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4BR Shop: Hymn for Barney (Mike Pilley)

There is a little gem of a treat for all those dog loving brass band fans out there...

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  The piece is sure to be a hit with all dog lovers

'Hymn for Barney' is the perfect hymn tune piece for all you brass band dog lovers out there — dedicated to a plucky, full-of-character Westie terrier that the composer had the honour of looking after in February 2018.

Grandeur

Featuring atmospheric cornets, a declamatory fanfare, a trombone quartet and a spectacular ending, this piece written for British Brass Band delves into the grandeur of Barney the Westie, whilst dealing with his struggle with an infection that would ultimately claim his well-lived life.

The extreme dissonance heard just before the climatic ending brings about a knot in your gut, then releases you into a majestic outpouring of spirit

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Price: £30.00

To purchase: https://4barsrest.shop/product/hymn-for-barney/

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