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Composer: La Plante, Pierre

Publisher: Shawnee Press

Edition: LA0136


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".