3 Shanties

Malcolm Arnold

3 Shanties

Op. 4

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A trumpet player himself, Arnold wrote frequently and sympathetically for wind instruments. One of his earliest works is a now-lost Quintet for winds, Op. 2, from 1942. The following year Arnold returned to the wind quintet for his Shanties, which were memorably first performed in an aircraft hangar at the Filton Aerod... read more