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Turkey in the Straw

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John Ritchie: Turkey in the Straw (Chamber Ensemble)
String Orchestra

This work is published as a saddle-stitched score booklet for study and reference.

About the work:

Turkey in the Straw was composed as an encore piece for the inaugural subscription concert of the John Ritchie String Orchestra. The performance took place on 7 March 1959 at the Durham Street Art Gallery, Christchurch, conducted by John Ritchie. The piece became a standard not only of the local repertoire but also further afield, particularly in Canada; it has received over 800 performances. The Alex Lindsay String Orchestra under Alex Lindsay recorded it in 1960 (Kiwi Pacific Records SL-2). Based on one of America's oldest square dances, Turkey in the Straw combines liveliness of character with deft craftsmanship. An arrangement for full orchestra dates from July 1959.

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Product Details

Composer:
John Ritchie
Format:
Softback Score
ISBN:
978-0-9582587-4-6
Pages:
8
ISMN:
979-0-67452-135-2

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