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SCARBOROUGH FAIR

SCARBOROUGH FAIR

Composer:TRADITIONAL
Instrumentation:picctpt. 2tpt. flug. hn. 3tbn. euph. tba. timp. (perc)
Publisher Ref:SB82
(Optional extra percussion parts for Cymbals and Bass Drum). Alternative transposed parts for Eb Soprano Cornet, Eb Tenor Horn, Bb Trombone, Euphonium or Baritone in Treble Clef and Eb & Bb Bass in Treble Clef are automatically included.

Price: £22.00
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Arranger:Shepherd, Ian
Editor:Argente, Roger
Skill Level:C/D
Publisher:Superbrass Music
Year of Issue:2015
ISMN:none specified
ISBN:none specified
A solo feature for trumpet.
'Scarborough Fair' is a traditional English ballad about the Yorkshire town of Scarborough. The song relates the tale of a young man who instructs the listener to tell his former love to perform for him a series of impossible tasks, such as making him a shirt without a seam and then washing it in a dry well, adding that if she completes these tasks he will take her back. Often the song is sung as a duet, the melody is very typical of the Middle English period. As the song spread, it was adapted, modified, and rewritten to the point that dozens of versions existed by the end of the 18th century, although only a few are typically sung nowadays. Bob Dylan borrowed the melody and several lines to create his song, 'Girl from the North Country' and in 1966, Marianne Faithfull recorded and released her own take on 'Scarborough Fair', six months prior to Simon & Garfunkel's more famous version of the song. This arrangement by Ian Shepherd was made to feature Phili

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