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  • The Poacher
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    Trad arr Gordon Lewin

    The Poacher

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    Instrument: saxophone quartet (score and parts)
    Grade: slightly difficult
    Catalogue No: 5418
    ISMN No: 9790570277674

    Originally written for the Krein Quartet’s radio programmes, this arrangement of the traditional Lincolnshire folk tune has interesting parts for each player in the saxophone quartet.

    The Poacher has recently been recorded on CD by both the Mistral and the Adelphi Saxophone Quartets on EMI CDZ 72527 2

    "... Brass Wind Publications 'Harvest of Reeds' series has produced some real gems for performers ..."
    '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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