Sir Roger de Coverley (Bridge, Frank)
Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
|Work Title||Sir Roger de Coverley|
|Alternative Title||A Christmas Dance|
|Year/Date of Composition||1922|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||A string quartet|
B string orchestra
C orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, double bassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, xylophone, cymbals, bass drum, side drum, triangle, celeste, 2 harps & strings
- See Wikipedia article for information on the dance itself: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roger_de_Coverley.
- Grove Music treats all three versions as equal, and does not say which was the "original".
- Wikipedia's list of Bridge's composition (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_compositions_by_Frank_Bridge) lists the string quartet as the "original".
- Stainer & Bell's catalogue numbers are HL34 for the string orchestra version, and HL34A for the full orchestra version.