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Ever Yours: Selected Music and Letters of Percy Grainger

Audio Samples

>Grainger, Percy : Mock Morris, for orchestra (elastic scoring) (RMTB 1)
>Grainger, Percy : Letters
>     On Thursday afternoon, Dec. 6, I'm going to make a sort of short speech...letter to Kare
>     Dear "Koben havn"! - letter to the Copenhagen newspaper Koben havn, printed 9 August 190
>     I stand at the moment at a turning point - letter to Karen Holten, 1 June 1912
>     My own compositions I undertake largely as a kind of artistic life insurance - letter to
>     To produce clever overrefined sensual wild types like me - letter to Rose Grainger, 7 Oc
>     In 1932 or 1933 my wife and I took up this idea of clothing made of towelling - undated
>     Dear Lady Winefride - letter to Lady Winedride Cary-Elwes, 13 April 1905
>     My heart & head alarm me - letter to Henry Balfour Gardiner, 3 May 1922
>     Sorrow is fine & productive for me - letter to Karen Holten, 2 May 1909
>     I love my father so much more since I have lost mother - from 'Sketches for my book', 16
>     Do you know, little Karen - letter to Karen Holten, 27 April 1912
>Grainger, Percy : My Robin is to the Greenwood Gone, song for flute, English horn & strings (OEPM 2)
>Grainger, Percy : Colonial Song, for orchestra (elastic scoring) (Sentimental no 1)
>Grainger, Percy : Dreamery, for string orchestra in A flat major (2 versions; edited by Peter Barry Ould)
>Grainger, Percy : Harvest Hymn, for orchestra (elastic scoring) with voices ad lib.
>Grainger, Percy : The Power of Love, folk song for piano, harmonium & strings (DFMS 2)
>Grainger, Percy : The Nightingale and the Two Sisters, folk song for elastic scoring (3 instruments to orchestra or mi
>Grainger, Percy : Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air), folk song for string orchestra with 2 horns ad lib.
>Grainger, Percy : Blithe Bells (Ramble on Bach's "Sheep May Safely Graze"), for theater, small or massed orchestra (el
>Grainger, Percy : Early One Morning, folk song for string orchestra (edited by Peter Barry Ould; BFMS unnumbered)
>Grainger, Percy : The Duke of Marlborough Fanfare, for brass band (BFMS 36)
>Grainger, Percy : Immovable Do

Album Summary

>Grainger, Percy : Mock Morris, for orchestra (elastic scoring) (RMTB 1)
>Grainger, Percy : Letters
>Grainger, Percy : My Robin is to the Greenwood Gone, song for flute, English horn & strings (OEPM 2)
>Grainger, Percy : Colonial Song, for orchestra (elastic scoring) (Sentimental no 1)
>Grainger, Percy : Dreamery, for string orchestra in A flat major (2 versions; edited by Peter Barry Ould)
>Grainger, Percy : Harvest Hymn, for orchestra (elastic scoring) with voices ad lib.
>Grainger, Percy : The Power of Love, folk song for piano, harmonium & strings (DFMS 2)
>Grainger, Percy : The Nightingale and the Two Sisters, folk song for elastic scoring (3 instruments to orchestra or mi
>Grainger, Percy : Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air), folk song for string orchestra with 2 horns ad lib.
>Grainger, Percy : Blithe Bells (Ramble on Bach's "Sheep May Safely Graze"), for theater, small or massed orchestra (el
>Grainger, Percy : Early One Morning, folk song for string orchestra (edited by Peter Barry Ould; BFMS unnumbered)
>Grainger, Percy : The Duke of Marlborough Fanfare, for brass band (BFMS 36)
>Grainger, Percy : Immovable Do
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Notes & Reviews:

MusicWeb International, March 2013
Grainger stylishly presented in Grainger's own words with his own music. There's no better place to start but even seasoned Grainger enthusiasts - those who already have the stunning Chandos Grainger Edition - will find much of value here.



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Works Details

>Grainger, Percy : Mock Morris, for orchestra (elastic scoring) (RMTB 1)
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1910-1914

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: On Thursday afternoon, Dec. 6, I'm going to make a sort of short speech...letter to Kare
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : My Robin is to the Greenwood Gone, song for flute, English horn & strings (OEPM 2)
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1912

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: Dear "Koben havn"! - letter to the Copenhagen newspaper Koben havn, printed 9 August 190
  • Running Time: 1 min. 51 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : Colonial Song, for orchestra (elastic scoring) (Sentimental no 1)
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 37 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1911-1914

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: I stand at the moment at a turning point - letter to Karen Holten, 1 June 1912
  • Running Time: 2 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : Dreamery, for string orchestra in A flat major (2 versions; edited by Peter Barry Ould)
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 50 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: My own compositions I undertake largely as a kind of artistic life insurance - letter to
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : Harvest Hymn, for orchestra (elastic scoring) with voices ad lib.
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 19 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: ?/?1905-01/1933

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: To produce clever overrefined sensual wild types like me - letter to Rose Grainger, 7 Oc
  • Running Time: 1 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : The Power of Love, folk song for piano, harmonium & strings (DFMS 2)
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 18 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1922-1950

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: In 1932 or 1933 my wife and I took up this idea of clothing made of towelling - undated
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : The Nightingale and the Two Sisters, folk song for elastic scoring (3 instruments to orchestra or mi
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1923-1930

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: Dear Lady Winefride - letter to Lady Winedride Cary-Elwes, 13 April 1905
  • Running Time: 1 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : Irish Tune from County Derry (Londonderry Air), folk song for string orchestra with 2 horns ad lib.
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1913

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: My heart & head alarm me - letter to Henry Balfour Gardiner, 3 May 1922
  • Running Time: 1 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : Blithe Bells (Ramble on Bach's "Sheep May Safely Graze"), for theater, small or massed orchestra (el
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1930-1931

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: Sorrow is fine & productive for me - letter to Karen Holten, 2 May 1909
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : Early One Morning, folk song for string orchestra (edited by Peter Barry Ould; BFMS unnumbered)
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 58 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901-1950

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: I love my father so much more since I have lost mother - from 'Sketches for my book', 16
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : The Duke of Marlborough Fanfare, for brass band (BFMS 36)
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : Letters :: Do you know, little Karen - letter to Karen Holten, 27 April 1912
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Grainger, Percy : Immovable Do
  • Conductor: David Stanhope
  • Notes: Adelaide Town Hall (09/30/2003-10/02/2003)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 4 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1933-1942