Pabst, and gifted with one of the keenest ears in Western music, Graingerfrom his first conscious encounter with music, was molding sounds like putty, and the story of his musical education is as much a chronicle of unlearning what his teachers were at pains to impart as it is of learning all the more to trust his instincts.


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Blithe Bells (Grainger, Percy)

Works for wind orchestra 2. For the variety of performing forces specified — and Grainger is generous in the allowance of his elastic scoring for the ensemble one may have at hand — the effect is at once respectful and vulgar, grandiose but cogent, exuberant and moving.

Login Enter your username and password Forgotten your username or password? Performances of this work 24 Jul Busoni ‘s liberties, however, are the soul of discretion beside Grainger ‘s. Featuring Canberra Festival Bellz.

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