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Molly on the Shore
  • Molly on the Shore

    SKU: BBBE981201

    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.

    • File Format

      PDF (full score and parts included in the download).

    • Instrumentation

      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

    • Duration

      4' 30"

    • Difficulty

      Grade 5 (playable by an advanced college/university or professional ensemble)

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