Chanties and Ballads: Songs of the Sea for Tuba and Orchestra (piano reduction)

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LKMP X241002/ HL 41621

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Tuba Solo, Piano Reduction from: Tuba Solo    2(1d Piccolo).2.2.2: Timpani.Percussion(2): Strings
The tuba is an instrument with depth of tone and yet a buoyant and agile personality.  This, it seems uniquely suited to music with a nautical flavor such as these "Chanties and Ballads - Songs of the Sea".  Movements: I. Coming Up for Air, II. Far from Home, III. Bonny Tuba.  It was premiered by the Millikin-Decatur Symphony Orchestra, Dr. A. Wesley Tower, conductor, and Mark Nelson, soloist.  Versions with orchestra accomaniment and a piano reduction are available from the publisher.