PHM Music for Band: Heritage Series

Thought to be lost for many years, King Lear was composed in 1932 for Callendar's Cable Works Band.
When this band closed, its unique library was moved to Prescot Cable Works in Lancashire and it has
since transferred to the Haydock Band. The work has been recorded by the Salford University Brass
Band, conducted by Roy Newsome. This edition is based on the composer's original manuscript. Based on
Shakespeare's masterpiece, the work is dramatic and romantically lyrical by turns.
It would make an ideal traditional style test-piece for lower section bands .
Grade 4
Duration: 13 mins
Published in association with The Bantock Trust
£65 plus postage and packing, extra score £10

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