Ron Goodwin captures all the dignity and grandeur of masted Tall Ships in the form of a fugue with shades of the Baroque era. This is powerful music from a master of the big screen - and the big occasion.
Genre: Band | # of Players: Standard Level: 4 | Duration: 4:30
Parts marked with an asterisk (*) are NOT ESSENTIAL, although their presence will obviously enable a fuller realization of the composer's intentions to be achieved.
Program Notes The Royal Tournament series now adds the illustrious talent of Ron Goodwin to its luminaries with all the historic dignity and grandeur of masted Tall Ships captured in the musical form of a fugue (shades of the Baroque era).
The 1996 Royal Tournament, held annually in London, opened to the music of Tall Ships, played by the Massed Bands of The Royal Marines; this is powerful music from a master of the big screen - and the big occasion.