Variations on a Rollicking Tune (Sirulnikoff)
This is an easy piece for Concert band composed around 1975. This performance is by the Lakeshore Concert band of Pointe-Claire Quebec. The score and parts are available from Counterpoint Musical Services (www.counterpoint.ca).
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January 02, 2006
MP3 3.5 MB, bitrate 128 kbps.
Story behind the song
This piece was first published by E.C.Kerby Ltd., and was first performed at the Mid-West Band Clinic in Chicago in 1977. It is based on a popular Newfoundland folk song 'I'se the B'y that Builds the Boat'.