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arr Gordon Lewin

Blow by Blow

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Instrument: flexible woodwind in 4 parts inc score
Grade: medium
Catalogue No: 5420
ISMN No: 9790570274345

Playable by clarinet quartet or saxophone quartet or wind quartet ~ flute • oboe • clarinet • bassoon ~ or variables within these groups.

... When Gene Met Fred • The Minstrel Boy • Love is Here to Stay • Chicago

"... Gordon Lewin's Blow by Blow yet again displays his sure touch as an arranger and composer. This has musicianship, spirit and colour written all over it... When Gene Met Fred is an excellent dance number. The Minstrel Boy and Chicago are similarly infectious arrangements, while Love is Here to Stay employs rich ballad harmonies making full use of the four-part writing opportunity.
Reviewed 'Music Teacher'
Gordon Lewin
Born in Manchester, Gordon Lewin studied at the Royal Manchester College of Music. He played for two seasons with Southport Municipal Orchestra, then spent five years in the RAF.

1946 found him in London doing studio work for films, radio and TV. He was a member of the Krein Saxophone Quartet, the Melachrino Orchestra and the BBC TV Orchestra. He performed on over 100 film soundtracks. TV series include 'Dr. Who', 'Blake's Seven', 'Hancock's Half Hour', the 'Goon Show', and 'Carry On' films.

He lives in Middlesex and from 1970 to 1991 he taught clarinet, saxophone and arranging in the Music Department of Middlesex Polytechnic. He was Chairman of the Clarinet and Saxophone Society 1986 - 1989. He has over 70 published arrangements and compositions specialising in woodwind.
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