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Mystery of Duffy's Cut, The

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Concert Band
Composer Robert Sheldon
Publisher Alfred Publishing Co Inc
Series Young Symphonic
Grade 2.5
Catalog # 26815

Price: $52.00

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Mystery of Duffy's Cut, The Composed by Robert Sheldon. For Concert Band. Published by Alfred Publishing Co Inc. (Catalog # 26815, UPC: 038081290119)

** Stanton’s Staff Selection – 2007 **
Keys: Eb, Ab, Bb - Meters: 4/4, 3/4, 6/8
Rhythms: 8th & 16th note/rest patterns, syncopations, triplets and dotted figures in 6/8
Teaching Concepts: meter & key changes, style changes, 6/8, Irish folk songs

Inspired by the story of 57 Irish immigrants who mysteriously died while working for the Pennsylvania Railroad, this tour-de-force tone poem depicts in contrasting sections the haunting mystery of their demise, their work for the railroad, and a tribute to their homeland with settings of Bridgit O'Malley and Brian Boru's March. Awesome writing!! (5:00)

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