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).
Peak: #7 (41,904 songs currently in Classical)
Peak in sub-genre: #1 (13,291 songs currently in Classical General)
January 02, 2006
Bitrate: 128 kbps. Runtime: 3:47. File size: 3.47 MB.
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'.