Monday, August 16, 2010

Music Monday--Percy Grainger

This is part VI of Lincolnshire Posy by Percy Grainger and is a favorite among wind ensembles.  As its title suggests, Lost Lady Found is a joyful and upbeat piece.  


kkollwitz said...

Didn't know of this Grainger piece- thanks! He also wrote the tune to Danny Boy, known as Londonderry Air, and a children's tune called Over the Hills & far away, both of which most of us have heard.

Dymphna said...

Oh, I didn't know Grainger wrote Londonderry Air! Thanks!

TACParent said...

I've enjoyed this musical piece elsewhere. I never seem to know the titles of the pieces or the composers. But I can usually hum along, LOL. Good thing I have you to enlighten me with both!

Dymphna said...

I love looking through my music to chose for Mondays.

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