Composer: La Plante, Pierre
Publisher: Shawnee Press
for bassoon (or bass clarinet) and piano
by Pierre La Plante (b 1943)- American composer
Gloucester is a suite in one movement based on familiar songs and chanties sung aboard clipper ships and whaling vessels that frequented the seafaring parts of old New England. Included are "The Drunken Sailor", "A-Rovin'", and "The Sailor's Hornpipe".