Pomp and Circumstance March No. 4
Year of arrangement: 2017
Composer: Edward Elgar (1857–1934)
Instrumentation: 1[/pic] 1 1 1 – 2 1 1 0 – 1perc, pno, str (min. 1 1 1 1 1)
Commission: Són Orchestra/Robin Browning
This reduction for chamber orchestra or ensemble was commissioned by Sòn and Robin Browning to be performed at their Elgar Unwrapped concert at Turner Sims Concert Hall in June 2017.
Written for individual woodwinds, a small brass section, one percussionist, pianist and a small string section, this reduction makes the most of the jollity in Elgar's fourth Pomp and Circumstance March.
• Strings: this arrangement can be performed with a quintet up to a full chamber orchestra section.
• Percussion: sd, bd, tri, susp cym, cym