Harwich Hornpipe

Harwich Hornpipe (2003)
symphony orchestra   4-5 mins
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Commissioned by Essex Music Services, this overture celebrates the 400th anniversary of the granting of the Royal Charter to the port of Harwich. Based on a short motif derived from the letters of the town’s name, it makes lively musical reference to the town’s maritime history. First performed by the Essex Youth Orchestra, conductor Robin Browning, on January 3 2004, in St Nicholas’ Church, Harwich
On hire from the composer

Live performance on YouTube