Molly on the Shore
Percy Grainger; arranged by Michael Allen
Detail from the 1918 piano setting: "based on two Cork Reel tunes, 'Temple Hill' and 'Molly on the Shore' respectively Nos. 901 and 902 of the Complete Petrie Collection of Ancient Irish Music (1855)."
Grainger's first setting was written in 1907 for string four-some and subsequently arranged by the composer for orchestra, violin and piano, solo piano, and later for wind band.
PDF (full score and parts included in the download).
423.11 brass ensemble
Trumpet in E flat, Trumpet in B flat (doubles on piccolo) Trumpet in B flat (doubles on flugelhorn), Flugelhorn, 2 Horns, 2 Tenor Trombones, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba
Grade 5 (playable by an advanced college/university or professional ensemble)