- with bassoon solo and with cor anglais solo, in addition to the original saxophone version.
As mentioned in an earlier article, this is an orchestral extravaganza reminiscent of Scottish bagpipes (the drone being carried by the violas and cellos and the chanter by the soloist while the flutes and the other string parts come into the blend with arco and pizzicato passages, with the timpanis providing an exciting background).
The videos, scores, parts and audio files of all three performances - and also a Karaoke version - can be found through
The Pipes are Calling Page
This video uses a slightly shortened version of the whole quartet
and some wonderful fireworks footage by Jeffrey Beach (Beachfront Productions)
The scores of the two flute versions are available on SheetMusicPlus
Lower version - 2 flutes, alto and bass flute
Higher version - piccolo, 2 flutes and alto flute
that I earn only fourpence ha'penny for my music.
The score is available at SheetMusicPlus