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    New London Pictures (Score & Parts) (Wind Band/Score & Parts) - Nigel Hess

    represents elements of London in the 21st Century. describes the pedestrian's journey across this wonderful new landmark bridge over the Thames, starting at the imposing Tate Modern, crossing the busy river, and onwards to St. Paul's Cathedral with its bells ringing out over the great city. is an incredibly large ferris wheel situated on the South Bank of the River Thames. This movement depicts a "flight" on this riverside wheel, at the top of which the anoramic view of London is breath-taking and the exapnse of the music is a suitable depiction of the view. As with all modern cities, London is over-crowded with motor vehicles. London is the first major city in Europe to adopt a , and this piece (with its stop and go traffic lights) is both racy and comical. Here are Londoners attempting to go about their business in the face of overwhelming odds.....

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    New York (Wind Band/Score & Parts) - Nigel Hess

    - or to be more precise, Manhattan. For anyone who is familiar with this bizarre and wonderful city, here is a 'picture' that needs no explanation. For those not yet hooked this is a foretaste of things to come!

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    New York (Wind Band/Score) - Nigel Hess

    is the third movement of ??" a suite of three short 'pictures' inspired by several visits to a small part of the American East Coast. This lively, jazzy movement perfectly captures the character, busyness and charm of New York City.

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    Popov's Parade (Symphonic Wind Band/Score & Parts) - Duncan Stubbs

    Combining references to 20th-century Russian music with slapstick humour, is a humble tribute to a great international artist, Oleg Popov, one of the world's best-known clowns. The quote from Schubert's March Militaire parodies Stravinsky's use of this same fragment in his own Circus Polka. Suitable for intermediate level (Grade 3/4) symphonic wind band.

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    Popov's Parade (Symphonic Wind Band/Score) - Duncan Stubbs

    Combining references to 20th-century Russian music with slapstick humour, is a humble tribute to a great international artist, Oleg Popov, one of the world's best-known clowns. The quote from Schubert's parodies Stravinsky's use of this same fragment in his own . Suitable for intermediate level (Grade 3/4) symphonic wind band.

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    Red River (Wind Band/Score & Parts) - Rob Wiffin

    is a piece full of raw energy. The title is about the feeling engendered by the name rather than a reference to a specific place. In the composer's mind it is a river coloured red by the dust of the earth in a hot, sun-drenched landscape. Full of fiery rhythmic drive and syncopation carried along by Latin percussion, performers will enjoy the vigour and verve of the music.

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    Red River (Wind Band/Score) - Rob Wiffin

    is a piece full of raw energy. The title is about the feeling engendered by the name rather than a reference to a specific place. In the composer's mind it is a river coloured red by the dust of the earth in a hot, sun-drenched landscape. Full of fiery rhythmic drive and syncopation carried along by Latin percussion, performers will enjoy the vigour and verve of the music.Suitable for intermediate level (Grade 3/4) symphonic wind band.

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    Scramble! (Wind Band/Score & Parts) - Nigel Hess

    Commissioned in 1994 by the Royal Air Force, 'Scramble!' Is a concert overture for symphonic wind band inspired by images of the RAF's airfields during the Battle of Britain, immortalised for ever in such films as Reach for the Skies.

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    Shakespeare Pictures (Wind Band/Score & Parts) - Nigel Hess

    While Music Director and House Composer for the Royal Shakespeare Company, Nigel Hess wrote music for over twenty productions. Hess has taken music from three works to form a 12-minute suite called . It begins with the boisterous overture to , followed by a contrasting slow movement depicting the beautiful statue from before displaying huge pomp of Caesar's Rome with. This work is ideal for bands that have played and enjoyed Hess's work . This wind band suite was commissioned in 2008 by Birmingham Symphonic Winds. The original music is now expanded and re-orchestrated to form a new three-movement suite for symphonic wind orchestra.

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    Shelter Island (Wind Band/Score & Parts) - Nigel Hess

    is the first movement of . It is a depiction of the Shelter Island itself, a few hours drive east of New York. In the summer it becomes a crowded tourist trap; but in the winter it is gloriously deserted and bravely faces the onslaught of the turbulent Atlantic, shrouded in sea mists and driving rain. This 'picture' is a fond memory of a winter weekend on Shelter Island.

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