||FOREST AIRS FROM SHAKESPEARE For Full Orchestra (Original Version : 2 Horns and 2 Trombones) :
ACT I : Country Dance : 'As You Like It' Allegro non troppo; 'Now until the break of day' 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Act V, Scene II Andante; BERGAMASK 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Act V, Scene 1 Pesante - Vigorously; Blow, blow, thou winter wind' 'As You Like It' Act II, Scene VII Allegretto; 'Philomel, with melody' 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Act II, Scene III
ACT II 'Hempen Homespuns' 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Act III, Scene I Allegretto; 'Love-in-idleness' 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' Act II, Scene II Slow Waltz; 'It was a lover and his lass' 'As You Like It' Act V, Scene III Allegretto; Flute 1; Flute 2; Piccolo; Oboe 1; Oboe 2; Clarinet 1 in B-flat; Clarinet 2 in B-flat; Bassoon 1; Bassoon 2; Horn 1 (Original Version); Horn 2 (Original Version); Trumpet I; Trumpet 2; Trombone 1 (ad lib.); Trombone 2 (ad lib.); Timpani; Triangle; Cymbals; Side Drum; Violin I x 8; Violin II x 7; Viola x 6; Violoncello x 5; Contrabass x 4. Score (coil bound) pp80 (coloured decorative card cover with opaque overlay) ISMN: M-708031-57-4 (Original Version) The Amber Ring © Copyright Christopher Irvin 2009 All rights reserved.
Duration : approx. twenty minutes
Sections ACT I and ACT II can be played as separate pieces. The opening Country Dance is also self-contained (approx. 4 minutes)
First performance Saturday 5 June, 2010 7.30 pm Heptonstall Parish Church, near Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire (as part of the 25th Anniversary of the Pennine Spring Music Festival)
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