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Off the Beaten Path
“Off the Beaten Path” A concert of seldom-heard but nevertheless interesting music for wind band. The program includes Percy Grainger’s “In a Nutshell” suite. This composition, the first that Percy Grainger wrote after his arrival in the United States, is the first large-scale work to treat the percussion section as a unit within the band on an equal footing with the woodwinds and brass.
Grainger includes within the percussion section piano, celesta, harps (2), no less than eightView more
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