Journals Higher Education


Sheet Music

Published: 17 August 2022

Duration: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Moderately Difficult - Difficult

144 Pages | 9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780193379558

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Ralph Vaughan Williams
Edited by Julian Rushton

Bucolic Suite

Study score

Forces or Category: Full orchestra

Orchestration: 2 fl (II+picc), 2 ob, 2 cl, 2 bsn, 4 hn, 2 tpt, 3 tbn, tba, timp, perc, hp, str

This is the first publication of this early work for orchestra, which was completed in November 1900 and first performed in March 1902. This four-movement work shows evidence of the composer's emerging musical style and sure grasp of orchestral techniques, and publication will be welcomed by all aficionados of his music.

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