Grainger: Molly on the Shore

performed by the Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orchestra (or below by the North Texas Wind Symphony) This is the second piece of the great and interesting Percy Aldridge Grainger that we’ll be discussing, the first of which was his Children’s March.  We played this one in school as well, and it’s just so much fun. I know Grainger was Australian, but this is perhaps the reason I think of him as so Irish, because this piece is the first of his that I had any familiarity with, and it’s a setting of two Irish reels. As usual, Wikipedia … Continue reading Grainger: Molly on the Shore